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UX/UI Designer (Mobile Apps)

Los Angeles Times
El Segundo, California, United States
Join the hundreds of talented and innovative team members who are making an impact every day at one of the most iconic media brands in the nation. Whether you love to tell compelling stories or want to drive our award-winning powerhouse in new directions, the Los Angeles Timesteam is the place to be.Job Description SummaryAt the L.A. Times, our design team is a key contributing voice ensuring L.A. Times readers have the best platforms and products for their lifestyle that deepen the relationship with them every moment of everyday. Through design process, thinking and systems; our contribution has a resonating impact on business and brand strategies from start to finish.As a UX-UI Designer, you will be responsible for delivering the best news experience for a dedicated readership on mobile apps and messaging, making your role extremely important for the success of independently owned, local journalism and ensuring the Los Angeles community, unique culture, issues and stories are reported and accessible. This position will work remotely and out of our El Segundo, CA office.Job DescriptionResponsibilitiesMust identify and define audience-centric solutions, serving as ambassador to our users POV.Communication and documentation of research, audits, theories, strategies, hypotheses and functionality.UX/UI full-stack designincluding:research, design strategy,UXprototyping, testing, style guides,UIdesign, QA.Contribute to the design system and maintain mobile library.Collaborate with fellow designer in multi-platform solutions to evolve experiences across product portfolio for web, apps and media.Graphic design, typography, iconography, style guides and omni-channel brand experiences.Flexibility to collaborate, consult and pivot as needed with fellow designers, product managers, engineers and stakeholders.Self-motivatedin personal growth, skill sets and knowledge.Represents our team, company, our brands our values and our mission.QualificationsExecution of mobile apps for CMS driven experiences.Translate data and research into successful user experience.Ability to pivot across multiple assignments tight milestones and deadlines.Iterated on your or anothers work post launch.Knowledge of atomic theory and design system.Creation of heuristic audits, user flows and journey, system mapping, experiential documentation and annotations.Success in creating an accessible (ADA) visual & experience language for digital channels and brands.Empathetic and pragmatic thinking.Skills in investigative questioning and active listening.Ownership of projects from start to finish.Ability to clearly present and communicate in person and in writing.Bringing new ideas to the table and work with the ideas of others.Understanding of the impact design can have on business.A portfolio reflects work that is solution or innovation orientated, reflecting full-stack UX/UI design process.Pen & Paper ideation.Has worked for a Fortune 500 brand or a media organization, with minimum of 5 years of project-related experience on either: content driven mobile app project(s) tied to a CMS platform,or in-house or agency experience on large scale experiential app project.Participating member of a Product-Design-Engineering team, w/ Stakeholder collaboration.Experience in multiple app platforms (IOT) a plus.Experience inrevenue-basedapps a plus.EducationBachelors degree or equivalent.Thank you for your interest in joining our team at the Los Angeles Times! We look forward to reviewing your application.

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