Mobile UI Designer

New York City, NY
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Gavin Freeman

Job Description:

With the news of COVID19 spreading, Aquent is committed to ensuring the safety and well being of our employees. This includes providing technology to support video interviews, resources and support for employees to work from home successfully, and fully covered healthcare for eligible employees. 

Aquent's client, a leading media & technology, is looking for a new UI Designer to join their team! This UI Designer will help evaluate design for OS of mobile products between existing and competitive mobile products as they relate to fundamental needs of U.S. consumers. They will focus on affordances, interaction, design, layout, structure and overall experience.

Day to Day:

• Review existing and competitive Interfaces to uncover and evaluate best practices and novel opportunities for design and development to improve customer experience.
• Integrate understanding of digital product design principles, core identities and analysis into core OS feature enhancements to build consensus for proposed design direction enhancing user satisfaction.
• Create new interface designs, guidelines and assets to exemplify alternative approaches that improve existing system applications.
• Evaluate existing competitive products and current product lines to uncover improvements design, interaction and engagement.

Skills Needed: 

• A portfolio demonstrating process, user-centric design thinking, and execution, across multiple experience platforms is required.
• 3 – 5 years of industry experience in design and development of interface of mobile phone apps, services or equivalent mobile media device is required.
• Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Human factors, Human computer interactions, or closely related field.
• Experienced in preparing professional presentation materials.
• Understanding of UI related software architecture.
• Working knowledge and skills in Digital Product Design at the OS level.
• Must demonstrate creative innovative approach to design.
• Knowledge in using relevant design tools: Adobe, Sketch, Framer X is preferred.