Senior User Experience Designer

Senior User Experience Designer (Portland)The User Experience team is responsible for delivering products that are approachable and easy to use for new users, yet very powerful and capable of the advanced functionality that ourmore advancedusers require. As aSeniorUX Designer, you will be engaged in transforming complex tasks into intuitive, innovative, and engaging designs for AppNexus users around the globe. You’ll lead the design of projects throughout their entire lifecycle: from ideation, to validation, to iteration by collaborating with UX Researchers, Engineers, and Product Managers.About theteam:The UX Team is responsible for deeply understanding our users and their motivationstosolve complex problems and design innovative product experiences. Our goal is to help our users harness the sophisticated technology of the AppNexus Platform through interactions that are learnable, powerful, and rewarding.About thejob:Architecting and communicating design visions for our products and the end-to-end workflows within them.Measuring UX success and iterating to achieve our business and user goals.Collaborating closely with UX Researchers, Engineers, Product Managers, Technical Writers, Visual Designers, and more.Utilizing user research, and executing it independently when necessary.Leading contributions to our design patterns, component library, standards and team processes.Cultivating a healthy and inquisitive design culture within the team and wider company. Representing the UX team internally and externally.Aboutyour skills:Leadership skills that enable you to drive projects independently and successfully, and gain stakeholder confidence.Several years of demonstrated experience in UX Design, Product Design, Interaction Design, or HCI (enterprise software or ad tech experience is a plus).Curiosity and motivation to dig into the details in order to fully understand and improve upon a very technical, complex, and constantly evolving problem space.A collaborative attitude, excellent teamwork skills, and experience mentoring or coaching others.The ability to ideate rapidly and creatively. A willingness to discard or revisit ideas that aren’t working. A laser focus on making measurable impact.Moreaboutyou:You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower othersYou like totakerisks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happenYou care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystemYou believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and toolsLearn. Teach. Build.AppNexians make greatness happenJoin our communityAppNexus is proud to offer equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. We strive to foster a diverse, inclusive and engaging work environment. We welcome applications from all candidates and look forward to receiving yours! Our diversity in action:Partnering with Path Forward to offerreturnshipsto help caregiversreenter the workforceSharing feedback openly through roundtable discussions on how to make progress on ourDiversity & Inclusion goalsCelebrating our diversitywith affinity groups (includingOutNexus, AppNexus Women’s Network, AppNexus Latino Alliance and AppNexus Black Alliance to name just a few!)


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