A professional UX team usually consists of the following roles
Information Architect – works on the structure of the website or an information system. Their job is to create a navigation scheme or model that feels natural for the user. Their tools are card sorting, face-to-face and online interviews and various other research methods. These guys are known of chewing up stacks of post-it notes in just a day.
UX Strategist – defines the vision behind UX design and connects design strategy to real business results. Also guides the design process, analyzes research data and supervises the core UX team. A lot of times the strategist is hired to advance the UX practice within a company. (more…)
Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation that draws from the designer's toolkit to integrate the needs of people, the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success.