UX / UI Designer

Richmond or McLean, VA
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Sara El-Shami

Job Description:

Aquent is looking for a UX UI Designer for our Fortune 500 Financial client in Richmond or McLean, VA. This is full time, starting remote for 6+ months with potential to go permanent and full benefits - medical, dental, 401K and more. Must have experience designing for complex systems and applications and working with big data. 

Collaboration & Connection
Collaborating with technology, product, and business teams to uncover customer and business needs, then translating them into engaging, simple, and intuitive design solutions and understandable concepts that evolve and enhance the product interface and experience
Advocating for the customer through human centered design methods, including: discovery, research, ideation, whiteboard sessions, and user testing
Supporting design-led workshops to engage and build alignment across different partners and teams
Proactively offers recommendation and solutions by championing prioritization of design centered product enhancements grounded in research and analysis
Connecting with design community peers in service of learning, sharing, and teaching
Working with partners and teams across various geographies
Embracing and advocating for an experience mindset - this is as important to the work as the results

Discovery & Delivery
Supporting early product definition by working with partners to participate in discovery sessions that uncover customer pain points and opportunities
Demonstrating familiarity with design tools to deliver concepts and enable successful collaboration across teams
Participate in end-to-end product design by:
Working with researchers to understand customer needs and define opportunities through usability and empathy studies
Framing problems, determining insights, and defining visual designs to serve customer needs
Creating process and user flows, wireframes, journey maps, and interaction models, resulting in low to high fidelity prototypes
Designing within existing - and creating new - standards to contribute to our internal design system, best practices, and guidelines
Supporting effective storytelling and presentation of visual concepts to various stakeholders
Creating high fidelity design assets for acceptance, development, and delivery to market in partnership with technology colleagues

Client Description:

This client puts its money where its mouth is. As a leading financial services and tech company, they’re constantly pushing the envelope to adapt and stay ahead of trends - whether it’s trends in financial products or in the way they treat their customers. Our client sets the bar in customer experience.

Our Talent are working with “best-in-class” global marketing teams on omni-channel campaigns, leveraging innovative technologies to drive customer engagement. AQUENT Talent work alongside full-time employees presenting ideas to stakeholders and influencing business decisions every day.

Working here:

  • You’ll be pushed to bring thoughtful creative and marketing ideas to the table

  • You’ll be collaborating in an Agile environment to deliver purposeful projects

  • You’ll be working with a global brand - meeting customers where they live by leveraging AI, ML and VR