Senior UI/UX Designer

  • 35 W Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
  • Full-time

Job Description

Are you unique, different, weirdo, hard to define “doer”? Great! So are we. 

We’re looking for a hybrid designer. One with a strong visual skill set who has a love for information and has experience in the world of UX. In other words, you seek to understand the user, the business of the client, how those two interact, what the data can tell us about that interaction, what to do with that data and can make the beautiful and functional flow and visuals to bring it all together.

Depending on experience we are able to hire at the UI/UX Designer level or Senior UI/UX Designer level. 

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Develop standard UI components/patterns and style guides
  • Problem solve within scope while still considering out of the box implementations
  • Effectively communicate your designs and specs to developers and stakeholders.
  • The ability to speak to and design for project, product, marketing and business needs.
  • Create key visuals and working prototypes of components, pages and sites for presentation
  • Support QA to make sure features are implemented as intended
  • Conduct research to identify user needs when asked, utilize existing research to inform design in all projects
  • Work with digital analytics team to assess the impact of all UI design and usability changes
  • Document functional all aspects of the product design process 
  • Conduct research to identify user needs when asked, utilize existing research to inform design in all projects
  • Staying up-to-date on best practices, UI/UX and emerging technologies.
  • Provide support and internal training when necessary
  • Understand and support workflows and plan tasks for UX/UI design projects

Qualifications

Must Have:

  • A mix of UI/UX design backgrounds
  • Strong visual design skills with the ability to create new look and feel as well as push existing designs into new spaces
  • Experience with web and mobile app/PWA design.
  • Working knowledge of responsive design and grid principles.
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, XD, InVision, Sketch.
  • Working knowledge of the ideation and creation of Sitemaps, user flows, wireframes, lo-fi and hi-fi layouts/wireframes/prototypes.
  • Conducting thorough site audits and landscape and competitor analysis
  • Working knowledge of ADA standards and practices
  • Working knowledge of creating requirements, UI/Functional specs
  • Working knowledge of the creation of user stories, personas, segments, mental frameworks
  • Working understanding of AEM
  • Working understanding of personalization 
  • Working understanding of Design Thinking/Human-centered Design

Nice to Have Knowledge of or Experience in:

  • Planning/conducting user research
  • Gathering and Interpreting data and qualitative feedback
  • Determining information architecture and create sitemaps
  • Conducting usability & usefulness testing
  • Digital workflow (agile and waterfall)
  • Designing for screenless interface (voice, etc)
  • Front end or back end dev, WordPress, html5, microinteractions/animation

Soft skills:

  • User-centric, User-advocate mindset
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proactive, independent and reliable working style
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Effective time management and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Desire to learn and grow as a designer.
  • Adaptability/comfort with ambiguity
  • An appreciation for/understanding of business goals and KPI’s

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Privacy Policy