CW UX Architect

Location
Plano, Texas
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
May 16, 2019
Closes
Jun 07, 2019
Sector
Other
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Minimum Experience Required
10 years
Manages Others?
No
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a UX Architect  in Plano, TX,  for a 6-month contract in Plno, TX  
  • Work as part of a high performing scrum team working on developing next level of agent experience  
  • Create the information architecture and guide the user interface design for Financial Services projects  
  • Work with business as well as internal and external users to elicit user experience expectations and create user experience architecture deliverables including user personae, site maps, storyboards, page schematics/wireframes, content inventories, working prototypes, navigation labels and web-friendly error and help messaging  
  • Focus on both online and offline browser-based applications  
  • Design the user interface experience for customers (internal and external)  
  • Work closely with a team of User Interface designers (Visual Designers), business analysts, developers, architects, testers, product owner and business groups to develop the strategy and user interface experience for a wide variety of projects  
  • Moderate and observe usability tests, as well as perform analysis and present the findings and recommendations to various teams  
  • Collaborate with the User Interface designer to deliver the visual design for projects.  
  • Manage the delivery of the visual design and provide any assistance necessary to the User Interface designer  
  • Drive strategic user experience initiatives in areas such as voice, social media, mobile devices, search, email, ecommerce, globalization and personalization  
  • Make data-driven design decisions based on metrics and personalized user behavior  
  • Responsibilities   
  • Lead the user experience definition for internal and external users.  
  • Design portal-style UI framework, modular and it’s API interfaces.  
  • Design intuitive look, innovative plus feel of next-generation UI.  
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders and product management to develop best in class user experience for target users.  
  • Design entire technical architecture of UI portal framework along with pluggable modules.  
  • Perform closely with customers, product management, graphic designers plus usability experts to present compelling user experience.  
  • Ensure to advocate for user-centric research.  
  • Design to wide organization using strategic relationships, presentations and influence.  
  • Head development inclusive to agile team to execute key User Interface aspects.  
  • Collect requirements for user interface research.  
  • Recommend processes, services, software and other tools to support business objectives pertinent to user interfaces as well as infrastructure technologies.  
  • Ensure to understand needs as well as disparate technologies existing in use through engage platform plus drive towards convergence.  
  • Ensure to guide process and technology adoption to assure apt QA testing of User Interfaces application.  
  • Contribute to enhance design process.  
  • Plan and execute usability evaluation along with testing across UI development stages  
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Requirements: 
  • Excellent communication skills required and ability to translate business needs into formal business requirements and functional requirements   
  • Ability to effectively communicate and present to management across multiple departments   
  • Lead meetings and collaborate with key stakeholders and subject matter experts   
  • Strong understanding of SDLC   
  • Self-starter, ability to lead and drive through to resolution with minimal supervision   
  • Team player with desire to learn different skills and become a catalyst to the team’s productivity   
  • Strong organizational skills and able to prioritize and adjust quickly to changing needs   
  • Deliver prompt comprehensive status reports   
  • Coordinate with other BTS (IT) teams to deliver required results   
  • Manage time across multiple efforts and meet deadlines   
  • Experience with Agile methodology (SCRUM) & tools (JIRA, Agile Accelerator etc.)   
  • Experience with Salesforce and/or Workday   
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  • 10 years minimum work experience in UX Design and Development   
  • Experience in designing for mobile users   
  • Strong desire to innovate   
  • Knowledge and understanding of best in class approaches/options in UX design   
  • Knowledge and understanding of Information Technology systems and software development   
  • Experience with Agile methodology (SCRUM)   
  • Strong understanding of testing methodology   
  • Ability to understand technical architecture design of applications   
  • Strong skills in Axure, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Visual Designer   
  • Working knowledge of Jira   
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  • Application Development Experience   
  • Experience with Salesforce Lightning platform   
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