User Experience Designer, Sr

Location: San Jose, CA   Req Number: 2995

Description

Move is seeking a Senior User Experience Designer to join the UX team in our San Jose Headquarters. This team is responsible for our flagship site, realtor.com, as well as a variety of forward thinking B2B and B2C sites. This Senior User Experience Design role will drive the design of experiences for a variety of projects and initiatives including both websites and mobile applications. If you are looking to contribute to experiences and strategies breaking new ground and setting the bar for online real estate, this might be the opportunity for you. Don’t care about real estate? No worries — this is really about solving complex problems.

 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Senior User Experience Designer should have a deep appreciation for simple, sleek, usable experiences.  They have experience presenting and managing relationships with stakeholders and their adjacencies on a variety of efforts that support both the business and a strong user experience. They follow and contribute to the development of best practices for realization of designs and proper delivery of collateral. They live in the world where business goals, research, and experiences overlap, and arm themselves with those understandings to drive towards standard-setting solutions. A Senior User Experience Designer values success, risk and failure equally. Works closely with user experience research to identify research opportunities and translate findings from usability studies, surveys into improved user experiences.  Most importantly, they understand that there is a human sitting on the other side of their designs. 

 

Job duties of this role include:

  • Employs user-centered design methods to develop user interface specifications including site maps, flow diagrams, wireframes, high fidelity mockups and style guides.
  • Works closely with product management to clarify and define business requirements as they apply to the user interface.
  • Works closely with user experience research to translate findings from usability studies, surveys, etc. into improved user experiences. Makes design decisions driven by research when appropriate but also has a keen sense of what will work well.
  • Appreciates critical feedback (both giving and receiving) and seeks it out in reviews with peers, stakeholders and research. Really listens to the feedback and can balance multiple, sometimes conflicting, inputs when arriving at a final design.
  • Contributes to the creation, adoption and improvement of Move, Inc. design patterns and guidelines and their consistent deployment across various website properties. 

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from a 4-year University or art school, degree in Human Computer Interaction (or equivalent experience).
  • 4-8 years of experience designing successful interactive websites/applications as a key member of a user experience team.
  • Familiar with HTML, CSS, JavaScript concepts and modern browser capabilities. Other coding skills not required but considered a plus.
  • Expert knowledge of user-centered design principles, web design best practices, visual trends and emerging web technologies.
  • Excellent organization, communication, interpersonal, and time management skills. Strong attention to detail.
  • A sense of humor and passion for adventure is a plus.

Additional Requirements:

  • Portfolio needs to show applied knowledge of usability, user-centered design, and content strategy.
  • Portfolio should show strong capacity for both logical and creative thinking displaying attention to detail in every aspect.

Move, Inc. offers a fast-paced, dynamic work environment including a competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), vacation and holidays. What should excite you about Move is not where we are located or which dental plan we offer, but the opportunity to be a key player in revolutionizing the real estate industry and working with people who are excited and motivated to make a difference in an industry that touches everyone’s lives.

Move is an equal opportunity employer.




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