Senior UX Designer

Bloomington, MN
Job Terms:
Hourly (Contract)
posted by:
Christena Peterson

Job Description:

Do you have a fierce passion for creating and enhancing digital interfaces such as, websites, applications, and software programs to make the experience more effortless and enjoyable for the end user? Do you find gratification in contributing to the overall increase in customer satisfaction and building brand loyalty between the organization and the consumer? Do I have your attention yet? Aquent is currently sourcing for a creative, passionate and extroverted individual UX/UI Designer, courtesy of one of our State of the Art, Fortune 500 clients local to the Bloomington, MN market area. The ideal candidate for this role will have a top-notch portfolio showing projects where design elements were created and iterated and will have the ability to explain their methodology through the projects. This individual will be responsible for creating all UX/UI deliverables for the Order Management application and will work with a tablet, desktop, and mobile applications. Our client is seeking a self-driven individual who is not only deadline driven, but has the ability to work on multiple projects at once in a fast-paced environment. This role focuses heaving in design, but also in the visual design/UI design as a part of the creative team.​

• Work closely with business analysts, business sponsors, project managers and IT teams to obtain and understand business requirements.
• Create the design of user interface specifications, by applying client research, design standards, industry best practices, taking into account strategic business objectives, user needs, systems constraints.
• Participate in design review sessions with project teams, acquiring consensus and getting approvals on designs and documentation. 
• Execute business acceptance test cases and testing 
• Work with the project managers to ensure that usability deliverables accommodate project timelines, budgets, technical and scope constraints
• Contribute to the development, maintenance, and continuous improvement of efficient and effective usability methodology/process, documentation, workflow, ROI, metrics and design standards.
• Continuously develops self by staying current of industry trends and best practices. 
• Act as a user experience advocate regarding principles of user experience and user-centered design.

Client Description:

Additional Skills:
• Proven understanding of user-centered design techniques & demonstrated ability to incorporate UCD principles into the architecture and design of user interfaces
• Demonstrated ability in gathering and translating requirements from business sponsors, SMEs, users, and business analysts etc
• Experience applying usability testing techniques and principles
• Experience applying a web design standard
• Knowledge of web client technologies (browsers, HTML,CSS)
• Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to articulate ideas effectively
• Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop - Preferred
• An understanding of accessibility design issues - Preferred
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in project teams 
• Strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
• Strong detail orientation, and a passion for consistency


• Bachelor’s degree in human factors/usability or related discipline.
• 8+ years related experience
• Experience with both large and small scale online projects – full project lifecycle – Preferred
• Experience with financial/investment/insurance applications – Preferred
• Experience working within a large organization – Preferred