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Rock Family of Companies Senior UX Strategist in Detroit, Michigan

The Rock Family of Companies is made up of nearly 100 separate businesses spanning fintech, sports, entertainment, real estate, startups and more. We’re united by our culture – a drive to find a better way that fuels our commitment to our clients, our community and our team members. We believe in and build inclusive workplaces, where every voice is heard and diverse perspectives are welcomed. Working for a company in the Family is about more than just a job – it’s about having the opportunity to become the best version of yourself.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5years in UXstrategy or a comparable role

  • Bachelor’s degree ininformation technology, human-computer interactions, user experience, design, research, journalism, communicationorarelated field

Preferred Qualifications

  • 7years in UXstrategy or a comparable role

  • Master’s degree ininformation technology,human-computer interactions, user experience, design, research, journalism, communicationorarelated field

  • Expert-level knowledge and experience in usability findings, usability design documentation (whiteboarding, wireframing and paper prototyping)orusability testing documentation

  • Mastery of content strategy principles and artifacts, including content inventories, audits and content models

  • Knowledge ofSketch,Invision(or another prototyping tool)orAdobe Design Suite

  • Understanding of basic HTML/CSS

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word

Job Summary

The Senior UX Strategist works closely with team members across the Rock Family of Companies to drive user research, design a product’s architecture and implement a content strategy that meets client expectations and business goals for priority digital products.

Responsibilities

  • Create partnerships with product managers, business leads, engineers and fellow UX team members to define requirements and success criteria for key company initiatives and how user design and content can help achieve them

  • Lead workshops to design the structure and flow of a client’s experience that satisfies client expectations and business goals

  • Mentor and train junior and mid-level UX team members on best practices and techniques in user research, product architecture and content strategy

  • Independently develop user flows, wireframes and low-fidelity prototypes for rapid, iterative user interface definition and improvement

  • Develop information architecture, site maps, structured content models and taxonomy backed by client data and behavior

  • Collaborate with visual designers, UX writers and UI engineers from conceptualization to implementation to ensure user needs, limitations and attitudes are accounted for before digital experiences are released

  • Drive UX research, including selection of methodology, interpreting findings into actionable recommendations and artifacts, and presenting recommendations to business stakeholders based on a strategic analysis of the data

  • Utilize primary and secondary research sources to understand consumer needs to build upon strategic product recommendations

  • Build and maintain content inventories, audit content for quality and performance,and create a governance strategy to review content on a regular basis

  • Ensure content and design align with established brand standards and guidelines for style, visual identity,and voice and tone

  • Present and communicate UX recommendations clearly with high-quality artifacts to product managers, business stakeholders, writers, designers and engineers

  • Communicate changes in strategic direction to the UX and product team based on an in-depth knowledge of business success drivers, industry and regulatory trends, and the competitive marketplace intelligence

Who We Are

We're America's largest mortgage lender, closing loans in all 50 states. J.D. Power ranked Quicken Loans "Highest in Customer Satisfaction in Primary Mortgage Origination" for the past 11 consecutive years, 2010 - 2020. The company was also ranked highest in the nation for client satisfaction among mortgage servicers by J.D. Power for 7 consecutive years, 2014 through 2020, each year the company was eligible. There's a simple reason we've been so successful: We care about the people we work with.

If you're tired of stuffy, bureaucratic workplaces, then you'll be delighted to find something different here. We strive to make a creative, fun and collaborative environment you simply won't find anywhere else. Quicken Loans was once again named to FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list in 2019 and has been included in the magazine's top one-third of companies named to the list for the past 16 consecutive years. In addition, Essence Magazine named Quicken Loans the "#1 Place to Work in the Country for African Americans."

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in any hiring or employment practices. The Company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in completing the application and/or participating in the employment application process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Team, The Pulse, at 1-800-411-JOBS.

The Rock Family of Companies uses world-class recruiting and talent management teams to help each member organization recruit the best and brightest. If you’re looking for the next step in your career, you’ve come to the right place.

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