Senior UX Designer
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Senior UX Designer
Ref No.: 18-03225
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 03/27/2018
Position: Senior UX Designer
Type: Short-term (6+ Week) Contract
Start: ASAP
Location: Downtown Chicago


Key Accountabilities
  • Creating wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes to validate new product and/or feature ideas on behalf of the broader product team
  • Collaborating with front-end development team members to create simple and intuitive product experiences
  • Coordinating with Product Managers to conduct and execute research initiatives to inform product directions
  • Distilling research and test results into actionable plans for development
  • Working with the other UX designers to refine the design process and to contribute to a consistent and effective design system
  • Embracing flexibility by jumping in where help is needed, taking the reigns and displaying ownership over the projects you contribute to
  • Partnering with a cross-functional team to deliver highly desirable, usable, and tangible interactive experiences
  • Producing stunning, adaptive and holistic visual designs and information architecture through sketches, wireframes, illustrations, and other user-centered design methodologies
Requirements & Preferred Skills:
  • 5+ years experience designing responsive and adaptive consumer-facing websites, apps and mobile experiences
  • Strong visual design aesthetic
  • Experience with A/B testing
  • Experience with usability testing (live or remote)
  • Understanding of working within and building design systems
  • Working knowledge of Adobe products and Sketch in a Mac environment
  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS for prototyping and proofs of concept
  • Familiarity in designing across multiple screen sizes and devices
  • Understanding of agile development process
  • Team mentality to do what's best for the product
  • Experience in the eCommerce space is a plus