An accomplished Executive, 20 years of a strong background in Experience Design managing large programs, design - led innovation (Blockchain, AR/VR), and helping organizations build capability & staff. Responsible for building strategy, Customer Experience, Consulting and Execution in a hybrid business and technology environment across different geographies. Also, associated with an Institute as a UX trainer.
My focus is on consulting, delivery, pre-sales, hiring/deployment of resources at the customer location, vendor engagement, client relation, people management and hands-on. Open to travel up to 80%.
Information Architecture, Wireframes, Flowcharts Costing, and Budgeting, Project Management, People Management, Client Relation Skills, Hiring/ Deployment of Resources, Competency Building Skills, Business requirements, Strategy & Planning, Focus groups, Heuristic studies, Usability testing, Concept development
Adobe Creative Suite, Visio, Axure, Invision
Zeplin, Adobe XD, Microsoft Office, Excel
HTML5 & CSS3, ExtJS3.2, XAML
SQL Server, JSON, Microsoft Project
Confidential, Framingham, MA
Sr. UX Architect
In store repairs and preventative maintenance services for verity of hardware devices including Phones, computers, laptops, tablets and printers. Confidential sales associate, Technicians and Managers use this portal to run Tech services business operation.
Designing, wireframing and prototyping complex, interactive solutions in a very complex solution space.
Defined the UX strategy for designers & developers to work with internal stakeholders to build applications resulting in all future applications having a uniform user experience
Responsible for planning, direction, and implementation of the user interface
Managed enterprise designers & front-end developers responsible for defining style guide, pattern library and coding standards for internal enterprise applications
Find areas of customer friction, determine root causes, and then frame up projects to eliminate the source of customer frustration.
Use data and qualitative observations to identify gaps in the customer experience & worked on customer journey maps, wireframes using Axure, and click-thru presentation thru Invision.
Collaborate with partners in Marketing, Distribution, Technology, Sales, E-Commerce.
Work within deadlines and rapid iteration cycles
Proficiency at communicating through workflows, personas, stories, & wireframes to guide a team's work
Developing, maintaining a productive working relationship with project sponsors, and key stakeholders
Work closely with cross-functional teams such as Engineering, Production, and Senior Management to provide guidance during development phase in the framework of an agile software development process
Managed cross-functional collaboration between product management and product development teams
Effective communicating through workflows, stories, and wireframes to guide a team's work
Extensive broad and deep knowledge of user-centred design processes. Experience of planning and applying a range of techniques throughout the development lifecycle
Proven track record of planning and delivering user experience aspects of complex IT projects, and leading the work of UX specialists (e.g. user research, visual design)
Able to identify opportunities for UX involvement in other projects/work streams, & work with Engagement Manager to prioritize allocation of UX resources
Managing UX resource project assignments with in-house UX staff, vendors and offshore resources, as needed, to complete UX deliverables with quality, on-time and resource utilization
Lead efforts to document the user experience. Funnel customer insights, research, and other data into user personas, customer journeys, experience maps, or other artefacts
Evaluate and assess digital products to make actionable recommendations to improve usability & product success
Actively collaborate with digital marketing leads, visual designers, business analysts, content producers and publishers. Bring team collaborative spirit, be comfortable with giving and receiving critique & sharing ideas and responsibilities
Represent the user perspective, generate awareness of user needs, build consensus between business drivers, technical considerations, customer values. Ensure successful execution of product designs
Understanding of CSS, HTML, CMS, web platforms, and how technology impacts design
Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize workload
Exposure to international design and financial business
Provide overall vision and direction to the UX team and recommend improvements to design processes as needed. Assist in strategizing with client and team regarding task analysis and task completion user flows. Create content hierarchies, site maps or information architecture and navigational models that are aligned with the defined, and/or expected, user experience and business requirements.
Heuristic evaluation of existing Web and participation in the future development and evolution of sites / platform/application through recommendations (personas, user testing, etc.)
Articulate user experience issues and concerns and overall design principles to team members and clients. Handled conflict management and ensure that change management is done smoothly
Confidential, San Antonio, TX
Sr. UX Architect
Extensive broad and deep knowledge of user-centred design processes. Experience of planning & applying a range of techniques throughout the development lifecycle
Proven experience of designing employee-facing solutions, such as intranets, line-of-business applications, collaboration solutions, and tablet/mobile employee self-service apps
Optimized the work flows based on task analysis, wireframes using Axure, and click-thru presentation thru Invision.
Recreation of Information Architecture and proper taxonomies were used with the help of card-sorting
Detaching the primary-navigation from the database and bringing on to business layer
Defined the UX SDLC strategy for designers and developers to work with internal stakeholders to build applications resulting in all future applications having a uniform user experience
Able to identify opportunities for UX involvement in other projects/work streams, work with Engagement Manager to prioritize allocation of UX resources
Experience of developing and managing excellent working relationships with varying levels of customer stakeholder, up to board level
Heuristic evaluation of existing Web and participation in the future development and evolution of sites / platform/application through recommendations.
Work closely with cross-functional teams such as Engineering, Production, and Senior Management to provide guidance during development phase
Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize workload
Performs other duties as assigned by management
Prepares an implementation plan of User Experience (UX) & Software Development (SD) requirements by discussing with various stake-holders by identifying risks & dependencies of the requirements for planning successful requirement of USD 3M account
Significant support in enhancing existing systems applications and facilitating the definition of solutions to meet business requirements, customer and design reviews
Worked with customers/stakeholders to understand critical business success factors and key performance indicators to be managed, negotiates desired service levels, minimizes business risks, and diffuses conflict
Provides mentoring and performance development to staff, challenging the team for creative solutions, innovative applications, cost reductions and improvements in service delivery
Collaborate with other stake holders to identify and assess technologies, solutions and standards that support the organizational needs and long-term business plans
Manager User Experience
Involved in 150 different applications, which were part of the new engagement thus setting up KT sessions with team, SOW signed off
Plans, leads and manages assigned high-business impact programs involving multiple BUs and across all functions to successfully deliver products/solutions. Setting up of process, plan, execution and delivery of program and projects
Worked on Product Experience, Flex framework, and handled another UX/UI program from end to end. Customer interaction, team setup, onsite-offshore model, hiring of contractors
Oversees the project team on day-to-day operations of project deliverables, and problem resolution
Hosting end to end solution for the customer for Confidential
Tabs for switching between related activities
Enhancing the experience with inclined the utility connected with CRM and to be hosted on Sales Forces