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UX Lead

Atlantic 57 is The Atlantic’s fast-growing digital agency. We bring the savvy of a world-renowned media company to Fortune 500 companies, public policy institutions, start-ups, and other media brands. Our team of strategists, writers, designers and developers work together to create smart, substantive experiences that help leading brands engage their audiences and move their organizations and ideas forward.

We are looking for a UX Lead to help us deliver compelling, editorially focused digital products. You should have strong interpersonal skills and professional experience working on a team with an agile design and development process. You are a good listener, curious, and have a passion for problem solving with a proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize solutions and design clear, usable interfaces
  • Create wireframes, mockups, prototypes and visuals for data visualizations, dashboards, websites, etc.
  • Work closely with product managers and developers, and actively participate in all stages of the agile process to gather and develop product requirements
  • Assist in planning and executing user research and usability testing to develop a comprehensive understanding of unmet needs, client workflows, etc.
  • Lead collaboration between front-end development and product design teams
  • Collaborate with product managers, editors, and strategists to transform product concepts and visions into design prototypes and specifications
  • Ability to deftly project manage key initiatives

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional experience designing websites and web applications
  • Solid understanding of modular design systems, usability, and UX practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience presenting to clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Invision, and/or other visual design, prototyping, and wireframing tools
  • Comfortable editing HTML and CSS, and familiarity with Javascript are a plus
  • Agency, media, or consultancy experience is a plus
  • Strong UX/UI Design portfolio

 

To Apply: Please include a link to an online portfolio that shows 5+ examples of web/product design. Candidates without an online portfolio or web-specific examples will not be considered

 

Atlantic Media Values: 
Across Atlantic Media, generally, the firm looks for two “pillar gifts” in you, and everyone else.  In all of us, these are more aspirational than actual, but they are central in our intentions –

  • Force of Ideas:  At the center of Atlantic Media work are the ideas within our writing.  We believe that ideas – to the good and not – have consequence.  Our highest work is bringing rigor, insight, intellectual honesty, to that ultimate purpose of separating the bad from the good, and giving voice to the latter.
  • Spirit of Generosity: Atlantic Media seeks in its ranks a spirit of generosity – a natural disposition in each colleague toward service and selfless conduct.  Atlantic Media writing should be cut from the same cloth –critical on the merits but informed by charity and forbearance in measuring motive and personal character.

Atlantic Media is an EOE of Minorities/Women/Vets/Disability.

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