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Web User Experience Specialist

Company: KPMG
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.KPMG is currently seeking an UX Designer to join our Digital & Creative team in our Marketing organization.Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead efforts to improve UX on KPMG US website properties for our prospects and clients; provide expertise/creative guidance on the user experience and functionality of web design projects to maximize user impact
  • Work closely with other KPMG digital strategists marketing stakeholders to optimize web user experience; present and justify web design decision and key deliverables to peers and executive-level stakeholders
  • Identify design issues and implement elegant solutions based on a user-centered approach; perform usability tests on website features to ensure optimal functionality and iterate based on business requirements; perform A/B split tests and usability tests on website features to ensure optimal functionality
  • Output preliminary wireframes and interface with AEM authoring team to bring UX concepts to life; recommend best practices for site architecture and page optimization that would improve organic search ranking
  • Help--to ensure web designs are ADA (WCAG 2.0 AA) compliant; create discipline and rigor around ADA compliance for website and other digital projects
  • Keep up to date with industry trends and best practices and evaluate competitor's websites, research web design trends, tools and standards, the capabilities of browsers and devices and their design constraints on the web, graphic optimization, usability factors and navigation standardsQualifications:
    • Minimum five years of recent UX Design experience; preferably designing corporate websites; familiarity with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) is required
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
    • Knowledge of industry tools like Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), Google Analytics, Zeplin, OmniGraffle, Illustrator and Sketch as well as SEO tools such as SEMRush, Screaming Frog, Moz Tools
    • Ability to interpret website metrics and translate company goals and objectives into digital experiences, solid understanding of Google ranking factors
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to translate stakeholder requests into principles that can be communicated to web authors and developers
    • Problem-solving skills that result in solutions to user interface challenges coupled with the strong multi-tasking and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasksKPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

Keywords: KPMG, Austin , Web User Experience Specialist, IT / Software / Systems , Austin, Texas

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