South China Morning Post is a leading news media company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century with global impact. Founded in 1903, SCMP is headquartered in Hong Kong, where it is the city’s newspaper of record. Our teams span across Asia and the United States, working together to connect with news consumers around the world. We are committed to informing and inspiring through journalism of the highest standards. Our vision is to “Elevate Thought”, and our mission is to “Lead the global conversation about China”.

 

Against the backdrop of shifting discovery and consumption behaviours, SCMP reaches users across distributed media platforms including scmp.com, smartphone and tablet apps, social media and messaging platforms, as well as our flagship newspaper. Additionally, SCMP is Asia’s leading magazine publisher with a portfolio of premium lifestyle and fashion titles including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Harper’s BAZAAR and The PEAK. We are also home to cpjobs.com, a big data-powered recruitment platform that matches jobseekers with their dream jobs.

Senior UX / UI Designer - Product (Ref: PROD-SUXUID)

Purpose of the Position:

At the South China Morning Post, we’re building digital products that are optimized for our users. We believe that user experience is integral to this process as we grow our digital product range and expand into International markets. To meet these growing needs we're looking for an experienced Senior UI/UX Designer to join our Product Team. As a UI/UX designer, you’ll partner with Engineers and Product Managers to define engaging, consistent, and innovative experiences for South China Morning Post products.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver customer first digital products with intuitive user experiences through research, concept ideation, wire framing, sketching, product prototyping and user interface design
  • Collaborate with engineering and product management teams to ensure the latest development standards and techniques, user data and stakeholder feedback are incorporated to ensure innovative digital products are delivered
  • Leverage data and traffic patterns to drive ongoing testing and rapid design iteration
  • Conceive and design products that are mobile first but which scale and adapt across a diverse range of digital platforms including native app, desktop, tablet, social media and distributed media platforms
  • Own and drive Interaction design including prototyping transition effects including visual, haptic and audio response in relation to user interactions
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions and define visual standards and UI elements that contribute to consolidated product style guides

 

Job Requirements:

  • Diploma or above in Digital Design or equivalent disciplines with minimum 5 years of related experience in the digital creative field and be well-versed in UX design methodology
  • Excellent sense of design/style with passion to explore creativity through interactive media. Highly organized with extreme attention to detail
  • Experience in designing multiple platforms and various functions of a commercial web site as well as designing interfaces for mobile devices (browser, iOS native and Android native)
  • Highly proficient in Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop / Illustrator / Animate / AfterEffects) and other multimedia software on MAC platform with impeccable design fundamentals (type, image, color)
  • Experience with prototyping platforms such as flinto a plus
  • Basic knowledge in HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, Drupal, app development tools will definitely be an advantage
  • Passionate about news media or you have experience working in a related industry

Work location will be at our Tai Po office, shuttle bus service is provided

Interested parties please send curriculum vitae with full career details, salary history, availability and expected salary to the People Department, Morning Post Centre, 22 Dai Fat Street, Tai Po Industrial Estate, New Territories, Hong Kong or by clicking .

 

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