• UX Architect Lead

    Location US-NJ-Holmdel
    ID
    2019-7498
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Technology and Infrastructure
    Department
    Engineering
    Posting Level
    Experienced
  • Job Overview:

    Have you served as an information architect and have a background in product design? We’re looking for a collaborative, creative problem-solver to join our Product Design team as an User Experience (UX) Architect, where you’ll be responsible for initiating early concept work (user research and strategy) that influences our product roadmap and ensures a best-in-class customer experience. In this role, you’ll also create wireframes, workflows, prototypes and other artifacts to communicate and document designs. If you’re innovative, persuasive and have a background in human computer interaction, information architecture, and usability, this could be the perfect job for you! Note: To be considered for this position, please submit a portfolio containing wireframe and prototyping examples along with rationale.

    About Us:

    iCIMS is a high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company headquartered in Holmdel, NJ. Eight-times voted a Best Place to Work by NJBIZ and #16 on Glassdoor’s 2019 Best Places to Work list, we are the industry’s #1 recruitment software provider, delivering technology that supports approximately 4,000 contracted customers around the globe. Dedicated to maintaining an inclusive, inspirational and innovative work environment, and committed to our consistent growth, we have a wide range of opportunity for career advancement within our organization. Come grow with us—apply today!

    Responsibilities:

    • Work alongside UX Leadership to assist in overall product and user strategy
    • Work alongside Product Managers and Product Owners to better understand business value and translate it into product solutions
    • Lead user based research • Run various UX workshops to help uncover user needs along with project requirements
    • Create and deliver presentations articulating vision, findings, and approach to all stakeholders in group settings
    • Scope and lead a team of designers from concept through completion
    • Conceive and design interaction for innovative/large/critical features
    • Explore and design early product concepts working closely with stakeholders
    • Design and build wireframes, interactive prototypes and mockups that engage C-level stakeholders
    • Drive solutions in line with the UX roadmap to ensure products maintain a best-to-market experience
    • Research emerging UX trends, lead decision-making, and incorporate into feature design
    • Work closely with the development teams to figure out the best solution to any UI problem
    • Evolve our understanding of great user experiences and how it applies to the enterprise world;
    • Coach and mentor others in usability principles and practices;
    • Review and influence all product features
    • Collaborate closely with cross functional teams to ensure the vision becomes reality
    • Consistently ensures that business is conducted with integrity at all times and that behavior aligns with iCIMS policies, procedures, and core competencies

    Qualifications:

    • 8+ years of UX architecture experience, preferably in business-facing Saas applications
    • Track record of user experience achievements with demonstrated excellence
    • Track record of delivered products in scalable UI design and development
    • Experience leading user based research
    • Track record of demonstrated leadership through influence across UX stakeholders and partners, including designers, developers and roduct Management
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate within and across teams
    • Expert in applying web-based technologies including CSS, HTML, JavaScript and Responsive design
    • Visual and user-centered design experience is a plus
    • Experience in prototyping is a plus
    • Responsive design experience
    • Able to both conceive the big picture and focus on specific UI details
    • Innovative - self-motivated, able to research new concepts independently
    • Persuasive – able to convince stakeholders of UX value and find win-win solutions 
    • Experience with designing and developing Responsive / Mobile solutions. 
    • Knowledge of appropriate design tools
    • Agile, Lean, Kanban, Iterative software development and delivery experience preferred.

    Education/Certifications/Licenses Required 

    • Bachelor’s degree Human Computer Interaction, Information Science, Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience  

    EEO Statement:

    iCIMS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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