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User Experience Architect

If you have an appetite for new technology and a desire to be part of a rapidly growing company, then OpenCrowd is for you. As User Experience Architect you will be responsible for JavaScript based UI development and design. The responsibilities differ depending on the phase of the engagement.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, lead, and analyze user research and usability testing initiatives interface
  • Develop personas and scenarios to inform the design process
  • Strategize 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 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
  • Skills & Requirements:

    • Experience in Information architecture, User experience architecture, Site Maps, Wireframes, Usability Testing, User Research Plans
    • 7-10+ years of professional experience as an Information Architect, User-Experience Architect, or Interaction Designer (agency experience preferred)
    • Ability to lead user-centered design initiatives from inception through implementationt
    • Ability to collaborate with designers, strategists, managers, and technologists
    • Ability to communicate design rationale to internal team as well as clients
    • Ability to address user needs in the context of business goals, branding, and requirements
    • Extensive experience in information design and user scenarios
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Benefits:

    • Competitive base salary & bonus
    • Medical, dental & vision coverage
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-term and Long-term disability coverage
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Paid time off (PTO)
    • Flexible spending account
    • Pre-tax transit benefit
    • Gym membership discount
    • Course reimbursement
    • Great people

    OpenCrowd is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply

Please email your resume to: and indicate "Architect" in the subject line of email.

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