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Sr User Experience Designer

VSG Commerce Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $90,000 to $110,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead complex projects from discovery through design, taking all aspects of client and user needs into consideration
  • Run discovery workshops with clients to learn about their customers, business needs, and goals of the project
  • Create design specifications and standards in the form wireframes and prototypes to ensure the digital experience flows seamlessly from one step to the next and clearly communicates the information architecture and intended interaction behaviors
  • Work with Business Analysts to understand requirements and document them for all stakeholders, including clients, developers and QA
  • Plan & execute user research to identify user needs, goals, and preferences, and collect feedback to incorporate into designs
  • Ensure designs stay within project scope
  • Ability to navigate and facilitate conversations with all stakeholders
  • Present designs to internal teams and clients in a way that shares the vision and goals of the designs and clearly articulates design decisions
  • Work closely with developers to ensure technical feasibility and quality of design execution, and collaborate on alternative solutions when scope or technical implementation challenges arise
  • Participate as needed in QA testing, providing clear descriptions of issues and opportunities
  • Help to create and maintain our pattern library, design system, documentation and templates
  • Mentor less experienced designers

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in information architecture and/or interaction design, creating digital solutions for complex web applications
  • Excellent portfolio showcasing information architecture and interaction design artifacts for responsive websites; candidate will be required to show a few projects from conception to completion, talk through their process, and the role they played
  • Knowledge of information architecture, usability, user centered design principals and interaction design
  • Ability to prioritize and manage several milestones and projects efficiently
  • Experience with responsive design
  • Experience fully documenting design specs & requirements
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, self-motivated with the ability to work with a team and independently and able to perform multiple tasks under minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in wireframing and prototyping tools (i.e. Axure, Sketch, etc.)
  • Experience working on an agile team
  • Experience in a client-services organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Interactive Design or other design-related field or equivalent work experience
  • E-commerce experience preferred, particularly B2B
  • Experience with user research, usability testing and site analytics is a plus

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Interactive Design or other design-related field or equivalent work experience

VSG Commerce

Why Work Here?

VSG Commerce has a variety of great direct to consumer and B2B clients!

VSG Commerce is a professional services firm based in the Chicagoland area focused on the design, delivery and support of online content and commerce web sites. Our services and delivery methodology create rich user experiences for B2C and B2B clients. This position is located in our downtown Chicago or Elgin offices.

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Chicago, IL
60603 USA

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