UI Designer (Mid - Level)

Deerfield, IL
Job Terms:
Hourly rate
Start date:
Posted By:
Anne Baesemann

Job Description:

Aquent's client in Deerfield is looking for a Mid Level UI Designer. 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. 

For this user-interaction-focused design position, the ideal candidate will have a great eye for design and bring a solid foundation of UI design experience with a desire to learn and grow their skills. The candidate should be inquisitive, think
strategically, articulate ideas and concepts well and be an excellent communicator. They should have a passion for solving problems with design and be excited about creating empathetic digital experiences. They should be comfortable taking
occasional leadership roles in a team environment, and working closely with creative leads, UX and business.

 Work closely with UX and product teams to concept and deliver high-fidelity user-interactive designs
 Design in accordance to brand guidelines and digital style guide while consistently looking to inform and evolve guidelines in accordance with industry best practices
 Create interactions that will intuitively lead users through a flow
 Seek constructive criticism and make changes according to feedback delivered by account staff and/or Creative Director
 Think critically about visual design and employ sound design judgement, especially when direction is incomplete or absent; i.e. Be able to create output with imperfect / incomplete input
 Be a constant advocate for the user and pursue answers from various stakeholders to make sure the end product meets users’ needs
 Understand—and design in accordance with—WCAG AA+ web accessibility guidelines
 Think adaptively and perform all of the above in both mobile and desktop formats.


 Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, UI Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or related field of study
 5+ years total interactive and design experience - Portfolio showing examples
 Advanced skill with Adobe Xd and/or Sketch
 Working knowledge of HTML, JavaScript and CSS.
 Experience creating rapid prototypes.