job summary:The Senior User Experience (UX) Designer is a master in creating intuitive, brand-specific and delightful user experiences forthe world's biggest brands. You're a master at developing impactful experience concepts and designing advanced layouts andinteractions for all kinds of digital interfaces. Using your expertise and personal experience, you evaluate solutions holistically,identify and remove obstacles, and help break down the silos that prevent innovation. Beyond UX, you have a good understanding of business value (product), as well as visual and motion design (brand) and can contribute valuable ideas as we move from idea to realization. You will work on projects with minimal supervision and have significant experience interacting with client teams and senior stakeholders through all stages of design. Along with possessing these skills, you enjoy working as part of a team. You can relate to the other disciplines, engaging with team members of all disciplines to support programs across the greater team. You aren't afraid to learn new things and you embrace the ever-evolving spaces that we live and play in. You are inspired by a learning environment and open team spirit that supports exchange and collective effort. As the nature of our business tends to push back at every twist and turn, your entrepreneurial spirit answers right back. You can quickly assess feedback and approach each task by providing variables with every solution you offer in your response. You are never fearful to experiment along the edges of possibility. location: SANTA MONICA, Californiajob type: Permanentsalary: $95,000 - 115,000 per yearwork hours: 8am to 4pmeducation: Bachelors responsibilities:Responsibilities:- Be client focused-be a point of contact, present, update, and interact with clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500companies- Act as a true senior leader on the creative team; bring a strong UX focus, but a generalist design mindset- Defy the status quo and think of user experiences that haven't been conceptualized yet- Work with an interdisciplinary team for project success from kickoff to completion- Promote design efforts, mindset, and methods- Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to understand the requirements and technical constraints of a project.- Rapidly ideate and produce multiple UX concepts and take a project through the entire design process from concept todelivery. - Work within our existing design system and help to evolve it when necessary.- Champion the delivery of great experiences, in partnership with your team.- Develop and articulate the methods and approaches for framing and solving design problems.- Create high level concept-documents and idea-visualizations for products, services, and ecosystems- Explore, design, and specify navigation and interactions (flows, high level and detailed)- Write functional specification documents- Create concept and pitch decks- Create common design deliverables, including: research insights, wireframes, design specifications, prototypes, andcontent decks- Provide mentorship and other guidance to help fellow designers deliver their best work.- Work with cross functional teams to review and critique the details of the design deliverables and user stories, posingquestions and resolving ambiguities.- Ensure that products have a cohesive and seamless flow so that the user can intuitively navigate the whole experience.- Collaborate with Product Managers and Strategists during all stages of user research and design prototyping to validateand test ideas, including observational studies, customer interviews, usability testing, and other forms of discovery.- Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale. qualifications:Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 5 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors skills: UxAutomotiveEqual Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status. Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.