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Senior Digital Design Engineer

  • Location: Jersey City, New Jersey, 07310
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific 12+ month contract opportunity in Jersey City, New Jersey for a Senior Digital Design Engineer. Will apply in-depth disciplinary knowledge, contributing to the development of new techniques and the improvement of processes and work-flow for the area or function. Will integrate subject matter and industry expertise within a defined area. Will evaluate moderately complex and variable issues with substantial potential impact, where development of an approach/taking of an action involves weighing various alternatives and balancing potentially conflicting situations using multiple sources of information.
  • Develop compelling and various creative elements around innovation opportunities.
  • Identify, understand and represent the customer’s needs in the development of products, channels, and new opportunities for the company.
  • Understand the business objectives, user needs, and UX goal scopes.
  • Create system and application concepts by defining IA, design patterns and paradigms, task flows, wireframes and mockups, and specs.
  • Incorporate technical and business requirements to create intuitive user-centered solutions.
  • Assist researchers in understanding findings and incorporate learnings into design.
  • Familiarize with Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) fundamentals to incorporate into designs.
  • Keep up to date on current design tools and trends.
  • Effectively deliver according to timelines and escalate if issues arise where timelines cannot be met.
  • Review developer progress to ensure conformity with the design spec, and functionality in the build.
  • Work with prototype developers, or prototype yourself, for rapid deployment.
  • Support the team in ways that may not be outlined in daily job duties.
  • Offer knowledge transfer sessions and help with on the job training new employees to get them up to speed.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding the company, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
  • Craft research plans and discussion guides, conduct end-user interviews, synthesize and analyze research feedback, and translate clients’ needs into layman’s terms to keep the team focused on the client need.
  • Work with Channels/Product Development and Technology teams to translate user feedback and journeys into wireframes, prototypes and ultimately the new UI / UX experience.
  • Stay up to date on current and future trends in UI / UX design to inspire next generation user experience.
  • Employ qualitative & quantitative research methods to uncover underlying user needs.
  • 5-8 years relevant experience as a Digital Design Engineer.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; Data driven and results-oriented.
  • Experience delivering with an agile methodology.
  • Experience in affecting large culture change.
  • Experience leading infrastructure programs.
  • Skilled at working with third party service providers.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s/University degree.
  • Experience with user research and interviews.
If this is a perfect fit, Apply now!