$130,955
Avg. Salary
$75.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$9,500

Bonus

$7,122

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Senior User Experience Designer in San Jose, California is $75.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Senior User Experience Designer in San Jose, California is $130,955 per year.

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Salary $110,532 - $154,563
Bonus $9,500
Profit Sharing $7,122
Total Pay (?
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$102,578 - $175,366
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

Job Description for Senior User Experience Designer

A senior user experience designer is a team leader who works with designers, product engineers, and product managers to create a friendly and intuitive user experience architecture. The senior user experience designer starts with a solid understanding of human cognitive science; by understanding how human beings think and operate, the designer can determine the broad framework for how the user experience should be for the company's product. These senior professionals work with the design team to create wireframes, mockups, and prototypes to demonstrate interaction and design concepts. Senior designers then help implement the interaction and design concepts into the company product by working alongside the product engineers. Finally, the senior user experience designer works with product managers to continually pursue customer satisfaction with usability studies and testing.

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Senior User Experience Designer Tasks
  • Create user-focused designs informed by market analysis, customer feedback and requirements, and user research analytics.
  • Design mock-ups and click-through prototypes as necessary for each product.
  • Develop example high-level requirements, conceptual diagrams, and visual interface designs.
  • Create key design deliverables specific to each product, such as scenarios and use-cases.

About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

Senior User Experience Designer Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior User Experience Designer

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Senior User Experience Designer Salaries

▲5%

National Average
$133,000

Mid-Career
▼6%

Skills That Affect Senior User Experience Designer Salaries

Graphic Design
▲6%

Information Architecture
▲4%

User Interface Design
▲1%

Usability Testing
▲1%

Interaction Design
▼0%

National Average
$133,000

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
no benefits
None: 7%