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UX Consultant

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Aquent's client has a special opportunity to impact digital product design. Their growing UX team has openings for UX consultants and senior UX consultants. The focus may be more on conceptual/ interaction design or more on usability testing/other user research, depending on the individual skill set and project needs.
· These are not front end developer or UI programming jobs.
· Some requirements are oriented more toward a conceptual / interaction designer. This person would be visually fluent — and may or may not have a full set of visual design skills.
· Others requirements are oriented more toward a user researcher who focuses on usability testing and other formal and informal research methods.
· The UX team has potential needs for both of the above.
Requirements
Research Focus
· Distill research questions into research plans appropriate for our UX maturity and Agile environment.
· Recruit participants and facilitate usability test and other research sessions.
· Communicate findings and recommendations that are understandable and actionable from multiple stakeholder perspectives.
· Document top tasks and likely usage / navigation scenarios by type of user.
· Create and test information architecture.
· Other activities may include creating and communicating user profiles, documenting UX standards and best practices, performing heuristic reviews, helping to interpret web analytics from a usability perspective, and writing product backlog items.
Design Focus
· Develop and deliver designs appropriate for stakeholder review and user testing, Experience preferred in tools such as Balsamiq, Axure, Photoshop, or Visio.
· Work closely with UI programmers on detailed visual interaction design.
· Leverage and add to style guidelines.

Required Skills:
Pluses Include
· Prefer Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in design, human computer interaction, technical
communication, cognitive or experimental psychology, or related field.
· Track record of making a strong impact while embedded in an Agile Scrum team.
· Financial application / industry experience, both consumer and professional-facing.
· Mobile or device-specific user research or design experience.
· Competency in design for accessibility.
· Working knowledge of HTML and CSS.
· Experience and skill to support formative ethnographic research and product visioning.
· Keen interest in improving and advocating for UCD processes in a fast-paced, learning environment. An eye for detail in project deliverables while also seeing the big picture and opportunities for meaningful process evolution.

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