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Thursday, January 23, 2014

User Experience Strategist - Wilmington, DE

The User Experience Strategist is responsible for performing a lead role in the research and interaction design efforts for client applications, mobile, and websites. This role is part of a growing, multidisciplinary team.
Responsibilities Serve as a user experience lead by gathering requirements based on business goals and user needs Research and analyze the competitive landscape in order to inform recommendations relating to product strategy and business opportunities Conduct collaborative workshops, consult with clients, and create pertinent deliverables to effectively understand and communicate stakeholder needs Create UX deliverables: personas and scenarios, sitemaps, user flow diagrams, low and high-fidelity wireframes/prototypes, and content strategy documents with little direction Lead and conduct in-person or remote user research activities including user interviews, contextual inquiries, and usability testing Facilitate client-facing meetings in a clear, articulate, and professional manner Collaborate with the internal design and technical teams to ensure that website and application designs meet both client and end user needs Communicate updates to the project leads and/or client on the progression of projects including setting clear expectations Manage multiple deadlines and work with project managers to scope project tasks and levels of effort as they pertain to a project or deliverables Education/Experience Degree in HCI, computer science, library science or web design Five years’ experience in interaction design, user interface design and/or information architecture specifically in the Web or Web-based application arena Skills Excellent client-facing consultative skills including the ability to lead clients, drive best practices, and set clear expectations User-focused, highly motivated, organized, able to multi-task, and work under tight deadlines Expert knowledge of user-centered design principles, mobile design principles, and responsive design Ability to analyze business requirements to define and improve applications and business processes Understanding of social networking and its features Ability to think beyond the deliverables Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize qualitative and quantitative data Advanced skills using Adobe Creative Suite, Axure, Visio, OmniGraffle, and/or Balsamiq Familiarity with content management systems as it pertains to user experience, and Web analytics a plus

Location: Wilmington, DE

 Terms: Contract to Hire –OR- Direct Hire (candidate preference)

 Salary: $80,000-$90,000+ Depending on experience

User Experience Strategist

 Kara Jessel

 Technical Recruiter

 CSS Technical Services

 1400 N. Providence Road, Suite 114

 Media, PA 19063

 Ph: 610-565-4300 x32


 www.contemporarystaffing.com http://www.contemporarystaffing.com/css-technical-services/