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Experience Architect

Contract Position in San Francisco, California

Post Date: 03/14/2019

Rate: Not Specified

Education Level: Not Specified

Reference: Job # 160556


Financial Client in Oakland/SF looking for an Experience Architect

Experience Architect (Virtual Assistance)

An experience architect (XA) is a user experience professional adept at planning and designing the experience architecture of our customer facing interfaces.

The XA understands the methods and tools for creating taxonomies, user flow diagrams and screen layouts, and fundamentally understands the methods and concepts related to findability and usability.

The ideal candidate is passionate yet patient; confident yet humble.  They will take initiative to thoroughly understand our customers and the finance industry. 

They are driven to create findable, usable, world-class experiences.  This candidate loves collaboration, can articulately communicate and clearly translate functional objectives into detailed experience specifications.

Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

About MATRIX

Whether you are actively pursuing new job opportunities, or simply seeking market insight or career advice, MATRIX has you covered. At over $200 million in revenue, we offer access to top-tier client companies, value-added services and benefits that rival or exceed those of even our largest competitors. To learn more about how MATRIX is making your job search experience better, click the banner below or visit https://www.matrixres.com/sites/default/files/infographic/index.html.

Please Note: Your resume will never be submitted to a client company without your prior knowledge and consent to do so.

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Experience Architect

Contract Position in San Francisco, California

Job Overview

Post Date

03/14/2019

Rate

Not Specified

Education Level

Not Specified

Reference

Job # 160556

Financial Client in Oakland/SF looking for an Experience Architect

Experience Architect (Virtual Assistance)

An experience architect (XA) is a user experience professional adept at planning and designing the experience architecture of our customer facing interfaces.

The XA understands the methods and tools for creating taxonomies, user flow diagrams and screen layouts, and fundamentally understands the methods and concepts related to findability and usability.

The ideal candidate is passionate yet patient; confident yet humble.  They will take initiative to thoroughly understand our customers and the finance industry. 

They are driven to create findable, usable, world-class experiences.  This candidate loves collaboration, can articulately communicate and clearly translate functional objectives into detailed experience specifications.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with agile team members to translate requirements into experience architectures using wireframes, prototypes, user flow diagrams and other artifacts as needed
  • Collaboratively partner with UX peers (visual designers, content writers, researchers and prototypers) to create world class customer experiences
  • Optimize experience architecture to promote findability and usability while accommodating technical needs/constraints
  • Analyze requirements and provide context to create findable and usable interface designs that benefit both our business partners and our customers
  • Create prototypes using tools such as Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch and others as needed
  • Utilize low-fidelity, medium-fidelity, and high-fidelity prototypes across the different stages of the design process to communicate design intent
  • Observe participatory design/user testing sessions.
  • Take notes in user interviews and usability testing sessions.
  • Maintain clear and well defined XA artifacts such as wireframes, user flow diagrams and other UX artifacts as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4 years of professional experience working as an experience architect, information architect or interaction designer
  • 8 years total experience
  • BA in design-related discipline: such as human factors, information architecture, user experience and interaction design
  • Experience collaborating with large teams using outstanding communication skills
  • Experience delivering high quality work according to specification and on time
  • Experience successfully executing and balancing multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Experience working in a cross-channel environment, including desktop/laptop, mobile, devices and brick and mortar locations
  • Experience presenting XA artifacts to project teams
  • Experience creating XA artifacts such as wireframes, user flow diagrams, experience maps and prototypes
  • Experience designing responsive interfaces for multiple form factors
  • Expert in: OmniGraffle, Adobe Creative Cloud and prototyping software

Preferred Qualifications

  • MA in design-related discipline: such as human factors, information architecture, user experience and interaction design
  • Experience creating accessible interfaces
  • Some experience coding and working closely with developers
  • Experience working in an agile environment
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About MATRIX

Whether you are actively pursuing new job opportunities, or simply seeking market insight or career advice, MATRIX has you covered. At over $200 million in revenue, we offer access to top-tier client companies, value-added services and benefits that rival or exceed those of even our largest competitors. To learn more about how MATRIX is making your job search experience better, click the banner below or visit https://www.matrixres.com/sites/default/files/infographic/index.html.

Please Note: Your resume will never be submitted to a client company without your prior knowledge and consent to do so.

MATRIX Infographic