Reference # 43466

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Title: UX Designer

Type of Opportunity: Freelance

UX Designer

Are you a UX Designer who is passionate about user-centered design and creating engaging digital experiences? Do you love transforming unmet user needs and business opportunities into successful tools? If you have a wide breadth of experience across multiple types of products, channels, and design methodologies, then this is the role for you! 

You will: 

• Collaborate daily with a diverse set of specialists, including UX Architects, researchers, visual designers, project managers, business stakeholders, writers, and developers
• Visualize ideas, rapidly working through ideation
• Create final UX deliverables through detailed specifications, including: process flows, wireframes, storyboards, high and low fidelity prototypes
• Identify user needs and business requirements
• Develop intuitive, usable, and engaging interactions
• Initiate and respond to ideas for innovation/improvements based on research, analysis, and competitive reviews
• Drive the design of next generation, navigation schemes, patterns, components and templates across the company’s products, insuring a consistent, appealing, and dynamic customer experience
• Create low and high fidelity interactive prototypes adhering to a rapid, iterative and collaborative process
• Work with usability researchers to define test plans and iterate designs throughout user testing
• Translate usability research findings into design improvements
• Ensure digital touch points become and remain consistent with company’s user experience and brand standards
• Create visual design assets and document visual styling specifications 
• Communicate with multiple stakeholders to review progress, and incorporate feedback appropriately
• Work with QA to identify, document, and verify bug fixes
• Present design and defend work to stakeholders and senior leadership for review and feedback

You have: 

• Experience with large cross-functional teams, designing for large, complex, digital application projects for multiple devices
• Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in UX design
• Excellent understanding of user experience design for web, mobile, and touch devices
• Experience designing for E-Commerce or transaction based sites and applications
• Experience building advanced wireframes and prototypes for both web and mobile
•The ability to write detailed interaction specifications (IA, work flow, page functionality and layout, etc.)
• Strong understanding of front-end web technologies
• Experience with touch based UI & UX design
• Knowledge of mobile UI guidelines and patterns for iOS and Android
• Software Skills: Axure, Balsamiq, JustInMind, Invision, Sketch, and Adobe Illustrator

Schedule:
8/28/17 – 2/20/18
9am – 5pm work hours
40 hours per week

Other:
Onsite work
Online portfolio with a range of interactive samples
Must pass both drug and background check upon offer
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship