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UX Designer | Part - Time

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May 30, 2019

Seattle, WA

Freelance

Agent: Kelli W.

Job #: 148211

Salary: $40-45/hour

Job Description

Our client has grown into a global organization with offices in Seattle, San Francisco, New York and London, in just over 10 years. With consistent high double-digit growth since 2009, the company has become the industry’s leading source of private market data, serving more than 3,000 clients around the world. They are committed to fostering an open, collaborative work environment driven by excellence, inclusion and fun. If you are interested in a part-time UX role (approx. 20-30 hours/week) please check out the job description below.

About the Role:

We are looking for a UX Designer to join our design team and contribute to the evolution of the company. We are looking for a designer who is adept at working with complex data and workflows, utilizes varying user research methods to foster decision making and can facilitate team discussions to drive projects forward. Our UX Designers have an immediate impact on the product, whether through enhancing the functionality of existing features or designing entirely new features. While industry knowledge is not required, we are looking for someone with the desire and aptitude to learn about the industry and our user base. You will play a pivotal role in defining and building out the UX design management system, a crucial system that will ensure design standards and enable impactful efficiency gains.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
 

  • Create high standard design solutions that address and fulfill business, brand and user requirements
  • Communicate design ideas through low-fidelity sketches, prototypes and mockups to pixel-perfect comps
  • Work closely with Product Managers to create functional specifications for development
  • Develop new features and work to improve the functionality, usability and discoverability of current features in the product 
  • Identify user needs and produce designs centered on our users’ behaviors and motivations.
  • Basic user testing of prototypes and beta products


Skills and Qualifications:
 

  • At least 4 years of experience as a UX Designer or similar role
  • Employ knowledge of modern web and mobile best practices to create world-class web and mobile experiences
  • Passion for usability and user experience
  • Understand how visual and interaction design work together to create great user experiences.
  • Ability to balance multiple projects, organize priorities and communicate across departments
  • Strong analytical skills; use qualitative and quantitative data to make appropriate product decisions
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to clearly communicate and support design decisions and how they add value to the product
  • Strong user experience and visual design portfolio
  • Easygoing, driven, and passionate
  • Strong skills with Sketch, InVision, Axure, Adobe CC
  • Preferred:
    • Strong knowledge of design fundamentals of typography, composition and color as well as experience with data visualizations

Client Description:

Our client strives to provide transparency into the capital markets by organizing the world’s meaningful business information and making it useful to their customers. They work tirelessly to arm global professionals with comprehensive data on the entire venture capital, private equity and M&A landscape—including companies, investors, funds, investments, exits and people—so they can discover and execute opportunities with confidence. Their data and analysis are available through their award-winning flagship product as well as their powerful suite of integrated tools, industry news and in-depth reports.

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