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Senior UX Designer / Information Architect

Boston, MA

Job Type: Contract
Job Id : 311905
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Position Summary

Our client is a Boston-based financial investment firm that serves over twenty million customers. They employ tens of thousands of individuals and manage trillions of dollars in assets. With almost a century of experience, this financial services company is an industry leader, both nationally and globally. Our client is known for being a great place to work, and they are looking for a Senior UX Designer / Information Architect to join their team.

This position has a great benefit package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance for those who qualify.

Responsibilities of the Senior UX Designer / Information Architect:

  • Translate user requirements and product features into high performing and visually pleasing interaction models
  • Create deliverables such as information architecture, UI wireframes, visual designs, and prototypes
  • Act as primary point of contact within the design team for clients
  • Ensure design efforts align with client business objectives, expectations, and budget
  • Create and document application information and interaction designs
  • Work with development team to ensure feasibility and flawless execution

Requirements of the Senior UX Designer / Information Architect:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • At least 6 years of experience as an Information Architect or similar role
  • Ability to utilize expertise to actively participate in and contribute to UX strategic solutions  
  • Experience designing highly transactional web sites/applications
  • Familiarity with large, transaction-oriented websites
  • Familiarity with financial services and education
  • Highly creative with a strong background in interaction design and methodology
  • Demonstrated experience using web analytics to inform design decisions
  • Ability to understand customer needs and translate them into actionable tasks
  • Strong presentation, negotiation, and influencing abilities 
  • Solid understanding of user research and user centered design
  • Excellent ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Experience with both traditional and rapid iterative development (Agile a plus)

Keywords: Senior UX Designer, Information Architect, User Experience, User Interface, Interaction Design, User Centered Design, Agile, Financial Services

Job ID: 311905

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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