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Aug 27, 2018

Downtown

Temp To Perm

Agent: Aaron K.

Job #: 137191

Job Description

User Experience Designer 

Looking for a passionate, ever-curious designer to join large Financial company.
We are looking for: 

• A problem-solver with ideas that challenge the ordinary - and the drive to bring them to life. 
• A designer with a strategic mind-set and excellent communication and facilitation skills. 
• A designer with knowledge of Service Design to apply systems-thinking to complex problems. 
• An excellent storyteller who can communicate ideas, concepts and designs to all levels of the company. 
• A designer who understands the digital technology and can speak to technologists 


You will: 


• Lead UX conversations across all stages of a project, translating research insights into memorable user experiences. 
• Conduct interviews, ideation sessions, and co-creation workshops with business partners, subject matter experts and customers, for all stages of a project. 
• Create Service Blueprints and Customer Journeys to understand, improve and implement seamless, coherent customer experiences. 
• Take a lead role in design to produce fresh, relevant prototypes, experiences and processes in both early and late stages of development. 
• Collaborate continuously with front-end development. 
• Work comfortably in an agile environment. 


Requirements for this position: 

• This is a mid-senior level position. 
• This role will work with engineers and developers regularly and should be able to speak their language and have a good understanding of how back-end and front-end technologies work. 
• Degree in Design or closely related discipline, or equivalent work experience. 
• Must be well-versed in user-centered design methods and techniques. Design thinkers welcome! 
• Experience in a client-facing roles and working with teams on large-scale, long-term projects. 
• Ability to gracefully handle multiple projects in a time sensitive environment. 
• Proficiency with user research, particularly with a lean approach. 
• Visual design skills, including experience using Sketch, Adobe Suite, Axure and/ or similar. 
• Systems thinking is highly desirable.

Want more details about this and other opportunities?
Meet Aaron Katz!