UX Design Director

MetLife   •  

Cary, NC

5 - 7 years

Posted 260 days ago

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Experience Design

  • Work within an Agile development team to develop high-level concepts for features and functionality, and document through the creation of wireframes, user flows, site maps and prototypes

  • Facilitate brainstorming and sketching exercises for ideation to drive and determine the direction for designs

  • Determine and drive the best design solutions to address user issues and needs while also working with the Brand team to assure effectively branded UI design


    Business Intelligence

  • Stay current in the fields of UX and technology

  • Stay abreast of rapidly changing web and mobile technologies, and how they fit into the MetLife global strategy

  • Collaborate with the Global Brand Customer Experience team in NY to align technology and design, and contribute to rapid prototyping of new designs for MetLife.com


User Research

  • Lead or participate in usability testing and other research

  • Help create testing artifacts, e.g­., a user flow to be tested, or mockups for the test

  • Analyze results of testing and find pragmatic ways to implement findings



Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


  • 5+ years designing Web-based or mobile consumer websites or applications for large organizations

  • Demonstrated ability developing and executing creative ideas through the creation of wireframes and low-fidelity prototypes

  • Must be self-motivated, client experience oriented and a strong team player able to work in an Agile development environment

  • Must be extremely detail-oriented, able to define ideas down to a specification level

  • Must present a positive, professional image. Solid thought leadership skills required.

  • Good project management skills; ability to plan, manage, and execute on simultaneous projects under tight deadlines in a collaborative, agile environment; must be able to drive project, debate merits of approach and work effectively with others.

  • Knowledge of the financial industry a plus

  • Experience working with the Agile methodology a plus

  • Must have an online portfolio or samples of recent work (i.e., mockups, prototypes, specifications, guidelines)