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UX Designer

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Nov 14, 2019

Austin or San Antonio, TX

Freelance

Agent: Katy V.

Job #: 154325

Salary: Competitive / Hourly + Benefits

Job Description

Aquent has an exciting opportunity for an outgoing and personable UX Designer for our Fortune 500 Financial client in Austin, Texas. This is an amazing opportunity to join an organization that takes pride in providing legendary customer service and creating simple, convenient, interactive and widely accessible tools. Relocation assistance and sign on bonus opportunities are available for this exciting opportunity! **For quick apply, send your resume + portfolio to Katy Vincent Gasperoni at kvincent@aquent.com**

***This is a 40 hours a week, onsite, 2 year contract opportunity. We offer a W2 hourly rate + Benefits(medical, dental, 401K).***

What you'll do: 

  • Participate in concept sessions leveraging research and design thinking
  • Balance member frictions and needs with business viability and technical feasibility
  • Hands on delivery of concepts, personas, user journeys, storyboards, system maps, user flows, wireframes, visual design comps, and prototypes on paper, whiteboard, Sketch and other tools
  • Incorporate research and usability testing to iterate on product solutions
  • Collaborate effectively with multi-disciplinary teams including content, product managers, developers, accessibility and others
  • Articulate design decisions and trade-offs, both verbally and visually
  • Partner with developers to ensure designs are properly implemented
  • Contribute to the team’s success through knowledge sharing and presentations

What you’ll have:

  • Able to perceive and harness the emotions, motives, strengths of self and others to facilitate activities like problem solving, conflict resolution, and maximize team strengths
  • Exceptional communications skills that demonstrate the ability to ask well-constructed questions to achieve clarity and better understand
  • 3-5+ years of understanding how a person thinks, feels and acts, and translating that understanding into visual terms that clearly communicate what a product or service is, what it does, and how it works from a user's perspective with use over time
  • Extensive experience using human-centered approaches, tools, and techniques to promote and apply creative, original thinking to a variety of situations
  • Proven experience delivering concepts, personas, user journeys, storyboards, user flows, responsive web and mobile wireframes, prototypes, etc
  • Expertise setting up and using Sketch, Craft and InVision
  • Excellent relationship management skills to collaborate with colleagues and cross-functional teams
  • A ready, online portfolio that shows your experience design lifestyle

Client Description:

Why do people like working for our client? 

  • Awesome corporate culture, amazing team chemistry 
  • Fabulous work life balance
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2018
  • America's Best Employers for Diversity, Forbes, 2018
  • America's Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2018

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.

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