UX Strategist - Remote (US & Canada)
Company: Kanopi Studios
Posted on: January 16, 2022
This position is open to applicants in the US and Canada
About Our Company
Kanopi Studios is a Design, Development & Support Agency with a
fully distributed team of people who are experts in Drupal &
Our clients have a mission; we design, build and support websites
that help their mission thrive.
But we want our employees to thrive as well. Because our team
members do great work for great clients, Kanopi works hard to
support them in their career as they continue to create a better
As a result, our business continues to grow, and so must our team.
We're excited to announce this opportunity to join our team as a UX
About The Job
As Kanopi's UX Strategist, you will be responsible for using
qualitative and quantitative research to craft delightful and
functional user experiences. You will be our in-house subject
matter expert, often serving as the team's advisor responsible for
defining the overall UX vision throughout the entire project
You will lead clients through the Discovery process, including but
not limited to stakeholder interviews, user feedback collection,
and data analysis. Your responsibilities will encompass crafting
the Discovery strategy and translating it into deliverables like
user flows, customer journey maps, competitor reviews, Information
Architecture (IA), sitemaps, template identification, content
strategy, and initial prototypes.
Your projects will challenge you to craft user-centered experiences
and utilize a data-driven problem-solving approach. You can clearly
and confidently articulate the "why" behind your decisions while
balancing client desires and user needs.
This position reports to Kanopi's Manager of Creative Services.
In this role, you can expect to:
- Lead the entire lifecycle of user research from open-ended
discovery to concept testing, including:
- IA, writing surveys, and user journeys.
- Synthesizing research techniques and data insights that lead to
actionable strategic recommendations.
- Review, analyze, and provide design feedback to ensure visuals
align with user and business objectives.
- Identify areas of opportunity, defining their priority for
- Lead clients through and participate in Discovery and UX work
- Create project deliverables, including user flows, customer
journey maps, IA, sitemaps, wireframes, etc.
- Contribute and collaborate with the Creative Services team to
help elevate deliverables.
- Approach User Experience deliverables using an atomic design
principle methodology, streamlining the user interactions for
visual implementation into pattern libraries, etc.
About The Compensation & Work Requirements
This is a full-time position. Salary and compensation is
commensurate with experience. Not to worry. The pay is competitive
and what you'd expect for this role. This is a 100% remote role,
but you must live and be able to work in North America.
NOW... LET'S TALK ABOUT YOU!
We are looking for candidates who have---
- 5+ years of professional experience in web and UX
- 3+ years of experience working within an agency setting,
preferably remotely or with a distributed project team.
- A strong portfolio containing specific examples showcasing user
research, journeys, personas, IA, and strategic UX thinking.
- The ability to translate high-level strategic concepts into
easily digestible client-friendly information.
- The ability to implement a mobile-first user experience
- Inherent professionalism and responsiveness to client needs,
including issues as they arise.
- General comfort context-switching between multiple projects in
a fast-paced, multi-time-zone environment.
- Proactive verbal and written communication skills, and can
respond quickly and remain flexible in a rapidly changing
- Curiosity and initiative to learn and adapt to new applications
- Proven experience delivering high-quality work with an eye on
time and budget.
At Kanopi, we believe a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and
voices make for a better workplace. We strongly and
enthusiastically encourage people of color, individuals who
identify within and beyond the LGBTQ+ spectrum, women, and people
with disabilities to apply.
If you think this post was written just for you, here's what to do
- Submit your resume and a link to your portfolio.
- Answer the questions you see here on this page.
- Send us a cover letter.
Now--- About that cover letter--- This is VERY important!
Please include all of the typical reasons why you'd be an
outstanding candidate for this position, plus answer this question:
What is your favorite piece of technology?
Our screening process takes a bit of time, because we like to
ensure that you are the perfect fit for us, and we are the perfect
fit for you! After we've taken a look at your application, we will
send you a series of questions that will help us get to know you
better. From there, you will engage in several interviews with
members of our team, and a skills assessment or two in order to
take a look at how you do the things you do! Some candidates may
even do a mini-project, depending on the role you are interviewing
for. We'll be happy to explain a bit more once we're in the
Please note - we try to make an effort to contact every applicant
to let you know the status of your application, but we are human,
so if you don't hear from us, drop us a line!
Fully Remote: Work where and when you do your best. It's about
feeling connected to others, having a flexible schedule and staying
Top Talent: Since we are not limited by walls, our ability to hire
the best is limitless. Collaborate, learn and surround yourself
with a strongly skilled and diverse team.
Travel: Love to see the world? So do we. Just find a place with
good wifi, get connected and make great work happen!
This job description is intended to describe the general nature and
level of work performed by those assigned to this classification.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the
only duties to be performed by those occupying this position. The
job description and job functions described herein are subject to
possible modification by Kanopi Studios in accordance with
applicable federal, state and local laws.
No agencies, recruiters or applicants outside of the US or
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