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UX Architect

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Our global consulting client is looking for a passionate User Experience Architect who is excited about shaping the future of enterprise software. You can easily simplify a complex design problem into a delightful and engaging experience. You are a self-starter and can seamlessly work in a distributed team environment. You can communicate the value of user experience and UX activities to business, design and technology experts in your sleep. You can be effective when managing a team or working independently. You can work collaboratively to create a future experience vision while still flawlessly delivering pixel perfect wireframes and prototypes.

The UX Architect?s responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
? Defining and planning the short term and long term User Experience initiatives for a product or suite of products
? Managing a team of UX Designers and working independently
? Providing expert design guidance and direction throughout the product lifecycle
? Continually working with product teams to gather and synthesize usability related requirements
? Identifying and communicating any issues or risks that could impact product or user experience direction
? Ensuring all user experience deliverables are high quality and fulfill product needs
? Contributing to the existing set of templates, standards and processes that can be leveraged across the team
? Understanding the needs of end users and being the user advocate with all product team members and stakeholders
? Effectively working with Business SMEs, Product Managers and Developers to accomplish your deliverables
? Coordinating all activities of the user experience including functional design, creative and technology.
? Understanding technical impacts and constraints that should be considered with new design solutions and suggestions

Basic Qualifications:
? Bachelor's Degree required - preferably in HCI, Information Technology, Marketing or related degree
? Minimum 3 years work experience in a User Experience role at a software company
? Minimum 2 years work experience creating storyboards, wireframes, interactive prototypes and information architecture deliverables
? Minimum 1 year experience facilitating usability tests and other user research methods
? Minimum of 2 years managing a team of 1 or more designers
? Familiar with technology packages and their impact to creating quality user experiences
? Proficient in Axure RP or similar prototyping software
? Have a portfolio of your recent work

Preferred Skills:
? Experience designing enterprise software applications
? Experience in Insurance

We will be reviewing candidates daily and you will be contacted directly if your experience is the best match for our client.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization that does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

Aquent offers a comprehensive benefits package including subsidized healthcare, vision, and dental plans. We also offer a 401k plan and training.

Please apply immediately to be considered. Thank you!

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