Seeking freelance UX Designers to work onsite with our clients in Detroit, MI for various, upcoming assignments.
Collaborate with marketing, technology and platform partners to help create a unified architecture and visual style guide that adheres to design and accessibility best practices and advances our brand strategy
Work with product owners and vendor teams to create cohesive user experience across all parts of the new digital platform (e-commerce, learning management, content, user registration, and others)
Produce flow diagrams, journey maps, UI sketches, conceptual diagrams, wireframes (both low and hi-fi), interactive prototypes and micro-interactions, user interface design comps, and final visual designs.
Help develop, maintain and evolve style guides, design systems, assets and processes for our vast array of digital websites/platforms.
Collaborate with technical team to ensure deliverables adhere to design specs - collaborate during development and participate in sprint reviews
Present and defend your design decisions. All your design decisions should be based on the overall design roadmap as well as your own design thinking and fundamental principles (i.e. color theory, visual weight, etc.)
Must be a team player with strong analytical skills to understand and translate business requirements to system UI/UX requirements.
Six or more years of experience and proven track record delivering powerful user experiences in a senior role (Agency experience is a plus)
Hands-on experience creating wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows, etc. Responsive design experience is a must-have.
Experience using tools such as Photoshop, Sketch, Axure, InVision, Balsamiq.
Knowledgeable about designing pages utilizing CMS-based content
Experience working with multi-brand organizations.
Creative ideas with problem solving mindset. Ability to lead brainstorming sessions with various stakeholders
Familiarity with SEO best practices and accessibility standards (508 compliance).
Experience working in an agile/scrum development process and effectively integrating UX design process into agile process
Experience with Content Management Systems (Kentico), eCommerce software (Netsuite), and/or Learning Management Systems is a big plus.
Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills with the ability to communicate effectively within a matrix environment.
Bachelor Degree in HCI, Web Design, Graphic Design or related field.