Publicis Sapient

UX Designer

Ux Designer in Washington, DC

Posted 2019-07-24

As a Senior Experience Designer, you will be responsible for the experience design, navigation, organization, interaction design, and business/user process engineering for leading-edge Web solutions, software, mobile and other interactive devices.

What are we looking for in you?

We are seeking a Senior Experience Designer to join our Washington, D.C.-based studio. You will have strong experience applying user-centered design methods to translate user needs, business objectives, and technology capabilities into world-class user experiences for leading companies and the public sector.

Collaborate with client stakeholders, developers and business analysts to define business problems and prototype solutions
Prepare, conduct, and analyze behavioral research events, including stakeholder interviews, to understand key success factors for projects
Execute participatory requirements gathering sessions, participate in debrief sessions
Identify opportunities to create business value and improve the user experience
Design user interfaces for large-scale Web-based applications where efficient task completion and fulfillment are critical for business success
Maintain and update an interactive and visual style guide
Present concepts to clients and internal stakeholders with research and best practice annotations
Evaluate existing sites in terms of their usefulness, usability, efficient task completion, and layout
Lead participatory design/user testing sessions; serve as lead experience designers in the sessions
Identify and document meaningful patterns from the user research, audit the findings; provide recommendations to the client/internal team based on findings
Lead development of personas/segmentations based on research findings; integrate personas/segmentations with related deliverables such as opportunity maps and wireframes
Create strategies for persuasive design and present concepts to clients and internal stakeholders
Promote systems thinking in design
Develop Navigation Models, Primary and Secondary Navigation structure
Develop Sitemap with all levels as required
Analyze task flows, task decompositions and create optimal Task Flow
Develop frameworks describing key aspects of proposed experience and how it reconciles business/user needs
Create prototypes using tools such as InVision, Sketch, Flinto, Framer, Axure as required
Mentor junior experience designers towards client delivery and excellence
Conduct periodic Knowledge Sharing sessions

Must haves:
Must be a U.S. Citizen; Eligible for U.S. Government Clearance
Bachelor’s Degree required from college or university
Experience designing UI for complex web applications preferred
Strong interaction design and visual design skills
Understanding of designing for accessibility
Experience working in prototyping tools such as Axure, Sketch, and InVision
Ability to work on multiple projects or tracks of work simultaneously
Excellent analytical and process-oriented skills
Excellent verbal and written skills
Ability to conduct in-depth functional conversations with technical team members
Ability to work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary teams
Prior experience in a consulting firm or agency preferred
Capability to independently complete the work
Knowledge of agile product environments and processes preferred

Flexibility and mobility are required for this role. There may be requirements to spend substantial time onsite with our clients to enable first-class delivery of services. Minimal travel is required.

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Company summary

Publicis.Sapient, the Digital Business Transformation hub of Publicis Groupe, is purpose-built to help clients reimagine their business for the digital age, helping ensure what they do has a material impact on their business performance and the experiences of their customers. Publicis.Sapient houses SapientRazorfish and Sapient Consulting—bringing leading digital pioneers, experiences consultants, cutting-edge technologists, and industry experts to partner with our clients.

Tech Stack

Java, Swing, Spring MVC, AJAX, AngularJS, Node, ReactJS JavaScript, GWT, SQL, Tomcat, Oracle, JUnit, Maven, Ant, Hudson, Jenkins, JSON, XML, AEM, .NET.

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