UX Designer, Senior Consultant

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Overview

Interested in working with talented people to help develop innovative solutions to some of society’s most complex and challenging problems? We are Guidehouse, a leading consulting firm serving the public sector and commercial clients with specialized capabilities in strategy, technology, and risk management. You may not yet know our name, but we have a rich history. Guidehouse is a combination of PwC’s former public sector practice and Navigant’s deep expertise in energy, financial services and healthcare.

We offer an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards individuals based on impact, not tenure. Our firm is at the forefront of an emerging model solving complex problems that stretch across government and private companies, affording our people the opportunity to be on the cutting edge of the consulting profession. By focusing on markets facing transformational change, technology-driven innovation, and significant regulatory pressure, our employees also develop and deploy world class knowledge and problem solving that leads to breakthrough solutions.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Work with the UX Lead to establish the overall direction and vision for UX team (establish approach, tools and process)
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to define product experience
  • Serve as the voice of the user while meeting the needs of the customer
  • Conceptualize, execute and refine design specifications and design standards in the form of interaction models, process flows, information architecture, wireframes, prototypes and functional design specs
  • Understand complex qualitative and quantitative research data, business goals and requirements, and translate them into functional designs
  • Drive and document design standards and patterns across products
  • Create customer-centric designs that address business, brand and user requirements
  • Manage, mentor, and provide feedback to UX designers, with a focus on delivering high quality UX solutions to our clients
  • Lead participatory design activities (e.g. client workshops, card sorting) to understand vision, business model and knowledge about user needs and behaviors.
  • Conduct, design and analyze user experience and usability testing, incorporating testing best practices
  • Create user-centered designs by considering market analysis, customer feedback, and usability findings
  • A minimum of 4-6 years of experience in information architecture and UX design for user-centered projects such as: responsive websites, web and mobile applications and other interactive touch points
  • Experience in Human Computer Interaction, Digital Media Design, Fine Arts or related field is desired
  • Demonstrate a portfolio of work with a proven track record for solving complex UX design problems
  • In-depth knowledge of iOS and Android platforms
  • Experience managing and mentoring a team
  • Experience building low and high fidelity prototypes of digital products to illustrate future concepts and functionality to clients
  • Outstanding facilitation, brainstorming and collaboration skills
  • Proven experience conducting user research and translating user research into design decisions
  • Experience building design systems that integrate with complex data
  • Strong background in usability testing, and building rapid prototypes
  • Experience working with an Agile development team
  • Experience closely collaborating with technical teams
  • Expert knowledge of tools like Sketch, Craft, Adobe Creative Cloud, Invision and Principle
  • Familiarity with current web development technologies, standards and best practices, including: HTML5, CSS, JavaScript
  • US Citizenship required

    Must provide a portfolio of work for review

    Minimum Years of Experience: 4-6 years (agency experience is a plus)

    Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree

    Additional Requirements

  • This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
  • Disclaimer

    Disclaimers

    Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

    Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

    If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

    Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

    Rewards and Benefits

    Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

    Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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