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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Senior UX Product Designer

Chicago, USA
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COMPANY: ARTISAN TALENT, INC.

Job Description

Our client's Global Customer Experience and Design team is looking for a Senior UI/UX Designer. Applicants should have 7-10 years digital design experience, specifically product design (or web, mobile, app, responsive), working within a scrum team, and should have a strong portfolio showing core UX/UI design skills, data visualization, and dashboards.

The UI/UX Designer will be part of a larger scrum team, working with a developer and scrum master daily to complete a project starting ASAP. Sprints are two weeks long, 40 hours per week and the designer will be expected to participate in daily standups with the scrum team, as well as submit designs for approval to the Director of UX/Design. 

You Will:

  • Focus on user-centered design principles to create intuitive and highly functional web, visual, and interaction design
  • Simplify complex content and ideas into functional, usable interfaces
  • Ensure existing UI guidelines and standards are followed during the development and maintenance of the product/site
  • Present design concepts and negotiate with stakeholders to arrive at a design that supports both the business and a strong user experience
  • Conduct and/or participate in product usability tests with users
  • Communicate and work effectively with cross-functional team members including, but not limited to developers, writers, scrum master, and business analysts
  • Ability to quickly prototype designs in tools such as Adobe XD, InvisionApp, or Adobe CC
  • Translate low fidelity wireframes/UX prototypes into effective and appealing interfaces
  • Contribute to planning and daily stand ups with dev team in an agile workflow
  • Proactively recognize UX/UI gaps in design and propose solutions

You Have:

  • 7-10 years digital design experience in a commercial software product company, design firm, or consulting firm
  • A mastery of user-centered design principles and practices
  • A mastery of UI design, including but not limited to, concepts, prototypes, data visualization
  • Experience creating sitemaps, wireframes, and customer journeys
  • Innovative, creative problem-solving skills with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • Experience working in an agile development process
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, and listening)
  • Excellent organization skills with proven ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and to adjust to frequent changes in project priorities
  • Knowledge of CSS, HTML, JavaScript a plus
  • An understanding of best practices in product design
  • An expertise in current trends for UX/UI design and data visualization
  • Experience leveraging new technology, finding unexpected ideas, and pushing the boundaries in solving UX problems with continued innovation
  • The ability to articulate user experience design issues effectively
  • Presentation skills to justify design thinking and rationale through key milestone deliverables to peers and stakeholders 
  • Effectively managed and directed junior designers/production artists to complete screens and create asset

Logistics:

  • Start: ASAP
  • 6-month contract; temp-to-perm for the right candidate
  • Full-time,  40-45 hours per week, 2-week sprints
  • Candidates must pass a drug screen and criminal background check before starting

Ref #: 44827

Company Description
We are a unique digital, creative, and marketing staffing agency. Artisan has a “boutique” approach to both our talent and clients where we advocate for the best talent and we nurture relationships with the best clients, from small agencies to major corporations. We have offices across the country and place talent nationwide. Our specialty is the match, and our relationships are paramount.


Role: Senior UX Product Designer
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Location: Chicago,

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