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Experience Architect

projekt202, Dallas

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At projekt202, we are focused on creating experiences that engage, innovate, disrupt and delight. Our team is passionate about user-centric design and development and enjoys delivering amazing concepts and technical solutions for our courageous clients. We enjoy working together to share our expertise and solve our clients’ business challenges.  We have fun and enjoy hanging out with each other in a culture that supports and celebrates our diverse talents, backgrounds and skills.
 
What you care about

      You draw energy from human interaction. You're confident but not pompous.
      You are driven to know more, to know why, to ask what if.  Your curiosity inspires you and your powers of imagination.
      You're a born collaborator, and truly appreciate the perspectives of other brains. You respect and attract your colleagues and client's opinions. You believe that you very well might not know the answer. You ask great questions.
      You thrive in uncharted territory. The uncertain and unknown are your playgrounds. Your personal compass pushes you out of your comfort zones. Your leadership inspires your colleagues and earns the respect of our clients.
      You are a communicator. You are able to take an ask and turn it into understandable and actionable ideas. You break down the complex into the simple.
 
Role: Experience Architect

You deliver at high velocity with high attention to detail while being able to take lead on one or two client engagements or a single workstream of one of our biggest clients. The XA must be able to understand and advocate for true human-centered design and best practices, have strong internal and client communication skills, and be comfortable presenting. A big part of your role is to be the primary subject matter expert on a project and its workstream(s) as well as the client’s vertical. You are self-motivated, excellent at time-management, with the capacity and drive for complex work. These strengths will help you to realistically scope a project’s efforts and delegate project tasks to the team you’re leading. You are also able to recognize and escalate risks to scope when they appear. Additionally, your knowledge of established tools is deep in your muscle memory, and you keep your eye out for emerging tools. You have a high tolerance for ambiguity and know how to build and persuasively deliver rationale.
 
Key responsibilities:

      Work collaboratively with other design disciplines to ensure continuity, leverage other specializations, and maintain holistic perspective
      Collaborate with Design Researchers on translating research findings into potential design solutions
      Analyze products and create various product research deliverables (i.e. heuristic evaluation, competitive analysis, stakeholder interviews, etc.)
      Lead the execution of design deliverables by shaping the user experience vision into design solutions and specific tasks
      Holds holistic brand, customer, and user goals in mind when designing
      Understands and executes human-centered processes
      Possesses ownership of user experience design solutions created by team   
      Ensure quality of user experience deliverables and presentations
      Ensures quality of deliverable is in line with methodology, best practice, trends, company standards and SOW.
      Define and evolve comprehensive user experience specifications 
      Conduct quality reviews of deliverables in terms of missing requirements, grammar, presentation, flow, etc.
      Present creative solutions to clients with well-articulated and relevant rationale
      Identifies and proactively raise risks for when deliverables are in jeopardy of not being created timely or of appropriate quality
      Mentors other designers through demonstration and clear process explanation
      Works with Program Managers to ensure client satisfaction and client projects have proper balance between quality, timeliness, and profitability

Key qualifications:

      Eight or more years of UX experience preferably with a consulting company 
      Eight or more years leading digital client engagements with creative teams 
      Experience designing and leading efforts for software applications, preferably at enterprise level  
      Juggle competing priorities and provide structure for oneself and one’s teams 
      Proficient with design & prototyping tools such as Sketch & Invision

Education:

      Bachelor and/or Master Degree in a Relevant Field of Study is Preferred (i.e. Human Computer Interaction, Computer Science, Interaction Design, Graphic Design, New Media, Engineering, Liberal Arts, etc.) 
 
If this sounds like you then let's talk.  Please visit www.projekt202.com to hear from our leadership team on why you should join us on this amazing journey!
 
Direct applicants only, no agency submittals please.
 
At this time, projekt202 does not provide sponsorship.

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About projekt202

projekt202 is leading the world in experience-driven software design and development. We are focused on and passionate about improving the experiences that people have with technology. Recognized by Gartner for setting the industry standard, we believe there is a better way to design, develop and access the full potential of technology in today’s connected world. projekt202 has spent over a decade bringing to life and to market compelling experiences through our Experience Strategy & Insight, Interaction & Visual Design, Software Development, and Digital Marketing practices. Our expert team has delivered emotionally-rich and intuitive solutions for global brands and clients such as Capital One, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Samsung Electronics, Neiman Marcus and The Container Store, among many others.

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