UX Designer

Mountain View, CA
Job Terms:
up to $42.90/hour
posted by:
Marquis Akins

Job Description:

Aquent's client, an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products, is seeking a UX Designer for a 12–month assignment.

Project Overview:
This projects involves designing mobile and web apps to contribute to Machine Intelligence research.

Work will be done from Mountain View, CA or New York, NY.

Overall Responsibilities:
The role of the UX designer is to collaborate closely with software engineers, program managers, and linguists to design human computation annotation tasks for machine learning projects. The UX designer will be responsible for determining the design and functionality of mobile and web annotation interfaces, experimenting with designing interfaces to affect data outcomes.

Top 3 Daily responsibilities:
-Discussing tool needs for data collection projects with collaborators on team (linguists, software engineers, program managers).
-Leading the design of interactions and UI elements, working with team members on data-driven design through experimentation and iteration
-Creating mocks and prototypes for applications and other project elements in need of design, based on team’s specifications.

Required Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as human-computer interaction (preferred), interaction design, or related
2 years experience as a UX designer on a cross-functional team
Experience working with cross-functional teams
Experience designing across multiple device types and contexts
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Nice to Have Skills:
Advanced degree in relevant field
Experience with Natural Language Understanding, Machine Learning, or Human Computation projects
Experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript                                                                           


***Background check is required for this position.***

***Please ensure FULL LEGAL NAME is noted on resume along with a PORTFOLIO LINK if applicable.***

***Assignment could start earlier if right candidate is identified.***