Experience People Job: User Experience Lead/Creative Director (Chicago , IL, USA)

20 Jun 2005 - 3:33pm
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Challis Hodge
2003

User Experience Lead/Creative Director

Experience: 5-7 years
Location: Chicago , IL, USA
Status: Permanent Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Travel: No

Description:

Lead a team building a credit card self-service account center
(approximately 1 year engagement) to deliver a compelling and effective site
that supports the client's business goals.

Responsibilities:

Leading initial requirements gathering, research, and concept development
working with the client's extended team.
Developing a vision for the new experience.
Leading a team of information architects, art directors, writers, and
front-end developers to realize the vision.
Ensuring the quality of deliverables across all milestones and disciplines.
Lead business development (from RFP to securing the work) as needed.
Elevate the work through client consulting, team coaching and leading by
example.
Participate in building a best in breed team driven by a mix of quality,
innovation, strategy and unfaltering execution - partnering with existing
CDs and team members.
Inspire the Creative/UX teams as well as the interdisciplinary teams
involved in delivering user experience to develop benchmark solutions across
multiple industries and verticals
Career path guidance of multiple Creative/UX team members partnering with
the Central Region Creative Director Staff.
Partner with Executive Creative Director on driving a vision and culture for
the Central Region Creative/UX staff.
Insure and evolve Creative/UX Methodology working with/building on existing
ones inside Central currently.

Requirements:

5-7 Yrs in Experience Architect/Creative Director role in interactive media.

Proven delivery in large, complex engagements (either in application design,
e-commerce, self-service, or other transactional systems).
Proven ability to develop large scale client relationships that were longer
than a year and over 1m in fees.
Ability to be both conceptual and strategic as well as hands-on and
extremely detail-oriented.
Proven delivery within a user-centered design process that includes user
research and usability testing.
Background in either Design, Content Strategy, Information Architecture,
Interaction Design, Human Computer Interactions, Copywriting, or Front End
Technology.
Must be an articulate and compelling writer, understand brand, have a proven
eye for art direction, and a proven ability to deliver on user experience
design.
Ability to plan out against a timeline, budget and complex series of
projects/deliverables
Proven long-term team building and management experience with teams larger
than 3-5 people.
Proven experiences working with Interdisciplinary skills (Technology,
Project Management, Client Partners, Strategists).
Humble, confident and fair. Focused on quality work with the good of the
team, client and business in mind.
Award winning work a plus.

For additional info and application instructions:
http://www.experiencepeople.com/job_il1859.html

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