UX Designer in Matthews, NC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 6/25/2019

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Job Description

Formal Job Description:
We are looking for a Design Thinking Strategist who has experience bringing together various parties to design a solution and has the versatility and enthusiasm to take on new problems.  Individuals will need to be comfortable working in a team setting and regularly facilitating design thinking workshops. UX work will consist of rapid prototyping and kicking off solutions but will have less emphasis on building final, high fidelity prototypes. 

Responsibilities: 
  • Planning Design Thinking workshops and activities 
  • Facilitating Design Thinking workshops and activities such as persona building, empathy mapping, journey mapping, etc. 
  • Identifying and conducting pre-workshop research 
  • Coordinating and managing post-workshop artifact and prototype production 
  • Synthesizing post-workshop recommendations 
  • Coordinating iterative prototype review / testing, including vetting with clients and customers 
  • Delivery and presentation of workshop results and prototypes to clients 
  • Researching best practices and identifying gaps in the Design Thinking practice 
  • Pairing with new Design Thinkers and providing feedback on facilitation techniques 
  • Creating new variations of Design Thinking workshops to solve complex problems 
  • Conducting and aggregating user research to provide recommendations to clients/customers 
  • Creating communities of Design Thinking advocates in specific business units 
  • Identifying opportunities to collaborate across different business units to design a solution 
Education/Degree:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Design, IT, or related fields (UX Design, Graphics Design, Associates in Human Ctr Design, etc.) 
  • Years of prior equivalent work related experience in lieu of a degree: 5-7 years 
  • Years of prior equivalent work related experience in addition to a degree: 4-6 years

Keywords: Deskside Support, Support Specialist, UX, mapping, prototypes, graphic design

Job ID: 320642

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 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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