#185658

Sr. UX / UI Designer

Location:
Remote • NY, NJ, CT or will consider remote for right candidate
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
$60/hr to $77/hr depending on experience
Start date:
January 2023
Date:
12/09/2022

Job Description:

Client is seeking candidates located in Eastern or Central timezones only to accommodate early meetings.

Our Fortune 100 financial services client is looking for Sr. UX/UI Designers to work as part of their Global Experience Design product team to deliver experiences that meet user needs and business goals. In this Consultant role, you will focus on how users interact with the product, leading the creation of compelling experiences based on deep understanding of users’ workflows and their functional and emotional needs. You will also apply brand and visual design elements to digital designs to increase clarity, communicate hierarchy and create emotion. You will perform visual design discovery and create wireframes, sitemaps, user flows and prototypes to deliver tangible design solutions. You will participate in all parts of the design process as a member of a multi-disciplinary team – contributing to customer research, product strategy, ideation, visual design, prototyping, working with engineering to make sure interactions are built as designed, and iterating based on customer and stakeholder feedback.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with product, tech and other designers to balance customer needs and business requirements to define design solutions that meet and exceed user expectations
  • Define information architecture and sitemaps of digital experiences, as needed
  • Create user flows to define steps needed to achieve user goals
  • Design UI components leveraging their design system
  • Define brand expression throughout the experience
  • Create wireframes to blueprint the information hierarchy and interactions of a digital experience
  • Create prototypes to explore and test design decisions
  • Oversee user testing to validate design decisions
  • Create production-ready design files and assets for handoff to UI developers
  • Perform design quality assurance during development
  • Uses data and customer feedback to measure the effectiveness of designs and pivot as needed

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  •  4+ years of experience designing responsive web and mobile experiences for complex, multi-dimensional programs.
  • Highly skilled in user experience fundamentals: research, wireframes, prototypes, usability testing, interaction design, visual design, accessibility standards
  • Strong knowledge of user interface design, interaction design, information architecture, visual design and the ability to generate design ideas
  • Proficiency with Adobe XD. Figma and Sketch are a plus
  • Skills in CSS, Javascript and HTML a plus
  • Ability to navigate complexity and make sense of ambiguity
  • Experience successfully partnering and building alignment with product managers, developers, business analysts, content strategists, design researchers and other designers to arrive at optimal solutions
  • Strong communication skills with ability to articulate and optimize design based on the value to the user and the business.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and timelines
  • Ability to take direction and work in a team environment, while also owning initiatives
  • Experience working in a company with a strong brand presence, and either developing a design system or working successfully within one
  • Experience working in iterative processes and in an agile environment

Successful candidates will be required to pass a background check and education/employment verification prior to starting.

Client Description:

Aquent talent are eligible for a generous health-and-wellness package.

Our plan includes: Medical Insurance Aquent offers access to comprehensive In and Out of Network plans, with contributions toward monthly premiums and often with eligibility within two months of starting work. Retirement Savings Plan Aquent offers a 401(k) plan, managed by a leader in the retirement field, with immediate vesting.

Other features:

  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Professional training
  • Discounts and Perks

Requirements:

The target hiring compensation range for this role is $60/hr to $77/hr. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location. Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match.