Sample Resume: User Experience Architect

SARAH LEVINSON

27 Dice Ave, Apt. 5C  |  New York, NY 10013  |  000-000-0000  |  sarah.levinson@dice.com

User Experience Architect with 10 years of expertise in finance,
e-commerce, and media industries

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Extensive background in information architecture (IA), web design, and interface/graphic design.
  • Strong track record creating site/navigation maps, wireframes, requirements, and specs.
  • Liaise with design, development, and production teams to ensure optimal user experience (UX).
  • Solid knowledge of best practices in user trends and Web conventions/analytics to gauge success.
  • Able to build strong working relationships with diverse range of coworkers and clientele.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ABC COMPANY, NEW YORK, NY
2005 – Present
User Experience Architect
  • Develop requirements, user interface (UI) specifications, end-user goals, and designs for sales and finance-focused websites and software applications.
  • Collaborate with product managers, developers, web producers, and designers throughout project lifecycle, from concept through implementation.
  • Liaise with business analysts, clients, and users to maximize short- and long-term product success.
  • Set up, monitor, tune, and administer PeopleSoft environment systems.
  • Review existing and proposed products and provide informed suggestions for improvement to site architecture and navigation.
  • Inform editorial, production, and management teams on current SEO/SEM practices.
  • Spearhead research, including web statistics and surveys, translating results into actionable data.
DEF, INC., NEW YORK, NY
2002 – 2005
User Experience Architect
  • Created site maps, wireframes, and technical documentation for various financial and transaction-related products.
  • Developed detailed mock-ups, prototypes, and IA models to illustrate interface and design concepts.
  • Worked with engineers and creative services to ensure design specifications were met.
  • Conducted user requirements analysis, user research, conceptual modeling, and behavioral modeling.
  • Assembled and maintained complex project plans and estimates for all major products.
  • Oversaw benchmarking efforts for defining standards, which improved efficiency companywide.
HJK COMPANY, NEW YORK, NY
1999 – 2002
Information Architect
  • Developed interaction flows, wireframes, and schematic designs for independent publishing house.
  • Liaised with designers and engineers to create profiles and mailing lists from user information.
  • Worked with testing, analytics, and marketing teams to assess and optimize performance of products.
  • Helped design system configurations, including hardware, software, and communications.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Programs: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Vividence XMS Suite, WebTrends, Visio, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Flash, Vignette CMS
Scripting: JavaScript, AJAX, HTML, XML, DHTML, .NET, CSS
Platforms: Macintosh, PC; Windows XP/NT/2000/Vista; Leopard
EDUCATION
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
SUNY Albany, Albany, NY (1998)

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