Product Design Consultant

Liaison Creative+MarketingWork from your Austin-area home office5d ago

Overview: Lead the creation of customer-centered interface experiences for a leader in integrated enterprise and consumer technology


Location: work from your Austin-area home office


Compensation: Based on the requirement of 8-10 years of experience.


Hours/Duration: Full-time schedule, 18 months with likely extension or conversion


Liaison Creative + Marketing is hiring a Product Design Consultant with a UX background to join our team supporting our high tech corporate client, a leader in Enterprise Technology solutions. As a member of our team embedded with a core team of 10 at our client company, you'll be a key player in creating and driving our returns experience design, helping innovate and develop processes and solutions for a seamless experience. This consultant-level role will be helping guide and answer questions to advisor level designers on the global team as well as performing the role of the product designer. Along with other Product Designers, you will partner with developers, product managers and business partners to create experiences connecting people to technologies that transform the way we all work and live. Your role is multi-disciplinary, delivering value in the form of design decisions. You lead design; to understand and empathize with people to help your cross-functional team solve customer and business problems. You won't be working alone. As a member of the team, you provide guidance and awareness from a design view point to help in our mission to ship world-class digital products.


   •   Interactive design projects that meet both user and business objectives, while maintaining and supporting brand standards

   •   Representing UX Design subject matter expertise within a cross-functional team

   •   Leading discovery, conception and execution of global design solutions

   •   Developing the approach for tackling a design problem

   •   Present your ideas to design and business stakeholders and adapt to feedback

   •   Practicing Human-Centered Design methodologies

   •   Partnering and collaborating with researchers, engineers, designers, product owners, and business stakeholders on all initiatives

   •   Evolving and evangelizing our Design System

   •   Guiding, mentoring and collaborating with other designers

   •   Intake and understand complex requirements and problems and distill the appropriate customer-centric content solution

   •   Test and iterate on ideas using lean approaches


How to be a top candidate for this job:

   •   8-10 years in user-focused interactive design roles

   •   User research experience in technical domains

   •   An online portfolio demonstrating a strong design foundation with relevant examples of design concepts, deliverables, and process for multiple shipped products (no attachments or download links can be considered)

   •   Solutions within a product or program that connect to a broader strategic vision

   •   Presenting objective rationale to partners for design decisions

   •   Experience creating Design Systems, frameworks, or other Design-at-scale initiatives

   •   Experience designing for eCommerce platforms and applications

   •   Bachelor's degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Information Systems or equivalent experience

   •   While this role is likely to be remote for the near term, we are only considering local Round Rock and Austin area candidates. If you are applying from outside the area, be sure to include your date-specific unconditional relocation details in the "How does this opportunity fit you?" section of your application


Skills:

   •   Strong proficiency with MS Visio, Adobe Creative Suite and/or other wireframing and prototyping tools

   •   Strong graphic design and layout skills.

   •   Good understanding of typography, grids, visual layout, and design systems.

   •   Understanding of HTML/CSS code, methodologies, and the technology and platforms that support UX design


Benefits:

   •   Most benefits are available after 30 days

   •   Full employee benefits package includes 100% Liaison-paid medical and dental insurance

   •   Paid vacation/sick and holiday leave

   •   Short- and long-term disability insurance

   •   Paid group term life insurance

   •   Optional supplemental insurance and life coverage

   •   Optional Pet Insurance

   •   Those enrolled in our medical plan get free enrollment in our Wellness Program and Employee Assistance Program


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