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Mid-level UX Designer

Job title: Mid-level UX Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: California
Discipline: Marketing
Remote: No
Reference: 409354
Contact name: Brad Lange
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Mid-level UX Designer

  • Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to bring a UX, strategy, and visual design expertise to projects
  • Involvement on all parts of the design process: from client meetings, user research, synthesizing, information architecture, wireframing, prototyping, and visual design
  • Iterate on designs based on client feedback, user research, usability testing, analytics, and other data
  • Working closely with development teams to bring digital products to life
  • Working with editorial and project management teams to update and manage content on multiple internal and public-facing websites
  • Managing and preparing media assets and creating web pages through WordPress
  • Designing HTML emails and web pages

Qualifications:

  • Strong familiarity with the UX design process and interested in working on all aspects of the product life cycle
  • Experience and interest in visual design, user experience, human-centered design, or design thinking.
  • Ability to effectively problem-solve and ideate on possible design approaches
  • Ability to take concepts from low-fidelity sketches to high-fidelity mockups
  • Ability to clearly communicate your designs and give and receive constructive feedback, and iterate effectively
  • Familiarity with accessibility standards
  • Experience in HTML Web page and email template creation
  • Strong familiarity with Content Management Systems (e.g., WordPress, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress, responsive design, mobile web apps, native apps)
  • Experience in using design tools such as Sketch, Figma, and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Basic knowledge of video encoding software
  • Proven ability to successfully prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Quick-learner with ability to take direction, work under pressure and operate as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • An extreme attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • High sense of responsibility and confidentiality
  • Ability to deal effectively with people at all levels

Preferred Qualifications

  • Required Education BA/BS degree or equivalent experience

Additional Information

This person will be working on a UX project. Expect this person to sit in on intake meetings, participate in UX – interviews, client interviews and analysis of that data. Will be expected to work independently and start leading conversations with clients and partners and bringing and then bring it back to the core team and provide input. This person will be talking to that client, interviewing that client, getting information on architecture, content structure and putting that together. Create the testing frameworks, create the scripts, provide feedback etc. Also make a determination if this is viable, doable etc. They will work with the graphics team, the UX team and provide framework. We need someone who understands the UX process. Would love to see portfolios that make explain to us why they chose a certain strategy or a way to organize information depending on the audience. Would be nice to see an example of a formal UX project they have worked on. Show us how and what they did. They were given a problem, they researched it and provided a solution on how to solve it. We are not asking them to develop it per se, but walk us through the understanding of the development process; boil down the project from start to finish (complete walk through). Key tech items: HTML, Adobe Suite Creative, CSS.

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