UX Strategist - Tysons/McLean/Vienna, VA

Starts Mid- July 2021
Duration 3+ Months
Status Freelance / Contract
Rate Up to $63/HR
A leading in-house agency team for a Fortune 500 company is looking for a UX Strategist to join their team, 40 hours/week, for at least 3+ months. There is an option to extend or convert to full time.

The ideal UX Strategist is an experienced, multidisciplinary digital designer that will develop and memorialize the lab’s research and design approach, in addition to providing strategic design services to lab concepts.

Your work will span market and competitive insights, emerging trends and themes, and customer journeys, needs and personas synthesizing and defining the problem space.

This UX Strategist will:
- Develop digital concept and product strategy bringing prior experience in areas such as UX design, visual, branding, content strategy and digital marketing, in addition to strategic design
- Research and present digital exemplars and lead ideation workshops that draw on multiple subject areas to build a concept vision through impactful insights
- Develop storyboards, low and high-fidelity wireframes and visualizations to pitch ideas and show how they will transform how our customers work
- Demonstrate a rapid, iterative approach that enables fast experimentation, learning and co-creation with customers
- Use diverse research methods, quantitative and qualitative testing approaches, to validate hypotheses and test product usability in market
- Provide coaching and mentoring to less experienced designers and support an environment where they can grow their skills and thrive

UX Strategist Qualifications:
- 8+ years in a Strategic Design role; agency and/or start up experience is preferred
- BS/BA or Master’s degree in (Strategic) Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Design Planning, Strategy or other relevant experience
- Proficiency in user experience design principles, research methods, frameworks and tools
- Strong expertise in prototyping and market testing
- Ability to work with a highly collaborative and iterative concept development team
- Experience as a design team/project lead
- Strong communication and product pitch skills

JUL. 2021

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Cameron.Little@jobalert.creativecircle.com

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