UX / UI Designer

Chicago, IL
Job Terms:
Start date:
Posted By:
Lindsay DesRochers

Job Description:

Job Title:  UX/UI Designer
Client Location:  Chicago Metro (currently remote)
Starting:  ASAP

Salary/Pay Rate:  DOE + Benefits
Firm, non-negotiable:  No
Hours:  Full-time
Duration:  1+ years

We are working with a leading wellness company based in Chicago and they are looking to bring on a UX/UI Designer to work with project teams to design and deliver high quality client-centered, effective, consistent and usable interfaces.

Looking for a designer who has experience with transactional flows, primarily web, but native app is a big bonus! Experience with email/text notifications and how they fit into web flows is preferred too!

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.

*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.

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