The Associate UX Director is a research minded digital experience pro with proven experience in all areas of the user-centered strategy and design process and has a passion and zeal for data-driven design and understanding user needs. In our team environment, this role will work closely with strategists, designers, developers, account leads, creatives and clients from the point of problem discovery to solution execution.
Define the user experience through personas, customer journey maps, user flows, IA diagrams, wireframes and interactive prototypes
Perform user testing and research to optimize the experience for targeted audiences through rapid iteration
Collaborate effectively with other designers, both providing and receiving thoughtful, constructive, data-driven feedback
Effectively communicate design decisions to peers, account teams and clients
Understand business goals and to advance clients strategy through design
Monitor evolving design trends and best practices
Contribute to thought leadership on design
Create, document and evangelize design standards and principles
Applies a strong understanding of primary and secondary research and data to deliver personas, usability studies, data analysis and other UX/CX deliverables
Measures impact of decisions on user behavior and outcomes
Adheres to agreed-upon delivery schedule coordinated with project management
Participates in new business development as requested
Willingness to roll up your sleeves and help with projects beyond your core job responsibilities
Solid experience designing small to large-scale applications for web and mobile
Understanding of user interface design patterns and user-centered design methodologies
Expert knowledge of the necessary software: eg: Sketch, Adobe CS, InVision plus additional prototyping software
Highly conceptual and proven ability to deliver a digital brand experience
High level of understanding around current UX and CX best practices
Strong portfolio demonstrating user experience knowledge and clean design sense
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
OpenArc is a technology consulting firm providing industry-leading technical talent placement, software development, and technology strategy services to clients nationwide. Through a unique blending of people and software, OpenArc has a business practice that delivers amazing enterprise, mobile and consumer-facing apps and the best talent for contract, contract-to-hire and direct placements for clients and partners alike.
Staffed with the most-trusted recruiting experts, elite software developers, UI/UX designers and market experts, our team provides clients with the best resources, the right techniques and world-class support resulting in powerful measurable success.