UI / UX Designer

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Sara El-Shami

Job Description:

Our innovative and inspiring Fortune 500 financial service client is looking for a freelance Sr. UX Designer to join their global consumer application experience team. This role is full time, onsite in NYC, paid sick days, healthcare benefits, 401K, FlexSpend, for 6 months with the opportunity to extend.

What You Will Do:

· Contribute to defining the Global Consumer Application Experience vision and end to end user experience 
· Work closely with your partners and colleagues to create, maintain and implement against the Global Consumer Application Experience optimization backlog embedded in strong UI/UX best practices and learnings 
· Develop a keen understanding of the customer experience, researching and analysing user experience data and analytics to identify and quantify opportunity areas 
· Work closely with teams who are keeping up to date with industry, competitor, Agile/SAFe methodologies and new trends 

What You Need

· 2+ years interface design experience in desktop, mobile & tablet 
· Clear understanding of the existing and future capabilities as well as limitations of HTML, CSS, JavaScript etc. 
· Exceptional skills in ideation, sketching, wireframing, user flows, service maps, and information architecture 
· Experience creating style guides, pattern libraries, and other design solutions that drive design across large organizations 
· Strong portfolio showing breadth of interaction design work and understand the art & craft of information design 
· Passionate about design & driving innovation 
· Have an appreciation for complexity, attention to detail, be analytical and organized 
· An ability to thrive in a fast paced environment, with changing needs 
· Able to work independently in product scrum teams or within a larger group and proactively looks to socialize and review work 
· Previous experience working on acquisition funnels or ecommerce checkout flows. 

What is it like working with AQUENT?  I’m glad you asked!  Freelancing long-term with AQUENT gets you access to some pretty cool things including:

  • Subsidized health & dental benefits after your first (4) weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
  • Access to Fidelity 401(k), access to FSA Program; direct deposit for your paycheck; access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
  • Free online courses via Aquent’s Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com; 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)

That’s it! The rest is up to you, if you are interested in this amazing opportunity please send your resume and cover letter to: skhatami@aquent.com