User Experience Architect

Chicago, Illinois | Freelance | Job ID #43333 |
Posted Last Week
 

We have an exciting opportunity to join a new team with a start-up mentality within a nationally recognized and established organization. We are looking for someone who's talent and passion for wireframes and site maps is demonstrated in their portfolio.

We are seeking a mid-level User Experience Architect to develop and design the creation of elegant customer-focused interfaces for responsive web, iOS, and Android native apps. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, creative and versatile individual with experience designing intuitive workflows. He/she has deep experience with interaction design, is fluent in web and mobile information architecture, and can translate functional objectives into detailed specifications. The candidate carries a thorough understanding of his/her end users, a passion for user-centered design, and a critical eye toward clear visuals and text that meet the needs of customers across all of our client's digital brands.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze business needs and produce detailed wireframes that meet strategic objectives
  • Optimize information architecture to promote usability, while accommodating technical needs/constraints
  • Develop user flows and personas to facilitate feature design process
  • Ensure all creative deliverables are clear of errors; meet user needs and business requirements
  • Maintain a high-level view across the business and understand the complexities, dependencies, and opportunities beyond the CX UX Design team
  • Translate abstract ideas and business requirements into data-driven and human-centered solutions based on HCI fundamentals and design principles
  • Create high-fidelity mocks and interactions for responsive web and native apps based off flows, wires, prototypes, and user research
  • Work closely with UI Designers to understand detailed standards
  • Participate in creative brainstorm sessions

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in UX design
  • BFA, BA, or BS degree in design or a related discipline
  • Relevant experience in designing for iOS, Android and/or Web applications
  • A portfolio that demonstrates a strong understanding of best practices in both UX and UI, developments, and trends in web design
  • Basic understanding of HTML, CSS, XML, and JavaScript
  • High organization and efficiency working with multiple projects to meet tight deadlines
  • Proficient in Sketch, Zeplin, Axure, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience working for retail or web-based companies, interactive/ad agencies or start-ups
  • Experience in user testing and user research is a plus
  • Past experience in a digital retail environment a plus
  • Experience working in an agile environment a plus
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Disclaimer:

  • 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.
  • 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.
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