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Our client, a prominent foundation committed to solving some of the earth's biggest challenges, is searching for a Senior UX Researcher. Their team of human centered designers within the Information Technology group collaborate on our many service offerings to improve the employee experience across a variety of enterprise applications - thus helping our teams do their best work out in the field. We're looking for a Senior UX Researcher to help us take our internal tools and services to the next level.

The Senior UX Researcher will have the unique opportunity to work on multiple high-visibility internal and Operational focused projects, all while learning about our programs across the world and how we collaborate.

What you will be doing

  • Partner with Principal UX Designers to design research plans and support insight capture, analysis, synthesis and reporting activities across a variety of enterprise-focused processes, tools and services used by Foundation staff
  • Drive and synthesize customer discovery and understanding through contextual interviews, job shadows and usability studies with employees across the foundation, learning how employees engage and collaborate across a variety of business capabilities and technical systems
  • Create service blueprints, process flows, information architecture diagrams, wireframes, prototypes or other artifacts required to build shared understanding across multiple disciplines
  • Facilitate design thinking and working sessions across multiple disciplines to build shared understanding, consensus, recommendations and forward progress against deliverables
  • Collaborate with other staff UX Design professionals to establish and document best practices for consistently gathering and detailing customer understanding; create sustainable and effective mechanisms for evaluating delivered solutions

What you must have to be successful

  • You possess a deep understanding of generative, formative and evaluative methodologies and you're comfortable adapting your chosen method to address the needs of specific projects, without significant guidance.
  • You've created and run your own research plan in a non-academic setting as a team of one (inclusive of at least 3-9 participants), and you've socialized your findings to stakeholders
  • You're an active listener and experienced interviewer who enjoys using great questions to help your participants drive the conversation
  • You're comfortable analyzing and synthesizing insights, and you are skilled at efficiently pinpointing opportunities and recommendations from the data
  • You're a natural story-teller and skilled presenter of your work capable of highlighting your insights and actionable findings through data visualization and effective narrative.
  • You're effective at blending into the organization at which you contribute, with the ability to create shared understanding and alignment with stakeholders, especially those not familiar with the design discipline -- knowing when to listen, when to contribute and when to evangelize
  • You're comfortable partnering with project teams to see your research recommendations through to implementation

Our client, a prominent foundation committed to solving some of the earth's biggest challenges, is searching for a Senior UX Designer. Their team of human centered designers within the Information Technology group collaborates on their many service offerings to improve the employee experience across a variety of enterprise applications – thus helping their teams do their best work out in the field.

We're looking for a Senior UX Designer to help us take our internal tools and services to the next level. The Senior UX Designer will have the unique opportunity to support the team responsible for enterprise data, analytics, and reporting, all while learning about our programs across the world and how we collaborate. We develop reports in Microsoft's Power BI, so we're looking for an individual who excels at data visualization, interaction design, and information architecture within the constraints of off-the-shelf enterprise software.

What you will be doing

  • Work with product owners and business analysts to define UX/UI requirements for reports, informed by user interviews, heuristic evaluation of pre-existing tools, and iterative usability testing
  • Create wireframes, high fidelity mockups, prototypes, user flows, information architecture diagrams, or other artifacts required to build shared understanding across cross-functional teams
  • Collaborate with report developers and data analysts to guide execution and navigate technical constraints and tradeoffs
  • Grow and champion our Report Design System by modeling good use of patterns and styles in your own designs, conducting reviews of other teams' reports to ensure adherence, and contributing patterns and guidelines to continuously improve the design system

What you must have to be successful

  • You've designed data-driven experiences such as dashboards, reports, or interactive infographics – experience with tools like Power BI or Tableau is a plus, but not required
  • You're a champion of consistency and can work within a design system, knowing when to use established patterns and when to create new ones – bonus points if you've led the creation of a design system
  • You have an eye for clean design that is both visually polished, and tells a clear story that guides your users to the information they need
  • You've run your own user interviews and usability tests in a non-academic setting, you've socialized your findings with stakeholders, and you have a knack for seeing past what people say they want to what they truly need
  • You're comfortable partnering with cross-functional project teams to see your designs through from idea to implementation
  • You've worked in the UX field for at least 5 years, have been in a business/client-facing role, and can independently manage your work and balance conflicting needs across business, users, and technology
  • You're effective at communicating with all stakeholders, especially those not familiar with the design discipline – knowing when to listen, when to contribute and when to evangelize
  • You're comfortable adapting your chosen process and methods to address the needs of specific projects, without significant guidance
  • You're a skilled presenter of your work, which can be demonstrated through your interactive design portfolio

Always in demand

We are always looking for talented creatives at all levels for the following types of roles. If you are one of the following, introduce yourself.

Design patterns, workflow, navigation, and structure to define the user journey, behavior, and content for ease-of-use, coherence, and consistency.

Experienced UX designers with expertise in product research, design strategy, information architecture, and/or interaction design. We look for demonstrated skill and knowledge in developing high-functioning products in the following areas: corporate websites, software applications, enterprise systems, and/or consumer electronic devices. UX Designers should be able to articulate concepts through problem solving, idea generation and mapped thought processes, highlight best practices, define project challenges, scope, prototyping and stages of delivery/execution are key.

Typical responsibilities

  • Design and specify user interfaces and information architecture using participatory and iterative design techniques, including observational studies, customer interviews, and other forms of requirements discovery.
  • Plan, prioritize, coordinate, and conduct user analysis and requirements, task analysis, conceptual modeling, information architecture design, and interaction design.
  • Produce user requirements specifications, user profiles, storyboards, scenarios, flowcharts, design prototypes, and design specifications.
  • Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually. Develop and document detailed user experience specifications for highly interactive interfaces.
  • Collaborate with Product Management, Development and Test teams in seeing the designs through from planning to implementation.
  • Work closely with multiple stakeholders to ensure that design specifications are implemented.
The process of understanding user behaviors, needs, and attitudes using different observation, quantitative and qualitative data.

Experienced User Experience Researchers with expertise in planning, guiding and executing on a wide variety of user-centered research projects including field research, user analysis, and consumer surveys. We look for User Experience Researchers who are highly collaborative and are comfortable working with many partners across the user experience team, as well as marketing and product development teams.

Typical responsibilities

  • Design, plan, and conduct user research, including methods such as: usability lab studies, ethnographic field research, participatory design, cognitive walkthroughs and other similar approaches.
  • Partner with user experience designers, marketing, program management and marketing communications to represent user needs during product definition, requirements gathering, project planning, UI design and product launch.
  • Participate in research initiatives to ensure an applied user-centered design process addressing client needs and objectives.
  • Significant experience with multiple user research methodologies spanning the product development life cycle from conceptualization to launch, such as lab studies, field research, iterative prototype testing, and surveys/questionnaires.
Define user requirements and plan the site or product architecture through the study of site concepts, platforms, and target audience.

Experienced Information Architects are able to successfully determine user requirements and plan the site or product architecture through the study of site concepts, platforms, and target audience. Information Architects envision architectural schemes, information structure and features, functionality, and user-interface design; as well as create optimum user scenarios. We look for Information Architects who are skilled at preparing data models, designing information structure, data flow, and UX navigation.

Typical responsibilities

  • Analyze user needs, preferences, objectives, and working methods; study how users consume content, including data categorization and labeling; meeting with focus groups.
  • Produce workflow diagrams, user scenarios, flowcharts, and storyboards.
  • Prepare interaction specifications, navigation rules, organize information, and site maps.
  • Explore architecture through preparation of paper and interactive prototypes and mockups.
  • Coordinate with team to integrate site concept with visual design, content, interface, and navigational structure; document structure and processes.
Create aesthetic graphic representations that depict a concept using color palette, typography, use of imagery, defining layouts using hierarchy and organization.

Experienced Visual Designers with skills in product design, brand implementation, and common design and prototyping methodogies in web-based and mobile products. We look for Visual Designers who have talent in the creation of iconography, typography, storyboarding, and data visualization. Understanding how to leverage customer and user research to drive visual design and brand programs within a single product or across a suite of products is key.

Typical responsibilities

  • Design graphics elements, assets, and visual approaches that are user-centric and responsive.
  • Partner with UX designers and architects to create a cohesive user experience for products.
  • Create and manage brand standards and style guides for products.
  • Maintain visual consistency and quality throughout the products
Establish functionality that demonstrates the design and interaction within key areas which are created within storyboards and wireframes to outline the experience.

Experienced Prototypers with demonstrated ability in utilizing a variety of technologies and frameworks to develop working prototypes that bring wireframes, storyboards and comps to life. We look for Prototypers who can work closely with other web developers, engineers, designers, product owners, and users to create and deliver high-quality prototypes on conceptual designs that will demonstrate new ways for how people interact, create, consume, and share.

Typical responsibilities

  • Drive projects from start to finish rapidly building and iterating prototypes to validate and refine concepts as well as test ideas.
  • Work closely with developers, engineers, designers, product owners, and users to create and deliver high-quality prototypes on conceptual designs that will demonstrate new ways for how people interact, create, consume, and share.
  • Collaborating with stake holders, designers and developers to create prototypes ensuring design and user experience quality from the development process through launch.
  • Partner with design and development teams to ensure that interactive techniques and technologies translate through to shipping products and services, producing interactive and techniqually feasible experiences.
  • Recognize, recommend and execute interface design practices with respect to accessibility and usability needs; building prototypes of designs, actively contribute to the quality of our products by supplying interaction design recommendations.
Manage and schedule resources, meetings, deliverables, deadlines, and negotiate tradeoffs in budget and schedules as necessary.

Experienced Project Managers who have a track record of successfully managing complex UX, UI, Design and/or Research projects while communicating with project stakeholders, technical program managers, user experience and development teams to define and deliver complex features for products, websites, and mobile. We look for Project Managers with the ability to contribute to the project work by consulting with Clients and Account Management during planning and concepting; including managing production budget and resources, providing alternate solutions to produce scope, and managing the project timeline.

Typical responsibilities

  • Lead the efficient delivery of large, complex UX/UI/Research projects.
  • Manage ambiguity across projects with an acute sensitivity to deadlines and multiple deliverables. Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.
  • Understand and foster meaningful relationships with members of the team in order to best leverage individuals' unique skills and abilities, and avoid or minimize potential resource gaps.
  • Identify, assess, track and mitigate issues and risks at multiple levels.
  • Create, maintain and disseminate project plan and information to stakeholders.
  • Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities.

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