Experience Design Architect
Experience Design ArchitectAutodesk
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The Experience Architect at Autodesk is an innovative futurist, a creative thinker and problem-solver, a supportive mentor, and a discipline leader all rolled into one. Our Experience Architects use creative problem-solving skills to continually challenge the team to think beyond the expected, and ship high-quality experiences our customers will love. They’re seasoned leaders with expertise facilitating conversations to solve complex problems. The Experience Architect will work on experience visions and strategic frameworks, systems, and models to create cohesive and scalable customer experiences for Fusion, our manufacturing platform. The role will require a strategic mindset and ability to collaborate with and influence product teams.
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Drive: Participate in defining and driving Product Design & Manufacturing strategic direction from a user experience perspective. Serve as both an information resource to executive management regarding existing user experience and as a design visionary, providing executive management with a grasp of future possibilities
Visionary: Create and communicate a user experience vision that describes specific long-term goals for the user experience, including conceptual models and metaphors, interaction techniques, interoperability with other company products and visual design directions. Create prototypes to test and communicate the vision. Create and effectively present to the product and executive leadership
Ensure Execution: Work with user experience designers to ensure the implementation of the user experience vision. Facilitate brainstorming sessions, attend design reviews and work with the application during development, in order to provide feedback on usability, internal consistency, consistency with UI guidelines and consistency with the user experience roadmap
Focus on the Customer: Maintain active contact with users through field research, interviews and user conferences. (may) lead user research, facilitate data analysis and guide its translation into the design of new products and upcoming releases. (May) produce and deliver presentations to product teams and management of research results
Leadership: Act as a leader in the Autodesk design community; evangelizing, communicating, and distributing design information. Maintain relationships with other product groups to ensure common strategy for the company and coordination of efforts. Maintain relationships with user experience architects across the company and work with them to develop long-term strategic design directions for the Company
Innovative: Research user interface trends and the potential impact of new technologies on the user experience. Maintain familiarity with design directions and innovations in competing products. Track product design developments across the company through regular contact with design teams for other product lines
8+ years’ experience in user experience design or related field
Experienced in using user-centered design practices
Driving and articulating a design vision that aligns to customer and business priorities
Creating high-level user experience flows as well as design concepts
Presenting design goals, process, and vision to executive stakeholders
Ability to work in agile and fast-moving design environment
Strong written, presentation and verbal communication skills. Must have the professional polish and poise to communicate at a level appropriate to the audience (customers, staff, peers and senior management)
Excellent facilitation, negotiation and consensus building abilities
Act independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
Previous experience mentoring and guiding work of others as this role may supervise the activities of others
Experience in creating influential relationships within and across product groups
Bachelors or equivalent work experience; Masters preferred
Implementing personalized and dynamic user experiences
Experience in the manufacturing industry
Experience using Fusion 360; Mastercam; Solidworks; etc.
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