#124074

UX Designer

Location:
New York, NY
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
up to $72.61/hour
posted by:
Courtney Schaefer
Date:
10/05/2017

Job Description:

​Project Overview:
Aquent's client is looking for a UX Designer to drive and lead critical user experiences for an internal tool designed to produce first-party content.  They are moving fast and looking for a strong UX Designer to partner with our PMs & Eng teams to execute on our roadmap. 

Overall Responsibilities:
Help define the architecture, user interface, and end-to-end experience for automation platform
Create detailed wireframes, mockups, and prototypes following a user-centered process to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
Collaborate closely with, or conduct, research to validate concepts, and communicate results to the teams.
Work with product, engineering, and content teams to come up with UX designs and prototypes
Communicate effectively in a UX and cross-functional team. Ability to communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale effectively.
Take input/requirements from multiple stakeholders across different organizations. Participate in regular design reviews
Develop/apply general visual style and consistent interaction patterns

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
Iterate on wireframes, mockups, and prototypes
Collaborate closely with, or conduct, research to validate concepts, and communicate results to the teams.
Develop/apply general visual style and consistent interaction patterns

Required Skills:
BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial)
4+ years of relevant work experience
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills
Strong core interaction design skills, knowledge of the user-centered design methodologies, and a good understanding of usability
Fluency with visual and interaction design tools as well as ability to work within technical and non-technical stakeholders

Nice to Have:
MA/MS in Design or a related field
Experience designing for tools, platforms and/or content management systems
Strong leadership skills
Platform design experience
Good sense and understanding of visual design
Prototyping or front-end development skills
Experience collaborating with user researchers, content strategists, product managers, and engineers                                                                           

Client Description:

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

 

 

Requirements:

***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.***