Sr UI Designer

Chicago, Illinois | Permanent | Job ID #68134 |
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Company Description

Functions as a world-class design innovation consultancy in the medical device, drug delivery, and consumer health spaces. We work with a broad range of clients around the globe to bring innovative products to market that solve real-world problems and make the world a better place.

We love digging into complex problems and collaborating to find the best solution, we believe the most challenging projects are also the most rewarding, and we are motivated by the fact that our work creates meaningful improvement in the lives of our users.

Job Summary

We are looking for a skilled senior user interface designer to join our tight-knit group of design researchers, human factors engineers, industrial designers, UX/UI designers, and engineers. This position reports to the Leader of User Experience Design and is responsible for the design of embedded and mobile graphical user interfaces in applications such as connected devices, digital health management, and diagnostic software, transforming complex tasks and workflows into simple and intuitive user experiences.

You’re a good fit for us if you are:

  • A quick learner with the ability to grasp complex technical concepts quickly
  • Detail-oriented and meticulous, taking pride in consistency and well-organized design files
  • Experienced in visual design and data visualization with a strong aesthetic and graphic design sensibility
  • Efficient and able to handle multiple projects at once
  • An excellent communicator with exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Experienced in UX design and able to contribute to information architecture mapping and wireframing

In this role, you will:

  • Participate in UX design activities and contribute to information architecture mapping and wireframing
  • Lead UI design activities and build screen layouts, information hierarchies, and wireframes iteratively
  • Collaborate with UX designers and other stakeholders to ensure UI designs visually communicate UX designs
  • Ensure designs are aligned with industry standards, best practices, and usability research findings
  • Log and track evolving design decisions, product requirements, and design tickets
  • Design and detail components with all associated behaviors, then apply those components consistently across a complete GUI
  • Create robust interactive soft prototypes for client feedback, user testing, and developer reference
  • Build and manage complex symbol systems and component libraries
  • Present to clients and communicate directly with front-end developers to address technical considerations and transfer designs for development via presentation, annotation, and detailed handoff documentation
  • Advocate for UI design and mentor peers by sharing design strategies, best practices, and process improvements

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s or equivalent in Human Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Information Technology, or related field
  • At least 5 years of applied work experience in UX/UI design
  • Demonstrated experience in creating complex and functional design libraries, sitemaps, task flows, low- and high-fidelity layouts and wireframes, and prototypes.
  • Excellent understanding of the complete UX/UI design process, including information architecture and information design, UI patterns and processes, and mastery of design principles such as typography, illustration, imagery, content, and composition
  • Expertise in Adobe XD, Sketch, InVision, Figma, Axure, and/ or other design and prototyping tools
  • Working knowledge of front-end development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and some experience creating rapid, coded prototypes
  • Familiarity with Agile methodology and experience working in sprints

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.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search 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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