Associate Digital Creative Director

Boston, Massachusetts | Freelance | Job ID #37209 |
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This is a contract role-full time regular hours (Monday through Friday 8AM-5PM) located in Boston, MA- NO RELOCATION AVAILABLE-you must be able to be in Boston onsite at the client location in Boston, MA.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Drive, oversee, and provide thought leadership in the assessment of existing sites/properties for usefulness, usability, visual design, content, and branding
  • Lead participatory design/user testing activities, as well as behavioral in-context and ethnographic research events across accounts
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key client stakeholders; manage client involvement in research
  • Build visually compelling frameworks that simply convey complex conceptual relationships
  • Identify opportunities to create business value and improve the user experience (based on user research); organize opportunities into visually compelling matrices or maps
  • Lead participatory requirements gathering activities, including the analysis and synthesis of requirements definition; present feature lists and requirements documents to senior clients
  • Lead stakeholder interviews; present findings to large client groups in workshop settings; facilitate conversations to ensure stakeholder alignment.
  • Define best practices and standards related to persona development/behavioral segmentation; coach teams to align personas/segmentation with client/project objectives
  • Oversee the development of user scenarios and ensure that they are derived appropriately from behavioral segments/user profiles; ensure that scenarios respond to key user needs and illustrate key business opportunities
  • Drive the development of frameworks that describe key aspects of a proposed experience, and how it reconciles business and user needs; execute top-level deliverables based on user-centered design techniques
  • Lead the creation of visually compelling representations of the solution's high-level interaction, navigation, and organization design (i.e., concept models)
  • Oversee the development of organizational models, affinity maps, sitemaps, process/screen flows, and wireframes; present deliverables to senior clients
  • Estimate, plan, and lead all creative work (across all sub domains, including Visual Design, Information Architecture, Content Strategy, and Interactive Development) in the development of a quality solution for small-to-medium size projects


• Interest in (experience with) product innovation and/or service design
• Comfortable with Agile
• Fond of prototyping and demoing
• Good story-tellers
• Comfortable pitching
• Expert sensibilities around all things UX



  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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