Senior UX Architect - ArcGIS Online


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Overview


Come join our design team to create, inspire, and influence user-centered designs at Esri and beyond. Your mission will be to craft and validate designs for our web-mapping tool ArcGIS Online by collaborating closely with other designers and product development to enable organizations that connect people, locations, and data using interactive maps.

Our ideal candidate is driven by collaboration and the exchange of new ideas. They are a self-starter who is proactive about requirements gathering, synthesis, and iterating on designs. They are a skilled mentor and leader who thrives off helping shape other designers—and learning some new things along the way. If you want to do innovative work with new and compelling challenges, then join us!

Responsibilities


  • Create holistic design solutions that address business, brand, and user requirements
  • Distill complex problems into user stories and eventually innovative and refined solutions
  • Work with developers, product managers, and other cross-functional team members to design end-to-end experiences using participatory and iterative design techniques
  • Identify enhancements based on qualitative research and technical capabilities and requirements
  • Craft personas, user journeys, information architecture diagrams, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Conduct peer reviews, gather usability feedback, and quality assess implementations of your designs and the designs of others
  • Be a design leader, ensuring that others understand the value and effectiveness of user-centered design
  • Stay fresh on new technologies and trends in the web design space
  • Participate in usability testing, scenario writing, study moderating and observing with prototypes and fully developed projects

Requirements


  • 5+ years of experience designing for enterprise software, or similar experience
  • High proficiency with accessibility and usability, with a desire to learn more
  • High emotional intelligence; able to bring differing opinions and personalities together
  • Proven track record of evangelizing the need and value of design
  • Proven proclivity toward self-ownership and driving results beyond your expected duties for the good of the product and team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Naturally curious and passionate about learning new things
  • Driven by personal growth and commitment to the craft
  • Experience in scrum and agile development environments
  • Adaptable; able to leverage multidisciplinary practices and shift focus easily in a place that values nimble responses to new user and business expectations
  • Leave ego at the door, making way for data-driven empathy and a collaborative work ethic
  • An online portfolio that demonstrates your design abilities and how you think
  • Bachelor's in human factors, HCI, graphic design, or related field (master's or higher preferred)

About Esri


Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email humanresources@esri.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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