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UI Designer III
Ref No.: 18-31990
Location: San Francisco, California
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 7 Years
Start Date / End Date: 08/06/2018 to 01/31/2019
Job Summary:
Company: Artech Information Systems LLC
Position: UI Designer III
Duration: 6 Months with extension
Location: San Francisco, CA
Job Reference Code: 18-31990

About Think with Client
Our goal is to make ThinkWithClient the go-to resource for every marketer using the consumer insights only client has. GClient is at the forefront of a revolution in marketing—a shift from traditional ads to personalized, relevant and engaging formats. At Think with client, we share real-time insights, research, data, and perspectives on the evolving landscape for marketers today. With a sizable global subscriber base and several social channels, we reach not only our top large advertisers and agencies, but also customers of all sizes to help them understand how to make the web work for their business.

Shopping Insights
We are looking for an experienced UX / Interaction Designer to work closely with a team of engineers, designers and data scientists to build the UX strategy and design for Shopping Insights, one of the most popular tools on Think with Client  We’re building the next generation of this product to make search-based consumer insights and trends accessible and useful for retailers and manufacturers at scale, to help with their marketing and merchandising strategy. The product is being built using one of the world’s richest datasets about shopping preferences and trends.

In this role you will envision how people experience our products and bring that vision to life in a way that feels inspired, refined and even magical. You’ll take on complex tasks and transform them into intuitive, accessible and easy-to-use designs for our customers, ranging from novice to sophisticated users.

The product and team is in fairly early stages, looking to grow its UX capabilities. If you are a designer passionate about data driven storytelling, visualization, consumer behaviour and trends, we would love to hear from you.

Responsibilities
Conduct user research, exploring the behaviors and motivations of our users through a variety of methods
Design features and experiences for Client Shopping Insights product on desktop and mobile.
You identify and set product strategy, envision complex UX ecosystems.
Develop high level and detailed storyboards, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate and test content, interaction and design ideas for various features
Communicate effectively in a cross-functional product development team and present ideas effectively.

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
-Collaborate with cross-functional (internal and external as needed) engineering teams and product teams in developing complex project schedules, milestones, and risk analyses.
-Use technical judgment to drive project delivery, technology reviews, challenge proposals and build consensus. Coordinate with stakeholders to manage, report, track and control project issues to ensure timely delivery of products.
-Manage various work streams, engage teams and engineers, set the pace for development, deployment and delivery of networking systems and infrastructure. Develop and prepare project documentation, process maps, presentations and tracking reports to provide detailed current status of each project.

3 Required Skills:
-BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS, or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
-Have shipped multiple software products, ideally with some data visualization experience
-Demonstrated experience in crafting scalable design systems

3 nice to have skills
-Proficient with industry standard design tools (e.g. Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, Illustrator).
-Mastery of technical constraints and limitations as they apply to designing for platforms such as desktop and mobile, Android and iOS.
-Proven ability to act as a leader in communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale, all within a user-centered design process

Minimum Qualifications
-BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS, or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
-8+ years of experience in a related field
-Have shipped multiple software products, ideally with some data visualization experience
-Demonstrated experience in crafting scalable design systems
-Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary teams on a fast moving, nimble team
-Please include URLs for an online portfolio in addition to resume.

Preferred qualifications
-Proficient with industry standard design tools (e.g. Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, Illustrator).
-Mastery of technical constraints and limitations as they apply to designing for platforms such as desktop and mobile, Android and iOS.
-Proven ability to act as a leader in communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale, all within a user-centered design process.
-Must be self-motivated and thrive in uncertainty to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project deadlines.
-Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships.


Madan Poovaiah
Manager - Staffing
Artech Information Systems LLC
360 Mt. Kemble Avenue, Suite 2000 | Morristown, NJ 07960
Office: 973.967.3519 | Fax: 973.998.2599
Email: madan.pooviah@artechinfo.com | Website: www.artechinfo.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/madan-poovaiah-715ab43/
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About Artech Information Systems LLC
Artech is an employer-of-choice for the last 25 years to over 7,500 consultants across the globe. We recruit top-notch talent for over 70 Fortune and Government clients coast-to-coast across the U.S., India, and China. We are #1 Largest Women-Owned IT Staffing Firm in the US and this may be your opportunity to join us! For more check: www.artechinfo.com
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