UX Designer (Senior and Midlevel)

Deerfield, IL
Job Terms:
Competitive Hourly Rate
posted by:
Kate Kirschner

Job Description:

Aquent's Fortune 500 retail client is looking for a UX Designer to work a contract with potential to hire onsite in Deerfield, IL..
This role will work on a complex group of internal products in an agile and cross-functional team environment.

Job Responsibilities:
•Drives customer advocacy by showing empathy for our customers and users of our software solutions, their needs and goals.
•Defines user requirements in response to business goals working with product management and technology partners.
•Actively participates in a cross-functional agile teams; representing User Experience alongside research, visual design, copywriting, product management, development and QA. Shares delivery accountability with agile teams.
•Creates prototypes, process flows, wireframes, and design specifications. Works with Business Analysts in the development of use cases required to document business rules and expected online customer behaviors.
•Participates in and analyzes user research and usability test results. Seeks out consumer data and web analytics when developing experience solutions.
•Participates in project reviews; collaborates with the User Experience group in the development of, promotion of, and compliance to, experience design standards.
•Participates in backlog grooming and sprint planning.
•Senior roles bring mentoring and coaching capabilities, team leadership, and identify new methods for practice development.

Basic Qualifications
•Digital portfolio of relevant projects
•Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of experience in eCommerce or other customer-facing digital experiences.
•Experience interacting with creative teams, business owners and/or technical teams.
•Experience participating in, and defining, user experience processes and best practices.
•Experience with page design / wireframing programs, such as Axure and Adobe Creative Suite.
•Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications
•Master's Degree in Interactive Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or similar
•Experience designing for mobile applications, as well as adaptive/responsive websites
•Experience with the creation of interactive prototypes, e.g., Axure
•Interactive agency or consulting experience
•Experience in healthcare or financial industries