Lead User Experience Designer (Multiple Positions) job Chicago Illinois
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Lead User Experience Designer (Multiple Positions) Job

Employer Name: ThoughtWorks Inc. SpiderID: 8644385
Location: Chicago, Illinois Date Posted: 5/13/2019
Wage: Category: Computer Software/Programming
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Job Description:
Lead large-scale, custom-designed, enterprise-level software development projects that use object-oriented technologies, such as Java, Ruby, or .NET. The position requires articulating how a design solution meets user needs, business goals, technical constraints, and other project facets, and translate that into designing a customer-centric product. Bringing creative design solutions to market, mentoring designers, and advocating for customer-centric design in a fast-moving engineering environment. Responsible for conducting user-centered research, synthesizing data, and working with cross-functional teams to help design user centered products. Managing coordination across countries and time zones. The position often requires the ability to act as an analyst and iteration manager. This position often requires to collaborate with business analysts and iteration managers, and also coach best agile experience design practices. Supporting Agile Methodologies, and utilizing Lean Product Development methodologies and practices, including Design Thinking Workshops, Inceptions, Systems Thinking, and Service Design. The position includes working on Lean Enterprise organizational transformation engagements as a coach and Lean UX specialist.

Job Requirements:
Must have 5 years of experience in the job offered or as an Interaction Designer, Visual Designer, UX Researcher, Front-end Developer, Product Designer, Business Analyst, or related.
Prior experience must include: At least 12 months of experience in the following: (1) Translating concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences; (2) Facilitating the client’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products; (3) Collaborating with practice leads and general managers for project delivery assurance; (4) Identifying design problems and devising elegant solutions; (5) Supporting sales teams in new pursuits; (6) Working with stakeholders to understand detailed requirements and designing complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision, while managing relationships; (7) Leading Design Thinking Workshops, Inceptions, Systems Thinking, Service Design, and conducting user research through ethnography and prototyping; (8) Running project inceptions to collaborate with project sponsors to define the work and scope of an engagement; (9) Providing direction for clients for overall architecture of a solution; (10) Attending and contributing to stand up meetings, retrospectives and showcases; (11) Coaching on experience design and Agile Methodologies; and (12) Making strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features;

Worksite location: 200 E. Randolph Street, 25th Floor, Chicago, IL 60601 + and various unanticipated locations throughout the U.S. At least 80% travel throughout the U.S. required

Submit resume with code: RR-LEUD-0419

Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 5
Education Required: None
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:

Company Profile:
We are a software company and a community of passionate, purpose-led individuals. We think disruptively to deliver technology to address our clients' toughest challenges, all while seeking to revolutionize the IT industry and create positive social change.

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Rowan Haddad Company Type: Employer
Company: ThoughtWorks Inc.
City: Chicago
State: Illinois
Zip: 60601
Web Site: www.thoughtworks.com

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