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[JOB] Associate User Experience Designer

Associate User Experience Designer

Reports to: Senior User Experience Designer / User Experience Design Director


AKQA is a global interactive agency that uses innovative ideas and technology to deliver results for the world’s leading brands. For more than a decade, AKQA has been recognized as a pioneer and innovator, providing marketing, digital product design and e-commerce solutions to clients. Our global staff of more than 900 people is located in seven offices including San Francisco, New York, Washington, D.C., London, Amsterdam, Berlin and Shanghai.

AKQA’s objective has never been to be “bigger” than anyone else. Just better. Whether it’s the ideas we generate or our world-class implementations, this objective makes us focus on what’s important: the quality of our solutions. We want the best talent for the most rewarding and challenging jobs anywhere.


  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in user experience design, information architecture, or interaction design
  • A solid academic background in human-computer interaction or related field
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and teamwork skills. Strong organizational skills and extreme attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Omnigraffle, Fireworks, InDesign, Illustrator, and Excel
  • A working knowledge of current web technologies and usability best practices
  • A portfolio of work is recommended

Responsibilities and Expectations:

Support. Assists mid- to senior-level User Experience Designers with secondary design and documentation. Works collaboratively with Visual Designers, Writers, Developers, and Strategic Planners to support the creative solutions for projects.

Develop. Proactively researches and pursues ideas for professional development. Develops a thorough knowledge of the user experience practice and community through active research and experimentation with evolving design principles, standards, and best practices.

Creative craft skills. Demonstrates the ability to produce tangible documentation, including: content inventories, competitive reviews, heuristic evaluations, persona development, user flows, sitemaps, wireframes, and UI specifications. Masters the craft of user experience, following industry and agency standards and best practices. Researches and identifies source material and references it for user experience.

Please send your resume as a Word Document or PDF attachment along with web site examples to: (careers section) – if you have any trouble, email directly.

AKQA is an equal opportunity employer and all employment decisions are made on the basis of valid job qualifications regardless of race, color, creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, physical handicap, or veteran status.