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Okta is The World’s Identity Company. We free everyone to safely use any technology—anywhere, on any device or app. Our Workforce and Customer Identity Clouds enable secure yet flexible access, authentication, and automation that transforms how people move through the digital world, putting Identity at the heart of business security and growth.
At Okta, we celebrate a variety of perspectives and experiences. We are not looking for someone who checks every single box - we’re looking for lifelong learners and people who can make us better with their unique experiences.
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Okta leads the Identity and access management industry, providing innovative and secure solutions. Along with this growth, Okta Digital is going through a digital transformation and crafting seamless and user-centric digital experiences, with a strong focus on unifying our digital ecosystem across Okta. We are on the lookout for an accomplished Principal Digital Experience UX Strategist who has a deep passion for elevating digital interactions and enhancing overall user satisfaction.
The Principal Digital Experience UX Strategist will assume a leadership role in steering the user interaction and experience strategies for Okta.com. This individual will leverage their advanced strategic insight, profound digital expertise, and innovative design thinking to optimize user engagement and experience. They will spearhead collaborative initiatives, conduct intricate user research, formulate advanced strategic insights, and drive the implementation of transformative UX enhancements, ensuring that Okta.com offers an intuitive and exceptional digital experience.
Strategic Digital Leadership: Lead the formulation and execution of visionary UX strategies for Okta.com, ensuring the alignment with organizational objectives and customer needs.
Information Architecture and \User Research: Conduct and oversee comprehensive user research and usability studies, translating intricate insights into actionable digital experience enhancements, information architecture, and digital design systems.
Innovative Experience Mapping: Develop advanced user personas, sophisticated journey maps, and innovative experience maps, focusing on highlighting the nuances of user interactions on Okta.com. Utilize, develop, and standardize journey mapping methods.
Collaboration & Implementation: Work in a cross-functional team,leading UX/UI designers, collaborating with web developers and product managers, to translate strategic recommendations into user-centric design solutions on Okta.com.
Prototyping & Ideation: Drive the development of innovative digital prototypes to validate strategic directions and refined design decisions for digital experiences.
Performance Metrics & Optimization: Define, monitor, and optimize high-level digital UX performance metrics on Okta.com, ensuring continuous enhancement of user engagement and satisfaction.
Competitive Analysis: Lead competitive analyses of digital experiences, identifying industry trends and deriving insights to shape strategic recommendations and elevate Okta.com’s user experience.
Executive Communication: Effectively communicate intricate digital strategies, research insights, and design rationales to executive stakeholders and influence organizational decision-making.
Required Skills & Experience:
Experience: 10+ years of significant experience in a senior or principal UX strategy role, specializing in digital experiences for B2B, within a tech or SaaS environment.
Portfolio: Exceptional portfolio demonstrating a profound understanding and application of strategic thinking and user-centered digital design solutions. Experience in Information Architecture, Component Design Systems, Buyer and customer Journeys.
Analytical & Strategic Skills: Advanced analytical and strategic thinking abilities, with a knack for translating complex insights into transformative digital experience strategies.
Communication: Superior verbal and written communication skills, with the capability to articulate sophisticated digital concepts and strategies effectively to diverse audiences.
Education: A Bachelor’s or higher degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related field; advanced certifications in UX Strategy or Digital Experience are highly desirable.
Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Below is the annual base salary range for candidates located in California, Colorado, New York and Washington. Your actual base salary will depend on factors such as your skills, qualifications, experience, and work location. In addition, Okta offers equity (where applicable), bonus, and benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), flexible spending account, and paid leave (including PTO and parental leave) in accordance with our applicable plans and policies. To learn more about our Total Rewards program please visit: https://rewards.okta.com/us.
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Okta cultivates a dynamic work environment, providing the best tools, technology and benefits to empower our employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs. Each organization is unique in the degree of flexibility and mobility in which they work so that all employees are enabled to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, regardless of where they live. Find your place at Okta today! https://www.okta.com/company/careers/.
Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, or status as a protected veteran. We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and convictions records, consistent with applicable laws. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please use this Form to request an accommodation.