Senior User Experience Designer
Roundarch Isobar - Chicago, IL

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Position Overview

Sr. UE Designers are responsible for working with clients to develop meaningful multi-channel interactive experiences. This role requires strategic thinking, UE team leadership, and acute communication with all members of the project team. Your past experience with activities and deliverables associated with user centered design allows you to add value to consumer, transactional and corporate web initiatives. Conducting user, stakeholder and competitive research will drive personas and scenarios that will result in conceptual concepts, annotated wireframes, interactive models, prototypes and functional specifications.


Plan, coordinate and conduct user research, contextual and ethnographic studies, participatory design and usability testing

Conceptualize and design user interfaces and information architecture using participatory design

Produce personas, scenarios, process flows, annotated wireframes, design prototypes, and functional design specifications for complex transactional web applications and portals

Produce scalable taxonomies and metadata tagging for enterprise content management systems

Effectively aggregate and communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually

Shepherd the design process, drive decisions, track issues, and assist in estimating resource needs and schedules

Conduct usability testing and incorporate recommendations into the design

Work closely with development teams to QA development and implementation

Participate as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes other user experience designers, project managers, business strategists, and technical leadership

Required Experience

At least five years of user interface design experience

Strong knowledge of user interface design processes and methodology, particularly as applied to web-based applications

Excellent communication and organization skills - must be able to function as a thought leader as well as an individual contributor

Proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as Visio, InDesign, and Dreamweaver

Knowledge of capabilities and limitations of web technologies such as CMS, HTML, JavaScript, Flash, and CSS

Strongly Desired Experience

Masters degree in Human-Computer Interaction or a related design or behavioral science discipline

Experience with multi-channel interaction design efforts for major brands