UX Architect / Designer

US-IL-Chicago | US-IL-Peoria | US-MO-St. Louis
1 week ago(12/6/2017 4:30 PM)
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Perficient Digital is an agency purpose-built to help companies who believe that Customer Experience (CX) is the defining strategic imperative of our day. 


Our full-service offering is flexible and designed to tackle our customers’ ever-changing, ever-increasing business challenges, making sure our execution never fails the strategic vision. These things are not mutually exclusive; we see them as one. Guiding choices, inspiring opportunities and fueling the customer experience takes clarity. But an increasingly noisy, complex business environment often clouds the vision of marketers today. The Age of the Customer is here to stay – for many, a “make or break” business environment where every customer interaction shapes your brand, day in, day out.  Make or break . . . Proud to say we’re skilled at the former.


Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.


Perficient is proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.



Job Overview:

As a User Experience Architect / Designer  you will be a part of Perficient Digital’s Creative + Interaction Design Practice working on user experience projects. You’ll take primary responsibility for leading the interaction design activities and deliverables including task flows, wireframes, prototypes, pattern libraries, and design documentation for client Web projects. You have a combination of hands-on design skills and the ability to guide the user experience. You pride yourself on having some front-end technical know-how, which helps you understand the development implications of your design decisions and enables you to create prototypes to explore and illustrate ideas. Clients look to you for insight and leadership.


This position can be located in Chicago, IL, Peoria, IL or St. Louis, MO. 50% travel to client location is expected.


A robust portfolio with up-to-date projects that demonstrates the application of current HCI and UCD principles required for all applying to position.




The following reflects the Creative + IxD Practice leadership’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  The leadership team may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Work with business analysts and Digital Marketing team members to assess and translate client business goals into design requirements and KPIs.
  • Work closely with user researchers to identify and process qualitative inputs for user experience design. Assist with segmentation, personas, scenarios and user stories.
  • Collaborate with content strategists, information architects, visual designers, usability engineers and other UX architects in iterative user experience design.
  • Define conceptual strategy, site maps, task flows, wireframes, prototypes, pattern libraries, 
  • design documentation, storyboards and scenarios for projects.
  • Apply best practices including accessibility, conversion optimization, usability, and responsive web design.
  • Assist in post-launch analysis. Support web analysts as needed in A/B test planning and Google Analytics measurement.
  • Lead and provide mentoring for other user experience team members.
  • Support team members across projects to ensure that the quality of deliverables meet
  • client expectations and Perficient Digital standards.
  • Keep current with breaking technologies and methodologies that allow for more innovative and dynamic approaches.



  • 5 + years experience designing customer oriented web-based and digital interfaces.
  • 3+ years Digital Agency experience leading large design projects.
  • Knowledge of user interface design principles and responsive web design.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead design of complex, transactional interfaces.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop big ideas and execute against them in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Demonstrated experience using web analytics data to inform design decisions.
  • Experience with Axure Pro is a must.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and meet aggressive deadlines.
  • BS/BA in Design or an equivalent, demonstrated mix of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Willingness to travel


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with information architecture including taxonomy design, navigation design, card sorting, and tree testing.
  • Experience with Optimal Workshop toolset.
  • Experience in Agile / Scrum project methodology.
  • Experience designing e-Commerce sites



Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 


More About Perficient


Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.


Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.


Perficient is an award-winning IBM Premier Business Partner, a Microsoft National Service Provider and Gold Certified Partner, an Oracle Platinum Partner, an Adobe Business Solution Partner, and a Salesforce Gold Consulting Partner.


Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 


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