Technology UX Designer Contractor
Initial 6 month contract
This is a six-month contract with possible extension up to an additional six months. If you have ambition, talent, and a desire to work as part of an energetic team in a fun environment, this is the right role for you! You will be expected to create UI designs for various consumer-facing websites and mobile applications that excel in beauty and ease of use. Your primary responsibilities include working with other designers, software engineers, and stakeholders to create an amazing and impactful user experience. You must be an effective advocate for the end user and be able to communicate those needs to engineers and product development teams. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who thrives on making an impact.
Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities:
Partner with brand and marketing teams to deliver consistent look and feel across all expressions.
Generate wireframes and high-fidelity mockups.
Rapid prototyping, conducting usability studies, design iteration.
Conduct user research and produce conceptual ideas.
Work closely with engineering teams to ensure that implementation follows specification.
Mentor other UX designer(s) in the techniques and best practices of UI and UX design.
Education and/or Experience:
BA/BS degree in graphic, UX, or industrial design, visual communications, or related field. Fine arts degree preferred. Masters preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong knowledge of design as it relates to user-centered design.
Strong understanding of UI and usability principals.
Strong graphic design and UX portfolio in website and mobile application mediums.
Awareness of market trends.
Able to work well with a team in a dynamic, cross-discipline, and iterative setting.
Excellent attention to detail.
Good combination of technical and creative skills.
Must have the ability to conceptualize, present, and execute ideas while actively participating in technical and artistic problem solving.
Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think conceptually about complex design problems.
Proficiency with design and prototyping tools.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Able to work within the constraints of a system design and have a strong understanding of interactivity and information architecture.
Familiar with our brands, products, and our customer base.
Who You Will Work With?
Tabletop, Platform, Web, and Business Systems Engineering teams.
Software engineers, product management, and other business stakeholders.
Technology producers and project managers.
24 Seven is an award-winning creative staffing and recruiting firm that connects high caliber talent with leading brands, marketing departments, design firms, ad and interactive agencies. For nearly 20 years, 24 Seven has been providing temporary, temp-to-hire, direct hire and executive search solutions to leading organizations across many industries, including digital marketing, creative services, technology, e-commerce, fashion and beauty. We support our clients' evolving talent demands with offices in New York, London, Toronto, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Orange County, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Chicago, Philadelphia and Atlanta.