User Exp Architect in Chicago, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 7/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    2 North State Street
    Chicago, IL
  • Date Posted:
    7/8/2019
  • Job ID:
    978233BR

Job Description

Req/Job ID: 978233BR
Employing Entity: Transform SR LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: E-commerce
Store ID: 37974: eComm Retail 2 N State St

The User Exp Architect partners with Product Management, Engineering, and Merchandising to identify and understand opportunities. This position collaborates with Copywriters, Visual Designers, Web Developers, Research, and Engineering when opportunities turn into projects to produce elegant solutions that meet customer and business expectations.

Job Requirements

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

•Translates business and technical requirements for new applications into rich engaging customer experiences
• Conducts research (varies by needs of intent) to inform or refine designs. This includes determining research goals, creating a test plan and facilitator's script, recruiting users, executing the study protocol (e.g. lab test, remote test, survey), and analyzing the results.
• Keeps abreast of new design patterns and trends.
• Leads the evolution of standards
• Mentors Assoc User Exp Architect
• Conceptualizes user experiences using sketching, storyboarding, information modeling and other methods
• Refines user interface designs (for web and/or mobile) based on team reviews and feedback
• Creates site maps, page flows, interaction models, wireframes, user specifications, and interactive prototypes to be used by the development team to build the application
• Effectively communicates design solutions to all levels of business partners and leadership
• Presents design work to senior leadership in weekly design reviews at every stage in the process<

Job Requirements:

•BS/BA degree in HCI, Human Factors, Industrial Design required or equivalent professional work related experience.
• 2+ years related professional experience.
• Ability to deliver high quality work consistently and on time
• Attention to detail, while also considering the big picture
• Excellent communication skills – in person, written and presentation
• Self-motivated with positive attitude
• Comprehensive understanding of user-centered design concepts and user research techniques
• Portfolio that displays an understanding of user-centered design (online portfolio preferred)
• Familiarity in the capabilities of HTML, DHTML, CSS and AJAX-based applications
• Proficiency in industry standard user interface design software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, Photoshop, PowerPoint and InVision

Preferred Skills:

•Master's degree and 1+ year.
•1+ years experience in retail merchandising/marketing, advertising, product development, e-commerce or related field

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