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Sr UI/UX Designer

Date:  Sep 14, 2022
Location: 

Remote, MA, US, Remote

Onsite or Remote:  Remote
Company Name:  EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases - all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 2,700 people worldwide, most now working hybrid or remotely. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and outstanding team. EIS is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. Our mission is to transform lives by providing relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it. We are looking for bright and creative individuals whose unique differences will allow us to achieve this inclusive mission around the world.

 

 

EBSCO Information Technologies is looking for design talent. The Senior UI/UX Designer is an active leader on the User Experience team well-versed in the collaborative design process and capable of bringing innovative ideas from concept to code. You’ll be a key part of strategic initiatives and responsible for crafting best-in-class experiences and interfaces.

 

About the team
We are a multidisciplinary UX team made up of talented designers and researchers who focus on a wide variety of EBSCO products. We service numerous product and development teams across the organization helping the business achieve its goals.  

 

About the role
Your mission as the Senior UI/UX Designer will be to drive design quality on each and every project, while simultaneously advancing design standards for EBSCO’s products and platforms. You will work on a variety of projects that include internal and external facing web applications, and mobile applications.  

The ideal candidate will have a passion for exceptional design and a portfolio to match. We’re looking for a user-focused individual who can communicate ideas through sketches, prototypes, detailed mockups or code.

You will develop visual concepts (i.e. sketches, wireframes, high fidelity concepts, interactive prototypes and designs system components) to feed user research, long-range plans, capabilities and features to be executed by agile development teams.

  • Be able to solve complex scenarios with elegant and compelling design patterns.
  • Experience communicating in different levels of fidelity, anywhere from sketching to HTML/CSS.
  • Utilize storytelling in your design process to frame the problem space, justify design direction and establish measurement framework.  
  • Show strong ability to present to different audiences across the organization.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders and UX team members to brainstorm new, forward-thinking, features and functionalities.
  • Assist business stakeholders, and product management in planning design resources with a goal of providing consistent and reliable estimates for design tasks.
  • Work closely with the development teams to build and polish your design vision.
  • Champion a common design process and help maintain design standards in our centralized library of design elements and visual language.
  • Continue to build and advance EBSCO’s design system.
  • Be effective throughout the entire product development process, from problem definition to detailed UI and visual design

 

What you should have

  • A strong online portfolio, displaying a foundation in Typography, Interaction and Visual Design, and Ideation.
  • Solid understanding of building usable, accessible, and modular designs that can scale to millions of users.
  • 7+ years as an individual contributor role within a UX team or equivalent.
  • Have shipped products and features. Not just designed a website.
  • Experience with design systems and component libraries

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expert-level skills in design software (Figma, Sketch, Adobe Creative Cloud, etc.)
  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS. (Advanced coding skills is a plus.)
  • Familiarity with a multitude of User Research methodologies and experience working from research findings.
  • An understanding of accessibility standards
  • Experience working with distributed teams and understand the sensibilities and responsibility that come with it.
  • Degree in a relevant field (HCI, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, etc.)
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and be self-directed in daily tasks
  • Demonstrated creativity and innovation
  • Solid oral, written and listening communication skills 

 

The position reports into the Design Manager within the User Experience Design team.

 

 

Target Annual Salary Range: $99,495 - $142,135  This Pay Target range includes a bonus target of 5% of base salary. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors including your skills, qualifications, education, training, and experience, as well as the position’s work location. EBSCO provides a generous benefits program including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a retirement savings plan, paid parental leave, holidays and paid time off (PTO), as well as tuition reimbursement. View more about EBSCO’s benefits here: https://www.ebsco.com/about/benefits

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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