Director, User Interface and User Experience

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CoStar Realty Information, Inc
Architecture, Development, Director, jQuery, Management, Materials, Project, Supervision, Testing, User Interface, UX
Full Time
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Job Description


Director, User Interface and User Experience


Job Description


Director, User Interface and User Experience


CoStar Group, the global leader in Commercial Real Estate information and marketing, is seeking a talented, experienced and innovative individual to lead our UI/UX design team across all core information products. CoStar serves nearly 150,000 Commercial Real Estate professionals in North America, UK & Europe, including owners, lenders, brokers, appraisers, institutional investors, property managers, public sector agencies and more. This role offers a unique opportunity to invent and implement solutions for a wide variety of product use-cases.


You-ll work with CoStar-s product managers, senior management and other internal stakeholders across multiple products to create visually engaging web and mobile solutions that fit the content, defined functionality & product goals. Communication skills are vital, as you will create wireframes, storyboards, high-fidelity mockups, UX testing plans and other supporting materials that serve as the guidelines for our designers and development teams to follow for project execution. Most importantly, you will direct the efforts of our UI designers to ensure a seamless, consistent and intuitive experience across all information & marketing products.


Responsibilities:

* Conceive and develop well-crafted designs and engaging user experiences for CoStar-s clients.

* Rapidly prototype new concepts, layouts, and interaction models.

* Develop feature design briefs, logic flows and screen wireframes within evolving technology, client demands, and time constraints.

* Maintain ongoing design excellence by incorporating customer feedback into overall UI/UX design across products.

* Work with the Product Management team when solutions presented have replication potential for other verticals/markets.

* Observe and incorporate relevant trends in contemporary UI design concepts and patterns.

* Regularly meet with and advise Product Managers, Senior Management and other internal stakeholders on design parameters and information architecture strategies.


Qualifications:

* Minimum 5-7 years of UI/UX design experience in a production environment prototyping,

* delivering, and tuning online multi-platform experiences (web, mobile, tablets).

* Bachelor-s degree in human-computer interaction, visual arts, graphic design, product design, related field or equivalent experience

* Masters or advanced certificate in visual design a strong plus.

* Expert in Sketch, Omnigraffle, Photoshop, Illustrator, inVision and similar design and prototyping software applications.

* Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and JQuery for rapid prototyping a plus.

* Self-directed, capable of carrying out responsibilities with minimal supervision.

* Experience working with development teams.

* Experience leading a team of UI/UX professionals a strong plus.

* Knowledgeable of the latest design trends as well as timeless design practices.

* Obsessed with good user-centered design practices and have an eye for detail.


Compensation: Commensurate with experience.


NOTE: This position requires that you present a portfolio of past projects as part of your application.


CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing


Company Information

Join a world where you can influence an entire market, and launch a remarkable career. When you work for CoStar, you’ll find that doors open. We’re looking for software developers to help build the tools and analytics that harvest our big data and power our research operations. CoStar was named one of Forbes’ Most Innovative Growth Companies in 2016 and is on the leading edge of technology.
Dice Id : 10100023
Position Id : R17542

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