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Jun 19, 2018

Chicago

Temp To Perm

Agent: Katie K.

Job #: 134410

Job Description

We are currently looking for an experienced UI Designer, who has a passion for discovering the “why” people do what they do. They will serve as a leader who enjoys consulting and storytelling. Good candidates are able to devise clear interaction strategies in sync with business and user goals, develop navigation and site structure, organize content, and advocate for the end user. The best candidate will be creative, highly detailed, demonstrate the ability to help define and solve complex user interface problems, and work in a fast-paced environment for multiple clients.

Responsibilities:

·         Partner with the UX Practice Lead to grow and develop by doing great work and delivering value to our clients

·         Produce UI deliverables​

·         Collaborate in design sessions with the client, creative designers, technical developers, and project managers to generate superb design work and happy clients

·         Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams in support of an Agile development methodology and process

·         Lead and facilitate usability sessions, contextual inquiries, task analysis, analytic reviews and heuristic evaluations

·         Build strong relationships with account management peers, development and other critical partners to establish and deliver on the business and customer requirements that enhance our client’s digital experiences and products

·         Work with other team members to successfully translate business objectives into innovative and best-in-class, customer-centric solutions

·         Help champion usability standards and user experience/human-centered design for the most intuitive and delightful application experience

·         Contribute to the internal development of UI/UX processes, deliverables and standards

·         Stay abreast of innovations in UI best practices, tools and topics of interest to the UI/UX community and help to infuse them back into the organization

·         Contribute to our culture and atmosphere, quality of work and growth into the next generation of user experience design 

A Perfect Candidate Will Have:

·         BS/BA in Human-Computer Interaction, Graphic Design, Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience

·         Understand responsive design and have the ability to work in tandem with the creative design team

·         Ability to communicate with all levels of management and staff to achieve desired outcomes and build strong alliances and relationships

·         Excellent listener with a passion for user experience

·         Ability to question assumptions and establish a new normal for mobile web platform and tools design and to remain up-to-speed on interaction design trends and patterns

·         Organizational skills and the ability to manage several projects simultaneously is a must (Consulting experience is a plus)

Want more details about this and other Chicago opportunities? Meet Katie Kreutzer!

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