UX Content Strategist
Viget is an independent digital agency that has been branding, designing, and building digital products and platforms since 1999. Our culture is ideal for lifelong learners seeking a variety of meaningful work, supportive collaboration with positive teammates, and a healthy work/life balance. We work from four sweet offices (hybrid) and remote locations throughout the U.S., and utilize a proven cadence of virtual and in-person meetings and retreats to build comradery and stay connected. We love our team.
As a UX Content Strategist at Viget you’ll help our clients research, plan, and launch compelling websites and complex digital experiences. Your work will include project discovery, audience research, content auditing and assessment, workshop facilitation, and the creation of strategic content recommendations around theme, voice, tone, and style.
In between projects, we share our opinions and write about our methods.
Our UX Content Strategists:
Lead teams in the definition, direction, and creation of content strategies and brand-driven messaging for websites and other digital experiences.
Collaborate with clients and team members to determine project goals and identify measurable outcomes.
Never tire of using creative user research methods to gather critical insights about what users really need and identify strategic opportunities for our clients.
Have an innate sense of brand narrative and storytelling. Are also able to clearly express their opinions in ways that build consensus.
Evaluate content and create strategic direction and recommendations for structure, hierarchy, and messaging needs.
Understand established web standards and incorporate inclusive design principles and accessibility best practices in your work.
Expertly present recommendations – to team members and clients, alike – on elements such as functionality, content, and navigation.
Consistently meet deadlines and are considerate of clients’ project budgets and timelines.
Take pride in listening, communicating, and collaborating exceptionally well.
To be considered to work at Viget, you should exhibit these characteristics too.
In a given week, our UX Content Strategists might be:
Working with teammates to plan a productive project kickoff workshop with client stakeholders.
Heads down, deep in a complex spreadsheet, exploring ways to better organize site content.
Writing copy for high priority pages of a website redesign.
Coaching clients on best practices for internal governance and content process.
A successful candidate will:
Have a degree, certification, or equivalent work experience showing aptitude with Content Strategy or UX Strategy.
Have an online portfolio or other example work you can share with us.
In terms of years of experience, we're flexible. Generally, successful candidates have at least 4 years professional experience practicing Content Strategy in-house or at a consultancy.
UX and Design at Viget:
Different roles at Viget provide expertise in various areas within UX and Design:
UX Strategists specialize in researching and planning business-critical marketing sites, content sites, and e-commerce sites. UX Content Strategists are experts in defining and creating content strategies and branded content that elevates these experiences.
Visual (UI) Designers specialize in delivering creative, visually-rich, highly-polished experiences, websites, and content systems for brands and organizations.
Product Designers specialize in defining, designing and improving complex application interfaces for digital products and mobile apps.
UX Researchers specialize in planning, executing, and interpreting the research that supports our clients’ products and websites regardless of where they are in their lifecycle.
Everyone at Viget:
Embodies our core values of integrity, work ethic, collaboration, creativity, and lifelong learning.
Values mentorship, learning, and sharing knowledge.
Writes and speaks clearly and effectively when collaborating with teammates and clients.
Believes in and supports our commitment to building a diverse and inclusive company.
Compensation and Benefits:
Annual base salary of $70,000 - $100,000 (mid level) or $90,000 - $120,000 (senior level) per year depending on location, skills, and experience
Additional comp available via spot performance bonuses, sales referrals, and new hire referrals
401(k) retirement plan matching up to 4%
100% company-paid health and dental coverage for you and your family
Stipends for wellness (apps, gyms, etc.) and connectivity (mobile phone or home internet)
15 days PTO (20 after 2 years), 9 paid holidays, and 2 community service days per year
Up to $2,000/year in conference and training (professional development) budget
How to Apply:
Introduce yourself using this application form. Please attach your resume as well. Our recruiters look forward to reviewing your application.
Please note: Viget is a small company hiring with intentionality. Real humans will read your application.
We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications and are actively seeking people from underrepresented groups to join our team.
We maintain a drug-free workplace. We are unable to offer work visa sponsorship at this time.
Viget is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all of us feel valued and heard. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, socioeconomic status, religion, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. If you have any questions or need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you!