UX Designer

Job title: UX Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Chicago, IL
Discipline: Technology
Remote: No
Reference: 401701
Contact name: Jared Morton
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Product Responsibilities:

• Own iOS and Android design features and projects from idea to launch and then through subsequent iteration with minimal guidance.

• Work closely with teammates from many disciplines (from product management to engineering to analytics) to define problem spaces, design solutions and help drive design strategy.

• Develop ideas and concepts quickly and at low-fidelity and collaboratively develop unexpected and stupendous designs that can be built.

• Create compelling screen designs using Sketch, prototype ideas in tools like InVision and build beautiful transitions and animations in tools like Framer.

• Execute on visual and interaction designs that scales across devices and OSs’.

• Mentor and guide other designers at the Company as they progress in their careers and craft.

• Refine our processes and help define best practices for design at the Company

. Requirements:

• 5+ years of experience designing products at a consumer-facing product company with significant focus on creating mobile experiences.

• Have a deep understanding of design processes and methods developed through experience and you balance fidelity with agility based on the task at hand.

• Your analytical thinking is rigorous and communication is precise and it shows instantly.

• Interested in exploring and experimenting without attachment.

• You can make decisions and rally various types of people around them.

• You can spend long stretches with your sleeves rolled up in execution mode and your Figma files show your ability to organize your designs precisely and in a way that’s optimized for communicating the right things with the engineering team.

• Have a knack for understanding people and how they like to do things and can combine that with testing and data to make sound design decisions.

• You know when to involve others and escalate issues.

• Your portfolio shows your range of skills: UX, research, visual design, UI, storytelling, persona creation and design process.

• Being technically fluent is very helpful (but not required) — especially if you're able to leverage that expertise to build prototypes that convey your creative vision.

Nice To Have:

• You’ve worked closely with software engineers and know how to successfully collaborate using tools like Jira.

• Being technically fluent.

• Experience designing financial and/or social apps.

• Experience with or an understanding of financial systems.

• A sense of humor (in fact, this is a requirement, now that we think about it).


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