The Aladdin User Experience team is responsible for working with the Aladdin Product Group to ensure we develop applications and capabilities with a user-centered design focus. The Aladdin UX team is made up of UX designers, visual designers, user researchers and UX engineers who work together to design new applications, provide design consistency across the Aladdin platform, meet with end users to validate designs and build prototypes of new user interfaces.
BlackRock’s User Experience team is looking for a professional with experience creating User Centered Design for large-scale enterprise web applications to help us build next generation user interfaces for our Aladdin platform. This individual will work closely with our internal and external clients to translate business requirements for rich interactive application projects into intuitive UI designs.
Design of user interfaces and information architecture using participatory and iterative design techniques, including observational studies, customer interviews, usability testing, and other forms of requirements discovery.
Work closely with business partners to develop scenarios, personas, storyboards and user journeys
Architect the information flow to create detailed wireframes and screen designs
Build interactive prototypes using HTML to demonstrate that represent both the visual identity and interaction model required to test and evolve products for user and internal testing
Perform heuristic site evaluations and competitive site analysis
Create and revise information architecture documents including but not limited to; site maps, user profiles, user scenarios, use cases, wireframes, content matrices, flow diagrams/process maps, and detailed user interface specifications
Facilitate usability testing with internal and external users
Collaborate with key project team members, including visual designers, product managers and technology leads to deliver end-to-end solutions
3-5 years of interaction experience in either product related or agency environments designing consumer facing applications, websites and mobile experiences
Experience developing wireframes, site maps, user journeys
Experience documenting work including annotations, prototypes, functional specifications
Skilled in prototyping with one or more tools such as Framer, Proto.io, Flinto, or Invision
Strong understanding of content
Experience using lean/agile product development models
Experience interfacing with development teams to ensure design delivery meets high quality standards
Effectively act on internal feedback, user testing results and learning to iterate designs that deliver more value for the user and business
Previous experience with workshops - facilitation and/or planning
Strong presentation skills in explaining interactions, scenarios and story boards
Experience facilitating or assisting user research and user testing – and subsequently identifying user needs, actions, behaviors and emotions through research
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