User Experience (UX) Lead iCrossing
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Overview:
Sr. UX Lead is: Primary user advocate on design and development teams. Fluent in all forms of digital, across all channels and touch-points. Adept at balancing business requirements and user needs while creating solutions that move a brand forward.
At iCrossing, the Senior UX Lead wears a lot of hats. UX expert. Closet designer. Curious visionary. Passionate collaborator. Decisive leader. And whatever else it takes to make big ideas work.
Sr. UX Lead is someone who:
Makes ideas first. Crafts flawless experiences second.
Takes the user point of view when thinking about design.
Strips away the clutter and concentrates on the simple and elegant.
Is obsessed with the emotional and functional aspects of user experience.
Demonstrates how an experience can transcend a website and live across digital spaces.
Can sell vision as well as digital ecosystems.
Understands the impact of search in a customer decision journey.
Loves being the generalist in the room, and can talk shop (and geek out) with strategists, technologists, designers, search managers, content developers, business analysts, account directors and project managers.
Ensures quality and consistency of UX deliverables including developing site blueprints, process flows, wireframes, functional specifications; preparing and conducting user validation and/or usability testing sessions and other forms of qualitative and quantitative customer research; and developing user profiles, personas and scenarios
Has a sense of humor. Gets along well with people who don?t.
Sr. UX Lead does:
Understand client?s positioning, business objectives, user preferences, requirements, timelines, budgets, and still innovate.
Embrace an agile, collaborative process.
Lead a creative team in the delivery of outstanding multi-channel solutions.
Makes work?beyond leading it.
Ensure quality and consistency of information architecture deliverables including developing site maps, process flows, wireframes/schematics, functional specifications and business requirements definition; preparing and conducting user validation and/or usability testing sessions and other forms of qualitative and quantitative customer research; and developing user profiles, personas and scenarios
Sr. UX Lead has:
5+ years of experience in a senior level UX position(s) with respected interactive agencies.
7+ years experience designing and developing user interfaces.
Led the user experience documentation on several major enterprise-level web site development efforts.
Experience in planning, conducting and performing user experience study activities such as one-on-one interviews, paper-prototyping, concept testing, card sorting, surveys, usability testing, etc. as well as evaluating and compiling the results
Proven results/samples in information design, interface design, flowcharting, storyboarding, human factors or human computer interaction, and usability.
Extensive knowledge of internet technology and interactive capabilities.
A Bachelors degree in Information Science, design or a related field.
Strong computer skills and firm grasp of either Omnigraffle, Axure, Balsamiq or other prototyping tools, working knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator and Photoshop, and the Microsoft Office product suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
In addition, a Sr. UX Lead should:
Exhibit a professional demeanor and positive attitude, with strong problem solving and analytical skills
Have the ability to understand client?s business objectives and requirements as well as user needs and translate both into an interface solution that meets outlined objectives and goals.
Be comfortable presenting and leading meetings with senior management-level clients
Understand time management and the correct use of resources in a dynamic, multi-project environment
Communicate effectively in written and oral form
Be forward-thinking and resourceful about trends and best practices in web design and IA
Have the ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced team environment
Possess a strong attention to detail
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