Reference # 38862

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Title: User Experience Designer

Type of Opportunity: Freelance

User Experience Designer


Our client in the travel industry offers a fantastic opportunity for an up-and-coming User Experience Designer! The lucky person chosen for this gig will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team to design and advance the UX of web-based travel booking, management and marketing products. You’re a team player, right? Get ready to work in a highly collaborative environment that is all about UX best practices.


 


Responsibilities:


Create, maintain and continue to evolve the user experience and interactions of online products


Stay abreast of technical and functional dependencies across multiple initiatives


Develop a broad understanding of the competition


Work closely with stakeholders to develop requirements and use cases through ideation, visual concepts and prototyping


Work with UXA team to establish and continue to evolve documentation standards and internal processes


Present finalized and in progress designs to assist in the development of their project plans, estimates, feasibility and risk assessments


 


Requirements:


A resume and portfolio that demonstrate direct involvement in the creation of user experiences for large-scale, dynamic Web sites (desktop and mobile), intranets or web based applications (designs, sketches, storyboards, scenarios, and personas)


The sort of work style that thrives in multi-disciplinary teams


Must demonstrate experience in disciplines Interaction Design, User Experience Architecture or related fields in the development of large-scale, dynamic Web sites (mobile and desktop), intranets or web based applications


Must have strong conceptual skills, a critical eye for detail and the ability to translate complex concepts into visual and interactive representations that are accurate, detailed and clear


Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills


Must be organized, self-motivated and highly adaptable


 


Computer Skills


Mac workstation provided


Must have a high level of proficiency in Photoshop, Fireworks and Adobe Creative Suite


 


Schedule


Start ASAP, all onsite in downtown Chicago


2-3 months with the possibility to extend!


 



Ref # 38862