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Sr. UX /UI Visual Designer

Job title: Sr. UX /UI Visual Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Illinois
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 417778
Contact name: Kaylie Polk
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client, a leading biopharmaceutical company is looking to bring a Sr. UX/UI Visual Designer onto their team on a contract basis! This is a 2 year contract on a hybrid model, with 4 days work from home and one day on site. As a self-motivated senior UI+UX visual designer, who requires minimum supervision, you'll be responsible for all design decisions and the creative iteration of user-centric, omnichannel marketing materials with 30+ leading brands and 48,000+ employees.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and present new design concepts and UI functionality using wireframes and prototypes, using applications such as XD, Figma, and Sketch or other similar tools. This includes projects such as email layouts, social media ads, web banner ads, websites, and apps.
  • Update and optimize existing creative materials using InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. This includes production tasks such as updating layouts in InDesign, editing infographics in Illustrator, and retouching, compositing, and optimizing artwork in Photoshop.
  • Ideate, prototype, and test designs early on with CX and IT leads to ensure your creative solutions are operable, executable, and aligned with the strategy.
  • Understand the design ecosystem of an assigned brand and execute materials that are aligned with brand standards.
  • Advocate for user-centric design and accessibility (WCAG) principles and articulate your concerns rationally.
  • Attend daily status meetings and working sessions with marketing leads and other stakeholders and be able to articulate the objective and strategy for each project.
  • Collaborate with writers to help visualize content and ensure that design and copy work together.
  • Incorporate stakeholder feedback quickly and use market analysis, patient feedback, data analytics, and usability findings to tailor your designs to best meet our patients’ needs.
  • Set priorities with team leads to meet critical deadlines and comply with applicable client policies and procedures.

Must Have

  • Education + experience: 3-5 years of experience in UI/UX design for various digital platforms.
  • Technical skills: Proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and at least one prototyping application such as XD, Figma, or Sketch; ability to develop high/low fidelity wireframes and prototypes; awareness of trends in graphic design and digital technologies.
  • Soft skills: A high degree of initiative to drive projects to completion in a fast-paced environment; the ability to absorb and respond to constructive feedback and turn projects around quickly when off course; the ability to present to large teams and articulate design decisions clearly.
  • Portfolio: Provide UI design examples that reflect a strong understanding of visual design and UX design.

 

Nice to Have

  • Experience creating websites in Adobe Experience Manager.
  • Experience creating emails in Knak and SalesForce Marketing Cloud.
  • Experience creating ads in Google Web Developer
  • Experience creating and managing design systems
  • Pharmaceutical experience: working in a highly regulated environment
  • Experience working on an Agile team that follows a Scrum framework.

 

Don't worry, you’re not expected to know it all to apply for this position! If interested, please send your resume and portfolio today!

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