User Experience Designer

Franklin, WI 53132
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Posted By:
Gerald Garrison

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a User Experience Designer who is user-centered, innovative and  committed to creating beautifully simple experiences, and delightful moments of interaction.  You will drive beyond existing design patterns to create visionary work on new innovation experiments. Our client is a top financial company and you will sit onsite in Franklin.  Aquent offers excellently subsidized Health benefits. 


The User Experience Designer is a user-centered designer who understands established design patterns, and knows when to follow them and when to break them. This designer knows how to leverage qualitative and quantitative research insights to inform design decisions, how to iterate through design solutions, and how to design.

•Think through complex features and flows, balance user needs and business needs, and make the complex feel simple to users.
•Help define and drive the build out of a Product Catalogue for all Infrastructure & Cloud Services product offerings.
-Ability to provide marketing/graphic templates

•Two+ years experience designing interfaces for complex digital experiences and applications.
•Self-starter who is user-focused, detailed and solutions-oriented.
•Significant knowledge of the fundamentals—visual design, user-centered design, brand development, and how products are put together.
•An extreme passion for understanding the user, and a strong communicator of the user’s perspective throughout the design process.
•A belief that UX is more than just UI, and includes all user-centered design activities from research, concepting, flows, sitemaps, wireframes, prototypes, annotations, and more.
•Working knowledge of design and tools, such as Confluence, Web UI, Scroll ViewPoint, and anything else needed to get the job done.
•A strong online portfolio available for viewing.

Link to work or an online portfolio is a must

Things that we value:
•Curious minds and an appetite for learning
•Passion for the craft
•A strong point of view with a healthy dose of humility
•A collaborative mindset, perseverance and a great sense of humor
•A passion for User Experience
•A personality that thrives in a agile/nimble environments
•Willingness to take risks
•A belief in our vision

Strong working Web UI, Scroll ViewPoint & Confluence

What are the must haves for this role?
Web UI design
Graphic development experience

What are the nice to haves for this role?
Marketing experience

Client Description:

Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:

- You're paid weekly

- Subsidized health and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)

- Access to Fidelity 401(k)

- Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward bus or train passes, etc.)

- Direct deposit for your paycheck

- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)

- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.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)