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User Experience Designer

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Oct 01, 2019

McLean, VA

Freelance

Agent: Katy V.

Job #: 152617

Job Description

AQUENT's Fortune 100 Financial Services client is looking for a UX Designer w/ an emphasis on User Research to join an innovative team onsite in Tyson's Corner. This opportunity will start off contract for 3 months with the likelihood to extend. This is an exciting opportunity to work with an organization that truly values and priortizes design and its users. 

**Candidates must have a portfolio to showcase of successful past projects and demonstrated experience of Design Thinking methodology**

What you'll do: 

  • Working with a cross-disciplinary team of product and design leaders, service designers, researchers and engineers
  • Advocating for a user-centered focus
  • Communicating your ideas in writing and in person
  • Exercising your skills in interaction and visual design
  • Creating site maps, user flows, wireframes and visual mocks
  • Working within but extending design systems and platforms that impact 10’s of thousands of associates
  • Transforming consumer insights and stories into useful, humane products
  • Rethinking common online challenges for people and business

What you'll have: 

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 3 years of user-centered design and testing methodologies
  • At least 5 years of experience in UX and UI design
  • At least 5 years of experience working with large Enterprise teams
  • At least 3 years of experience in UI software such as Sketch and Invision
  • At least 3 year of experience in design prototyping
  • At least 1 year of experience performing user testing

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.

Client Description:

This client puts its money where its mouth is. As a leading financial services and tech company, they’re constantly pushing the envelope to adapt and stay ahead of trends - whether it’s trends in financial products or in the way they treat their customers. Our client sets the bar in customer experience.

Our Talent are working with “best-in-class” global marketing teams on omni-channel campaigns, leveraging innovative technologies to drive customer engagement. AQUENT Talent work alongside full-time employees presenting ideas to stakeholders and influencing business decisions every day.

Working here:

  • You’ll be pushed to bring thoughtful creative and marketing ideas to the table

  • You’ll be collaborating in an Agile environment to deliver purposeful projects

  • You’ll be working with a global brand - meeting customers where they live by leveraging AI, ML and VR

Want more details about this and other opportunities?
Meet Katy Vincent!