Senior User Experience Architect

Northbrook, Illinois
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Feb 14, 2018
Apr 15, 2018
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Job Description

The User Experience organization is a multi-disciplinary service organization that designs user interactions and experiences with devices, systems and services that provide an overall positive, engaging and productive experience. The organization is comprised of UX Designers, Content Writers, Design Research and Usability Analysts, Creative Technologists and Visual Designers that come together to design delightful experiences.

User Experience (UX) Design is responsible for applying knowledge of user-centered design methods, human-computer interaction and industry best practices to drive useful and usable interface design solutions.

The UX Designer is responsible for participating in UX design project work and applying knowledge of human capabilities, technology, industry design best practices and standards to create user interfaces for low-medium complexity projects. This person will serves as the steward for the online user experience while championing ideas and designs that improve business results and exceed end user needs.

Develop information architecture, wireframes, design, user flow diagrams, style guides, prototypes and other interactive designs

Designs must incorporate best practices and emerging trends as discovered through market research, competitive insights and user research

Knowledge of digital design, SEO, consumer digital, media consumption and trends

Work collaboratively with other interaction designers on interaction design principals and best practices

Act as a liaison with our customer experience and technology teams to ensure that our interactions remain consistent across applications

Create, maintain and implement an interaction and design pattern library to promote standards adherence governance

Partner with vendors as needed for wireframes and graphic designs to ensure consistency in assets and optimization in project deliverables

Keep up to date in field by monitoring consumer trends, attending workshops, joining professional groups and mentor others in the UX design methodologies

Promote importance of user-centered activities and is able to influence stakeholders to insure execution

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree or higher in design, computer science, information sciences, psychology, human factors and or HCI preferred.

  • 7+ years as a UX designer in highly collaborative environments

  • Experience with complex transactional business models

  • Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills

  • Expert in MS office suite and design programs such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Axure

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