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Principle User Interface Designer

Location:
Hoboken, NJ
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
02/26/2018
posted by:
Rae Jones
Date:
02/08/2018

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced UI/UX Designer to join the team, who will be responsible for delivering iterative wireframes focussed on the needs of the user, and elegant final designs. Working closely with existing UI and UX teams within Pearson to deliver content creation and enrichment components for internal customers. The right person will have had experience in similar projects working with a blend of on and offshore design and development teams. The successful candidate will bring an enthusiasm for clean, accessible UI and innovative technical solutions to the project.

Key Accountabilities: Working closely with our UX/UI teams to generate clear interfaces that meet our branding style guides and accessibility guidelines Working in a collaborative, innovative and flexible team using an Agile and continuous integration approach Proposing solutions that balance user needs with business goals and technical guidelines Run user testing sessions to keep design decisions focused on the user Day to Day Functions: Work closely with the front-end development team to ensure the HTML / CSS assets are in line with the UX wireframes, UI designs and support modern accessibility standards. Take part in daily stand-ups and relevant sprint demos to progress projects Work with globally distributed users to run UX workshops, gathering input and seeking sign offs. Creating user journeys, user flows, wireframes and interactive prototypes Contributing designs to internal pattern libraries Must Have - Direct domain experience - specifically authorization - Experience with note worthy for UI/UX Nice to have - familiarity with assessments from an education model (Education tech space) 5-7 years of experience. Self Starter Challenges Contractors might face: Dealing with team members in different time zones. Compelling Story: Publishing and education are businesses that are undergoing a lot of change. The projects they are working on are implementing these changes. They are digital first and this will help grow the industry. 

An online portfolio that demonstrates all the skills needed for the role. 
Expert knowledge of wireframing software (Axure, Balsamiq etc), designing great UI in Sketch, prototyping in Invision, and posting designs to Zeplin. Adobe CC 
5+ years working as a digital designer in a commercial environment 
Good eye for typography, layout, composition and craft 
Solid understanding of UX best practice and web standards 
Good time management skills, ability to prioritise tasks effectively 
Excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, both technical and non-technical 

Desirable skills and knowledge: 
Online portfolio examples demonstrating design and development simple solutions to complex problems 
Flexible, adaptable, positive attitude when dealing with constant change 
Responds confidently and resolves all conflicts positively 

Personal Style and Behaviour 
Excellent interpersonal skills and international cultural awareness 
Can-do attitude 
Energetic and energising 
Self motivated and able to motivate others 
Persistent and driving 
Able to hold others to account 
Happy operating in a changing and ambiguous environment 
Brave, Imaginative, Decent and Accountable 
 

Minimum Education Requirement Essential... 
An online portfolio that demonstrates all the skills needed for the role. 
Expert knowledge of wireframing software (Axure, Balsamiq etc), designing great UI in Sketch, prototyping in Invision, and posting designs to Zeplin. Adobe CC 
5+ years working as a digital designer in a commercial environment 
Good eye for typography, layout, composition and craft 
Solid understanding of UX best practice and web standards 
Good time management skills, ability to prioritise tasks effectively 
Excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, both technical and non-technical 

Desirable skills and knowledge: 
Online portfolio examples demonstrating design and development simple solutions to complex problems 
Flexible, adaptable, positive attitude when dealing with constant change 
Responds confidently and resolves all conflicts positively 

Good time management skills, ability to prioritise tasks effectively 
Excellent communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, both technical and non-technical. 

 

Client Description:

Leading Educational Content Creator & Publisher

Why Aquent?

  • Highly competitive salaries: commensurate with experience
  • Insurance: Excellent medical benefits with premiums largely subsidized by AQUENT
  • 401k Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Perks and Discounts at leading major retailers

Requirements:

If this is an opportunity you would like to pursue, please forward your resume and portfolio to Rae Jones at rjones@aquent.com. Thank you in advance for your time.