Vitamin T is working with a wonderful company looking for a motivated and creative User Experience Designer professional to assist with the continued growth and innovation of their digital product portfolio. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, creative and versatile individual with experience designing intuitive workflows. He/she has deep experience with interaction design, is fluent in web and mobile information architecture, and can translate functional objectives into detailed specifications. The candidate carries a thorough understanding of his/her end users, a passion for user-centered design, and a critical eye toward clear visuals and text. We're an organization who values its human capital and provides support to assist its employees succeed.
The Designer is responsible for applying basic knowledge of design principles and practices in UX Design to support software development and innovation visioning that have limited complexity. This role will be heavily involved in user research, UX visioning for concept generation, concept testing, and concept presentation in support of software development projects.
Develop target personas and interview protocols. Help plan Design Research sessions. Lead user research sessions. Develop and communicate verbatim reports, journey maps, and insights to senior design staff.
Perform all functions of Designer 1. Demonstrate design experience and knowledge of front-end development processes in developing a solution hypothesis based on insights from Design and Trends Research.
Demonstrate design experience to deliver screen architecture and navigation concepts.
Demonstrate advanced knowledge of graphic design and apply it to develop multiple UI options complying with graphic Style Guides and development constraints.
Demonstrate exceptional 2D representation skills, Low and Hi-Fidelity Prototyping skills, and Communication skills.
Protect client's reputation by keeping information confidential.
Contribute positively to maintain a workplace culture that is consistent with the company's mission, vision, and values.
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
Contribute to the team effort by accomplishing related results and participating on projects as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design
Minimum of 1 year of experience
Ability to travel up to 10% of time; international travel required
Experience with web or mobile coding, software development best practices
Experience with JIRA and Confluence
Ability to work within cross-functional teams to create software products
Strong analytical skills
Effective communication skills
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Candidates must have a digital portfolio & be local to the Chicago-land area.