UX Lead

Austin, Texas
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posted by:
Alyssa O'Keefe

Job Description:

Our client, a well known consulting company, is looking for a ​UX Design Lead to join their Austin team. They are looking for an extremely strategic and creative UX lead who thrives on speed, collaboration and invention. A person who lives in the grey areas between dissecting human needs/desires and creating simple, useful and remarkably imaginative experiences. They are growing a rapid prototyping group to help support storytelling and proof of concept development for new business pursuits. This person will join a team of amazingly creative designers, writers and storytellers based in Austin, Texas and will also support a multi-disciplinary team spread across North America.

You will:
• Generate customer journeys on-the-fly 
• Understand complex business and consumer problems across a variety of industries, and distill them down into focused feature sets and experiences 
• Create gorgeous journeys, sitemaps, wires and annotations 
• Lead participatory design research sessions 
• Think through every screen size, interaction state and component variation versed in best practices and techniques 
• Help inform and oversee the work of other designers on your projects 
• Work with program management to ensure deliverables and milestones are met 

• 5+ years of digital agency, startup or consulting firm experience 
• Portfolio of great user experience concepts 
• Comfort working in multiple prototyping tools and platforms 
• A scrappy user champion, able to do guerrilla-style street intercepts and know how to do on-the-fly user testing 
• Strong grounding in UX best practices, methodologies and tools – and a driving need to experiment and try new tools and techniques 
• All the buzzwords: conceptual, craft, strong attention to detail, team player