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UX/UI Designer

Job title: UX/UI Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Portland, Oregon, OR
Discipline: Technology
Remote: Yes
Reference: 401640
Contact name: Rianne McDonough
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our creative agency client seeks a  UI/UX Designer for an 8 week freelance role. The ideal candidate will have 6+ years in design experience consulting for interactive based projects. Someone with Microsoft experience would be a plus! 

 

UI/UX Designer-Remote


Are you a maker who understands the value of design, function and meaning, and can tie it to the cultural and business value of brands. You are skilled in your craft and are continually refining and pushing it into new territories. You are able to help realize a unified and complex creative vision through the intimate understanding of functional and user-focused needs. You are able to communicate that vision to your team and encourage them to contribute towards larger strategic goals. You're confident in your ability to transform complex, user-centered design challenges into tangible solutions with an emphasis on digital media as well as across different mediums.

Experience

  • 6+ years design experience consulting for interactive based projects
  • BFA in Graphic Design or equivalent experience
  • A portfolio of recognized work for significant local, national or global clients
  • A passion for clean, functional and outstanding design


Comfortable collaborating with multiple stakeholders and across disciplines
Work with user researchers to turn observational and other data into creative solutions
An exceptional portfolio showcasing innovative interaction design solutions
A strong understanding of grid systems, composition, and color; with a keen eye for typography, and meticulous attention to detail
A deep understanding of type use, development, and classification
A passion for clean, functional and outstanding design
Exceptional problem solving and organizational skills
Build prototypes to demonstrate interactive behavior
Highest level of proficiency with current design tools and software applications
A design knowledge of front-end web development best practices and standards
A design knowledge of mobile development best practices and standards (IOS/Android)


Responsibilities:
Partner with Associate & Creative Directors to conceptualize, design, build, and extend digital brand experiences
Develop high-level wireframes, creative concepts, and prototypes for interactive and digital based projects
Provide design-mentorship to junior designers by exposing them to new challenges, decisions, and meetings
Approach design problems conceptually, with a constant desire to innovate
Establish new visual design languages or work within existing ones
Collaborate with different disciplines within the studio
Participate in internal and client work-sessions.
Maintain cultural awareness of the design landscape with respect to current and future trends
Ability to execute against and lead a creative team in the implementation of conceptual and visual directions across a variety of mediums including web, mobile and products

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