User Experience Designer

New York City, NY, United States
 
User Experience Designer
 
UX Designers are responsible for delivering products that will shape the landscape of the digital and TV advertising industries. We strive to build business products that are approachable for new users, yet very powerful and capable of the advanced functionality that our more sophisticated customers require. You will seek to deeply understand complex user tasks and technologies, so that you can design solutions that make those workflows useful, usable, and enjoyable. You’ll lead the design of projects throughout the entire lifecycle, and collaborate closely with other UX Designers, Engineers, Product Managers, Technical Writers, and more.
 
About the team:
 
Our mission is to understand our users and design products that solve their problems. We believe–and can demonstrate–that investment in user-focused research & design leads to better business outcomes for Xandr.
 
About the job:
 
  • Lead UX Design for various projects across our product suites, by designing key interactions and workflows
  • Drive ROI by identifying the most high-impact opportunities for design improvement and aligning user needs with Xandr business goals
  • Work to establish a strong “trifecta” (UX + Product + Engineering) within your project teams, and improve team processes and communication together
  • Plan and conduct user research to inform your work. Utilize qualitative and quantitative methods, and share your findings 
  • Learn, utilize, and contribute to improving our Product Design System / Component Library
  • Collaborate closely with other UX Designers by sharing your work for feedback, and providing feedback to others
  • Contribute to / drive UX team-led initiatives
 
About your skills: 
 
  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience in UX, Product Design, Interaction Design, or HCI (B2B, Ad Tech experience is a plus)
  • Curiosity to dig into complexity and tackle tough problems; a willingness to learn as well as teach
  • Ability to incorporate existing design standards effectively, while also approaching novel problems creatively
  • Leadership and soft skills that enable you to drive projects independently and gain stakeholder confidence and alignment
  • Collaborative attitude and excellent teamwork; a genuine belief that diverse contributions lead to a stronger result
  • Proactive approach, and the experience to drive a project through each stage of the project lifecycle, from beginning to end
  • Experience working directly with end users
 
More about you:
 
  • You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others
  • You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen
  • You 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 ecosystem
  • You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools
 
 
AppNexus 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 inclusivity in action:
  • Partnering with Path Forward to offer returnships to help caregivers reenter the workforce
  • Sharing feedback openly through roundtable discussions on how to make progress on our Diversity & Inclusion goals
  • Galvanizing diversity and inclusion through our affinity groups (including OutNexus, AppNexus Women’s Network, AppNexus Latino Alliance and BlackNexus to name just a few!)
  • Partnering with Fairygodboss to support our commitment to women’s advancement in tech 
  • Providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities, both for interviewees and for employees. Should you require an accommodation, please let us know at your earliest convenience so that we may make arrangements
 
 

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