Lead Experience Designer

| Seattle, WA, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 99,000-125,000 Annually
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We are looking for an outstanding Product Design Lead to join WongDoody's Seattle team. You will work across multiple sectors to design and innovate alongside our clients. You will collaborate with the client and product team often comprised of developers, BA, product owner, and delivery manager. You will design and test prototypes to deliver incremental experiments from a prioritized set of hypotheses. In this role, you will have the opportunity to explore the boundaries of AI, personalization, AR/VR, and emerging platforms. The role demands a focused and thorough individual with essential experience building robust and innovative platforms. You must be comfortable with Agile routines, leading workshops with clients, collaborating with designers, developers, and BAs, and delivering fast-paced UX thinking in unrefined prototypes (often Figma and XD). An ideal candidate thrives on solving complex challenges and is energized by creating products that make life simply better.

What you'll do:

  • Collaboratively design world-class products and experiences that make people’s lives simply better
  • Distill business requirements, market research and user needs into actionable insights
  • Work with your team and the client on a journey of product creation based on insights 
  • Design and communicate effectively through sketches, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Conduct qualitative and quantitative user research using a variety of methods, incl. managing a third-party
  • Inspire and motivate an energetic and collaborative team
  • Pitch work to clients and partners and facilitate workshops
  • Live our core values: competence, confidence, creativity, consistency, communication
  • Work closely and report to WongDoody's Director of Product to ensure ways of working, quality and best practice are in line with WongDoody's standards. 

What you're like:

  • Aligned to WD values
  • Highly organized, with abundant care for the details and respect for the craft
  • Passionate about the user and providing meaningful experiences
  • Clever and curious, always noodling your next extra-circular project or jaunt
  • Eager to work within cross-functional teams
  • Strong relationship-building skills, especially across disciplines and time zones

What you've got:

  • 5+ years of experience working at leading digital agencies as a Senior User Experience designer 
  • A portfolio of complex, digital experiences for global brands across mobile, tablet and web channels including large CMS sites and mobile apps 
  • Experience working as part of start-up businesses a plus 
  • Ability to think at a high-level about product strategy and vision  
  • Have a bias for action in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment 
  • Excellent communication skills including being able to explain design rationale, to align and persuade stakeholders, and to drive conversations 
  • A solid understanding of other disciplines (such as business, technology, delivery, marketing, and content) needed to create a brilliant product  
  • Proficiency in Figma, Craft, Zeplin, Adobe XD, Keynote 
  • Very organized and with high attention to detail 
  • Strong relationship-building skills 
  • Client presentation skills 
  • A sense of humor! 

The Perks

We’ll pay you to come work here, because we’re generous like that. Our salary range for this role is $99k - $125k, but on top of your paycheck, you’ll receive a whole lotta benefits to help keep you healthy, secure, and balanced. You’ll get great medical, dental and vision insurance (paid in full), 401K with company match, extended holidays, flexible summer hours, and volunteer time off to name a few.

About Us

We are WongDoody. 2000 innovators, creators and designers in 22 studios across the world. 

We create human experiences. Tell big stories for bold clients. Use design to save lives. For the past 30 years, WongDoody has been recognized as one of the most creative and innovative companies by Cannes Lions, Fast Company and EY, among others.

Since our founding, we have won hundreds of global awards for advertising, branding, experience design and strategy, while building a culture that consistently makes WongDoody one of the “Best Places to Work”. We recognize that our people and our values are paramount to our success. Now an Infosys company, our culture remains the same—open, inclusive and curious—rooted in Creative Democracy formed by our founders, Tracy Wong and Patrick Doody.

We're just getting started.

See how we're making an impact: https://www.wongdoody.com/work

Join our global team: http://www.wongdoody.com/careers/

WongDoody is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity employer where we are committed to creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive workspace regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We are intentional about creating a space that celebrates, embraces, and also reflects the diversity of the world we live in. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

All candidate information is kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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