#173647

UX / UI Designer

Location:
Remote
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
12/06/2021
Posted By:
Sara El-Shami
Date:
10/18/2021

Job Description:

Aquent is looking for a UX UI Designer for our Fortune 500 Financial client. This is a full-time, remote, 6-month opportunity with the potential to extend and convert and full benefits. This role will sit on the data experience design team. This person must be familiar with the design process from end to end - low fidelity, sketching, wireframing to high fidelity mockups and Figma prototypes to share with stakeholders. Must be comfortable communicating and collaborating with partners to pitch designs. Must have agile experience and understand how to operate in a large enterprise environment. 

Responsibilities:
Collaboration & Connection:

  • Collaborating with technology, product, and business teams to uncover customer and business needs, then translating them into transformative, intuitive, user friendly and on-brand interfaces
  • Participating in translating complex ideas into understandable concepts that evolve and enhance the product interface
  • Advocating for the customer through human centered design methodologies, including: discovery, ideation, sketch sessions, and user testing
  • Supporting design led workshops to engage and build alignment across different partners and teams
  • Championing prioritization of design centered product enhancements grounded in research and analysis
  • Connecting with design community peers by learning, sharing, and teaching


Discovery & Delivery

  • Supporting early product definition by working with partners to facilitate discovery sessions that uncover customer pain points and opportunities 
  • Demonstrating familiarity with design tools to deliver concepts and enable successful collaboration across teams
  • Contributing to style guides, iconography, and infographics that can be leveraged by teams
  • Participating in end-to-end product design by:
  • Working with researchers to understand customer needs and interpreting information into visual forms that are impactful and intuitive
  • Framing problems, determining insights, and defining visual designs to serve customer needs
  • Ideating, sketching, and delivering low to high fidelity prototypes
  • Designing within existing - and creating new - standards to contribute to our internal design system, best practices, and guidelines
  • Storytelling and presenting visual concepts to various stakeholders
  • Creating high fidelity design assets for acceptance, development, and delivery to market in partnership with technology colleagues


Basic Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of experience in User Interface design

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or military experience
  • Designing for cross-channel experiences
  • Experience designing for cross channel experiences
  • Comfortable working with a variety of business partners and delivering outcomes
  • Familiarity with design and prototyping tools, such as Sketch and/or Figma
  • Familiarity with working in an established design system

 

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

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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) with company match
- 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)Not the job for you? Tell your friends and reap the Rewardshttps://aquent.com/rewards/