#137911

Senior UX Designer

Location:
Providence, RI or Boston, MA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
Hourly (Contract)
Start date:
09/24/2018
posted by:
Christena Peterson
Date:
09/12/2018

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 Designer courtesy of one of our State of the Art, Fortune 500 clients local to the Boston, MA or Providence, RI 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 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 information architect realm of the design.

Responsibilities:

• Produce a variety of UX deliverables for both information architecture and visual design. 
• Must understand mobile first and be proficient in designing exclusively for touch devices. 
• Be responsible for creating flows and wireframes to depict interaction solutions that are in line with business and IT requirements. 
• Be responsible for designing solutions and delivering assets that adhere the Retail Visual Design Language, used to guide all design decisions for our Retail applications 
• Able to quickly and seamlessly move between designing for different platforms and fully understand the nuances between all. 
• Ability to work with business product owners, IT developers, business analysts, and other project resources. 
• Ability to translate business requirements and strategy documents into simple, concise and compelling solutions. 
• Ability to present UX work and findings to a variety of audience, including business product owners, IT resources, and senior leaders in the Best Buy enterprise. 
• Perform UX quality assurance against developed applications and log defects with development teams. 
• Collaborate with other UX resources to deliver the optimal UX solution based on requirements. 

Client Description:

This client is a fantastic consideration for those who want to combine working with a large retail brand and a true “do-good”, customer-centric focus. Most people we’ve placed here say the company’s loyalty to and personalization within the healthcare services industry is a standout characteristic. Their approach to this way of thinking about their business and the industry is having a direct impact on the size of the teams, and we’re seeing massive growth. What a time to get involved!

This client:

  • Is considered by Fast Company to be amongst the most innovative companies

  • Is listed by Forbes as one of the world’s most admired companies

  • Makes it their mission to guide people toward better health

    • This includes altering the products they offer at retail to more health-conscious offerings!

Our client has recently made a move toward a major merger, which means this is a great time to get involved! Two big industry brands coming together.

Working here gets you into a fast-paced environment, with tons of cross-functional working relationships. You’d have exposure to a number of teams related to any project you’re working on, and we sometimes see freelancers convert to permanent employees on teams they’ve had the opportunity to interact with. This is definitely a standout opportunity!

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in UX design, with experience working with cross- functional teams (IT, Product, Research, etc). 
  • Experience with agile and lean software development practices is highly preferred. 
  • Expertise in responsive web design and mobile UX. 
  • Expert proficiency in Sketch and InVision. Solid understanding of front-end development. 
  • ​Portfolio required for submission (online or PDF is acceptable) 
  • *Portfolio must include user flows, wire frames and visual designs* 
  • Adobe Creative Suite Skills 
  • Touch and mobile first experience required 
  • Experience working on website, tablet applications and other touch-based interfaces 
  • Understanding of HTML/CSS (position does not include front-end development) 
  • Strong ability to collaborate and assert a point of view positively 
  • Axure prototyping skills
  • Sketch
  • Axure