User Experience Architect

Posted on Jan 19 17 views Chicago, IL

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Job Description
  • Partner directly with other UX practitioners working on consumer and support representative experiences
  • Design & envision future experiences iteratively in a dynamic “test & learn” driven environment
  • Use design thinking methods to construct concepts that can be tested and validated with users
  • Leverage data and user feedback to help draw actionable conclusions that drive and influence stakeholder’s design decisions
  • Actively participate in design discussions and workshops with key stakeholders
  • Help to conduct secondary user research and use analysis methods to answer questions and fill knowledge gaps
  • Depending on needs of a project, ability to create storyboards, wireframes, user flow diagrams, prototypes, and other interactive designs
  • Work collaboratively with other UXD practitioners (UX Architects, Visual Designers, Product Designers, Content Strategists), Technologists, and management, on interaction design principles, best practices, and feasibility
  • Continuously learn new skills and capabilities by monitoring consumer trends, attending workshops, joining professional groups and mentoring others in UX design methodologies
Job Qualifications
  • Proficiency in at least 2 UX disciplines such as: Interaction Design/Information Architecture, Visual Design, User Research, Front-End Development, or Product Design Strategy
  • 2 years as a UX Designer in a highly collaborative environment
  • Experience using a wide breadth of UX methodologies
  • Excellent communication, organization, presentation, and time management skills
  • Proficient in Sketch, Axure, Zeplin, Adobe Creative Suite, Invision, or other design tools
  • Understands the constraints of technology and data platforms: Native Mobile, Responsive Web, and Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Ability to communicate and present concepts & research findings both verbally and visually
  • Bachelors degree or higher in the following is a plus: Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Interaction Design, Information Sciences, Psychology, Human Factors, and/or Computer Science
  • Experience designing in insurance, financial or highly regulated verticals is a plus.
Compensation Data

The minimum salary for this position is $59,500. The salary offered will be commensurate with experience.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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