User Experience Architect at thyssenkrupp Materials NA Inc. in Southfield, Michigan

Posted in General Business 26 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities:•Deeply understand and appreciate functional requirements for upcoming web and mobile releases by participating in the ideation process. •Analyze business needs and produce detailed wireframes, low fidelity prototypes that meet strategic objectives•Participate in testing and further iteration or existing prototypes•Create final production ready redlined and annotated wireframes to be formerly handed off to corresponding development teams•Optimize information architecture to promote usability, while accommodating technical needs/constraints•Develop user flows, user journeys and personas to facilitate feature design process•Participate in cross-functional design and discovery sessions within the ideation process•Manage and cultivate pattern library•Contribute to the roadmap prioritization of features and product enhancement requests, specifically around UX ->supporting Product Owner•Participate in Design Thinking Process utilizing proven ideation methods within an agile environmentQualifications & Skills:•5+ years of experience in UX Architecture & Design, or a related field•Information Technology Degree specializing in front end development, economics or psychology or equivalent experience•3- 5 years' experience in a fast-paced software environment , and an ability to execute against aggressive timelines•3- 5 years' experience designing web and mobile solutions for enterprise platforms•3- 5 years' experience in user tests preparation, participation on user tests, incorporate user tests results into a wireframes•3- 5 years' experience in creating wireframes Low-fidelity and interactive prototyping and creating wireframes High-Fidelity; redlined and annotated•3- 5 years' experience creating screen flows, sitemaps, and state transition diagrams•Advanced knowledge of wireframing and/or prototyping tools and methodologies•Ability to understand and interpret UX research•Ability to understand key technology concepts•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•Strong verbal and written communication skills Preferred Qualifications\t•B2B experience a plus•Agile Mindsetthyssenkrupp Materials NA, Inc. headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, is a leading provider of production materials and integrated service solutions with almost 4,000 employees and more than 90 locations in North America. With annual sales of US $2.8 billion, the company is focused on value-added processing and distribution of a full line of aluminum, stainless, copper, brass, specialty metals, steel, and plastics products. Thyssenkrupp Materials NA is seeking an experienced User Experience Architect to join our ecommerce group located in Southfield, MI. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, creative and versatile individual with experience designing intuitive online self-service capabilities to support an end to end customer journey. The UX Architect must have deep experience with interaction design, is required to be fluent in web and mobile information architecture, and can translate functional objectives into representative prototypes and detailed specifications. The UX Architect should have a passion for user-centered design and an ability to execute on all steps of the design thinking process in coordination with the project organization. The UX Architect will need to work with all relevant departments within the organization, external partners and the Off Shore Development in India.Business Area Materials Services

As the lead company of the Materials Services business area, we are successful global materials distributor. 500 branches in 44 countries ensure we have a global presence. We also provide a wide range of innovative services to manufacturing and processing companies. The production of stainless steels and high-performance materials rounds out our broad-based offering.At thyssenkrupp we have more than 155,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world - but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that's right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.