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Product Designer

Aquent Chicago, IL
  • Expired: 17 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

We're looking for a Product Designer for our client in downtown Chicago. Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm, no overtime anticipated

Typical Task Breakdown/Rhythm:

• Own iOS and Android design features and projects from idea to launch and then through subsequent iteration with minimal guidance.

• Work closely with teammates from many disciplines (from product management to engineering to analytics) to define problem spaces, design solutions, and help drive design strategy.

• Develop ideas and concepts quickly and at low-fidelity, and collaboratively develop unexpected and stupendous designs that can be built.

• Create compelling screen designs using Sketch, prototype ideas in tools like InVision, and build beautiful transitions and animations in tools like Framer.

• Execute on visual and interaction designs that scales across devices and OSs’.

• Mentor and guide other designers as they progress in their careers and craft.

Years of Experience:

• You have 5+ years of experience designing products at a consumer-facing product company with significant focus on creating mobile experiences.

• You have a deep understanding of design processes and methods developed through experience and you balance fidelity with agility based on the task at hand.

• Your analytical thinking is rigorous and communication is precise, and it shows instantly.

• You're interested in exploring and experimenting without attachment.

• You can make decisions and rally various types of people around them.

• You can spend long stretches with your sleeves rolled up in execution mode, and your Sketch files show your ability to organize your designs precisely and in a way that’s optimized for communicating the right things with the engineering team.

• You have a knack for understanding people and how they like to do things, and can combine that with testing and data to make sound design decisions.

• You know when to involve others and escalate issues.

• Your portfolio shows your range of skills: UX, research, visual design, UI, storytelling, persona creation, and design process.

Being technically fluent is very helpful (but not required) — especially if you're able to leverage that expertise to build prototypes that convey your creative vision.
Degrees or Certifications: Bachelor’s is preferred

Disqualifier:

Please include your portfolio/website, work samples, Dribble, GitHub, etc. in your application. Applicants who do not include these examples in their application will not be considered.
Best vs. Average:

• You’ve worked closely with software engineers and know how to successfully collaborate using tools like Jira.

• Being technically fluent.

• Experience designing financial and/or social apps

• Experience with or an understanding of financial systems

  • Top 3 must-have hard skills - You have 5+ years of experience designing products at a consumer-facing product company with significant focus on creating mobile experiences.
  • Level of experience with each - 2+ years Native Mobile experience, being able to design for iOS and Android.
  • 2 + years Proficiency in Sketch and Invision software.

Aquent

Why Work Here?

Why do you want to work through AQUENT?
 - AQUENT offers an amazing benefits package. For every hour you work – we'll subsidize a good portion of your medical, vision and dental premium. - A team of agents that are invested in your career. We offer resume and portfolio review, interview prep and access to online training. - We offer the only referral program that continues to give back. Earn a cash bonus for every hour your referral works for up to 6 months.
 About AQUENT: Working with AQUENT gets you access to some pretty cool things, including: Subsidized health and dental benefits Access to Fidelity 401(k) and FSA Program Direct deposit for your weekly paycheck Access to free online courses via AQUENT’s Gymnasium and Lynda.com to develop your skills We reward for referrals! Who do you know? http://aquent.us/rewards/

Address

Chicago, IL
USA