Lead UX Architect

Perficient   •  

Irvine, CA

Industry: Information Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 298 days ago

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The following reflects the Brand Experience Practice leadership’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. The leadership team may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Sets the standard for other UX team members on assigned agency projects
  • Facilitates dialog around end-user requirements and business requirements
  • Coaches other UX team members on delivering high quality work on time and on budget while developing important skills such as collaboration, presentation, strategy, facilitation and leadership
  • Creates – and directs the creation of – journey maps, navigation flows, site maps, user stories, wireframes and prototypes based on solid HCI and UCD principles.
  • Drives innovative solutions within platform constraints and technical limitations
  • Performs additional targeted user research to support deliverables
  • Leverages metrics, optimization, qualitative and quantitative research to inform and validate design decisions
  • Contribute to and carry out the project vision in collaboration with other team members
  • A thought- and industry- leader who inspires others by their work and professionally represents Perficient Digital at various industry events, conferences and symposiums



  • Excellent communication, collaboration, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent visual/verbal communicator with strong client-facing presentation skills (i.e. ability to present to various levels/groups)
  • Strong conceptualization ability and strong visual communication ability
  • Proven success designing world-class user experiences
  • Proven success managing and coaching talented UX teams
  • Proven success designing world-class mobileexperiences (both native app and responsive/adaptive design in browser)
  • Phenomenal ability to anticipate and design for user needs by incorporating research, strategy and analytics
  • Mastery of UX Design Principles and Interaction deliverables including rapid prototyping, site maps, concept diagrams, user personas, user scenarios, wireframes, flows, site inventory, template guidelines and annotated comps
  • Solid understanding of web and mobile (native) technologies
  • Expert experience with prototyping tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, OmniGraffle, Axure Pro, etc. required
  • Extensive experience with user interface design patterns and standard UCD methodologies across multiple platforms
  • Experience dealing effectively with non-creative decision makers
  • Ability to work independently, while escalating issues as necessary
  • Experience with the agile development methodology and ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment with aggressive development schedules
  • Clear, demonstrable leadership skills with experience managing & directing other UX team members
  • Strong understanding of common software development practices
  • Experience in managing and/or collaborating with creative talent and creative agencies

  • Experience working with FED, including HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Experience working within the Healthcare industry a plus


  • Marketing, advertising, design or brand-building experience, with an ability to keep each client’s long-term brand goals in mind

  • A willingness and desire to build upon what you know in order to continually evolve your creativity and design thinking

  • Strong understanding of UX and UI design best practices, with experience in rapid prototyping

  • 6-8years of experience as a Sr. UX Architect, Sr. Interaction Designer, Sr. Information Architect, Sr. Human Factors Engineer, or similar

  • Strong multitasking abilities and team leadership skills

  • Desire and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects, in various phases, under tight deadlines

  • Knowledge of design trends for mobile, tablet, video and other new media

  • A current portfolio with up-to-date projects that demonstrates the application of current UX design trends and concepts required for all applying to this position
  • BA/BS in Graphic Design, Information Design, or other similar program required, Master’s Degree of HCI preferred


Job ID 2018-4283