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Senior UX Designer

Auckland · Full-time · Senior

About The Position

Accedo is looking for a talented and experienced Senior UX Designer to join our Global UX/UI team based in Auckland.

At Accedo you will be part of a multicultural and multi-disciplined design team delivering feature-rich design and innovative user experiences for smartphones and tablets, Smart TV’s, gaming consoles, VR and other media devices, focussing on video consumption platforms.

The work environment is international and challenging. Your closest teammates will be in ANZ, Asia and India, giving you the chance to evolve your skill set whilst working with new technologies and exciting customers like Telstra, Les Mills, HBO, Fox, NBL and 9Now. We strongly believe in career development and work in a forward-thinking, agile environment that is based on collaboration, knowledge sharing, and continuous improvement.

To excel in this role, you must:

● Be obsessed with customers

● Explore! Don’t take the straight path

● Never stop learning


We are looking for people who can:

● Execute all aspects of User Experience design, including research, analysis, IA, wireframing, prototyping, usability testing, focus groups, workshops & stakeholder sessions

● Design for iOS, Android, Smart TV, STB, Windows, Mac, Web, game consoles, and other media devices

● Communicate design decisions both internally and with clients, build trust between clients and design team

● Be experienced in UX and UI, with capability in other methodologies within HCD/UCD such as service design being highly regarded

● Facilitate & drive customer workshops (before, during and after project completion)

● Facilitate & drive usability testing sessions both formal and informal (guerrilla, A/B testing, surveys, eye tracking)

● Research and develop new user experience/user interface ideas, particularly for video consumption platforms

● Provide UX & design recommendations based on analytics, customer feedback and best practices to our clients

● Advocate for UX among clients, partners and internal teams (project managers, sales teams) to share our vision and goals

● Work closely with other designers to fulfil project requirements & day to day tasks

● Work closely with developers to understand technical requirements

● Direct communication with our customers


The best thing about us:

● We are a multicultural, dynamic team with creative professionals from around the world, inspiring and motivating on all design aspects

● We work on the bleeding edge of technology, designing for literally ALL platforms available in the market (iOS, Android, Windows, smart TVs, Apple TV, Roku, Voice Platforms, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality…)

● We have a brand new office located in the trendy centre of Ponsonby, Auckland. A great work environment where you will love spending your days

● We believe in career growth and development and will support learning across all disciplines

● We host frequent staff social events that get us out of the office to enjoy some fun in the beautiful surrounds of Auckland

Requirements

Our ideal candidate will have:

● A Degree in Interaction Design or related disciplines

● A minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience in UX/UI Design, mobile & web, (agency experience preferred)

● Proficiency with Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator is mandatory

● Knowledge in prototyping tools such as InVision, Zeplin

● Knowledge in wireframing tools such as Axure, Figma, Omnigraffle

● Knowledge of Visual Design principles and best practices

● Knowledge & experience facilitating customer workshops

● Knowledge & experience facilitating usability testing

● Knowledge of platform capabilities & restrictions

● Exceptional ability to communicate design decisions both internally and with clients

● Great communication skills in English, both oral and written, a second language is an asset


It would be an advantage to have:

● Strong UI skills and ability to execute all aspects of interface design

● Experience designing for TV, STB or VR platforms

● Experience designing for video on demand applications

● Up-to-date with the latest platform guidelines from iOS & Android

● Short notice

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