Boston

Senior User Experience Designer

September 20, 2014
NYC, NY, US
Freelance
Information Architecture

Overview:

We are a digital agency located in Philadelphia and we are looking for a Senior User Experience Designer for a freelance project to work out of a NYC location.

The ideal candidate has exposure with all aspects of the user-centered design process, from user research through design implementation. This person will be involved the design and analysis of user research activities in order to leverage the findings into cohesive site architectures, wireframes, and functional specification documentation for web sites and applications. The senior level User Experience Designer will collaborate closely with strategists, account managers, designers, and developers to create the best possible user interactions and task flows while being mindful of key branding and marketing concerns. Position Responsibilities: •Report to VP of IA and consult on any changes •Develop personas and scenarios to inform the design process •Design, assist, and analyze user research and usability testing initiatives •Assist in strategizing with client and team regarding task analysis and task completion user flows •Create content hierarchies, site maps and navigational models that are aligned with the defined, and/or expected, user experience and business requirements •Create wireframes in Visio that illustrate site layout, navigation, controls, and content prioritization •Articulate user experience issues and concerns and overall design principles to team members and clients •Translate complex concepts into interactive experiences through the design and/or implementation of web site architectures •Collaborate with designers on visual comps and provide input from an information architecture perspective •Focus on HCI and user centered design principles and uses these elements as foundation for design solutions and informational approach •Consult on any changes to information flow during site build Essential Skills and Experience: •5+ years of professional experience as an Information Architect, User- Experience Architect, or Interaction Designer •2+ years agency experience preferred •PC-based expertise in Visio •Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, design, or computer science •Ability to collaborate with designers, strategists, managers, and technologists •Mid to senior-level experience in information design, site maps, and user scenarios •Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Must be able to submit samples of wire frames.




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