Location: Charlotte NC
Company Name: MMI
Occupational Category: 17-2112.01,Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists
Date Posted: 2020-02-12
Valid Through: 2020-03-13
Employment Type: CONTRACTOR
I am recruiting on behalf of a top client in the Charlotte, NC Location. They are seeking for a UX Architect
Location: Charlotte, NC
Position Type: Contract
-This position requires a senior-level usability specialist.
-Candidates should possess a deep understanding of both qualitative and quantitative user experience research methods.
-Experience in the design and usability of financial services web products is preferred.
-As part of the Digital Design team, the successful candidate will lead usability studies, and provide usability consultation.
-Develop research plans, conduct usability tests and cognitive walkthroughs, and report outcomes.
-Manage project with designers, UX Lead, IA, Content, and/or Prototyping directly, to improve the user experience.
-Craft documentation to help communicate the experience to the project team, UX team, and prototyping team.
-Core Competency Requirements
-Solid skills understanding interface design and usability principles and best practices, and the ability to speak to the specifics and benefits of the user-centered design process.
-Experience leading tests both in the lab and remotely
-Experience creating online studies using tools such as Qualtrics, SurveyGizmo, and Optimal Workshop
-Ability to influence business partners and colleagues through effective leadership and demonstrated expertise.
-Experience in moderating qualitative usability sessions, designing quantitative research studies/methods, and conducting exploratory user research methods(ethnographic research, personas, design games, etc.)
-Ability to evaluate technology alternatives and make strategic technical decisions.
Experience & Skills Requirements:
-7+ years of experience in a senior usability engineer or analyst role.
-Evaluate project requirements to generate research and user-testing plans and estimates.
-Vast experience with usability improvements and design efforts.
-Mastery-level user experience research and analysis skills with ability to quickly synthesize reports of findings.
-Create and lead the passion for being the voice of the user and experience building user centric solutions.
-Strong verbal and visual communication, written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
-Collaborate with designers, developers, stakeholders and UX leaders to identify and address barriers to making platforms accessible to individuals with disabilities
-Experience leading usability improvements and design efforts.
-Experience guiding and mentoring senior software engineers and test engineers.
-Proven ability to document requirements, designs, and project status.
-The following skills are helpful but not required:
-Ensure our client's digital properties are in compliance with WCAG 2.0 and Section 508 web accessibility standards.
-Through the project lifecycle, identify accessibility defects by testing with automated tools and assistive technology.
-Build empathy and awareness within the organization by educating project teams about the challenges disabled individuals have with various user interfaces
-Develop web accessibility training programs for user experience practitioners, developers and other pertinent roles within the organization.
-Create documentation to help communicate web accessibility requirements and recommendations to project teams.
Experience & Qualifications:
-A Bachelor's Degree in HCI, Human Factors, Interaction Design, Cognitive/Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Science or related degree. Masters Degree or additional training a plus.
-Demonstrated experience with project methods such as Waterfall SDLC and Agile.
-Sample work that displays a firm understanding of user research methods and best practices, reporting, and recommendations.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines