Building the
UX Center of Excellence
Susan C. Rice
Agenda
2
• Who We Are
• UX Center of Excellence
• UX Strategy
• Key Learnings
Who We Are
3
Vistaprint N.V. (Nasdaq: VPRT)
4
We empower more than
15 million micro businesses
and consumers annually to
make an impres...
Company Facts
5
> 1 billion dollar company
> 4,100 employees
worldwide
25 localized websites
13 offices
3 state of the art...
UX Center of Excellence
6
?
?
?
9/12/201 8
2
“Considered”
It all starts with a team…
9
Vision: Creating a holistic, unified
experience for Vistaprint customers
Introducing the Center of Excellence
A team of subject matter experts that define and
promote best practices and processes...
How?
9/12/201 11
9/12/201 12
13
Customer Commitments
14
We focus on delighting
our customers by
creating an effortless
enjoyable experience
based on user ...
UX Strategy
16
17
1992 2008 2013
123yrs combined experience
Lexington & Barcelona
Skills & Expertise
wireframes
visual
design
heuristic
e...
9/12/201 18
Key Learnings
19
“You have to unlearn
the habit of waiting to
be told what comes
next…”
Penelope Trunk, Co-Founder of
Brazen Careerist
Thank You.
21
Susan Rice leads Global User Experience Design at Vistaprint (VPRT).
In 2011, she influenced executive leade...
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  • One example of how we did this was by tying our mission statement to our company values and commitments to show that UX was helping Vistaprint meet its needs.
  • Building the UX Center of Excellence at Vistaprint (UX Strategy Conference 2013)

    1. 1. Building the UX Center of Excellence Susan C. Rice
    2. 2. Agenda 2 • Who We Are • UX Center of Excellence • UX Strategy • Key Learnings
    3. 3. Who We Are 3
    4. 4. Vistaprint N.V. (Nasdaq: VPRT) 4 We empower more than 15 million micro businesses and consumers annually to make an impression with affordable, professional products and services.
    5. 5. Company Facts 5 > 1 billion dollar company > 4,100 employees worldwide 25 localized websites 13 offices 3 state of the art manufacturing facilities
    6. 6. UX Center of Excellence 6
    7. 7. ? ? ?
    8. 8. 9/12/201 8 2 “Considered”
    9. 9. It all starts with a team… 9 Vision: Creating a holistic, unified experience for Vistaprint customers
    10. 10. Introducing the Center of Excellence A team of subject matter experts that define and promote best practices and processes around a specific focus area to maximize business results.
    11. 11. How? 9/12/201 11
    12. 12. 9/12/201 12
    13. 13. 13
    14. 14. Customer Commitments 14 We focus on delighting our customers by creating an effortless enjoyable experience based on user centered design, customer research, and iterative improvements.
    15. 15. UX Strategy 16
    16. 16. 17 1992 2008 2013 123yrs combined experience Lexington & Barcelona Skills & Expertise wireframes visual design heuristic evaluation usability testing information architecture competitive analysis user experience field studies interaction design user stories contextual inquiry web analytics user research card sorting eCommerce persona s site maps user mapping prototyping survey
    17. 17. 9/12/201 18
    18. 18. Key Learnings 19
    19. 19. “You have to unlearn the habit of waiting to be told what comes next…” Penelope Trunk, Co-Founder of Brazen Careerist
    20. 20. Thank You. 21 Susan Rice leads Global User Experience Design at Vistaprint (VPRT). In 2011, she influenced executive leadership to reorganize a distributed UX team – creating the UX Center of Excellence. Since then, she’s doubled the size of the team – enabling greater UX input and strategy into all aspects of the project lifecycle. srice@vistaprint.com www.linkedin.com/in/susanriceux/ Special thanks to Rich Buttiglieri for sharing his work on the UX Maturity Model.
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