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PRODUCT DESIGNER , MIT Technology Review (TR) , to join the product development team. Will co-lead UX/UI design for TR's digital experiences through hands-on work, process definition, and documentation; collaborate on implementing and iterating on design work; work with internal teams to ensure the site experience is delightful and efficient for TR's audience and effective for its business; leverage data to measure effectiveness of the user experience; help define, improve, and guide design standards and processes; create design concepts and UX artifacts for the web, mobile, e-mail, and other applications; and serve as an advocate for the end-user.
Job Requirements REQUIRED : five years' experience in a similar user experience/product design role; excellent written and verbal communication skills; advanced-level skills with interaction design, editorial art direction, information architecture, and designing and crafting user experiences that are responsive or mobile-first; high-level proficiency with Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, and related tools; basic knowledge of HTML and CSS in order to converse with developers; and ability to express ideas to any audience, collaborate across the organization, sketch or prototype interactions and design concepts using InVision or using code, and collaborate within the product team to ensure the integrity of design translates to the final build. Experience in media, publishing industry, or at a digital agency serving media clients a plus. Should have an online portfolio showing relevant work (e.g., case studies that show how you approach and solve business challenges and include every step of the process, be it post it notes on walls or prototypes, wireframes, schematics, user surveys, user research, presentations, A/B testing, data analysis, etc.). Job #18166-10
Internal Number: 18166
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