Consultant, UI/UX designer

Role Overview:

As an UX Design Consultant, you will contribute to customer engagements and create UX transformation deliverables on projects. Additionally, your role primarily focuses on work related to architecture and usability content areas, with the goal to humanize technology and empower the business.

Key Role Responsibilities:

Day-to-day you will:

Research

  • Monitor trends, document best practices and identify opportunities to deliver innovative experiences
  • Run workshops in order to gather stakeholders' requirements using a pool of techniques that help them to break down barriers, communicate better, and generate new ideas
  • Execute user research with the right mix of methodologies (e.g. user tests, in-depth interviews, focus-groups, ethnographic field studies, surveys)
  • Interpret results from the research as design or strategic recommendations and effectively present to clients using proper tools (e.g. personas, experience maps, service blueprints and research reports
Design
  • Facilitate brainstorms and working sessions with cross-disciplinary teams in order to move the knowledge of the research into a vision and into a design strategy
  • Deliver the design of digital products or services employing the right mix of human-centered design processes and tools (e.g. mental models, user scenarios, site maps, wire frames, task flows, user interface specifications, prototypes)
  • Adjust the design process and select the proper approach in order to fit the project constraints (e.g. Lean UX, Agile UX techniques)
  • Partner with cross-functional technology and design teams to integrate solutions and requirements into UX strategies
  • Use a proven change-management framework at the appropriate phase in the adoption process of a new product or service
General
  • Evangelize Experience Design within Avanade through informal communication, formal presentations and training sessions
  • Contribute to business development efforts through customer relationships and RFP submission support
  • Work with other team members who lead various aspects of the project: content strategists, UI designers, technical leads, and delivery leads
Qualifications
Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:

Qualifications:
  • Experience with UX disciplines such as UX research methods, information architecture, usability testing, and content strategies
  • Knowledge of visual design capabilities and strategies preferred
  • Experience translating requirements into design specifications
  • Experience researching, designing and/or proposing solutions with mobile layouts in mind
  • Capable of understanding and articulating technical feasibility of solutions
Preferred Certifications:

Preferred Education Background:
  • You likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Interaction Design, Human Factors, Computer Interaction, Behavioral Psychology, Human/Computer Interaction, or similar degree. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice.
  • Preferred Years of Work Experience:
  • You likely have about 3+ years relevant UX experience
Scope of Work:
  • Nature of Work: Executes project/program plans and processes in alignment with established operational objectives.
  • Scope of Work: Primarily focused on own work, and execution of prescribed work plans.
  • Complexity: Complex problems primarily within one's occupation / discipline that require personal judgement of contextual factors.
  • Discretion: Wide latitude in approach to work within established work plans.
  • Organizational Impact: Work efforts have an immediate impact on Avanade and/or client operations.
  • Supervision Received: Works under general guidance and direction, but fully independent in own work with latitude for autonomous decision-making related to work process.
  • Supervision Provided: Supports more junior colleagues on work efforts, with some checking of work.
  • Knowledge Applied: Applies advanced knowledge of a learned occupation / discipline.
Accountabilities & Metrics:

Accountable for verifying accuracy and quality of others' work products against established standards, precedents, and best practices

Accountable for chargeability and training targets

Accountable for project and annual goals

Relevant Additional Details:

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Requisition ID - 56490

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.


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