Senior UX Architect
- Full Time
Cox Automotive, a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is seeking a Senior UX Architect to join our Dealer.com team in Atlanta, GA. As a Senior UX Architect, you will be a pivotal member of a Retails Solutions team, working closely with product and engineering leaders.The Senior UX Architect is responsible for owning the full UX process; product strategy, user research, information architecture, application concepts (prototyping), and visual design. UX Architects work to identify and translate user needs into digital products and applications. UX Architects drive the evolution of User Experience for Cox Automotive through education, advocacy, and thought leadership. As a key member of a core Agile team, this position collaborates with product and engineering leaders to deliver features that delight customers while delivering on business objectives. Cox Enterprises is a family-run operation that began nearly 120 years ago. As part of this great family business, we treat our team members and clients like they’re just that — family. This atmosphere has been instrumental to our success and has shaped our willingness to fuel epic innovation, drive unprecedented growth and deliver the mind-blowing, needle-moving, connected experience we promise.Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars. Come join the transformation! Technology We Use:UX, Usability research tools, Front-end coding languagesPrimary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:Lead product user experience strategy; research, identify and work directly with customers and consumers, using stakeholder interviews, competitive audits (business and UX) and user research to understand and validate product concepts and direction. Create enjoyable customer experiences by iterating on designs and gathering feedback to constantly improve products and transform needs prioritized by business goals into testable questions Design and evaluate visual human interfaces using user-centered design principles Develop UX related documentation, such as requirements, research ﬁndings, journey maps, use cases, user proﬁles, and mental models Deﬁne the information architecture and interaction ﬂow of applications Present conceptual diagrams, wireframes, and prototypes to key stakeholders Analyze usage data to gain deeper product understanding, KPIs and craft recommendationsConduct surveys and interviews with internal team members, product experts, and external customers Evangelize and educate product and engineering teams to have a better understanding of UX best practices and techniques Mentor, multiply and grow skills in more junior UX rolesFamiliarity with Agile development process and Lean UX methodologiesA portfolio that shows your thought process and ability to ship user-centered productsQualifications:Required Experience (minimum):
- 10+ yrs championing and delivering on UX best practices
- Strong understanding of product development lifecycles
- Experience with design sprints in an Agile development process, and Lean UX methodologies
- Strong proﬁciency wireframing and prototyping software, as well as familiarity with frontend code and web/mobile-based environments
- Experience with mobile, tablet and responsive design
- Ability to gather and synthesize different types of usability research; surveys, A/B tests, user interviews, eye tracking, and usability tests
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Proactive problem solving; able to handle multiple complex projects and tasks
- Excellent communication skills. Individual must be a proactive problem solver and able to handle multiple complex projects and tasks
- Demonstrated ability to build UX advocates in cross-discipline teams
- Business Acumen and able to present to stakeholders
So, are you ready to challenge today and transform tomorrow? Apply now.
About Cox Automotive
Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global company’s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader®, Clutch Technologies, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, VinSolutions®, vAuto® and Xtime®, are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion. www.coxautoinc.com
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