#161764

Experience Designer

Location:
NYC
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
$60hr-$65hr
Start date:
ASAP - pending intv
Posted By:
Gerald Garrison
Date:
10/13/2020

Job Description:

Role & Responsibilities
• Deliver wireframes, screen flows, high-fidelity screens, and visual assets to support the
product development process
• Create click-through prototypes, presentations, and videos to showcase product vision and get buy-in from key stakeholders
• Understand and document user research findings and iterate designs based on feedback
• Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams of designers, engineers, researchers, product managers, and subject matter experts
• Communicate complex information using various design tools and artifacts including journey maps, storyboards, task flows, wireframes, service blueprints, personas, etc.
• Apply, maintain, and build upon design systems to ensure consistent designs

Responsible for all stages of UX design and must think strategically while executing with great attention to detail. Must have the ability to successfully collaborate with other designers, product managers, and tech engineers to develop innovative, user- friendly, products as well as provide solutions for critical areas within the user-flow. Must have a solid understanding of user-centered design principles, absolute comfort working with HTML and CSS, excellent visual design skills, great technical know-how, and proven expertise in designing for the Web/Digital experiences. Help define the user model(s) and user interface for new and existing products and features. Develop high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas. Gauge the usability of new and existing products, and making constructive suggestions for change. Concept and develop new and engaging experiences for the user base.
 

* The final title and job grade is at the discretion of the firm and will be discussed at the time of offer. It may be different than what is listed on the requisition based on experience level.

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)
- Paid Sick Leave for all US and Canada talent
- 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)

 

Requirements:

Required
• Bachelor's degree or higher in Interaction Design, User Experience (UX) Design, Service Design, Visual Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), or related fields
• 3+ years of work experience in the design field
• Track record of high-quality design execution
• An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating end-to-end product design experience
• Ability to collaborate across various functional areas in the organization and make the case for change through design
• Ability to communicate abstract design concepts visually in a clear and engaging manner
• Proficiency in design, prototyping, and presentation software such as Sketch, Figma, Adobe Suite, Invision, and Keynote

Preferred
• Familiarity with Design Thinking process and methodology
• Familiarity with user research methodologies and best practices
• Technical knowledge on HTML, CSS, JavaScript
• Experience in the application of design systems (e.g. Material Design)
• Familiarity with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design