Senior User Experience Designer

Chicago, Illinois | Freelance | Job ID #58540 |
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Our client is seeking a UX Designer to join their team on a contract basis.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with our Strategy and Insights group to leverage primary research, personas, task analysis, heuristic and competitive reviews to craft industry-leading user experiences
  • Crafting and conducting stakeholder interviews with everyone from subject matter experts to C-level executives to determine business/site objectives
  • Creating information design and navigation systems for internet, intranet and extranet sites, as well as online and mobile applications
  • Creating and refining user experience thought expressed as deliverables, including task and gap analyses, content analysis and strategy and feature/functionality matrices, usage scenarios, site maps, wireframes, flow diagrams and user-requirements documents
  • Preparing and presenting design recommendations based on business goals, user research, UCD and IA principles
  • Collaborating as a member of the Creative team

Required Skills:

  • A love for the digital space (practices, procedures and technologies) and user-centered design principles
  • Diagramming tool know-how (e.g., Visio, OmniGraffle, InDesign) and communication tools (e.g., PowerPoint, Keynote)
  • A desire to work in a multitasking, fast-paced environment—we’re talking lightening fast
  • A bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in the liberal arts, the humanities or user-centered design, or equivalent in a related field
  • Four + years of experience researching and developing strategic user experience design for high-traffic, dynamic websites
  • Digital agency experience and background preferred

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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