User Experience Designer at DataXu in Boston, MA
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Fun, smart & vibrant people make up our Xu (pronounced "zoo") team! Our collaborative, dynamic & high energy environment makes this the kind of place where people want to work. Our Xu team is looking for additional members:
User Experience Designer
DataXu is looking for a talented User Experience Designer to join a dynamic team of experienced professionals. We need a highly-motivated, self-directed, enthusiastic person who is passionate about creating compelling products that meet the needs of the customer. The ideal candidate can balance high-level, user-centric objectives, with detailed and carefully considered designs. Candidate must be comfortable working in a fast-pace environment that emphasizes collaboration and respect.
Participate in the requirements definition process with Product Management, Engineering, and other key stakeholders
Drive the clarification of user tasks and objectives
Understand complex technical concepts and capabilities and create intuitive interfaces to make them accessible and self-evident to an end user
Develop user interface design concepts and wireframes, hi-fidelity mock-ups, usage scenarios, specifications, navigation maps, style guidelines, and other UI design documents
Present UI designs to the product team and management for review and feedback
Develop and maintain detailed style guide and user-interface specifications
Work with engineering counter-parts as needed to clarify requirements and solve design challenges
By working with the team throughout the development cycle, ensure final product meets design specifications and established standards
5+ years’ experience as a user experience and interface designer for non-technical audiences; consumer product experience is a bonus
Portfolio or samples of work demonstrating great user-centered design solutions
Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Visio, and Dreamweaver
Experience planning and executing usability testing, synthesizing results, and incorporating feedback
A solid understanding of how to create compelling UI designs that are technically feasible to implement
Strong attention to detail and consistency
The ability to scope design initiatives accurately and prioritize work items appropriately
Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
About the Company:
Headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices throughout North America and Europe, DataXu (www.dataxu.com)( Voted Advertising Age’s 2011 #5 Best Place to Work & Named "Top Place to Work in 2011" by Boston Globe) is the only multi-channel digital marketing management (DMM) platform offering real time optimization for display, video, and mobile advertisers. With exceptional growth, DataXu is a private, venture backed company with the resources to make a big impact and the agility to lead revolutionary change in both technology and media.
DataXu is leading a revolution in advertising with the first and only machine learning-based Digital Marketing Management (DMM) platform: DX3, which makes impression-level decisions in real time, optimizing the creative, consumer and contextual ad choices to help brands acquire more customers for less money. We’re already recognized as a leader in the Forrester Research December 2011 report: "The Forrester Wave™: Demand-Side Platforms, Q4 2011," in which DataXu is recognized as a Leader with DX3 ranked as the #1 current offering. http://www.dataxu.com/news/press-releases/forrester-wave-report/
Beyond its technology, DataXu has developed a trusted reputation for expertly advising and servicing advertisers and media agencies trying to cross the chasm into a data-driven way of working. DataXu is now expanding those relationships globally.
Medical & Dental Insurance – 100% company paid deductible
FSA (Medical, Dependent & Transportation care)
Onsite dry cleaning service
Company paid weekly catered lunches
Generous Employee Referral Program
Monthly Employee Recognition Program
Free snacks and drinks