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Senior UX Architect

Date: Mar 24, 2023

Location: Dublin, D, IE, D02 R590

Company: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Job Requisition ID: 17941

Additional Locations: Hybrid position - expected to work in the office 1-2 days per week on average

Senior UX Architect



  • Create roadmaps for UX designs, UX Frameworks and Components as well as UX development processes across multiple teams.
  • Translate business requirements into wireframes, mock-ups, Prototypes, and well-formed technical requirements.
  • Collaborate with and provide leadership to software engineers in terms of designing applications to use UX frameworks and components and ensuring that teams are adopting best practices and patterns.
  • Provide domain knowledge leadership across multiple development teams.
  • Ensure teams are converging towards a common customer experience and information architecture across all channels.
  • Respond to technical issues in a professional and timely manner.
  • Communicate strategies and designs to all audiences: Development teams, Design Teams, and management.



  • Awareness of current computing trends and technologies
  • Ability to design and implement UX SPA’s using modern UX frameworks. 
  • Experience with Jira/Confluence, GHE/Github
  • Containerized UX Application Development experience
  • Experience with AWS Cloudfront or similar CDN’s, Jenkins, Concourse
  • Superior communication skills.
  • Demonstrated abilities: self-motivation, creativity, a willingness, and ability to learn, resourcefulness, intuition, thoroughness, and the ability to work with others
  • Minimum of 5 years designing and building React based SPA’s, reusable UX components, and UX frameworks.
  • 5 or more years’ experience developing methods and tools for creating taxonomies, user flow diagrams and screen layouts, as well as demonstrate a fundamentally understanding of the methods and concepts related to findability and usability.



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, applied mathematics, or a related field.


Nice to Have

  • Experience with user acceptance processes and methods.
  • Experience with low code UX development methods and technologies.


Physical Requirements

  • Might be in a stationary position for a considerable time (sitting and/or standing).
  • The person in this position needs to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Must be able to collaborate with colleagues via face to face, conference calls, and online meetings.



Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is a global learning company dedicated to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom.  HMH serves more than 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, while its award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is committed to a comprehensive policy of Equal Opportunities and we aim to create a workplace which provides for equal opportunities for all employees and potential employees.

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