UX Interaction Designer / IA

Bridgewater, NJ
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posted by:
Gerald Garrison

Job Description:

Strong financial services company looking for strong designers with IA experience! Please see details below and apply with resume and portfolio!

We're looking for a strong UX Interaction Designer / IA - Position is located in NJ with some travel to NY.

•    Partner with business and IT teams to execute scalable strategies that align business and customer needs
•    Use customer-driven insights and agile methodologies to deliver elegant and delightful customer experiences
•    Translate business requirements into visual concepts and prototypes
•    Create and deliver UX/UI design documentation to aid with cross-team communication, collaboration and development
•    Maximize research data to deliver intuitive user flows, interaction models and information architecture
•    Define the structure, navigation and functionality of effective and engaging user interactions
•    Conceptualize experiences, collaborate in brainstorms and drive innovative ideas
•    Construct IA structures, user flows and interaction design patterns
•    Partner with strategic business leads to ensure clear two-way gathering and distribution of business intelligence and requirements

What we're looking for...
A UX Interaction designer/IA who:
•    Launched mobile first web experiences / mobile app experiences
•    Can walk into a room and take multiple data points and translate everything into a matrix that will allow the team to gain a better understanding of the data points
•    Hungers for a challenge where a feature is to be built around technical and business constraints

Preferred skills and experience:
•    5+ years UX/UI design experience with an impressive background creating experiences, services and applications
•    Bachelor's Degree in Information Sciences, Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Communication Design, or related discipline from accredited university
•    Experience with leveraging and expanding existing design systems.
•    Proven track record owning or playing a fundamental role in the UI/UX//interaction design of products, sites and/or applications
•    Strong background in UI/UX design with proven ability to create functional, usable and delightful interfaces
•    Proven ability to bring to market consumer-oriented digital products, services, and/or experiences.
•    Strong information design communication skills, both in team collaboration and written documentation of UX design elements, flows, interaction and functionalities
•    Experience with multi-platform projects for large audiences (mobile, tablet, desktop and connected devices)
•    Strong digital product sensibilities
•    Experience working within dynamic teams in a diverse organization and across multiple business channels
•    Strategic thinker who can collect and analyze data to make appropriate design decisions/recommendations
•    Intellectually curious, quick study who will learn the business quickly, proactive problem solver who will actively engage in thoughtful debate.
•    Conscientious, curious, hard-working individual who craves accountability and loves to solve complex problems
•    Undaunted by chaos. Masterful ability to juggle.
•    Forceful, willful, and totally committed to action.
•    Excellent judgment and self-leadership
•    Resourceful and able to independently utilize necessary resources to complete projects with minimal required supervision
•    Exceptional ability to prioritize and apply problem solving skills
•    Strong interpersonal skills with ability to engage and achieve results working with seasoned multifunctional teams
•    Effective communicator at all levels
•    Excellent organization and time management skills Results oriented, strong sense of urgency, collaborative, proactive and flexible
•    Proficiency with Axure, Sketch, InVision, Just in Mind, Zeplin


Client Description:

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)