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Sr Designer, User Experience (Remote)

Sr Designer, User Experience (Remote)

  • Work from home, Orlando, Florida, United States, 32821
  • Digital Marketing
  • Full Time
  • Travel + Leisure Group

Put the World on Vacation

 

As part of Travel + Leisure Co., the world’s leading membership and travel company, Travel + Leisure Group delivers on our mission to put the world on vacation. We offer travelers a way to turn vacation inspiration into exceptional experiences through travel booking platforms, subscription travel clubs and branded consumer products, all inspired by top online and print travel content. Together we’re shaping the future of the travel industry.

The Senior Designer, User Experience (UX) will provide key internal clients broad user experience expertise, and design innovative, engaging and effective digital experiences. The designer will need to possess the ability to think strategically and create vision, communicate such vision effectively, have experience leading both cross functional teams and a team of designers, have deep knowledge of interaction, information and visual design principles, offer hands-on design skills at the expert level and can coach stakeholders in user-centered design best practices, processes and creating vision.

Their expertise will support a range of agile projects and provide UX solutions that enhance all projects that our teams develop, as well as balancing user needs against business goals and technology capabilities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead cross functional teams to deliver projects in order to meet business goals and objectives

  • Align individual project business requirements with overall UX strategy ensuring branding consistency

  • Lead cross-functional teams in identifying the right tools needed to collaborate and deliver UX

  • Work closely with business partners to develop scenarios, personas, storyboards, user journeys and user experience and design recommendations to meet the goals of the organization

  • Work closely with other more junior designers and provide guidance tools, strategy execution and cross project alignment

  • Perform heuristic site evaluations and competitive site analysis

  • Create and revise information architecture documents including but not limited to: site maps, user profiles, user scenarios, use cases, wireframes, content matrices, flow diagrams/process maps, and detailed user interface specifications

  • Uses a variety of design tools (Sketch, Adobe XD, Axure, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.) to craft an effective approach, estimate, and plan in response to design requests.

  • Collaborate with key project team members, including visual designers, product managers and technology leads to deliver end-to-end solutions

  • Cultivate knowledge of user experience best practices and implement solutions based on the unique project needs

  • Able to clearly articulate the basis of design decisions to stakeholders and respond effectively to feedback

Travel Requirements

5-10% travel may be needed to various offices for cross functional meetings, collaboration and strategy planning 

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, User Experience Design, or closely related field

Knowledge and skills

  • Ability to lead cross functional teams

  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels of the business

  • Ability to strategize with members at all levels throughout the organization

  • Expert in developing wireframes, site maps, user journeys

  • Expert in documenting work including annotations, prototypes, functional specifications

  • Experience using lean/agile product development models

  • Ability to interface with development teams to ensure design delivery meets high quality standards

  • Effectively act on internal feedback, user testing results and learnings to iterate designs that deliver more value for the user and business

  • Previous experience with workshops - facilitation and/or planning

  • Strong presentation skills in explaining interactions, scenarios and story boards

  • Experience facilitating or assisting user research and user testing – and subsequently identifying user needs, actions, behaviors and emotions through research

Technical Skills

  • Skilled in prototyping with one or more tools such as Framer, Flinto, or Invision (preferred )

  • Expert in design utilizing Sketch or similar tool

Job Experience

  • Minimum five (5) years interaction experience in either product related or agency environments designing consumer facing applications, websites and mobile experiences

Experience equivalent to the education requirement may be accepted in lieu of the education requirement.

A Place for Everyone

Hospitality is at the heart of all we do at Travel + Leisure Co., including how we treat each member of our growing community. Here, you’ll find a team that’s inclusive, values diversity, and is built on a foundational respect for people from all over the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to mycareer@wyn.com, including the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.

Job Requisition: R-52558

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