Cell Signaling Technology

  • User Experience Specialist

    Job Locations US-MA-Danvers
    Posted Date 4 months ago(8/1/2018 12:42 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1123
    Category
    Marketing
  • Company Overview

    Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST) is a worldwide leader in the development and commercialization of antibodies, assays and research tools. As a company of scientists for scientists, we have developed PTMScan®, a technology to discover protein post-translational modifications, P hosphoSitePlus®, an online resource for investigation of post-translational modifications, and XMT® technology, a proprietary method to develop exceptional monoclonal antibodies. We are fully committed to developing new research tools to help define the mechanisms underlying cell function and disease, thereby broadly accelerating progress in biomedical research and medicine.

    Position Summary

    We are seeking a creative and talented user experience professional with experience in user research, usability testing, and design to support Cell Signaling Technology’s web site and internal applications. The UX Specialist will be a key member of the digital marketing team by creating logical information workflows and intuitive user interfaces that will encourage and promote repeatable user engagement. You will be responsible for leading user-centered design activities related to CST Web and internal applications and will work collaboratively with the product marketing, development, IT and marketing teams to brainstorm and design innovative solutions to complex problems and optimize the interactive user experience of the web & eCom platform. The ideal candidate will have experience developing and conducting user-centered research and validation through use of interviews, surveys, in-person observations, and user testing, as well as experience with responsive design, content mapping, interaction diagramming, sitemap generation, wireframes and iterative design prototyping.

    Responsibilities

    • Make recommendations about which usability methods to use to answer questions about users and design directions based on projects' needs, goals and constraints
    • Conduct user research, identify pain points, and develop user profiles
    • Run usability tests and perform other usability assessments, as appropriate
    • Ideate and create UX deliverables such as user workflows, annotated wireframes, prototypes information architecture and interaction models optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces
    • Help the teams interpret and understand user feedback, and provide input for design decisions based on that feedback
    • Contribute to requirements and design documents

    Qualifications

    Required Skills/Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in interaction design, industrial design, psychology, information architecture or equivalent discipline
    • 3+ years as a usability engineer, user experience designer, user researcher, or other equivalent
    • 3+ years of experience using tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Axure, OmniGraffle, Sketch, InVision, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, etc.

    Preferred Skills/Experience:

    • Ability to build and nurture good relationships and foster environments for open, productive collaboration is highly desirable
    • Experience with mobile usability testing, WCAG 2.0 guidelines and CUA or CXA credential a plus.
    • Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
    • Strong influencing or negotiation skills
    • Excellent collaboration skills 

    Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a veteran or as a member of the military or status in any group protected by applicable federal or state laws.

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