UI Designer

Chicago, Illinois | Permanent | Job ID #46935 |
Posted Last Month
 

Our client, a nationally recognized retailer with their digital offices in Chicago, is seeking a passionate Visual Designer to join their team.

In this Senior role, the ideal candidate will be able to lead, manage and participate in the conceptual development and delivery of cross-platform experiences within a collaborative team environment. These designs are expected to answer user/client needs throughout all touchpoints of the digital commerce ecosystem.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with a team of fellow UI Designers, UX designers, Developers, Engineers, Strategists, Copywriters and Product Teams to create effective and elegant design solutions
  • Manage more junior designers to ensure quality, usability, consistency, brand relevance and compliance across all deliverables
  • Apply conceptual thinking across various platforms while considering user-needs, business goals and technical feasibility
  • Develop digital styles and identity guidelines across all Footlocker ecommerce experiences.
  • Create instant tangibility through storytelling and rapid prototyping methods, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototypes
  • Design end-to-end experiences using qualitative and quantitative research to uncover insights, learn about user behavior and verify design concepts
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented
  • Collaborate effectively with remote teams and partners
  • Develop learnings post-project to grow and innovate the quality of our product
  • Play an active role in leading meetings and communicating effectively across disciplines
  • Demonstrable skills in color theory, illustration, data visualization and iconography
  • Continually strive to exceed expectations

Experience/Qualifications Required:

  • 5+ years of in-depth experience designing interfaces for cross-platform, multi-device ecosystems
  • Strong technical skills in Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, and Axure
  • Proficient in a variety of methods to convey ideas and concepts (e.g. storytelling, storyboards, mood boards, prototypes, etc)
  • Knowledge of web based technologies and mobile operating systems and platforms plus their impact on the feasibility of design solutions
  • Knowledge of mobile, tablet and desktop platforms and native app functionality
  • Strong task management skills and the ability to brief, manage and oversee other designers
  • Must have strong presentation skills and an ability to communicate compelling design solutions across departments as well as to internal and external stakeholders
  • Has a strong understanding of and experience designing for ADA Compliance

Who you are:

  • A strong understanding of the digital design landscape and evolving trends
  • Ability to work independently while being able to identify and solve problems effectively and efficiently
  • 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
  • Passion for infusing a human perspective into digital
  • Strong organizational, time management skills
  • Works collaboratively and curiously
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for their work
  • Responds professionally to feedback and is able to admit mistakes quickly
  • A self-starter who identifies opportunities and potential problems – addressing them effectively and efficiently
  • Professional, flexible, and able to succeed in a rapidly changing environment
  • Able to communicate in a clear, consistent, and transparent manner
  • Passionate and enthusiastic about excellence and attention to detail
  • Seeks out opportunities for self-development and continuing education
  • Develops and maintains open honest and trusting relationships
  • Goes above and beyond prescribed duties as and when required
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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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