Nielsen Global Connect
Chicago, IL

Senior UX Designer at Nielsen Global Connect

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Senior UX Designer - 57278

Technology and Engineering - USA Chicago, Illinois 

 

Every day, seven billion consumers spend billions buying products. Nielsen collects billions of data points in more than 100 countries on what consumers watch and buy to help our clients identify unmet needs, develop new products and deliver them in an engaging way. Big data and predictive analytics is our passion and the heart of our business. Our success is the result of investing in our products, our people and the communities in which we live and work.  

 

 

Nielsen is in the middle of a digital transformation. We’re reimagining, retooling, and recrafting our client’s experience through digital products that measure and predict marketplace behavior, and activate successful change for our clients. 

 

We are looking for a talented Senior UX Designer to join our Nielsen Connect UX Design Team, bringing continuity to Nielsen’s diverse ecosystem of products. You will implement design processes and best practices to create the next generation Nielsen products. Designing alongside product leaders and developers, you will work on products that help retailers and manufacturers run their day-to-day business, including pricing, promotion, assortment, category review, and everyday analytics. These products are used by thousands of companies across North America, Europe and around the world. Your design IQ, team approach, and passion to deliver great products uniquely position you to help Nielsen deliver its next generation of great products.  

 

Description

As part of the UX Design Team, you willu’ll be consulting and contributing to several product teams. From analytical insights to dashboards, you will’ll collaborate with some of the most talented UX designers addressing the needs of Nielsen’s diverse range of clients. As a designer you will:

 

  • Design interfaces that communicate well and help focus the experience on both web apps and mobile apps.

  • Create useful interfaces with clear content hierarchy and efficient data visualization.

  • Collaborate with content creators, designers, developers and product leads to concept, design, and improve products with a user-centered design approach.

  • Define specifications for technology leads and development teams.

  • Support other designers, occasionally mentoring junior leveljuniorjr-level designers.

  • Leverage and contribute to design systems to drive product consistency across the enterprise.

  • Deliver and communicate quality designs to a diverse audience in a timely manner.

  • Continue to learn and develop your UX skill set by working with peers and other designers in a collaborative team environment.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in UX or a related field such as HCI, Human Factors, information design, etc. Master’s degree preferred. 

  • 7 years, or graduate degree + 5 years of relevant experience working in corporate software, interactive agency or internet consulting environments. Design experience in a B2B context is preferred. Experience with business intelligence tools and data visualization is an advantage.

  • Ability to prototype designs using tools such as Axure, Sketch, and/or InVision. Axure preferred. 

  • Proven collaboration among UX peers, technology teams, and product stakeholders.

  • Understanding and application of UI frameworks, component libraries, and their impacts on design in relevant experience. 

  • Demonstrated successful teamwork in a multidisciplinary team environment, providing leadership in areas of expertise and evangelism of User Centered Design.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and oral / written communication skills.

ABOUT NIELSEN

We’re in tune with what the world is watching, buying, and everything in between. If you can think of it, we’re measuring it. We sift through the small stuff and piece together big pictures to provide a comprehensive understanding of what’s happening now and what’s coming next for our clients. Today’s data is tomorrow’s marketplace revelation.

We like to be in the middle of the action. That’s why you can find us at work in over 100 countries. From global industry leaders to small businesses, consumer goods to media companies, we work with them all. We’re bringing in data 24/7 and the possibilities are endless. See what’s next with us at Nielsen: careers.nielsen.com

 

Nielsen is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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What are Nielsen Global Connect Perks + Benefits

Nielsen Global Connect Benefits Overview

As a global employer, we’re able to influence the health and wellness of our 45,000 associates and their families—that’s a big responsibility that we take very seriously. Our innovative “The Whole You” program is built around four pillars of well-being: physical, emotional, financial, and social & environmental. You can learn more about the benefits and programs we offer in the U.S. here: http://nlsn.co/60021wkJe

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Acme Co. provides Backup child care assistance.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 24 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per week.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

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