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User Experience Lead - Tysons/McLean/Vienna, VA

Starts Interviewing Now
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate Up to $175,000/yearly
Our Fortune 500 financial client is looking for a hands on User Experience Lead to join their team full time. This role is currently remote but will require an onsite hybrid schedule in October. Relocation available.

This User Experience Lead will provide the leadership anchor for design in the Innovation Lab, developing design approaches, solution strategies and coaching and mentoring experience designers.

This team is design and data-led: they research, hypothesize, prototype, collect data and pivot when needed. They work to determine product-market fit through testing, iterating and advocating for customers.

In this role your work will span market and competitive insights, emerging trends and themes, and customer journeys, needs and personas synthesizing and defining the problem space

User Experience Lead responsibilities:
- Develop digital concept a, product strategy and 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
- Advocate for the customer and ensure the business solution is thoughtfully crafted to support their needs
- Provide coaching and mentoring to less experienced designers and support an environment where they can grow their skills and thrive

User Experience Lead Qualifications:
- 10+ years in a Strategic Experience Design role; agency and/or start up experience preferred
- BS/BA or Master’s degree required; Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Design Planning, Strategy degree a HUGE plus
- Proficiency in user experience design principles and best practices
- Proficiency in research methods, frameworks and tools,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

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

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