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UX Architect

Northbrook, IL | Freelance | Job ID #47693 |
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Our client, a Fortune 500 organization in the far north suburbs, is seeking a dynamic User Experience Architect to join their multi-disciplinary UX organization.

In this role, you will be responsible for applying knowledge of user-centered design methods, human-computer interaction and industry best practices to drive useful and usable interface design solutions. You will lead efforts in UX design project work and apply knowledge of human capabilities, technology, industry design best practices and standards to create user interfaces for highly complex and strategic projects.

Skills:

  • Create estimates and project plans (related to user-centered design efforts) for high complexity and strategic projects.
  • Review and validate accuracy of estimates.
  • Plan and lead research initiatives to gather end-user requirements.
  • Plan and facilitate teams in the creation of work models, user profiles user profiles and usability objectives, aligned with business goals.
  • Understanding user research methods and how to analyze and apply the insights gained from that research.
  • Lead analysis sessions and train others in appropriate techniques for performing user centered analysis.
  • Plan, conduct and facilitate iterative evaluations of user interface designs for complex or strategic projects.
  • Develop and educate others in evaluation techniques and incorporates industry best practices.
  • Lead others in use of appropriate techniques for conducting user interface design reviews and incorporates industry best practices.
  • Promote importance of user-centered design activities and is able to influence stakeholders to insure execution.
  • Create and provide formal education on user-centered design.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s 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 and prototyping tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Invision, Sketch, and Axure.
  • Solid knowledge of HTML and CSS is a plus.

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Disclaimer:

  • 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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