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UI/UX Designer

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Long term contract with potential for perm with Fortune 500 Tech company in SF!

Our Client is looking for an ambitious, creative, self-motivated individual to contribute as UX/Product Designer. You will be part of the pioneer team that sets out to build our Client’s first learning network, aimed at creating a global learning community for the potentially millions of individuals that want to learn about their products and build their careers with their product's skills.


IDEAL CANDIDATE:

The ideal candidate enjoys creating experiences with technology, hacking on new projects and intensely working on high-value initiatives under pressure. You distill complex problems and propose simple, elegant solutions. You like to deliver real results, and work fast. You know how to iterate quickly on concepts, and think in terms of “hours and days,” not “weeks and months.” You’re a tireless advocate for the end user and always put their needs first. You thrive in a collaborative environment. You bring a unique point of view to the table, and bring out the best in your team. You solicit feedback on your own work, and add value to others’ work. You’re passionate about new technology and can apply the latest design trends.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Create user personas and scenarios, storyboards and translate stories into compelling visuals
- Translate discussions into create mockups and prototypes of mobile + social apps
- Conceptualize and design wireframes, complete process layouts and workflows, navigation and supporting visual elements within the product
- Work closely with the rest of the team to effectively manage information and content into creative solutions
- Generate detailed specs and user stories of final designs that allow devs to build accurately
- Work with devs to refine and deliver polished final product
- Communicate and assist in designing world-class presentations for the highest levels of our executive team around the vision of our product
- Acquire domain knowledge where required in order to design functionality


QUALIFICATIONS:

- Ability to translate story to visuals and quickly create highly-polished, commercial-quality designs for both web and mobile
- Clearly demonstrate customer-centric design thinking and approach through simple, highly usable, intelligently architected processes
- Expert in design software (Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator) and delivering UI artifacts (wireframes, style and color guides, UI element library; organized, multi-layer. PSDs/.AIs of full-page designs)
- Understanding of web and mobile usability and common user expectations regarding current-day/cutting-edge widgets
- Understanding of web technologies and and cross browser/cross platform capabilities and limitations
- Seasoned professional of 7+ years UX design experience
- A portfolio demonstrating a deeply grounded background in modern UX/UI design
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to focus and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively
- Thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, agile environment
- Experience working with business stakeholders and development engineers
- Designing for Salesforce based applications and sites, a huge plus


Applicants Should Include:
1. Resume
2. Portfolio of past work, preferably including application UI & form design; anything that best demonstrates your skillset.

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