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UX/UI Designer
Ref No.: 17-09420
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 10/04/2017
Title: UX/UI Designer
Type: Direct-hire/Permanent
Start Date: ASAP


Description
The Product Designer designs, develops and maintains product designs for mobile and web experiences. This role helps translate customer needs to effective design solutions while communicating the brand. The Product Designer considers and applies technical and user needs into final User Interface designs.


Key Areas of Responsibility
Design
  • Well versed with interaction design, motion design, and graphic design and creates related deliverables (comps, redlines, wireframes, etc.)
  • Translate brand and business strategies and requirements into effective cohesive design solutions utilizing a user-centered approach.
  • Collaborate cross functionally on projects and rollouts.
  • Works closely and effectively with other designers, managers, Product Management, and Engineering; knows when to seek help
  • Receives, weighs, and integrates constructive feedback from other Product Design members and managers
  • Able to schedule and prioritize work with guidance from managers
  • Proactively identifies and solves problems, improves personal skills, and assists team members
  • Design web page layout and online content, user interface graphics, icons, leverages color schemes for new and recurring web projects.
  • Help define user interaction models for new and existing products.
  • Sketch and present UI concepts, including visual design and behaviors with paper sketches, wireframes, task/workflows, simple working prototypes, or whatever form best communicates your ideas.
  • Participate in user-centered research with customers through focus groups, usage analysis, and rapid prototyping.
  • Perform development and maintenance programming for web pages and web applications.
  • Develop, research and creates layouts for new sections/features

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in human computer interaction, user experience, visual arts, graphic design or related field from a four-year university or equivalent degree from college.
  • 3 years of related design experience.

    Other Required Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience with designing user experiences across various design modalities
  • Familiar with interaction design and information architecture methods and principles.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to creatively problem solve.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with the ability to effectively interact with all stakeholders including senior leadership.
  • Ability to work effectively with and support the needs of a team
  • Proven track record of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously and negotiating work flow, while meeting deadlines.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Responsive design
  • Familiarity in CSS, Interface and Web Application Development.
  • Familiarity with User Research Techniques