Senior UI & Visual Designer

Chicago, Illinois | Permanent | Job ID #46476 |
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Our client is building out and growing a new UX/UI team and is need of strong senior level talent. The ideal candidate in this role will have experience across iOS and Android applications.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Apply conceptual thinking to create world-class digital services across multiple platforms, smartly bringing together user needs, business goals and technical realities
  • Help produce ser experience concepts, including the definition of customer needs, task analysis, and the creation of personas, storyboards, scenarios, user flows and use cases
  • Produce tangibility through storytelling and rapid prototyping methods, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototyping
  • Create personas, storyboards, scenarios, mood boards, iconography, photography and illustrations
  • Produce brand and style guidelines to supplement prototypes for our implementation partners
  • Design end-to-end experiences and iterative design techniques including observational studies, customer interviews, usability testing, and other forms of qualitative and quantitative research to uncover insights, learn about user behavior and verify design concepts
  • Collaborate across multiple teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented
  • Attend and actively participate in and contribute to post project meetings

Qualifications:

  • Must have 4+ years of in-depth knowledge and experience of user interface design with consumer applications, mobile devices, rich web apps/site, interactive TV within the media, telecommunications and broadband industries
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes while working collaboratively with customers, along with cross-functional teams including engineering, product management and user research
  • Working knowledge of design and prototyping tools, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, InVision, and Axure
  • Proficient in a variety of methods to convey ideas and concepts (e.g. storytelling, storyboards, mood boards, prototypes, etc.)
  • Must have knowledge of web-based technologies and mobile operating systems and platforms and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions, for example Flex, Ajax, Flash, HTML 5, CSS, scripting, iOS, Android, Windows7/8 and various other technologies are a plus
  • Demonstrable skills in illustration, photography, or diagrammatic expertise and iconography are an advantage
  • Knowledge of mobile, tablet and desktop platforms
  • Good task management skills and the ability to brief and on-board other Designers
  • Ability to articulate and justify ideas and design solutions to clients
  • Ability to work independently and identify and solve problems effectively and efficiently
  • Be a storyteller – A critical element of all our roles is to deliver insights about people and behavior – verbally and visually – in a way that generates empathy, emotion, and engagement from the client and design team
  • A strategic perspective on the variety of work that we do. Many of our projects involve strategic thinking based upon the insights gathered from the field. Thus, business, brand, and/or strategic experience are desirable
  • Must be comfortable engaging with people at a deep level
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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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