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User Experience (Wireframes, Prototypes, etc.)

Job Title
User Experience (Wireframes, Prototypes, etc.)
Job ID
27060276
Location
Birmingham,  MI 48009
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Description

User Experience Architect

 

About:

UXA's to help support user experience needs on global websites.  Ideal candidates will have a blend of creative and technical skills, and will be confident as well as proactive.  Candidates will have the ability to present ideas and negotiate solutions with Clients in a professional and polished manner.  

UXA's report to the Associate Director of User Experience, and are responsible for initiating and facilitating a sound user experience design process, creating flexible information organization and navigation strategies, and setting interaction requirements that promote engaging experiences.  The ideal candidate will work closely with clients and/or business analysts to help translate business requirements into innovative informational consumer sites.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop documentation for digital experiences including overall user experience, functional specifications, navigational structure, architecture map, schematics, user scenarios and task models
  • Strategically integrate graphical, editorial and functional elements into a user interface, addresses usability issues and test prototypes
  • Collaborate with designers and writers in creating concepts and ideation
  • Advocate for the user
  • Submit work to ADUX and DUX for review/approval
  • Potential to present to clients

Education/Experience:

  • 1-3 years of experience primarily as an IA or User Experience practitioner in an internet consulting environment, or in the e-business area of a large corporation
  • Experience working on transactional sites
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with user-centered design principals and user analysis techniques
  • Basic understanding of CMS and portal environments a plus
  • Client management experience
  • Excellent communication skills and proven team player
  • Ability to understand and integrate business needs and strategy with technology and end-user needs
  • Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures in the field
  • Experience with Visio and Axure is required
  • OmniGraffle or iRise, Photoshop and InDesign is a plus
  • Experience with Mobile Designs for iOS and touch interface a plus

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