UX Architect


Reporting to the Director of User Experience and Design the UX Architect will:

  • Analyze business needs and produce detailed wireframes that meet strategic objectives
  • Optimize information architecture to promote usability, while accommodating technical needs/constraints
  • Translate functional objectives into detailed specifications to ensure rapid development of projects
  • Develop user flows to facilitate the design process of features, templates and tools
  • Develop final wireframes, templates, modules, and functional specs used by Software Engineering and QA
  • Create prototypes for and actively participate in user testing to explore and validate solutions
  • Independently deliver on projects and work with others on teams
  • Serve as an advocate for our patrons and users, keeping their needs at the heart of our digital products

NYPL Core Values

  • Be
    to patrons and colleagues
  • Be
    in solving problems
  • Be
    in all aspects of your work

Minimum Qualifications

  • BFA or BA in related field, graduate design degree preferred
  • 2+ years experience, preferably within a publishing or agency setting
  • Strong grasp of UI, HCI and UX principles
  • Experience in information architecture, user and screen flows, conceptual and detailed wireframing, and prototyping tools
  • Experience working with Design Systems
  • Experience working with Agile
  • Expertise with Sketch
  • Fluency in best practices for mobile and web-based design
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates your experience and UX skills, illustrating step-by-step solutions to project requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Coding/Scripting knowledge for light development and prototyping a plus

Work Environment

Office setting

Union / Non Union

Non Union

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