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User Experience Designer

| Greater NYC Area

Yext is the leading Digital Knowledge Management (DKM) platform. Our mission is to give companies control over their brand experiences across the digital universe of maps, apps, search engines, voice assistants, and other intelligent services that drive consumer discovery, decision, and action. Today, thousands of businesses including brands like Taco Bell, Rite Aid, and Steward Health Care use the Yext Knowledge Engine™ to manage their digital knowledge in order to boost brand engagement, drive foot traffic, and increase sales.
Yext is seeking a User Experience Designer to join a growing creative team tasked with providing the best experience for our customers. As part of the product strategy group, you will partner with product managers, tech leads, marketers, and business analysts to solve complex problems by crafting thoughtful, useful, and usable user experiences for our software platform.

IMPORTANT: All candidates must include a portfolio with personal design contributions or work samples. Otherwise, the application cannot be taken into consideration.

Responsibilities

  • Synthesize high-level business requirements into usable and elegant design solutions
  • Create detailed wireframes for complex web and mobile applications quickly
  • Design and conduct small and medium scale usability tests and other UX research activities
  • Work autonomously with product managers to define and prioritize features needed to create great user experiences
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders to ensure the delivered product matches your design vision
  • Understand detailed user workflows and map out information architecture diagrams
  • Contribute to user experience best practices and act as an experience evangelist to the company
  • Stay up-to-date with and display knowledge of market trends and best practices

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS or advanced degree in Interaction Design, HCI, Graphic Design, or related field
  • 1-3 years of professional experience in interaction design / user experience design (enterprise or SaaS software preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience in designing a product from concept to delivery including wireframes, mid-fidelity deliverables, and interactive prototypes
  • Knowledge of UX research and evaluation techniques
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated, dedicated, detail-oriented, and organized
  • High level of empathy; ability of to relate to users from various perspectives
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and teamwork skills

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with prototyping in HTML/CSS/JavaScript and other web-native technologies
  • Interest in and experience with complex data visualization
  • Personality for engaging directly with customers in product definition phases

Compensation, Benefits & Perks
Yext offers the following exceptional benefits: competitive compensation, 401k, unlimited snacks, daily meal allowance, flexible hours/paid time off, and excellent health/dental/vision insurance. We treat our employees well and offer tremendous growth opportunities. Challenging work pushes our people to be creative in a casual environment that is caring, fun, and collaborative. We believe that when you have smart, happy people working together you can produce something special.
About
Yext has been named a Best Place to Work by Fortune and Great Place to Work® as well as a Best Workplace for Women. Yext is headquartered in New York City with offices in Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, Geneva, London, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Tokyo and the Washington, D.C. Area. For more information, visit yext.com.

Yext is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetics, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity or nonbinary or nonconformity and/or status as a trans individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, marital, parental and/or familial status, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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1 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010

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Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
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