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UX / UI Designer

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May 10, 2019

Chicago

Permanent

Agent: Liz M.

Job #: 147531

Job Description

Exciting opportunity to join a growing global tech company as a UX/UI Designer in their Chicago office. In this full time position, you’ll work closely with other UX/UI designers, developers, project and account managers to solve real world problems for their users. You will make a direct impact on a variety of products, drive change and improve processes. You should have at least 3 years of in-house experience (ideally B2B) working on UX and Interaction Design for web-based products. This role requires a great eye for design and interaction, solid understanding of best practices in usability, and sensitivity to business objectives and long term product goals. 

WHAT YOU'LL DO: 

  • Produce sitemaps, user flows, wireframes and visual design deliverables on a variety of projects. 
  • Maintain and suggest evolutions of our existing UI framework with holistic consideration of the platform’s future. 
  • Communicate cross-departmentally with project managers, developers and customer experience representatives to solve challenging business problems collaboratively. 
  • Identify areas for user research, write and conduct user interviews. 
  • Work quickly and iteratively while relying on research and feedback to inform design decisions. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Quickly sketch, prototype, sketch and iterate on wireframes. 
  • Work closely with product managers to develop wireframes, user flows and/or prototypes based on project requirements and user feedback 
  • Work closely with developers to translate designs and interactions into code. 
  • Work within existing– and helping to build out the platform UI library. 
  • Manage UI library and work to ensure visual and interaction consistency across multiple products. 

REQUIRED BACKGROUND AND SKILLS 

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in UX/UI design, preferably working on B2B/business enterprise products with proven experience in the following areas: 
    • UX Design – Thinking critically and solving business problems in creative ways by using information architecture, wireframing, usability best practices and prototyping. 
    • UI Design – Using design principles and existing visual frameworks to produce intuitive user interfaces and, where appropriate, develop new styles and patterns that are visually cohesive with the rest of 4C’s products. 
    • Process knowledge – Designing in an iterative manner, proactively seeking feedback from within and outside the design team, and attention to detail in design documentation. 
  • Proficiency in Sketch and InVision; familiarity with Photoshop and Illustrator. 
  • Familiarity with HTML/CSS and a basic understanding of how designs are implemented and integrated into digital products. 
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • A team player who can also work independently with minimal supervision; self-motivated and willing to "do what it takes" to get the job done. 
  • Strong communication skills and experience with technical writing 

If this sounds like a great fit for you, apply now!

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