Aquent's client in Deerfield is looking for a UX Designer. This will be a 6 month contract with STRONG opportunity to extend or go perm 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.
The ideal candidate for this position will be ultimately responsible for the UX Design of company's digital assets. The candidate should bring a high level of strategic expertise solving problems for users and meeting business goals with industry-leading user experiences. They should be very comfortable working independently and also look to excel as a leader in a collaborative team environment, working closely with creative leads, marketing and business stakeholders.
Be responsible for the user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design
Establish successful implementation of UX/UI best practices and principles while developing a comprehensive UX/UI design strategy for Company initiative.
Flush out and define UX design requirements
Ensure user experience is optimized for usability and clear, effective visual design in compliance with WCAG AA+ web accessibility guidelines
Provide guidance with UX research methodologies including, usability audits and user testing and be comfortable constructing user interviews
Wireframe and occasionally prototype (low and/or high fidelity) user experiences
Facilitate user workshops
Be able to create site and journey maps as well as flow diagrams and storyboards
Lead design of all UI elements and tools including navigation menus, search boxes, tabs and widgets, etc
Conduct the above across all digital assets in adaptive (mobile & 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
2 years specific UX/UI design experience with digital products and services
Advanced skill with Axure and/or Invision and proficiency with Adobe Xd and/or Sketch
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to create and curate UI kit/GUI