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Sr. UX/UI Product Designer

Understood.org

New York, NY,USA

Understood.org is seeking a Senior UX/UI Product Designer who can help shape the future product experiences for our Understood Parents (of children who think and learn differently), Educators (of students who think and learn differently) and Young Adults (who think and learn differently). As an integral part of the digital team, the designer should be a highly motivated self-starter who can help design engaging and inspiring digital experiences across platforms and devices. You should also be a strong conceptual thinker who is comfortable with synthesizing complex ideas and turn them into simple and elegant solutions. Your manager will be the Director of UX/UI Design.

You are:
-Curious
-Unabashedly Vocal
-Collaborative –– believe in the power of we, not me
-Adaptive
-Detail oriented
-Creative
-Analytical

You will:
-Understand user needs, motivations, and behaviors to derive user requirements and translate into concrete product concepts or features
-Brainstorm, sketch, wireframe, and prototype product designs
-Create different things: site or application map, user flows, storyboards, wireframes, visual design comps
-Create new things, contribute to design mission, specifications, and criteria
-Present to stakeholders

You have:
-Experience as a product/interface/interaction designer, the more the better
-Experience designing cross-platform and device digital products
-Experience with design software and wireframe/prototyping tools, e.g. Adobe Suite, Sketch, Figma, Invision, etc.
-Comfort with HTML, CSS, and other web technologies
-Portfolio with web/mobile applications


About Understood:
Understood.org’s mission is to make a positive difference for the 1 in 5 individuals in the United States with learning and attention issues, including dyslexia, ADHD and more. We’re building the next generation of digital platforms for these 70 Million+ people in the U.S. who learn differently. We believe they have the potential, and right, to lead a fulfilling life. Understood.org’s leadership and focus on impact have created a unique opportunity to work at a non-profit and experience the culture and challenges to rival any for-profit, tech enabled company in NYC. Because we are privately funded, it allows us to spend our efforts prioritizing our resources towards problem solving. It’s a great time to join our cause, grow your career and have a real impact on people’s lives.

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