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Sr. UX Designer - Sr. Information Architect in Charlotte, NC at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 10/18/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance.

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 100 Financial Services Company
  • 100-year history of dedication to customer satisfaction, success and growth
  • Tremendous growth and new business strategy leading to the need for new talent
  • Significant investments in cutting-edge technology

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Excellent work environment that fosters collaboration
  • Growth: Ability to make an impact on the direction of the organization
  • Opportunity: Gain hands-on experience working with cutting-edge technology
  • Stability: Recent financial performance of the company has reported record profits

WHERE THE POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Charlotte, NC

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Develop UX/IA documentation such as site outlines, process flows, sketches, scenarios, personas, wireframes and navigation models for web, desktop, and mobile applications to define functionality and user behavior.
  • Brainstorm and collaborate with Business Owners, Product Managers, UX Visual Designers, Developers, UX Content and other stakeholders to determine user interface needs.
  • Maintain working knowledge about emerging user interface / interaction design standards and best practices.
  • Use a data-driven approach and analysis for design experiences.
  • Evaluate the competitive landscape and research UI trends in financial services.
  • Partner with our Prototyping and Development Team to ensure technical feasibility and flawless implementation.
  • Review applications throughout the development lifecycle to ensure integrity of information architecture and usability guidelines.

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Human Factors, Interaction, Graphic or Interface Design.
  • Experience working with teams in multiple software project methods such as Waterfall SDLC and Agile.
  • Online portfolio displaying a firm understanding of user-centered design processes and information architecture principles is a must.
  • 5+ years of experience as a senior Information Architect, Interaction Designer, User Experience Designer, or similar role.
  • Hands-on experience building wireframes and mock-ups.
  • Ability to develop user interfaces for complex transactional applications.
  • Experience producing detailed wireframes, site outlines, process flows, and navigation models in a thorough, clean, and concise way using industry standard tools (Axure, Visio, OmniGraffle, InDesign, or a similar program).
  • Ability to cut through ambiguity and use good organizational skills.
  • A passion for being the voice of the user and a proven track-record building user-centric solution.
  • Leader using best practices for web and mobile information architecture and design.
  • Strong verbal and visual communication, written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Financial industry experience required.