UX Research / Architect
Job Purpose: Work with external customer, users, and AKTA strategy and design team members to test, analyze, and implement successful user experiences.
Key Result Areas:
*Gather requirements by talking to users/stakeholders and rapidly creating wireframes that represent the concepts being discussed. Help direct discussions to conceive and later validate UI concepts and metaphors.
*Conduct usability testing and analysis of web applications, mobile applications, tablet applications, and desktop applications
*Conduct front-end UI analysis, interviewing, user/task analysis
*Create high- and lo-fidelity prototypes with prototyping tools (pen and paper, Axure, Illustrator, etc) and test with users
*Experience testing web, mobile, tablet, and desktop applications
*Gather and documenting detailed user requirements
*Capable of thinking at a conceptual level and identifying unifying UI metaphors
*Experience mentoring and reviewing the work of outside consultants and vendors and working collaboratively to develop IA/UI artifacts
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to articulate complex concepts and research results to a diverse audience
*In-depth knowledge of User Testing, Human Factors, User Centered *Design Processes, Interaction Design guidelines, Usability Methodologies, industry standards and trends, platform standards, and the software development process. Equally important is an innate sense of how people perceive and interact with software
*Strong desire to learn and develop additional skills and expertise over time
Behavioral and Interpersonal:
*Conduct user testing without bias
*Young, fun, fast-growing, creative team and environment. Unlimited beer and ping-pong, cool office, smart and talented people, free lunch once a week, and great products to work on!
Please, no recruiters!