Senior UX Architect at Ketchum

01 Feb 2024 9:49 AM | Anonymous

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior UX Architect (hourly) to join our dynamic team. As a UX Architect, you will play a crucial role in designing and shaping user experiences for our digital products. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand user needs, create wireframes and prototypes, and ensure a seamless and intuitive user journey. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in user-centered design principles, information architecture, and usability testing.

Location:  This is a fully-remote role anywhere in the United States

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About the Job


1. User research and analysis:

  • Conduct user research to understand user behaviors, needs, and motivations.
  • Audit and evaluate existing content and functionality
  • Analyze research findings to inform and validate design decisions.

2. UX strategy & information architecture:

  • Develop information architecture solutions that optimize user flows and enhance overall usability.
  • Create site maps, user flows, and wireframes to communicate design concepts.

3. Interaction design:

  • Design intuitive and engaging user interactions for digital products.
  • Develop interactive prototypes to demonstrate and test design concepts.
  • Ensure designs comply with accessibility standards, making digital products inclusive for all users.

4. Usability testing:

  • Plan and conduct usability testing sessions to gather feedback and validate design solutions.
  • Iterate designs based on user feedback and testing results.

5. Collaboration:

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, content strategists, developers, and visual designers.
  • Communicate design ideas and rationale effectively to stakeholders.
  • Provide support throughout design, coding/dev and deployment process

6. Documentation:

  •  Create and maintain design documentation, including design specifications and guidelines.


Preferred skills:

  • Experience with responsive design and mobile app design.
  • Familiarity with front-end development technologies.
  • Knowledge of CMS platforms including Drupal and Wordpress.
  • Knowledge of current trends and best practices in UX design.
  • Certification in UX design or related field is a plus.

Education and experience requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, information architecture, computer science or similar field of study is required.
  • 5-7 years proven experience as a UX Architect or similar role.
  • Strong portfolio showcasing successful UX design projects.
  • Proficiency in design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, or similar.
  • Knowledge of user-centered design principles, information architecture, and usability testing.
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills, including ability to present work to clients and executives
  • Ability to adapt to evolving project requirements and priorities, work independently and be a self-starter.

About Ketchum

As a global communications consultancy with 100 years of experience, Ketchum is a trusted partner who is equal parts creative and analytical. Ketchum is a place where all perspectives and points of view are welcome and encouraged. We are a collection of communications specialists, content creators, creatives, researchers, data analysts, media pros, digital strategists, issues and crisis counselors, and tech nerds. And we love when those worlds collide to create the very best teams and solutions for our clients. We work with the world’s leading brands, emerging start-ups, and everything in between. We are beyond proud to have created some of the most celebrated and award-winning campaigns in our industry. We’re just crazy enough to think we can impact the world – and how it responds to ideas – through communication.

We encourage our employees to be curious, brave, inspiring, and a force for good. Let’s talk. Come belong at Ketchum!

What we offer

  • Workplace flexibility: work where you work best
  • Robust benefits program, effective within 30 days of hire
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Family Forming Benefits
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Generous paid time off includes vacation, wellness, and extended holiday schedule
  • Various development opportunities to enhance personal and professional life
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Monthly Cell Phone & Wi-Fi reimbursement

Interested?  We’ve got an opportunity for you.

The salary range for this position is $65 to $75. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, education, years of experience, past training, skills and abilities of applicant, internal equity and local geographic market data.  A range of medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, paid time off, and/or other benefits also are available.

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