#126878

Digital Consultant

Location:
Hartford County, CT
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
W2, Hourly, Depends on Experience
Start date:
01/22/2018
posted by:
Blythe Churchill-Joell
Date:
12/28/2017

Job Description:

We are seeking Consultants with User-Experience Design and Web Development experience at all levels.  Our client is looking to increase their digital team and bring in talented individuals who will conceive and gather requirements and translate them into sitemaps, wireframes and prototypes. They will also work on the design of the overall functionality of the product, and for providing design direction to the Development team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design user experiences for a portfolio of web and online applications
  • Offer advice to technical and development teams on UXD and graphic design requirements across a range of projects
  • Work as part of the Development team, contributing to the overall effectiveness of the team
  • Contribute to the planning and management of projects, and to participate in the development cycle
  • Work as part of the Development team to ensure all designs take account of technical limitations, and options are explored to ensure products meet the best in class in terms of look, feel, functionality and behavior
  • Build relationships with the business stakeholders, work with Art Directors and Developers to share good practice
  • Work with Marketing and Development teams to develop solutions for websites and online applications, working from concept to completion including the development of wireframes and working prototypes
  • Lead user experience testing of new sites and applications
  • Provide documentation that is clear and understandable
  • Keep abreast of industry developments in online design and be able to interpret how these would impact services from a design perspective

Client Description:

Our client is a Fortune 500 company. Benefits Aquent talent are eligible for a generous health-and-wellness package. Our plan includes: Medical Insurance Aquent offers access to comprehensive In and Out of Network plans, with contributions toward monthly premiums and often with eligibility within two months of starting work. Retirement Savings Plan Aquent offers a 401(k) plan, managed by a leader in the retirement field, with immediate vesting. Other features:

  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Professional training
  • Discounts and Perks

Requirements:

Desired Skills, Knowledge and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in UX/UI Design or related field
  • 2+ years experience with UX/UI design
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills; able to confidently articulate ideas and solutions, tailoring them to the specific audience team
  • Able to translate complex requirements into component parts and systematically evaluate
  • Strong instinct around balancing business needs with the user’s needs; able to work with a diverse group of disciplines and perspectives
  • Deep understanding of the user and desire to design the best solution for a given audience
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with Marketing and Development
  • UI/UX content creation experience. 
  • Technologies: HTML5/CSS3, Javascript, Java, Node, Wordpress
  • Design Tools – Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AfterEffects, Premiere, Sketch, Affinity Designer
  • Development Tools – Git, Tower, Webstorm, Node, Wirefame Tools (Axure, Invision)