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Lead Product Designer

Newark, New Jersey | Job #314919

Looking for an exciting Lead Product Design opportunity on the client side?? Our client, based out of Newark, NJ is looking for a Lead Product Designer who will work in a multidisciplinary team, alongside researchers, experience designers, visual designers and developers, to deliver word-class, human-centered products and services. Your role will be to analyze, plan, map, and create the most valuable and contextually accurate experiences that are simple, and intuitive for customers to use. Not only will you be excited by the challenge of creating great products across multiple channels, devices, and platforms, but you will also be able to see and own the end-to end journey as well as the detailed outcomes.
You will have a deep understanding of digital technology, how to design in an fast-paced, high-pressure environment, whilst helping transform Prudential’s end-to-end product and service delivery model.

  • Understand customer needs and identify where separate interactions should come together as one that meets that need
  • Arrange these separate interactions into rational user flows and digital touch-points for that product
  • Look for commonalities in activities across experiences where new product opportunities could be realized
  • Understand the core Human Centered Design
  • framework of an experience and design targeted improvements to that framework that accommodates new and improved process refinements
  • Create and rapidly iterate interactive prototypes in accordance with task, scenario and journey
  • Identify and design new cross-functional design patterns and standards
  • Guide, coach and inform on all co-create on design opportunities with developers, marketing and product stakeholders
  • Put forward new cases for designs improvements with product managers
  • Communicate with detailed design and industry backed decisions and be able to represent all experience touch-points
  • Engage and align with all multidisciplinary teams across the customer office business
  • Run and lead design thinking, Lean Business Canvas workshops, design sprints and all other collaborative activities
  • Represent and champion Human Centered Design at a senior leadership level
  • Play an active part in the design recruitment and selection process
  • Analyze failure within existing experiences and identify root causes for that failure
  • Identify opportunities for cost reduction and process improvement within existing services
  • 8+ years in a Product Design, UX or equivalent design role
  • Combination of agency and corporate environment experience
  • Mature and seasoned experience with the following
  • Demonstrable experience of how to interpret qualitative and quantitate research
  • High level of experience with recognizing complex business challenges
  • Solid understanding of Information Architecture, taxonomy, language and content matrixes
  • Experience leading senior and executive teams across business multiple business units
  • Demonstrable experience on how visual form and experience function work together
  • Experience assessing front-end and back-end technology integration and enablement
  • Experience working in lean and or agile environments
  • Ability to translate outputs and outcomes into written presentations

JOB ID: 314919TA

About The BOSS Group

We make it easy for you to enjoy the work you love by providing great benefits. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

As a staffing agency dedicated exclusively to the creative, marketing and digital space, we offer temporary and full-time opportunities with corporations, associations, design agencies and non-profit organizations. With 30+ years of experience and strong client partnerships that span across the U.S., we make sure each placement is a good fit for you and our clients. The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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