Perficient, Inc. UX Architect in Ann Arbor, Michigan

UX Architect Job Location(s)US-MI-Ann Arbor | US-GA-Atlanta | US-MO-St. Louis | USJob ID 2018-5964 # of Openings 1 Category Digital OverviewPerficient Digital is an agency purpose-built to help companies who believe that Customer Experience (CX) is the defining strategic imperative of our day.Our full-service offering is flexible and designed to tackle our customers’ ever-changing, ever-increasing business challenges, making sure our execution never fails the strategic vision. These things are not mutually exclusive; we see them as one. Guiding choices, inspiring opportunities and fueling the customer experience takes clarity. But an increasingly noisy, complex business environment often clouds the vision of marketers today. The Age of the Customer is here to stay – for many, a “make or break” business environment where every customer interaction shapes your brand, day in, day out. Make or break . . . Proud to say we’re skilled at the former.Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.Perficient is proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled. ResponsibilitiesUXA Job DescriptionThe UX Architect is responsible for the structural organization of information across various system platforms including desktop, web and mobile. The UX Architect will work to develop personas, journey maps, sitemaps, and navigational schemes to influence the design of a digital product. In addition, the UX Architect will leverage several techniques such as card sorting, wireframing and prototyping to assist in defining a client’s solution. You will work closely with content strategists, front end developers, and visual designers to develop solutions that meet stakeholder objectives and serve the needs of the user. The UX Architect will also work closely with the Perficient Research team in performing heuristics evaluations, contextual inquiries and usability testing.What you’ll do•Understanding target audiences' needs, tasks, and goals and translating them into user friendly concepts and functional components.•Developing sitemaps and metadata frameworks.•Collaborating in the creation of content strategy.•Creating wireframes, user flows, journeymaps, sitemaps and other artifacts to describe the intended user experience.•Participate in user research and the ability to conduct usability testing.Qualifications•What experience you need•Experience as a UX Architect, Information Architect or Experience Designer.•Degree in Human Computer Interaction, Library Science, UX Design, or related field.•Experience with testing tools such as OptimalSort and Treejack.•Proficiency with prototyping tools such as Axure, iRise, Omnigraffle, Visio and/or InDesign.•An understanding of various software platforms such as Magento, Sharepoint, and AEM.•Ability to design across devices - from desktop to mobile – and across systems – from browser-based websites and apps to native apps for mobile.What other qualities will help you succeed•Demonstrable passion for researching and designing great information architectures.•Ability to communicate well with stakeholders, team mates, and users.•Detail oriented, efficient, flexible, calm in the face of ambiguity.•Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and meet a