UX Designer

Boulder, CO
Job Terms:
up to $99.01/hour
posted by:
Cecilia Krepelka

Job Description:

Project Overview:
As a Senior Designer, you’ll be responsible for the look, feel, and architecture of one or more of our client's home automation products, working across on-device user interface, mobile app, and web. You will be part of the team that drives the design for systematic and innovative product features. The team members combine great visual sense with a deep understanding of the subtle nuance that makes a complex product feel simple and intuitive.

These products span the physical and digital worlds and, in addition to classic graphical user interface, use sensors, motion, audio, and AI to define the next generation of interaction. You should have an inspiring portfolio, great design sense, a love for complex problems, and the ability to clearly articulate how a product should work both in software and in the physical world. The team strives to create products that people love to use and welcome into their home.

Overall Responsibilities:
Strategize, brainstorm and define key features for one or more products
Translate abstract ideas and requirements into tangible and beautiful design deliverables.
Help to invent a modern and elegant visual language that spans devices
Integrate user feedback and business requirements
Advocate for changes, refinements, and ongoing improvements
Consciously and exhaustively craft detailed use cases and contingencies
Create production-ready assets that use all the capabilities of the latest industry technology

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
Author, iterate, and maintain documentation including storyboards, flows, architecture, mockups, prototypes, animations, etc.
Collaborate closely with cross-disciplinary teams of engineers, product managers and marketing
Socialize and represent key deliverables to leadership for direction setting.

Required Skills:
BFA, BA, or BS degree in design or a related discipline
5+ years work experience as a designer working on shippable products
5+ years experience with Adobe Creative Suite and similar tools
5+ years experience designing interactions for physical products
Experience working closely with engineers and product on technical projects
Relevant experience in designing for iOS, Android and/or Web applications.

Nice to Have Skills:
Ability to distill complex processes into simple, clear, user interactions
Excellent visual standards and obsessive attention to detail
Strong technical understanding
Excellent written communication & documentation skills
Anticipates issues at a macro and micro level concurrently
High organization and efficiency working with multiple projects to meet tight deadlines.
Strong leadership when collaborating with design, engineering, product and marketing.                                                                           

Client Description:

Aquent's client is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.




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