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UX Architect - Chicago, IL

Kelly Services


Location:
Chicago, IL
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-19
Job Code:
US41L9RB_BH1435928
Kelly Services
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Job Title UX Architect - Chicago, IL

Jobid US41L9RB_BH1435928

Location: Chicago, IL, 60664, USA

Description **For a quicker response, please apply and also email all inquiries directly to:** **Regan.Brown@KellyIT.com** **.**

**Position title: UX Architect**

**PURPOSE**

_This role is analytical and creative and will be responsible for taking the experience from concept to launch. The UX architect must meaningful organize data, analyze and interpret consumer behavior related to an interactive digital experiences in web and mobile._

_The role will work with a team of technology developers, culinary experts, and nutritionist to creating a revolutionary new user platform. The team is focused on creating a new technical platform and applications that will revolutionize the meal planning experience for consumers._

**Location/Duration**


+ Work location(s) – Based out of downtown Chicago (AON Center)
+ Duration of assignment – 4/2 to 12/24/18
+ Typical anticipated hours per week/schedule - 40
**PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES -** _List the activities the role requires on a regular basis. Identify the major end result the position is expected to achieve for each of these activities._


+ Developing user flow and user experience for mobile and web applications
+ Analyzing consumer usability – the consumer needs to be front and center in the development
+ Work with the product owner on application research
+ Partner with the business analyst to develop the UX requirements document & testing plan
+ Creating a best in class consumer experience design
+ Building compelling design interfaces
+ Lead UX workshops and digital meetings with clients, technical partners and creative teams, helping all parties to think “user first”
+ Translate audience research and user needs into design solutions
+ Create the documentation, deliverables, and insights reports that clearly communicate findings and recommendations, such as research analyses, wireframes, mockups, conceptual sketches, user flows, interaction patterns, fully functional HTML CSS framework, user journeys and ecosystem maps
+ Lead clients and internal partners through your research and design documentation, clearly articulating your logic and thought process
+ Be part of an agile development team requiring the use of agile design principles
+ Ability to run design discovery sessions and design thinking sessions
+ Ability to lead and manage user groups for discovery and testing
+ Create wireframes, mockups, and fully functional HTML CSS framework
+ Knowledge of Bootstrap, Material Design, and other design frameworks (Nice to have)
+ Define the design language, palette, and flow for both mobile and web experiences
+ Use strong time management skills to juggle multiple projects and deadlines
+ Work with web developers and engineers to deliver final products
**KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/COMPETENCIES -** _What skills and knowledge are required for this job? What type of and how much prior experience is required to do this job?_

**Experience and Knowledge:**


+ BS in Graphic Design or experience in previous UX roles. Understanding of computer programming must be second nature
+ Excellent listening and observation skills
+ Solid understanding and experience in design thinking methodologies and core UX principles
+ Able to effectively navigate white space ambiguity and possess creative problem solving
+ Familiarity with user experience testing methodologies and tools
+ Has produced and launched a best in class consumer experience design. Portfolio will be requested during interview
+ Experience working with agile development teams
+ Prior experience designing recipe and meal planning platforms
**Skills needed:**


+ Wireframing
+ Prototyping
+ XML
+ HTML
+ CSS
+ SASS, LESS is a plus
+ Balsalmiq/ UX PIN/ Invisio
+ Sketch
+ Adobe CS5
+ Other UX management tools
+ Bootstrap/ Material UI, or similar
**Why Kelly** **®** **?**


With Kelly, you’ll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies aroundthe globe—offering you the chance to work on some of today’s most intriguing, innovative and high-visibility projects. In a field where change is the only constant, our connections and opportunitieswill help you take your career exactly where you want to go. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™companies, and more than 3,000 IT hiring managers turn to us each year to access the best talent:people like you.

Last year we found 8,000 opportunities for IT professionals. Let us help advance your careertoday.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**


As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.



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