Overview

Rise Interactive (http://www.riseinteractive.com), a rapidly growing full service interactive advertising agency, is looking to hire a User Experience Contractor - eCommerce into the Creative & Development team. We are looking for a self-directed, detail-oriented individual who thrives in an entrepreneurial culture. We're still hiring - join us for remote Google Hangout interviews!

Summary and Scope

The design process begins with understanding how something works and who is going to be using it. We’re looking for a UX designer - eCommerce who will see leverage data to make decisions and are passionate about solving real problems for real people. You will be expected to be a self starter and an author of creative solutions with an ability to collaborate and humanize complicated ideas through design. We are also looking for someone with experience in all facets of user experience from discovery research and interviews to high end prototype builds. Ecommerce experience is also a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Promote comprehensive user experience strategy across 
  • Create user flows, annotated wireframes and clickable prototypes which enable developers to build websites that embrace great user experience
  • Develop user experience research and usability studies
  • Collaborate with designers and developers to ensure a final product is as user friendly as possible
  • Integrate with Analytics team on testing and optimization of user experience
  • Stay abreast of new and innovative trends in the information architecture discipline

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in art, design, psychology, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience      
  • 3-5 years experience designing for web within a UX design role
  • At least 2 years of work designing within an ecommerce UX design role
  • Great communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Passion for continuous learning in usability principles and techniques
  • Skilled at rapid prototyping in Sketch and on whiteboards
  • Strong collaborator
  • A strong portfolio of successful projects with distinctive user experiences and research/personas/journeys as well as wireframes
  • Experience with responsive design across multiple device types and contexts
  • Major bonus points for knowing front-end development technologies and solid understanding of optimal ways of developing and testing HTML, CSS

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