UX Copywriter (Mid - Level)

Deerfield, IL
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Hourly rate
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Posted By:
Anne Baesemann

Job Description:

Aquent's client in Deerfield is looking for a Mid Level UX/UI Copywriter. This will be a 6 month contract with opportunity to extend if things are going well. This position will need to sit and train in Deerfield, and once up to speed can work remote 1-2 days a week. 

The ideal UX/UI copywriter candidate will have exceptional writing abilities with a portfolio that speaks to extensive experience in simplifying and beautifying user experiences. They will have a penchant for solving problems for users through strategic use of clear, simple and helpful language. They will have a strong eye for detail, an empathetic perspective and be a very strong collaborator with stakeholders, project leaders and the greater design and UX teams.

 Write in accordance with brand guidelines and WCAG AA+ web accessibility guidelines in everything from body copy to tool tips and error messages.
 Have a strong working knowledge of SEO and web copy element best practices.
 Research current patient experiences and conduct competitive analysis.
 Periodically lead creative exploration, as well as mentor and coach less-experienced members of the design team.
 Help to define creative goals within creative briefs, as well as define project timelines.
 Present strong advocacy for the team’s work with the ability to back up rationale for language selection with the ultimate goal of striking the optimal balance between corporate direction and patient experience.
 Seek out and use data to inform language selections.
 Engage in the storyboarding and UX flow process to anticipate and inform optimal language choices.
 Use all feedback constructively.
 Occasionally conduct content strategy work.
 Act as editor.


 5+ years’ ecommerce writing experience, with at least 2+ years UI/UX writing experience
 Experience presenting team ideas to business owners, stakeholders and senior management
 Healthcare or financial industry experience
 HTML and/or other coding experience

 Bachelor’s degree — Degree in copywriting, psychology or communication