Kforce UX Lead in Newton, Massachusetts

Kforce has a client in Newton, MA that is currently searching for a UX Lead to join their team.Summary:The UX Lead will be joining an organization which is going through an Agile transformation. The organization is splitting up their team into small groups and are in need of some more resources. The Senior UX Lead will be working at the Portfolio level before creating user stories, will collaborate with their own team PM, Stakeholders, and others within the IT organization. This person will be joining a very fast-paced environment and must be comfortable completing 2 week-sprints.

  • Must have Lean Agile experience as well as well versed in creating wireframes, quick validations and turn around ideas

  • Thorough understanding of the UX lifecycle with direct experience in all skill areas and tools, including collaborative problem solving techniques to drive fast problem-solving, experimentation, innovation and great user experiences

  • Able to drive the UX vision

  • Strength in these areas: user experience methods, research methods, design principles, problem-framing skills, customer centric storytelling, verbal and written communication skills, lean UX

  • Proven track record as a thought partner who can collaborate well with other functions

  • Customer-focused, with experience using design research methods to uncover customer insights; ability to define customer benefits and desired customer outcomes

  • Should be a self-starter capable of effectively operating within an iterative design team, managing UX responsibilities against defined milestones and plan with little day-to-day oversight

  • Knowledge of key channels and platforms, with experience in marketing website design and engagement techniques; experience financial services a plus

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours