Millions of people interact with the City of Boston digitally each year to do everything from finding information on City services to paying a parking ticket. On the Digital Services team, we believe these experiences should be easy to navigate, dignified, and even delightful. The Digital Services team within DoIT is focused on partnering with City departments to improve service delivery across the City. We’re a cross-functional team with a mission to improve the user experience of existing digital services, better engage and communicate with our residents, and build new systems to improve how the City delivers services online.
The Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT) provides and maintains mission-critical technologies for the City’s more than 18,000 employees and the hundreds of thousands of constituents they serve.
As the Senior UX Designer / Researcher, you will create service experiences that are designed around the people that use them. This is a multidisciplinary design role where you’ll use the full range of your experience, exercising your skills in service design, research, digital strategy and product design. You’ll collaborate with teammates and stakeholders to build services that are simple and easy-to-use for staff, residents and businesses.
You’ll be a champion for user needs, improve business processes and streamline systems. You’ll work with a cross-functional team to analyze services, conduct user research, map user experiences across channels (for both staff and the public), communicate ideas, and lead change management. You will work directly with City departments, and must have strong communication and relationship management skills.
The Senior UX Designer / Researcher comes with solid experience managing multi-stakeholder projects, developing and executing human-centered research plans, conducting fieldwork, capturing and synthesizing information from various stakeholders, and analyzing and developing key insights that can lead to actionable solutions and measurable outcomes.
BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED. You must live within Boston city limits at the start of your employment.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: SENA/ MM1-10
Hours per week: 35