UxD Designer

  • Met Life
  • $64,820.00 - 105,150.00 / Year *
  • 21 Warren St, New York, NY 10007
  • Full-Time



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Primary Job Location: United States : New York : New York



Role Value Proposition:

Junior/Mid-level Interaction designer and information architect tasked with creating superb user experiences with a focus on customer needs, motivations and behaviors to inform design decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

* Work well with business analysts and successfully incorporate business requirements/goals into customer-centered experiences
* Analyze user research findings and solve for pain points with better experience design
* Advocate for the transformed UX Brand & Process, providing guidance to project owners, vendors, other UX teams across the organization as needed
* Collaborate productively with design and technical staff as a key member of a multi-disciplinary team
* Demonstrate strong self-management skills and envision solutions for anticipated challenges
* Keep current on UX trends and philosophies to bring energy and fresh approaches to each project
* Work with other designers to create and iterate concepts on short Agile timelines
* Perform other related duties as assigned or required



Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

* Minimum 2+ years of user interface design experience with knowledge of information design principles & methodology
* Demonstrated experience working on Mobile First/Responsive UI, including mobile apps
* Basic understanding of current Web languages and frameworks
* Demonstrated experience using web analytics to inform design decisions
* Detail-oriented, with highly-developed organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
* Experience working with Dev/QA staff and vendors to insure proper implementation and testing of features and functions
* Experience with delivering great work in an Agile environment
* Well-developed skills in creating and documenting all aspects of responsive UX design, including these deliverables:
* Rough layouts, storyboards, wireframes, clickable prototypes
* High fidelity visual design + branding (style guides)
* Functional specs (interaction annotations)
* Customer journey maps, task analysis, personas
* Information architecture (site maps and navigation)
* User research experience: preparing prototypes, conducting testing, analyzing findings
* Proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as:
* Design: Sketch, Zeplin, XD. Adobe Suite
* Prototyping: XD,Invision, Axure, Webflow or similar



Preferred:

* BA/BS degree in Anthropology, Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science or other related fields or equivalent practical experience preferred.



Salary Grade

10M



Business Category

Global Brand & Marketing



Number of Openings

1



At MetLife, we re leading the global transformation of an industry we ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 108612



* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.