User Experience (UX) Architect

Type of Position: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: US Based
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
Salary/Rate: Competitive, based on experience
Years of Experience: 4-8 Years of UX Design
Position Description:
Sofbang is seeking an experienced, highly skilled UI/UX Architect that is looking to join a dynamic, fast-paced growing team. This role is critical to Sofbang’s growth, as our UI/UX Architect will be involved on several innovative initiatives within our organization. This UI/UX Architect is responsible for taking our team and client’s ideas from concept launch. The perfect candidate is highly motivated, creative and versatile with experience designing intuitive workflows and screens. Conceptualizing, designing and beta testing website interactions are key to this job description. This candidate should have deep experience with interaction design, fluent in web and mobile information architecture and can translate functional objectives into highly creative and immersive user experiences.
Required Skills:
  • Comfortable grasping, communicating and bringing ideas to life on the artboard
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Awesome send of Visual Ideation / Creativity
  • A good sense of Layout and Typography in respect of Websites
  • Strong skills in design Software (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc) and Photo editing
  • Designing mockups and workflows using different tools like Invision etc.,
  • Web Design, HTML5, CSS3
  • Layout / Conversion Optimization
  • Strong conceptual, typographical, and color management skills
  • Partner with business analyst / product owner to understand the desired product outcomes
  • Understand how the end user will interact with the platform
  • Develop the structure and flow to make that possible
  • Use your solid grasp of user research, information architecture, interaction design, and content strategy to clearly communicate to teams and clients
  • Experience in a fast-paced software environment , and an ability to execute against aggressive timelines
  • Experience designing web and mobile solutions for enterprise platforms
  • Advanced knowledge of wireframing and/or prototyping tools and methodologies
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • High energy level, enthusiastic, and eager to do what is necessary to be successful
  • Highly creative and inquisitive; able to multitask effectively
  • Exposure in graphic art, illustration, or design experience; experience with print and digital/mobile design
  • A strong visual and technical portfolio
  • Ability to turn words into visuals with agency-level creativity

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Degree or Certifications in UI/UX or graphic design preferred

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead cross-functional design sessions between Product, R&D and Visual Design teams
  • Oversee all user-facing text to synthesize tone, language, and messaging
  • Prioritize roadmap features and product enhancement requests, specifically around UX
  • Craft internal and external communications around upcoming features, including release notes, user manuals, and feature descriptions
  • Develop user flows and personas to facilitate feature design process
  • Analyze business needs and produce detailed wireframes that meet strategic objectives
  • Optimize information architecture to promote usability, while accommodating technical
  • needs/constraints
  • Needs to support a variety of UI/UX initiatives
  • Will work closely with the Project Managers, Team Leads and Developers, to develop and implement consistent UI/UX  standards
  • Strong ability to design with accessibility and user experience in mind for desktop and mobile users
  • Analyze consumer usability
  • Develop information architecture
About Sofbang:
Founded in 2000, Sofbang is an award-winning system integrator specializing in innovative Cloud, Integration, Mobility, AI, and DevOps solutions. Sofbang extends, connects, and automates your business applications and IT portfolio. Our company is built on the passion that comes from seeing clients achieve success. We design with flexibility and scalability in mind, which means our solutions support your evolving needs and growth. Our solutions help organizations improve productivity, reduce costs, enhance the user experience, and increase revenue. Sofbang is headquartered in Westmont, Illinois and is proud to be minority owned.

To apply for this job email your details to aileen.roy@sofbang.com