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UX Designer

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Aug 22, 2019

Houston, TX

Freelance

Agent: Katy V.

Job #: 151306

Salary: Competitive w/benefits

Job Description

AQUENT is currently recruiting for a talented UX Designer to fill an exciting, hybrid opportunity with our Fortune 100 Financial services client located in Houston. 

This UX Designer will take on an integral role within our client's Experience Design team, which is three years new and has quickly earned a valued place in the organization. They are building a design system from the ground up and their charter is to help move the organization to digital in a thoughtful and strategic manner that resonates with the user and delivers measurable outcomes. 

Our client's teams are integrated and collaborate on projects that are based around the world. Their skills include research, creative technology, content strategy, UX strategy, user experience and visual design. We are looking for someone who is passionate about product design and thrives on complex problems. You'll have high standards for yourself and your team. You are curious, ambitious and deliberate in your design decisions - leveraging qualitative data and user feedback to iterate and refine a product. You're a strong advocate for end users and understands the entire process of building products that solve real problems for real people. 

Required Skills  

  • Minimum 4-5 years UX, User Interaction and/or visual design experience
  • A portfolio demonstrating functional, simple, and delightful user interfaces; case studies highly preferred as they want to see the process including the problem, role you took, thought process throughout along with outcome
  • Hands on experience with user research and usability testing
  • Expertise with Sketch and InVision
  • Wire framing and prototyping  
  • Experience with system design, specifically using and helping to further develop a Pattern library
  • Strong communication skills, extremely organized, and attentive to detail

Bonus Skills

  • Experience animating prototypes in Principle, Framer, Flinto or similar
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Agile workplace experience
  • Scrum certification or fluency in that process
  • Negotiation skills

Why do you want to work through Aquent?

  • Aquent offers an amazing benefits package. For every hour you work – we'll subsidize up to 85% of your medical, vision and dental premium.
  • A team of agents that are invested in your career. We offer resume and portfolio review, interview prep and access to online training.  
  • We offer the only referral program that continues to give back. Earn a cash bonus for every hour your referral works for up to 6 months.

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Meet Katy Vincent!