AQUENT is partnering with one of our most innovative clients to help them bring on a Senior UX/UX Designer for their team in Washington, DC.
The Senior UX/UI Design Consultant will create highly intuitive, elegant, user-centric design solutions for their Strategy and Operations group. Designs will incorporate current best practices for usability, user engagement, responsive design, SEO, and optimized web page performance. The successful candidate will collaborate with DSO staff, enterprise-wide stakeholders, content producers, and web developers to translate business needs and user goals into intuitive and engaging experiences. DSO is a fast-paced, iterative environment and employs an agile web development process.
• Work closely with DSO visual design to maintain UX/Visual integrity throughout projects
* Design end-to-end user experiences for multiple projects.
Project will require:
* Shape and create wireframes based on business needs
* This person will be able to look at user research and strategy and create compelling wireframes and UI design based on the business needs
* Creating functional prototypes (consultant will use/provide software of choice)
* Detailed, annotated, functional requirements/specifications
* Design and bring to color wireframes, and communicate/hand off appropriate files to developers
* Work with product managers, program managers, and developers to estimate scope and establish priorities
* Work closely with developers to maintain functional integrity throughout implementation
* Understanding creating user flows
* Provide portfolio/samples of professional work
* Proven experience of designing for a responsive environment
* Understanding of working in an agile development environment
* Self-motivated with excellent presentation and written/oral communication skills
* Proven ability to work as part of a team, and proactive asking questions, etc
* Well organized and effective time management
* Provide weekly and monthly progress reports and attend weekly internal product meetings
* Experience designing in Photoshop, illustrator, and or Sketch
* Experience creating wireframes in Axure, illustrator, or other comparable software
* Familiar using grids (Bootstrap etc)