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UX Strategist

Forix Portland, OR
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

Title: UX Strategist

Type: Full Time Position

Base: DOE

Hours: 9am to 6pm

UX Strategist Core Responsibilities include:

  • Ensures the work produced is intuitive, functional, intelligent and visually appealing

  • Have a creative approach to problem solving

  • Develops simple and elegant design approaches to complex stories, user interfaces and problems

  • Can interpret complex concepts into simple and sophisticated user experiences

  • Creates conceptual look and feel options and documents interactions into clear requirements for development

  • Works closely with the development team to ensure design systems are implemented correctly

Job brief

We are looking for a UX Strategist to design experiences that make our clients websites more user-friendly and intuitive to attract and retain customers. You will combine interfaces and workflows to enhance user experience, adoption and conversions.

In this role, you should be an analytical and creative designer who is able to grasp user needs and solve problems. A strong portfolio of successful UX and other technical projects is essential.

If you have a refined visual aesthetic, strong communication skills, a can do attitude, and are looking for a high-energy environment that celebrates design thinking and the customer experience — consider joining our team!

Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with Clients, Project Managers, Analysts and Developers to create intuitive, user-friendly online experiences

  • Developing wireframes and task flows based on user needs or best practices

  • Understand product specifications and user psychology

  • Define the right interaction model and evaluate its success

  • Develop wireframes and prototypes around customer needs

  • Find creative ways to achieve goals or solve UX problems (e.g. usability, taxonomy, conversion optimization)

  • Communicate design ideas and prototypes to clients and developers

  • Keep abreast of competitor products, industry trends, emerging technologies and concepts

  • Create personas through user research and data

  • Capable of handling multiple concurrent projects with various project leads and have a flexible, positive attitude

  • Able to collaborate actively as part of a multi-disciplinary team, in fact, you’re excited for the opportunity to work with other team members in order to envision concepts and transformation of ideas into reality.

  • Receptive to feedback to help elevate the design and reach client goals.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

Requirements

  • Strong leadership qualities

  • Proven experience as a UX Designer, UI Designer or similar role

  • Strong portfolio of design projects

  • Familiarity with interaction design and information architecture

  • Proficient in design and prototyping software

  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS; JavaScript is a plus

  • Problem-solving aptitude

  • Analytical mind with a business acumen

  • Excellent communication skills

  • BSc in Design, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field

Benefits:

We're committed to maintaining a motivated, positive work environment with people who share, demonstrate and live our core values. Take pride in working for a company that lives its core values, defines and pursues its vision and mission/purpose, and continually provides tangible value and benefit to its employees and our clients. Our benefits include:

  • Employee medical coverage

  • Vision

  • Prescription plan

  • 401K

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Flex Fridays

Additional Perks Include:

  • Bottomless coffee

  • Ping Pong

  • Company lunches and outings

  • Snacks and beverages

  • Open office space environment

  • Career development events and trainings

  • Provided street parking pass

  • Conveniently located near the Goose Hollow MAX station

Forix

Why Work Here?

Work with great clients, Company lunches and outings, Snacks and beverages, Conveniently located near the Goose Hollow MAX station

Forix is 100-plus person digital agency in SW Portland that specializes in e-commerce website development and support. With a strong emphasis in the Magento platform, Forix has quickly become a frontrunner in providing custom commerce solutions and has been identified as one of the top eCommerce agencies nationwide.

Address

Portland, OR
USA

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