UX Strategist

Our design department is currently seeking a UX Strategist to join our growing team. You will work closely and collaboratively with clients, designers, developers, and project managers to help drive the user experience and design of great products.

We are looking for an individual who has the desire and motivation to evolve and improve processes that help us solve problems. You will make a direct impact on a variety of interesting projects. We embrace big picture thinkers who also enjoy the finer details of day-to-day activities. You will be given the opportunity to apply your abilities to meaningful work. If you’re the type of person who says, “I have a better way to do this.” we want to hear it. You will be directly involved in the support, production, and facilitation of user research, business analysis, writing of functional requirements, development of information architecture, and the production of user flows and wireframes for a variety of different clients.

  • Collecting business requirements, end-user insight and conducting research from which you will work with project leads, team members and clients to synthesize into sound strategy for projects you are assigned
  • Leading the “functional requirements” process by working with clients, designers and developers to define all aspects of the experiences your team is creating
  • Ongoing user research and usability testing for features of digital products, applications and websites
  • Creation of user flows, site maps, content hierarchies, and detailed wireframes where and when necessary to support your conclusions
  • Ongoing collaboration and interaction with team members, clients, 3rd party vendors and end-users to make sure all perspectives are accounted for in your work
  • Clear and concise in their writing and communication skills
  • Confident and effective when interfacing with clients
  • Comfortable creating air-tight functional requirements
  • A diligent note-taker and transcriber
  • Sensitive to business objectives
  • An effective business analyst
  • Proficient in information architecture and wireframing
  • Motivated to solve complex problems
  • Highly detail oriented
  • Perceptive, patient, positive, and hardworking
  • Open minded when listening to feedback
  • Highly interested in collaboration
  • Someone who thinks in systems and patterns
  • Productive within a fast paced environment
  • Mindful of organization, margins, spacing, and consistency in their work
  • Understanding of long term project goals and business objectives
  • Considerate of budgets, timelines, deadlines, and external constraints
  • 2 - 3 years working as a UX designer, business analyst, UX strategist, or similar role at an agency or in-house at a digital product company.
  • UX Process Knowledge - Understanding of user-centered design thinking and its usage to identify project goals. Familiarity with lean UX methodology and experience with user research. Familiarity with Google Analytics or other analytics platform is a plus.
  • UX Design - Examples that showcase your ability to solve complex problems and visually communicate your solutions through user personas, user flows, functional requirements, information architecture, wireframes, and visual designs.
  • Visual Design Sensitivity - Strong visual organizational skills, clean representations of work, ability to apply visual design skills to create client ready presentations, appreciation and empathy for visual design in a general sense.
  • Communication & Collaboration - Proven experience working successfully within a collaborative environment on challenging projects. Experience and/or desire to facilitate and improve upon content strategy is a plus.
  • Development Familiarity - Experience with the implementation of your UX solutions, effectively bridging the gap between UX design and development - Sensitivity to visual QA, fundamental knowledge of how work is implemented within a CMS. Product experience a plus.
  • Amazing office space in Fishtown, flex vacation time, paid trips to national and regional industry events and conferences, paid training, speaking opportunities, summer flex hours, company happy hours, casual office dress code, monthly one-to-one employee growth meetings, lunch and learns, sponsored networking events, employee referral program, company holidays and half-days, quiet rooms, annual holiday party, peer-to-peer recognition, annual non-profit participation, neighborhood outreach events, your own personal theme music, and more…
  • Medical coverage including vision and dental coverage, short and long term, life insurance plan, 401k with company match

O3 World specializes in digital product design and development, from conceptualization through implementation and support. We work with businesses as their strategic partner to provide long-term digital solutions through web, mobile, e-commerce and application development.

With offices in Fishtown, Philadelphia, we’ve emphasized a balanced approach to design, innovative technological solutions and an award-winning agency culture. This is the heart of one of the most vibrant and active areas within the city. You’ll have easy access to public transportation, a variety of delicious local eateries and coffee shops, entertainment venues like Johnny Brenda’s and The Fillmore, as well as fitness centers. Regardless of what your interests and curiosities might be, there is always something new and exciting to explore.

We’re continually looking to explore new horizons in the fields of user experience, design, and technology, we have a unique program called O3 Labs. Here, we embrace future thinking through experiences and experimentation with emerging technologies. All staff members are invited to collaborate internally to devise labs concepts that attempt to solve real experiences and business problems. You’ll have the opportunity to present a concept and, if chosen, company time, employees, and resources are dedicated to making your idea become a reality. O3 theme music is one example of several other successfully launched labs projects from O3 World. See it in action.

We’re proud to be the founder and host of Forge Conference, Philadelphia’s premier user experience and product design conference since 2014. Once a year we invite a national roster of experts in the field of user experience to share their wisdom, ideas, processes, and inspiring stories to people like you. Each employee at O3 World has the opportunity to join the Forge planning committee and contribute your thoughts and ideas to a conference that is quickly gaining prominence as an industry leading event. Learn more about Forge.

Finally, we’re firm believers in a balanced environment, where positivity, hard work and happy hours coexist. At O3, we strive to recruit and retain a diverse team that help us perform better, attract top talent and make smarter decisions. While much of our time is spent at our desks, at whiteboards, or in meetings, we’ve created a culture that makes the outside world an integral part of our daily working routines. The challenging, progressive work we do keeps us energized and exhilarated, while our culture and people keep us grounded, put things in perspective and make us better at what we do. Most of all, it makes us a team.

Please submit your resume and cover letter explaining why you’d be a good fit for this role and our team. Links to your LinkedIn, Twitter accounts, or anything else you feel will help us get to know you better are also appreciated.

O3 is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We look forward to meeting with you.

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