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UX (User Experience) Information Architect
Chicago, IL

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

User Experience, abbreviated "UX", is the quality of experience a person has when interacting with a specific design.  The User Experience Architectís primary responsibility is to work with lead planners in the user-centric design through the cultivation of user insights to inspire ideation and develop comprehensive online experiences. This includes brand web sites, third-party sites and other digital communication channels.  The User Experience Architect works with the team to define user needs based on project goals.  The design of the experience is rooted in site analysis, information architecture and customer research.

Lead Responsibilities

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Lead digital team in the user-centric design process.

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Work with the lead planner to develop immersive activities to inspire the ideation team and create and empathetic user perspective.

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Work with the team and in some cases take the lead in defining user objectives and requirements.

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Facilitate experience design sessions and development of experience maps.

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Work with team in risk mitigation and optimization planning for the user experience.

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Accountable for the following deliverables under guidance of Lead Experience Planner: user experience POVs/presentation, user objectives and requirements, user experience maps, site architecture, site wireframes, and project research brief.

Shared Responsibilities (within the group and Analytics)

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Cultivate user insights through data/information analysis.

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Work with lead experience planner, strategists, and the research manager to define research in conjunction to gain further insights.

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Work with the analytics group and strategists to analyze data, determine insights, and develop recommendations to optimize the user experience 

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

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Bachelors degree. (Masterís degree in Information Science desired but not required).

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Minimum 2 years of interactive marketing and information architecture experience.

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Strong understanding of market research, consumer insights, and digital metrics

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Strong understanding of Information Architecture/Human Computer Interaction (HCI) and/or prior experience as an Information Architect.

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Ability to combine vision with strong creativity and tactical execution

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Excellent communication skills:  writing, verbal, and small-group presentations

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Highly self-motivated and excellent attention to details

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May include other duties as assigned.

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