Cox Enterprises, Inc.
UX Architect','1716943','','Cox Automotive','!*!Cox Automotive is looking for an UX Architect with 5 years of experience to join our team in Austin, TX.
The UX Architect is responsible for a combination of product strategy, information architecture, user research, application conception, visual design and usability testing. UX Architects work to identify and translate user needs into digital products and applications. Also, the UX Architect drives the evolution of User Experience for Cox Automotive through education, advocacy, and thought leadership. As a core member of the agile release train, this position will collaborate with product architects and engineering team members to deliver features that delight customers while delivering on business objectives. The UX Architect is focused on creating enjoyable customer experiences by iterating on designs and gathering feedback to constantly improve products.
Leads product user experience strategy; Researches, identifies and works directly with customers and consumers, using stakeholder interviews, competitive audits (business and UX) and user research to understand and validate product ideas.
Transform needs prioritized by business goals into testable questions
Keeps abreast of industry developments and new technologies; designs and evaluates visual human interfaces using user-centered design principles.
Develops UX related documentation; Balances business requirements and market research to develop scenarios, use cases, user profiles, workflows, and mental models
Defines the information architecture and interaction flow of applications.
Presents conceptual diagrams, wireframes, and prototypes to key stakeholders.
Analyzes usage data to understand if we are meeting business objectives.
Conduct surveys and interviews with internal team members, product experts, and external customers to inform product design and persona development, in conjunction with UX Researchers.
Mentors and educates product and engineering teams to have a higher understanding of UX best practices and techniques; Multiply and embed your skills into differing disciplines and job roles.','','','!*!What we look for:
5 years of experience leading UX best practices
Strong understanding of product development lifecycles
Experience with design sprints in an Agile development process, and Lean UX methodologies
Proven ability to lead teams and advocate for best practices
Strong proficiency wire framing and prototyping software, as well as familiarity with front-end code and web / mobile-based environments
Experience with mobile, tablet and web responsive design
Ability to gather and synthesize different types of usability research; surveys, A/B tests, user interviews, and usability tests
Excellent communication skills. Individual must be a proactive problem solver and able to handle multiple complex projects and tasks.','','Cox Automotive','US-TX-Austin-10415 Morado Circle','','Regular','Individual Contributor','Day Job','','Yes, 5 % of the Time','Full-time','Ongoing','UX Architect
Cox Enterprises, Inc.
Website : http://www.coxenterprises.com
Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of nearly $16 billion and approximately 50,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms); and Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions). The company's major national brands include AutoTrader.com, Kelley Blue Book, Manheim, Savings.com and Valpak.