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Senior UX Designer


May 09, 2018

Chicago, IL


Agent: Ilana B.

Job #: 132645

Job Description

Vitamin T is looking for a Senior UX Designer to join a creative agency on a temporary assignment.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • A strong design sensibility and a strong digital design portfolio 
  • Big brand experience 
  • Local to Chicago area 
  • 3-5 years of UX/UI design experience 
  • Experience working with collaborative, multi-disciplinary teams on large-scale website redesigns 
  • Experience working in fast-paced Agile design processes 
  • Experience working with rapid prototyping techniques 
  • Ability to start from sketched ideas and take it all the way through detailed design documentation 
  • Ability to adopt new tools quickly 

Key Responsibilities 

Evaluate existing sites in terms of their persuasiveness, emotional design, and conversion; assess properties for usefulness, usability, visual design, content, and branding 
Lead participatory design/user testing sessions; lead Information Architects in the sessions 
Identify and document meaningful patterns from the user research, audit the findings; provide recommendations to the client/internal team based on findings 
Lead development of personas/segmentations based on research findings; integrate personas/segmentations with related deliverables such as opportunity maps and wireframes 
Prepare, conduct, and analyze behavioral in-context research events 
Identify opportunities to create business value and improve the user experience 
Execute participatory requirements gathering sessions, participate in debrief sessions 
Conduct and analyze stakeholder interviews to understand key success factors for a project or pursuit 
Present concepts to clients and internal stakeholders with research and best practice annotations 
Assist in creating strategies for persuasive design with oversight and guidance 
Develop Navigation Model, Primary and Secondary Navigation structure 
Develop Sitemap with all levels as required 
Analyze task flows, task decompositions and create optimal Task Flow 
Develop frameworks describing key aspects of proposed experience, how it reconciles business/user needs 
Create prototypes using tools such as InDesign, Visio, Axure as required 
Mentor junior Information Architects towards client delivery and excellence 
Conduct periodic Knowledge Sharing sessions 

Job Requirements* 

Bachelor's degree required or equivalent military experience 
Degree preferred in design-related discipline: Interaction, Information or Interface design; Human-Computer Interaction; Design Planning; Graphic Design; Communications 
3-4 years of industry experience 
Well-versed in user-centered design methods and techniques 
Proficient to expert in: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Visio, Microsoft Office 
Excellent analytical and process-oriented skills 
Execllent verbal and written skills 
Experience in working on multiple projects simultaneously 
Ability to work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary teams 
Prior experience in a consulting firm or agency preferred 
Prior experience in UI design for mobile devices a plus

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