Temporary Senior UI Designer




Sotheby’s is currently searching for a skilled, multi-talented, and nimble Senior UI Designer Digital Products to join a cross-disciplinary Digital Product team at Global Headquarters in NYC. We’re looking for a change catalyst, who will shape the creative of our immediate digital asset needs, and elevate design to usher in the next generation of digital products & solutions across a wide array of business units and client needs - from desktop, to native app, OTT, VR, and all manner of next gen form factors included.


The ideal candidate will have an impressive portfolio that shows a diversity of work in the digital space, inclusive of mobile-specific designs, work in the luxury or design/art space, ecommerce, and editorially driven experiences.  And most importantly you are curious and excited to figure out how technology can change the consumer and transact, especially in luxury and art sectors.


  • Hands-on deliver the creative and UI artifacts on product lifecycles
  • Strong collaborative and relationship making skills to allow seamless work amongst internal teams such as Product Management, Operations, Digital and Offline Marketing, and Editorial Departments as well as external and partner vendors
  • Consult with stakeholders, product managers, and UX resources to capture requirements
  • Deliver pixel-perfect designs that are as usable as they are beautiful and effectively express stakeholder and product manager needs
  • Translation of wireframe and other UX documentation into development ready visual designs and prototypes
  • Work closely with team leadership to advance the practice of Product Design within Sotheby’s globally
  • Foster a program of work that’s centered around culture and create a team that’s fun, open, considerate, respectful and above all passionate.
  • Grow, mentor, and evangelize the UX & Digital Product Design team as it expands and matures
  • Mentor colleagues on design best practice and innovative ways of thinking


  • 6+ years of digital design experience
  • Sketch skills and prototyping experience with Invision or similar are a must
  • Previous experience in Agile and Agile-like delivery environments is preferred, with flexibility to any specific workflow or format
  • Demonstrated strong appreciation and knowledge of typography and design principles
  • The ability to be a true self-starter with minimal oversight across multiple simultaneous projects
  • Experience working on large and complex digital projects
  • An emphasis and interest in ecommerce and/or content rich editorial is preferred
  • Exposure to consulting or agency environments with long-term embedded client site experience a major plus
  • Strong problem solving skills with a can-do, hands-on approach
  • A knack for anticipating and resolving issues before they surface
  • A keen attention to detail and author of crisp, clear, pixel perfect designs and documentation
  • Excellent communication, relationship, presentation and time management skills
  • Enthusiastic about technology, innovation, new ideas, changes in the market


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