Senior UX Designer, Digital Transformation - Remote at IHS Markit Digital

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Position Summary 

As a key player in the digital transformation strategy of IHS Markit’s Engineering and Product Design Team, this designer role will push the boundaries of a UX role. Your focus will be working with new, innovative technologies such as AI and deliver UX solutions for companies not normally used to the impact a thoughtfully designed software solution can have on their business and workflows. Simplicity but effective, cross-platform design language understanding is vital for this role, enabling you to explore how to create the best new platform UX experiences for a multitude of different user types across different industries but with similar use cases. Working directly with both Engineering and Product, you’ll be empowered with the creation of the user experience. 

This role requires a high degree of integrity, motivation, discipline, energy, persistence, and attention to detail. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter who thrives on tackling new challenges with a pragmatic approach. The successful candidate must be willing to actively engage in day-to-day operations while maintaining a strategic and hands-on understanding of complex product offerings and company direction.   

 

Duties & Accountabilities 

  • Lead the user experience journey alongside other big dreamers to deliver a UX-centered AI solution 

  • Responsible for understanding business problems and collaborating with product teams through: contextual inquires, qualitative research, brainstorming exercises; rapid prototyping; usability tests; persona development; heuristic analysis; and/or user needs analysis 

  • Grow our UX capabilities to ensure that we have the knowledge we need to make informed product UX design decisions  

  • Test and validate working hypothesis with users through usability testing  

  • Translate user needs and requirements into elegant solutions for complex problems 

  • Build close relationships with product, marketing, and sales to understand strategies to ensure user experiences are designed in alignment with those strategies  

  • Build design thinking into work across design and product, and represent design and user experience to senior management 

  • Leverage analytics tools to measure success, present opportunities, and support decision-making 

  • Strong understanding of emerging trends that will inform development of best in class, user-centered design experiences 

  • Demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills. Be a thought leader who can see overarching goals and opportunities, while also acting as a practitioner who can meticulously work alongside his/her teams with domain knowledge and design prowess 

 

Education/Experience Requirements: 

  • 6+ years of experience in product design, interaction design, and/or visual design or related Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree  

  • A strong design portfolio 

  

Must Have Skills:  

  • Be willing to create a robust design-led culture  

  • Ability to lead user centered design research, report findings to leadership as well as other groups for shared understanding through compelling storytelling  

  • Experience with SaaS component design and B2B solutions, especially at enterprise scale  

  • Experience working in an Agile / Scrum development process is a plus 

  • Ability to create user-interface designs in the form of wireframes, mid-to-high-fidelity screen designs, or prototypes using Axure, Sketch, InVision, proto.io, or the Adobe Creative Suite 

  • Experience with front-end frame works, including the ability to rapid proto-type via CSS/JS is a massive plus.  

  • Outstanding written, verbal & presentation skills and the ability to articulate complex concepts to cross functional audiences 

  • Experiencing in defining, executing, and analyzing market and customer research to drive product positioning and strategy 

  • Creative self-problem solver  

  • An influencer who can work well with various groups and levels of the organization  

  • Ability to work with remote teams 

  • Passion for making data-driven decisions 

 

Nice to Have:  

  • Experience working in big data, AI, or data analytics. 

 

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Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.

 

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

 

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law).  In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • C++Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement

Location

We may consider Upslope Brewing and OZO Coffee our external conference rooms. If food trucks are your jam we have plenty right outside our doors!

What are IHS Markit Digital Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We each get 3 days a year to volunteer and will help match you with existing opportinities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have ample opportunities to join committees! We've got guilds, a Pride committee, a crafting club, a book club, a green team, a parenting community and several more.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Restricted share unites (RSU's) may be grated recognizing performance.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Life happens and we trust our colleagues to get the work they committed to done.
Remote Work Program
COVID-19 has provided us the opportunity to quickly acclimate to working remotely and we are establishing new guidelines as we continue to learn.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
We all want the opportunity to learn and grow. You and your manager can talk about what makes sense for you and your team.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

To name a few...pet insurance, ECO pass, loaner bikes and secure bike storage, showers + locker room onsite, food trucks every day and regular visits from Sweet Cow Ice Cream.

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