User Experience (UX) Expert - Emerging Tech Incubation Center

Company: Sage
Location: San Jose , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 24.MAR.2020


User Experience (UX) Expert - Emerging Tech Incubation Center Sage is a global company with a local heart. The market leader for cloud-based...


User Experience (UX) Expert - Emerging Tech Incubation Center
Sage is a global company with a local heart. The market leader for cloud-based accounting, financials, enterprise management, people, and payroll software, we empower the world's business heroes-from single-person startups to large enterprises. Our people are passionate and positive. We inspire our colleagues to serve business builders everywhere and champion their success. As a FTSE 100 company with 14,000 colleagues across 24 countries, we do business the right way, while giving back to our local communities through the Sage Foundation. Sage is passionate about building a culture where our colleagues feel they can bring their whole selves to work. Where people know they'll be judged on their performance and behaviours - not their identity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, color, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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SAGE is looking for a seasoned User Experience expert to join our Emerging Technology Incubation Center. Our mission is to win in the market with the world's best products. Technology innovations enable us to meet customer demands with better experiences, functionality, usability and compliance and we want the best innovative thinkers to help drive success. The incubation center's vision is to focus on experimentation and ideation to quickly design and prototype new applications of technology relevant to Sage customers and business segments.

The User Experience expert will be responsible for creating user journey's for POCs and prototypes in rapid iterative sprints. She/he will be responsible for working with the product manager to understand and design the user experience, conduct workshops, and effectively present concepts and strategies to stakeholders and leadership to create innovative and intuitive experiences. The perfect candidate will have a mentality to deliver at pace, but also have the understanding that there is no such thing as failure, only learning.
Key accountabilities and decision ownership:
•Help identify the user experience and journey
•Translate the user journey to showcase design in written/ user journey/ prototype form for use by technical and teams
•Design, create and deliver in accordance with the Sage Design standards/HIG and platform HIG
•Effectively present information in one-on-one situations to executives, stakeholders, agency employees, and vendors
•Adhere to, and work within the Product Design and experience's best practices and processes

Skills, know-how and experience:
•5+ years of UX design and product development/management experience
•Experience in creating business or consumer applications
•Ability to understand and interpret user needs translated to user journeys and prototype design, wireframes and storyboards
•Expert on interaction Design, UI workflows, UI wireframes, Visual Design, etc. on multi-platforms
•Design experience in web, mobile, tablet, and/or desktop software
•Solid understanding of UX process and experience building prototypes using Sketch, InVision, Balsamic or other tools. Ability to use Adobe Creative Cloud, Axure, OmniGraffle, and other design software
•Knowledge and experience in emerging technology areas such as AI, Blockchain, etc.
• Bachelor's degree in User centered Design/Human centered Design, Communication Design or related discipline or equivalent experience preferred
United States
San Jose

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