1+ months

Boomerang - UX Lead

Florham Park, NJ 07932

Location: Florham Park, NJ

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Boomerang brings digital transformation to the life sciences industry through insight-backed creative solutions that enhance engagement with key target audiences and a focus on delivering measurable business value for our clients. Boomerang, as of December 2015, is now part of Accenture.

UX Lead Job Description and Requirements

Boomerang is a global, strategic, digital agency, acquired by Accenture in 2015. Working with industry-leading pharmaceutical and healthcare companies we bring digital transformation solutions that enhance engagement with key target audiences. Artfully fusing creativity and science is at the heart of what we do. Founded in 1997, boomerang employs a diverse group of over 180 digital craftsmen. Our backgrounds are diverse, our interests are multiple. We like the idea of an eclectic team, and use our personal experiences to help us engage and collaborate with one another and our clients.Learn more about boomerang http://boomerangpharma.com/

To support a growing number of opportunities and ensure the positioning of boomerang as a creative leader in Life Sciences, the Experience Design team is looking for a UX Lead. In this role, you will be instrumental in shaping and creating compelling and captivating digital solutions that close the gap between companies, physician and patients. This will involve identifying appropriate strategy and approach for projects and proposals, conceiving, overseeing, and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, planning and leading workshops, and translating results and insights into sitemaps, wireframes, prototypes, and other deliverables. You will also define the overall strategy of the product from an experience perspective and iterate upon it to ensure interface design innovation and excellence.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

Serve as an advocate for users and drive user-centered approach, process and outcomes.

Strategize and participate in user research activities.

Analyze the needs of the target users and how they perform tasks in order to create an informed user experience. Test, iterate, and validate designs.

Collaborate, and engage directly with clients and project stakeholders during co-creation sessions and workshops.

Identify design opportunities and devise elegant, memorable, engaging solutions with a focus on micro-interactions.

Possess a broad vision for the end-to-end experience, both current and future states.

Be comfortable generating innovative and breakthrough ideas for clients.

Translate requirements and user stories into concepts, and facilitate the product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, wireframing, and prototyping intuitive user experiences for digital products.

Interface with the project and development teams to provide guidance and direction regarding user experience during requirements definition through delivery of the final solution and ensure alignment to user needs, business goals, technical feasibility, and implementation quality.

Craft deliverables that are thorough, concise, and well-designed including research reports, heuristic analysis reports, personas, scenarios, functional flows, conceptual models, user flows, user journeys, site maps, and annotated wireframes, specifications, and interactive prototypes ensuring optimization across devices.

Explain, internally and externally, the rationale for UX/UI choices.

Remain focused on project metrics, data insights and analysis to improve design, usability, and engagement. Help guide optimization efforts after launch.

Support the Global Experience Design Director/Global Creative Director/Head of Interaction Design on new business pitches from conception through to final client-facing presentation.

Contribute to the insights and direction of Creative Briefs.

Stay current on emerging trends in online consumer behavior, technologies and design.

Excel at working with all departments to ensure the creative output is world-class and continuously exceptionala particular emphasis here on the partnership with Creative Directors, Art Directors and Graphic Designers to maintain a focus on usability and structural integrity as work is translated to visual design.

Mentor and nurture junior designers, supporting their personal and professional growth and development.

Strong multi-tasker with an ability to think and respond quickly while maintaining attention to detail across multiple projects and teams.

Team player that is resilient, curious, ambitious, humble, and self-learner.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science / Visual Arts / User Experience Design/Human-Computer Interaction/Human Factors, or equivalent

Minimum 8 years of experience in user experience/ interaction design to include:

Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite

Expertise in UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq

Ability to travel up to 40%

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience working in an agency environment

Familiarity with the pharma / health sector is desirable.

An overall understanding of web production and the capabilities within digital channels is essential

Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus

Professional Skill Requirements

Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Ability to explain rationale behind decision

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


Posted: 2019-04-10 Expires: 2019-09-11

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