Principal User Experience Designer

Verizon Cloud Platform Engineering (Lowell, MA) is seeking a user experience designer to join the UX/UI team chartered with delivering a world-class interaction system for a cloud-computing platform. Individuals need to be organized and motivated to build a software cloud platform to be deployed worldwide. We are enhancing our existing cloud delivery platform with exciting new technologies and we need to provide a great user experience as part of that delivery. It will be the premiere cloud platform for the next decade. We are looking to hire energetic and talented software engineers to design and develop significant new functionality and technologies for this platform. You will work in a fast paced agile development environment.


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Lead UX strategy and design of the user experience of a new, strategic product for Verizon;
  • Develop concepts and prototypes to help stakeholders envision proposed user experiences;
  • Gather requirements and continually improve and enhance the design;
  • Developing and administering usability testing and user research initiatives;
  • Establishing and maintaining UI consistency across all applications;
  • Produce wireframes for developers within an iterative agile environment;
  • Liaise and collaborate with visual designers;
  • Work side by side with UI developers and software engineers.

Minimum Experience and Education:

  • 5-10 years designing web or desktop applications. A portfolio is required.
  • Ability to seek out solutions in a resourceful, practical way.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Experience with usability testing methods.
  • Strong facilitation skills including planning and running collaborative workshops.
  • Experience conducting user research to understand fundamental needs and goals.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies.
  • Experience delivering workflow oriented applications, user profiles (personas), UX specifications and component libraries.
  • Understanding of front-end development technologies including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, AJAX.
  • BA/BS degree. MS Degree in Human-Computer Interaction is a plus.
  • Low fidelity prototyping skills are a must. High fidelity prototyping is a big plus.

Additional Information

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Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.