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UX Designer

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Aug 01, 2019

Hartford, CT

Freelance

Agent: Heather Y.

Job #: 150495

Job Description

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a UX Designer to join their team. Develop highly differentiated User Experiences and graphical user interfaces across multiple platforms, brands and products for residential and commercial applications.

What Will You Do?

  1. Develop, author and maintain Design System and guidelines.
  2. Deliver or oversee graphic assets for production.
  3. Produce wireframe interaction models for internal communication and prototype testing.
  4. Create high-resolution simulations for internal alignment and for user research.
  5. Work closely with stakeholders (Industrial Design, Marketing and Engineering) in developing on screen experiences that integrate with the product design strategy and development.
  6. Demonstrate the ability to effectively manage schedules, budgets and outside vendors as well as communicating regularly to management.
  7. Understand and keep relevant on all brand strategies and business objectives.
  8. Work with oversee counterparts to leverage best practices and coordinate when developing international product.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Strong portfolio that demonstrates the process of user interface design, including: sketching, wire-framing, prototyping, interaction specifications, graphic asset creation, and software development deliverables.
  • Shows ability to author UI Specification Guidelines (UI information architecture) and Design Guidelines.
  • Must be able to work within a team as an advocate of the end user,
  • Demonstrates the how designs where effective across multiple platforms (mobile, on screen, and product)
  • Shows the ability to design effective UI for consumer and/or commercial products and/or software.
  • Demonstrates how graphical user interfaces and product interfaces integrate together.
  • Proficient in Sketch, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, MS Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Great communication and presentation skills.
  • Able to assist in contextual/ethnographic and/or performance research.
  • Ability to develop research methodologies and work alongside field researchers to understand and define project needs.
  • Strong time and project management skills with the ability to juggle multiple priorities.
  • Self-starter, with the ability to thrive within a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to produce screen layouts in various levels of fidelity (paper prototypes to wireframes to on-screen prototypes) to support user testing.
  • Design interfaces that reflect a consistent visual language as it relates to the target brand.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in User Experience Design, Human Factors Engineering, Interaction Design, Industrial Design, Visual Communications, or Graphic Design required.
  • 3+ years in product development with a concentration in user interface design (corporate or consultant) 
  • Online portfolio link that demonstrates the process of user interface design, including: sketching, wireframing, prototyping, interaction specifications, graphic asset creation, and software development deliverables.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with HTML and web programming a plus.
  • Experience in Industrial Design a plus.

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