UX/Interaction Designer III

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
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UX/Interaction Designer III

job summary:
Description:

  • The UX designer will be responsible for front-end user interfaces for Web-based applications
  • Collaborate with back-end developers, product owners, and customers
  • Lead new user interface testing and usability reviews with end users
  • Remain current on user interface trends and suggest new tools and methods as necessary
Knowledge/Qualifications:

  • The candidate should also have Presentation design skills and create eye-catching, impactful content to showcase division initiatives, project updates and ideas in a well thought out manner
  • They will partner with key internal stakeholders and other creatives to design materials that will be used across a broad range of outputs (digital, web, print)
  • This candidate must have the ability to communicate information and data effectively with the use of concept mock-ups, animation, builds, as well as the creation of easy to understand charts, graphs and diagrams
Required Skills:

  • 5+ years' experience in a UX role coupled with strong presentation design skill
  • 75% of time will be spent performing UX work, 25% of time on PowerPoint presentations for executives
  • A good artistic eye, an understanding of the creative requirements of a project, and an ability to uphold brand guidelines
  • An ability to build creative templates, infographics and concept mock-ups (image research, photo manipulation, and art working)
  • Effective time management skills to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with others
  • Detail-oriented with an ability to carefully review work
  • Professional demeanor and an ability to take initiative
  • Excellent working knowledge of PowerPoint
  • Strong portfolio showcasing high-end presentation design skills (i.e. animation, builds, dynamic charts and diagrams) and clean design aesthetic
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
 
location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • The UX designer will be responsible for front-end user interfaces for Web-based applications
  • Collaborate with back-end developers, product owners, and customers
  • Lead new user interface testing and usability reviews with end users
  • Remain current on user interface trends and suggest new tools and methods as necessary
 
qualifications:
  • The candidate should also have Presentation design skills and create eye-catching, impactful content to showcase division initiatives, project updates and ideas in a well thought out manner
  • They will partner with key internal stakeholders and other creatives to design materials that will be used across a broad range of outputs (digital, web, print)
  • This candidate must have the ability to communicate information and data effectively with the use of concept mock-ups, animation, builds, as well as the creation of easy to understand charts, graphs and diagrams
 
skills:
  • 5+ years' experience in a UX role coupled with strong presentation design skill
  • 75% of time will be spent performing UX work, 25% of time on PowerPoint presentations for executives
  • A good artistic eye, an understanding of the creative requirements of a project, and an ability to uphold brand guidelines
  • An ability to build creative templates, infographics and concept mock-ups (image research, photo manipulation, and art working)
  • Effective time management skills to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with others
  • Detail-oriented with an ability to carefully review work
  • Professional demeanor and an ability to take initiative
  • Excellent working knowledge of PowerPoint
  • Strong portfolio showcasing high-end presentation design skills (i.e. animation, builds, dynamic charts and diagrams) and clean design aesthetic
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

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