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Experience Architect (UX)

projekt202, Louisville

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Duration: Full-Time


ADK Group, a projekt202 company, is a Boston-based technology consultancy that has built digital products for leading local startups like Firefly Heath and Wasabi Technologies and global institutions like Mass General Brigham, Santander Bank, and Brown-Forman. We are a part of projekt202, a global experience-driven transformation consultancy. The ADK team is primarily based in downtown Boston, with additional talent hubs in Louisville, KY and Medellin, CO.

Position Overview: 
The Experience Architect role establishes and drives the creative vision of a project. This role is responsible for the execution and delivery of creative design deliverables and leading a design team within a project while directly collaborating with Experience Researchers, Technologists, and other UX Designers. This role is a highly-skilled individual contributor who supports the creative mentorship of other designers.

What are you responsible for?

  • Follows through on commitments, balancing and prioritizing responsibilities
  • Works collaboratively with other design disciplines to ensure continuity, leverage other specializations, and maintain holistic perspective
  • Ensures quality of own work and that of others on the project is in line with methodology, best practice, trends, company standards and scope of work
  • Presents creative solutions to clients with well-articulated and relevant rationale
  • Reviews project responsibilities and timelines, anticipating challenges and opportunities to exceed expectations within the project budget
  • Fields, documents and ensures resolution of client/vendor questions, requests and concerns via appropriate projekt202 team members
  • Extends research insights into potential design solutions
  • Mentors other designers through demonstration and clear process explanation
  • Effectively communicates projekt202’s value in pre-sales activities such as networking, and works directly with project leadership to shape an approach
  • Uses relevant opinions and past experience to help clients understand complex design principles and project needs

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 7+ years professional experience with interaction, information architecture and visual design for software user interfaces
  • A portfolio is required. If password protected, please include the password in the application
  • Understands, demonstrates and can effectively communicate UX design process, methods and rationale
  • Demonstrated strengths include information architecture, typography and page layout skills
  • Demonstrates UI design best practices, trends and techniques
  • General understanding of user research techniques and their value in the design process
  • Experience working in an Agile software development process
  • Must have expertise in one or more standard UX design tools such as: Sketch, Figma, Abstract, Adobe XD
  • Curious learner with a growth mindset
  • Positive attitude, proactive, and able to effectively motivate others
  • Problem solver who can negotiate issues on their own, engaging support when necessary
  • Active listener with strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Prior consulting experience preferred

Education:

  • Bachelor and/or Master Degree in a Relevant Field of Study (i.e. Human Computer Interaction, Computer Science, Graphic Design, New Media, Engineering, Liberal Arts, etc.) or equivalent work experience 
  • Graduates of design certificate programs considered in combination with previous education and relevant work experience.
Are you up to the challenge?
ADK Group, a subsidiary of projekt202, LLC. is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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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