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User Experience Strategist


Jul 07, 2017

Chicago - West Town


Agent: Miles G.

Job #: 120267

Job Description

Vitamin T is working with one of our favorite, and most unique clients, currently looking for a forward-thinking UX star to fill the role of Experience Architect. If you are a seasoned UX professional who wants to be a part of creating culturally relevant work for our next generation, continue reading. 

We seek a passionate and experienced User Experience Strategist to join our User Experience Team. UX Architects help to create and implement customer-focused, innovative digital products for our clients. Reporting directly to the UX Director you will create project deliverables that clearly and persuasively communicate your UX strategy. You will play an active role in research efforts to understand user needs by creating documentation such as heuristics and competitive analysis. With customers through focus groups, usage analysis, and rapid prototyping. This is not a visual creative design role. You’ve designed for platforms ranging from desktop to mobile (iOS and Android) and have a good understanding of responsive design. Work directly with product managers, business, creative and development teams to assist in the definition of product requirements. Typical deliverables include hand drawn sketches, IA, sitemaps, user flows, wireframes, annotated wireframes and documentation, prototypes, best practice and POV documents. You must know how to defend your rationale to internal and external teams. 

Candidates must be  PROACTIVE, RELIABLE, and HIGHLY COMMUNICATIVE. If you have question marks about any of those qualities - this is not for you!

*Candidates MUST be comfortable working on Tobacco clients*


What are we looking for? 
3-5 years in creating user-centered designs for digital products 
Experience with Sketch, Adobe CC, Axure or similar diagramming tool 
Clear understanding of web prototyping such as Invision, Axure, Origami, Principle 
High level knowledge of user centered design principles 
Understanding of current trends in the digital space, including responsive design and rapid iterative prototyping 
Proficient in web and mobile standards 
Understanding of the digital development process 
UX research experience with user testing & moderating 
Clear understanding of the capabilities and limitations of front-end technologies 
Accessibility knowledge 
Strong collaboration and consulting skills with various departments and different levels of management 
Ability to communication at a high level with all level of the organization as well as clients 
Strong problem solving and analytical thinking skills 
Exceptional attention to detail 
Practical experience working in a Lean/Scrum/Agile environment desired 
Interpretation and review of analytics data to inform understanding of customer behavior and the site experience. 
Creation of user requirement specifications, including user scenarios, task analysis, flowcharts and organization and navigation models, detailed wireframes and other tools to effectively communicate the user experience and user interface/interaction elements. 
Convergence of research findings, skillfully merging new ideas, creative innovation, and best practices to generate unique, strategic solutions. 
Previous regulatory experience preferred, but not required

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