Sr UX Designer

12 Nov 2016
01 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Works on projects that require an in-depth knowledge across a specialized user experience domains. Works as an individual contributor, small project leader, or internal consultant.

Essential Responsibilities

• Participate in the business-wide discussions relative to the future direction of design and user experience • Participate in team discussions relative to current user experience projects
• Demonstrates understanding of Agile / Lean UX methodologies
• Contribute and beginning to guide effective documentation and communication of design - via wireframes, mockups, and requirements engineering
• Research and evaluate emerging design, technology, industry, and market trends


• Bachelor's Degree in Design or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) • Relevant experience

Desired Characteristics

Technical Expertise:

• Leads individual interviews/workshop with individual contributors.
• Creates research protocols with guidance. Selects appropriate research methods to answer questions and develop holistic understanding of user and customer needs.
• Facilitates group understanding of research data; leverages data to derive actionable insights.
• Identifies appropriate synthesis techniques to meet the needs of specific business and design situations.
• Understands the existing architecture of or application and our design system. Understands what constitutes a well-defined technical architecture.

Business Acumen:

• Demonstrates knowledge of business' structure (P&Ls) and the interplay of functions to support business goals.
• Understands the competitive landscape, regulatory marketing, etc. Articulates clearly the main industry dynamics.
• Understands key principles of design thinking, what it is and why it is important. Explores all ideas, regardless of their source.
• Works to create an understanding of how individual people and things fit within larger structures (like systems or organizations), as well as the relationships between parts of a system and the system as a whole.


• Creates basic project plans for UX projects or the UX portion of a larger development project. Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives.
• Keeps participants focused on task and end process. Guides participation to include all present; solicits information about absent stakeholders.
• Expresses UX and design concepts to collaborators on cross functional teams. Goes beyond merely presenting designs, explains the story of the rationale and benefit of design ideas.
• Understands the value of a rigorous and transparent decision-making process.

Personal Attributes:

• Acts and decides appropriately when all available information may not be possible to obtain
• Directs and mentors others in critical thinking skills. Helps cross-functional teams use critical thinking skills to engage with questions and problems.
• Asks questions appropriate needed to translate an abstract problem into a roadmap for identifying solutions. Seeks out processes and ideas that are out of the norm.
• Takes initiative to learn new tools and techniques and integrates new methods to drive improved outcomes.