UI Designer

Charlotte, NC 28208
Job Terms:
$50-65/hour W2 (DOE) + benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Chelsea Caudill

Job Description:

AQUENT is seeking a UI Designer with Senior level experience to join a team of dedicated designers with our financial services client in Charlotte, NC.  We are looking for  a UI Designer with 8+ years of experience, more on the visual side of things. The focus area / deliverables for the Senior UI Designer will be style guides, delivering visual prototypes and interface designs. 

This is a one year contract with the goal of converting permanently with AQUENT’s client. AQUENT offers a W2 hourly pay rate with health benefits, dental, vision, 401K and more. 

The ideal talent will have enterprise experience, ADA compliance experience, financial services or banking experience. Portfolio must show case visual designs across web and mobile experiences, and design tool kits and style guides. For quick apply, please email your portfolio directly to Chelsea Caudill - ccaudill@aquent.com - subject line: Charlotte UI Designer. 

UI Designer Responsibilities:

  • Partner with LOBs and Creative Director to develop and drive the vision for the projects under their supervision
  • Foster productive partnerships with internal clients at the appropriate level and know when and how to push back professionally.
  • Know when to engage Director level support
  • Communicate with CD, internal clients and support teams in a timely and effective manner
  • Foster communication and cohesion between internal teams and functions
  • Be a strong contributor to processes and methods, experiment with and push forward new design directions and methodologies
  • Motivate, rally, and coach contributor-level practitioners and provide feedback for members of the team
    Demonstrate and teach exceptional problem-solving skills through an ability to generate multiple solutions/creative concepts across all digital platforms
  • Create functional and appealing product designs
  • Work with clients to refine designs and secure final approval for production
  • Collaborate with fellow designers and managers  

UI Designer Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Web Design, Communications or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years proven creative industry experience
  • A portfolio demonstrating a high level of visual sense
  • Ability to solve problems through design thinking, and understanding of the digital landscape
  • Demonstrates leadership aptitude and a desire to long-term lead other designers 
  • Performs well in a team environment
  • Comfortable and capable of managing several projects simultaneously
  • Mastery of the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong grasp of UX and UI standards
  • Basic understanding of CSS/HTML and Content Management Systems
  • Experience working on agile projects
  • Previous experience in design, research, or other related field
  • Familiarity with production processes and materials
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented