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UX Designer
Ref No.: 17-14929
Location: San Francisco, California
Job Title: UX Designer
Duration: 3+ Months Contract (Possible Extensions)
Location: San Francisco, CA 94107

Job Description:
  • We are looking for an Intermediate level UX Designer with 3 - 4 years of experience in San Francisco for an initial 3 month contract (possibility to extend or go FTE). Previous agency or financial services experience is a plus. This role will work directly for the Director of User Experience & Product Design to design, document and deliver user interface specifications for our Digital's online and mobile products. You will be working with business leaders to develop user/work flows, wireframes and final mockups and specs. The ideal candidate will have significant experience transforming user needs and business requirements into crisp and simple digital design and process solutions that just work.
 
Core Responsibilities:
  • Design user experiences for new and existing products (web + mobile)
  • Work on various levels of interaction and user experience documentation
  • Collaborate directly with clients and stakeholders through all stages of design • Develop hi-fidelity storyboards, wireframes, prototypes and visual comps that effectively convey design intentions and interactions
  • Deliver final specifications and assets to engineering team
  • Manage multiple projects and contribute to product improvements
  • Create clickable prototypes when necessary
 
Requirements:
  • University, college degree or proven equivalent experience
  • Experience creating wireframes, mockups and documenting interactions for UI specifications
  • Good understanding of current mobile and web design trends/patterns
  • Able to manage your own project and direct Jr. designers on the team
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Organized, dependable and never miss a deadline
  • Ability to work and brainstorm independently and collaboratively
  • Strong and clean design aesthetic
  • Passion for learning and staying on top of trends
  • Proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Fireworks & Sketch (Some flexibility with experience with Sketch if proficient in Adobe Suite)
  • Comfortable working with HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • Visual design and mobile experience is a plus.
  • Interview process (subject to change): 1. Phone interview and/or screen share to review portfolio and past experience 2. In-person interview with Engagement Manager and team Be Prepared For:
  • Presentation of a portfolio of work demonstrating the above skills
 
Qualifications Requirements:
  • Please include portfolio link in resume
  • Experience creating wireframes, mockups and documenting interactions for UI specifications
  • Good understanding of current mobile and web design trends/patterns
  • Able to manage your own project and direct Jr. designers on the team
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Organized, dependable and never miss a deadline
  • Ability to work and brainstorm independently and collaboratively
  • Strong and clean design aesthetic
  • Passion for learning and staying on top of trends
  • Proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Fireworks & Sketch
  • Comfortable working with HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • Visual design and mobile experience is a plus
  • Ability to create basic click-through prototypes with Axure, Invision, Pixate or similar