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Dec 07, 2017

Chicago, IL

Agent: Katie K.

Job #: 126288

Job Description

Job Description

Vitamin T is seeking a contract UX designer that is mid-level.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with UX architects, a researcher and visual designers
  • UX and visual redesign of all products – from web to iOS to Android and beyond
  • Partner with the Product Management and Tech/Dev.
  • Develop concepts, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Gather key insights into customer behavior to find their unmet & unspoken needs
  • Collaborate with Product Management to drive product strategy and the development roadmap – be a trusted source of product ideas to the Product Managers
  • Create clean, straight-forward, innovative user interfaces
  • Be the user-advocate by subjecting early-stage designs to usability testing and offering implementation suggestions from a user-centric design perspective
  • Evaluate and introduce a repeatable design process (ex: Lean UX)

Education, Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, ideally in Fine Arts (BFA)
  • Minimum 4+ years of UX Architecture for consumer facing products (web, responsive design, and native mobile)
  • Expert in architecting clean, intuitive and innovative interfaces
  • Knowledge of current UX best practices and design processes (Lean UX, Design Thinking)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with different audiences, including senior leadership
  • Experience driving research and usability testing, and turning the output into data that can drive product design decisions
  • Solid experience with user-centric design (but know when to break the rules)
  • Excellent interpersonal, business management, and developmental skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet or beat assigned targets and deadlines under normal circumstances
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with the following preferred: Axure, InVision, Sketch, Zeplin
  • Training or education in any of the following preferred: User Experience (UX), User Design, User Interface (UI), Human-
  • Computer Interaction (HCI), Human-Centered Computing, Interaction Design, Anthropology, Psychology

Vitamin T is building an active pipeline. You will be contacted as needs come our way!

 

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