Junior UX Strategist (Remote) – SimpsonScarborough

 

Job Description

We are looking for a smart and energetic strategist to join our growing digital team. As a junior digital strategist at our company, you will be responsible for supporting a mix of user experience and content strategy deliverables.

Responsibility

  • Support UX team on all phases of work, including the development of information architecture strategies, journey maps, page flows, wireframes, and sitemaps
  • Contribute to and organize documentation of business and user requirements, functional specifications, and process workflows
  • Conduct audits for content inventory purposes and evaluates competitive user experiences for learnings to share with the project team
  • Support user testing activities and deliverables by helping to organize, plan, moderate and report on usability tests, focus groups, tree testing, and/or remote testing
  • Support the senior design and senior content leads to collaborate on client-specific strategies
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the latest technologies & platforms to produce technically sound solutions
  • Evaluate existing websites and social channels and provide discovery insights.
  • Execute basic Google Analytics reporting as directed
  • Assist in the set-up of A/B testing using Google Optimize

Qualifications

  • 1-2 or more years of digital UX experience.
  • Familiarity with standard UX software such as Sketch, Adobe XD, and InVision
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics and track record of reporting outputs. GA certification a plus.
  • Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus but not required.
  • Knowledge and experience working in content management systems – WordPress and Drupal preferred.
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design, planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.
  • Passionate about resolving user pain points
  • Willingness to help out in any way with a “can do” attitude
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to present information in verbal, written or visual form to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to work independently
  • Passion for all things UX and other areas of design and innovation.

About SimpsonScarborough

SimpsonScarborough is an integrated marketing and branding agency that serves higher education clients. We spend our days building higher education brands that endure, inspire, and elevate the all-important work of colleges and universities in shaping our future. Our company has approximately 40 employees and runs a remote team spanning coast to coast. We have roots firmly planted in Alexandria, Virginia, Columbus, Ohio, and Oakland, California. You’ll have an opportunity to work alongside respected colleagues who are challenged in their roles, excited for the future, and who make each other and our work better.