Aquent's client in Deerfield is looking for a Mid Level UI Designer. This will be a 6 month contract with opportunity to extend if things are going well. This position will need to sit and train in Deerfield, and once up to speed can work remote 1-2 days a week.
For this user-interaction-focused design position, the ideal candidate will have a great eye for design and bring a solid foundation of UI design experience with a desire to learn and grow their skills. The candidate should be inquisitive, think
strategically, articulate ideas and concepts well and be an excellent communicator. They should have a passion for solving problems with design and be excited about creating empathetic digital experiences. They should be comfortable taking
occasional leadership roles in a team environment, and working closely with creative leads, UX and business.
Work closely with UX and product teams to concept and deliver high-fidelity user-interactive designs
Design in accordance to brand guidelines and digital style guide while consistently looking to inform and evolve guidelines in accordance with industry best practices
Create interactions that will intuitively lead users through a flow
Seek constructive criticism and make changes according to feedback delivered by account staff and/or Creative Director
Think critically about visual design and employ sound design judgement, especially when direction is incomplete or absent; i.e. Be able to create output with imperfect / incomplete input
Be a constant advocate for the user and pursue answers from various stakeholders to make sure the end product meets users’ needs
Understand—and design in accordance with—WCAG AA+ web accessibility guidelines
Think adaptively and perform all of the above in both mobile and desktop formats.
Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, UI Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or related field of study
5+ years total interactive and design experience - Portfolio showing examples
Advanced skill with Adobe Xd and/or Sketch
Experience creating rapid prototypes.
*Aquent pays weekly by direct deposit and offers Health, Dental and Vision Insurance