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UX Architect

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Join the Esri Creative Lab to design products that run the world. We are a group of user-centered designers working closely with the Chief Creative Officer and Product Development. Our vision is to advance Esri’s user experience so that we can extend the reach and utilization of location-based technology to all humans.


Our ideal candidate is fresh from a graduate program and excited to jumpstart their new career. They are eager to design products and be part of the team that delivers Esri's flagship desktop software, ArcGIS Pro.



  • Create interaction designs, workflow diagrams, wireframes, and interactive prototypes for new features, enhancements, and extensions of ArcGIS Pro
  • Transform complex problems into innovative, valuable, and usable software experiences
  • Create UX deliverables including user personas, site maps, concept maps, process flows, wireframes, interactive prototypes, and UI designs that effectively communicate the product architecture, layout, and functionality to team members
  • Apply established patterns to prototypes and mockups to ensure consistency across products and influence the creation of new patterns
  • Conduct formal and informal user research and testing of in-progress work and assist in implementation of user-based testing to provide optimization of existing applications
  • Effectively collaborate with product managers, researchers, project team members, and other stakeholders to understand product vision and customer needs while validating designs through testing and customer feedback
  • Help pioneer and evangelize good product design at Esri and actively seek out mentoring and professional development
  • Have a generalist approach to UX design with an emphasis in one or more of the following: accessibility, usability research, or prototyping
  • Contribute to ensure UX/UI consistency across our product stack
  • Stay up to date with new technologies and trends in the desktop design space

Portfolio Submission


Please include a link to your online portfolio or samples of recent work. Samples must demonstrate design skills and a mix of low fidelity and high fidelity UX deliverables.


  • Demonstrated proficiency in one or more of the following: accessibility compliance, usability research, or prototyping
  • Proficient level knowledge and abilities in Adobe Suite, Sketch, Invision, and related design tools
  • Proven ability to solve problems and collaborate with a team of designers, engineers, and QA as well as with business stakeholders
  • Team-oriented approach to design with the ability to thrive in a collaborative and iterative work environment
  • Proficient and practical knowledge of software architecture concepts and capabilities
  • Bachelor’s or higher in human factors, interaction design, psychology, or a related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience designing within the Microsoft design guidelines
  • XAML/.NET coding skills or conceptual mastery of them
  • Knowledge and proficiency in ArcGIS, geography, and/or other Esri-related topics
  • Experience designing enterprise software

The Company

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.