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Beyond is an experience design agency that works w/ Google, Airbnb, Sainsbury's & others.
Design, Full Time    New York    Posted: Friday, December 07, 2018
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Beyond is looking for a UX Leadwith mastery of UX to help us create exceptional digital products for some of the worlds most exciting brands. As UX Lead, youll manage, & partner with, a multidisciplinary team to find elegant but practical, delightful solutions to design challenges. Above all, you are passionate about developing beautiful, meaningful, human-centered products that meet both user needs & business goals. Youll use that passion to exceed client expectations, inspire your coworkers, & help us build our product capabilities.

What youll do:

  • Manage product leads, creative technologists & other team members to design best-in-class user experiences & clear, systematic information architecture
  • Own the design of intuitive experiences that are grounded in, & directly mapped to, business requirements & user needs
  • Lead design projects across the entire product lifecycle & multiple product launches
  • Inform product decisions with user insights, letting real peoples needs guide us to the best possible solutions
  • Rapidly produce multiple concepts & prototypes to show stakeholders whats possible before we build
  • Ensure delivery of high quality UX & UI across multiple initiatives at any given time, providing oversight & guidance while maintaining alignment of the product team
  • Define the overall UX strategy & vision for the user experience across multiple client initiatives
  • Define Lean UX & UI processes that produce quality, innovation & rapid time to market
  • Design & collaborate on user testing & usability research, effectively managing internal & external resources to deliver insights & actionable results
  • Help grow our product capabilities by sharing your experience & methodologies with the company & product teams

Who you are:

  • You have 7+ years of experience designing for consumer-focused tech and/or agencies
  • You have experience designing for all devices, & interest in new & emerging technologies
  • You keep up to date with developments in the user experience community & wider digital industry
  • Your mastery is in UX, but you have a calling for other areas of the product development process
  • You know when to apply pixel-perfect attention to detail & when to make low-fi sketches
  • Driven by user needs as defined by data, analytics & metrics
  • You have products in the market that you have designed A/B testing strategies for & you have a deep understanding of analyzing results to define further tests
  • You have a real understanding of the intricacies of using A/B testing software such as Google Analytics & Optimizely
  • You have written design stories that narrate product successes with clear & concise language with demonstrable skills
  • You have a people-focused design mentality, & are constantly looking to improve your design decisions through user feedback
  • You are a champion of Lean UX and Agile, but also willing to learn more & improve processes
  • You are confident & comfortable presenting to clients & running client workshops
  • You have the ability & empathy to mentor & manage others to deliver great work
  • You have an online portfolio that is a testimonial for your work & demonstrates your process, from sketches through iteration to launch & beyond
  • You could develop a product end-to-end if you had to
  • You have light front-end coding skills

What we offer:

Here at Beyond, we work in a fun, fast-paced environment where the user is king & job titles are only a starting point. As thanks for your hard work, we offer a competitive salary, a great health benefits plan, matching 401K, paid parental leave, & loads of other perks. Youll also get 20 days PTO your first yearand 25 days PTO after thatplus a week off at Christmas & a bonus holiday on your birthday just because.

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