Senior UX / UI Designer - Digital Music

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY and Montreal, QC

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18
Confidential Company
New York, NY
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/21/18

The Senior UX/UI Product Designer will lead a key PlayNetwork background music initiative, collaborating closely with the development team to ensure that all client requirements are implemented to spec.  This includes creating interactive prototypes, user flows and developing a deep understanding of our client’s needs by leveraging analytics and user testing. 

Responsibilities:  

  • Partner with product management, engineering, and creative leadership
  • Take nebulous ideas and translate them into rapid prototypes for user testing
  • Set the creative strategy to ensure a cohesive user experience
  • Justify and prioritize the design pipeline to be in line with our KPIs, user feedback, and the overall product strategy
  • Take a user-centered approach, attempting to understand how users interact with all aspects of the  product, and design a user experience in accordance with this understanding
  • Producing pixel-perfect mock-ups and redlines for use by various team members for the purposes of development and testing
  • Keep all application mock-ups up-to-date based on the latest designs and copy
  • Acquire and maintain a solid understanding of PlayNetwork’s products and services, in order to produce more relevant designs
  • Pair with software developers to help implement designs
  • Directly collaborate on user experience planning with product manager and production teams


Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience as a UX/UI designer with substantial experience designing for various digital platforms, e.g., Web,  Mobile, etc.
  • Able to provide samples of work that showcase thoughtful UX solutions, strong visual design and solid information architecture
  • Full knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and After Effects should be a no brainer) Sketch and HTML/CSS
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams to drive strategy, vision, and execution
  • Proven track record of shipping high quality consumer facing products
  • Operates with a user-centric approach to design
  • Ability to do rapid prototyping and enthusiasm for working in an iterative design process
  • Knowledge of UI design cues and standards on Web and Mobile design experience
  • An appreciation for analytics, in order to better understand how UIs are actually used

  Required Skills/Competencies: 

  • Deep empathy for users and cares about the users’ wants and needs
  • Able to function independently and in a team environment with excellent collaboration skills
  • Able to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure
  • Good time management and grace under fire
  • Good communication skills, with a positive and proactive attitude
  • Good with collaborating, while remaining able to work independently when required
  • A passion for music is a must
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