#163642

UX / UI Designer

Location:
Downtown Chicago
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE + Benefits
Start date:
ASAP
Posted By:
Lauren Friant
Date:
01/11/2021

Job Description:

We are looking to bring on a designer that has experience with transactional flows, primarily web with app being a bonus. This opportunity may have you help with landing pages but even some of those will have flows/interactions as part of the deliverables. In addition, you will also be involved with email/text notifications and how they fit into web flows. The day to day responsibilities are estimated to be about UX 75-80%/UI 20-25% – this is approximate and will vary per project but there are dedicated UI folks that will help finalize that aspect of deliverables!

The main function of the UI/UX Designer is to work with project teams to design and deliver high quality client-centered, effective, consistent and usable interfaces.

Job Responsibilities:

*Works closely with business analysts, business sponsors, project managers and IT teams to obtain and understand business requirements.

*Creates the design of user interface specifications, by applying client research, design standards, industry best practices, taking into account strategic business objectives, user needs, systems constraints.

*Participates in design review sessions with project teams, acquiring consensus and getting approvals on designs and documentation.

*Executes business acceptance test cases and testing.

*Works with the project managers to ensure that usability deliverables accommodate project timelines, budgets, technical and scope constraints.

*Contributes to the development, maintenance, and continuous improvement of efficient and effective usability methodology/process, documentation, workflow, ROI, metrics and design standards.

*Acts as a user experience advocate regarding principles of user experience and user-centered design.

Skills: 

*Proven understanding of user-centered design techniques & demonstrated ability to incorporate UCD principles into the architecture and design of user interfaces.

*Demonstrated ability in gathering and translating requirements from business sponsors, SMEs, users, and business analysts etc.

*Experience applying usability testing techniques and principles.

*Experience applying a web design standard

*Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to articulate ideas effectively.

*Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch, Zeplin

*Strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

*Strong detail orientation, and a passion for consistency.

Education/Experience: *Bachelor’s degree in human factors/usability or related discipline. *5-7 years related experience.