Senior User Experience Architect

Location: Lawrenceville, GA Posted: May 6

Job Description

Come help envision, define and design innovative web and mobile services that’ll lead Sage into the future with world-class cloud based solutions. We are looking for a senior level Interaction Designer to help design intuitive interfaces that solve complex interactions with elegance and simplicity. With a mobile-first mindset, the designer with deliver innovative, delightful, and high-impact user experiences that excite business users and differentiate our products from others.

Full list of our opportunities and details about Sage and our team please visit www.na.sage.com.

Responsibilities:
• Set the long-term vision and strategy for user experience and develop tactics to achieve the vision
• Create artifacts to visually communicate designs and user interaction for products and services to Product Management, R&D, and users:
- Navigation structures
- Information designs
- Storyboards
- Wireframes
- Mockups
- Prototypes
- Workflow models
- User interface designs
• Use and create pattern libraries to standardize interactions between web and mobile products
• Design products that provide value, and are usable, adoptable, and desirable
- Value—product features are aligned with user needs
- Usable—product is easy to use
- Adoptable—products are easy to access and install
- Desirable—product is engaging to use in the intended context, and is visually appealing
• Collaborate with Usability Analysts to conduct user studies:
- Develop mockups and prototypes, and iterate designs based on usability test results
- Translate findings into design recommendations to quickly improve product designs early in the design cycle
- Plan and organize before performing tests or laying out designs
• Lead design review sessions with the PDX team, stakeholders, and technologists
• Lead process improvement discussions and implementations
• Provide design leadership across the Product Design and Experience organization as well as R&D and Product Management
• Assist Product Management and feature teams in defining functional interaction requirements specifications

Qualifications:
• 8+ years of relevant interaction design experience required
• Expert with interaction design tools and principles
• Expert in mainstream graphics software and interactive prototyping, including but not limited to: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash), Balsamiq, Axure
• Strong knowledge and proven experience with mobile and web design standards and technologies (iOS, Android, Windows 8, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, etc.)
• BA or MA in Interaction Design, or HCI, or equivalent experience strongly preferred
• BFA or MFA in Illustration, Graphic Design or Computer Graphics desired
• Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must be detail oriented with strong organization skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and under time constraints. Understanding of agile development process and methodologies (waterfall/scrum) and how iterative design process integrates
• Experience in design for ecommerce, business applications, payment solutions, and other enterprise level solutions a plus

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NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

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