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Sr Experience Designer
Ref No.: 18-01479
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Must Haves
  • A strong design sensibility and a strong digital design portfolio
  • System and Application Design
  • Proficient in Sketch
  • 3-5 years of UX/UI design experience
  • Experience working with collaborative, multi-disciplinary teams on large-scale website redesigns
  • Experience working in fast-paced Agile design processes
  • Experience working with rapid prototyping techniques
  • Ability to start from sketched ideas and take it all the way through detailed design documentation
  • Ability to adopt new tools quickly
Key Responsibilities
  • Evaluate existing sites in terms of their persuasiveness, emotional design, and conversion; assess properties for usefulness, usability, visual design, content, and branding
  • Lead participatory design/user testing sessions; lead Information Architects in the sessions
  • Identify and document meaningful patterns from the user research, audit the findings; provide recommendations to the client/internal team based on findings
  • Lead development of personas/segmentations based on research findings; integrate personas/segmentations with related deliverables such as opportunity maps and wireframes
  • Prepare, conduct, and analyze behavioral in-context research events
  • Identify opportunities to create business value and improve the user experience
  • Execute participatory requirements gathering sessions, participate in debrief sessions
  • Conduct and analyze stakeholder interviews to understand key success factors for a project or pursuit
  • Present concepts to clients and internal stakeholders with research and best practice annotations
  • Assist in creating strategies for persuasive design with oversight and guidance
  • Develop Navigation Model, Primary and Secondary Navigation structure
  • Develop Sitemap with all levels as required
  • Analyze task flows, task decompositions and create optimal Task Flow
  • Develop frameworks describing key aspects of proposed experience, how it reconciles business/user needs
  • Create prototypes using tools such as InDesign, Visio, Axure as required
  • Mentor junior Information Architects towards client delivery and excellence
  • Conduct periodic Knowledge Sharing sessions
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent military experience
  • Degree preferred in design-related discipline: Interaction, Information or Interface design; Human-Computer Interaction; Design Planning; Graphic Design; Communications
  • 3-4 years of industry experience
  • Well-versed in user-centered design methods and techniques
  • Proficient to expert in: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Visio, Microsoft Office
  • Excellent analytical and process-oriented skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Experience in working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary teams
  • Prior experience in a consulting firm or agency preferred
  • Prior experience in UI design for mobile devices a plus