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Experience Lead; position at Avenue A | Razorfish, Chicago

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  • jeff_werness
    [Do not reply to sender, see contact information at end of email] This is an open position at Avenue A | Razorfish, Chicago Experience Lead The Experience Lead
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 19, 2006
      [Do not reply to sender, see contact information at end of email]

      This is an open position at Avenue A | Razorfish, Chicago


      Experience Lead

      The Experience Lead is responsible for leading the User Experience
      team, including Information Architects, Content Strategists and User
      Researchers, and working collaboratively with Creative, Technology
      and Strategy to create compelling, insight-driven web-based
      experiences. This is one of the most crucial project roles at Avenue
      A | Razorfish as it requires an ability both to lead the project
      team and the client through a user-centered design process to
      develop meaningful experience concepts, and to execute on those
      concepts. The Experience Lead is an ideas person who can sell "the
      big idea" to the client, but who also loves getting her or his hands
      dirty in the process.


      CORE DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

      # Taking a leadership role in developing the experience strategy of
      transactional, informational, and marketing websites # Guiding the
      team from concept through execution # Ensuring overall quality of
      the project vision and solution # Understanding target audiences'
      needs, tasks, and goals and translating them into creative concepts
      # Working closely with clients to translate business requirements
      into meaningful interactive experiences # Leading and/or
      participating in immersive user research, concept testing, and
      usability testing # Developing user personas and scenarios to
      clarify results of user research and focus the team's design efforts
      on the needs of key users # Developing, documenting and selling user
      experience concepts to clients # Collaboratively developing
      prototypes for demonstration of concepts to clients r # Driving User
      Experience thought leadership in both the company and the industry


      REQUIRED SKILLS

      # Demonstrated ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams and gain
      consensus # Demonstrated ability to lead design of complex
      transactional interfaces, taxonomies and templates for content
      management systems # Demonstrated ability to develop big ideas, and
      execute flawlessly against them in a highly collaborative
      environment # Demonstrated experience conducting user research and
      translating user research into design decisions # Demonstrated
      experience using web analytics data to inform design decisions #
      Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills #
      Experience in client services and negotiating business decisions #
      High tolerance for ambiguity matched only by your desire to organize
      it # Willingness to travel


      REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

      # 5+ years experience as an information architect, interaction
      designer, or experience designer (or similar role) # Master's degree
      in a related field, such as library science, industrial design,
      graphic design, or human-computer interaction


      FOR MORE INFORMATION

      Submit resumes, portfolios or work examples to Corey Simons at
      corey.simons@...
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