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UX/UI Designer

Job title: UX/UI Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Chicago
Industry: Retail
Remote: Yes
Reference: 414266
Contact name: Hannah Sweet
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our well-known client, a key player in the retail space, is looking to add a UX/UI Designer to support their creative and design teams on a freelance basis. This role is remote and will be 40 hours a week and can be up to 2 year contract,  with potential to go fulltime. 

Overview:

This person should be a mid- to high-level UI Designer with Mobile Experience; Not just visual, but solving functionality flows, thinking about transactions and how customers are interacting with that; how it looks visually and measures up to entire brand – a little bit of both sides (both UX and UI); candidates may also fall under title of “Product Designers.”

This team designs the website and the mobile app – these roles are oriented towards information architecture, but they're interested in candidates who also have visual design skills. Team is primarily focused on UI design for Native Flagship App – support digital roadmaps across many lines of business and support App specific maintenance.

Responsibilities: 

Client is looking for a UX/UI Designer and they will be responsible for:

  • Design software applications to support complex workflows, to visualize large datasets, or to operate system-level tools.
  • Provide user interface design services.
  • Collaborate with product development stakeholders (e.g., product and technical managers, UX designers, technical writers, developers, and end-users) to deliver new products and enhancements. 
  • Will augment team’s current capacity, to support roadmaps and manage overflow from there
  • Individual would jump onto projects within pharmacy space - Multiple phases within program, add functionality into app, working with UX designer to build that out.
  • Working alongside other UX/UI designers on team, with opportunities to stretch across channels (Omni-channel initiative)
  • Working with copywriter to review design proposals
  • Partner tightly with business analysts that fall under App Product Team, Development Team
  • *Typical workday:
    • Updates to the online brand marketplace, while also supporting other health-related initiatives.
    • Some "Heads down” working on projects; Meeting structure, online collaboration, calls to talk through concerns, solutions with project partners; manager involved on many calls to get through blockers or solve problems, brainstorming/whiteboard sessions; weekly design reviews; further down the track, meetings with development
    • Walk through solution with lead engineers on both platforms; reviews with stakeholders - Would expect project leads to be prepared to walk through work, speak to rationale, take questions, take feedback to revisions before finalizations -

Requirements: 

  • Must have 3-5 years experience designing digital experiences that have retail / ecommerce customers as the primary user
  • Wire-framing and building interactive digital prototypes
  • Mobile Platforms – Android and iOs (design guidelines, understand at high level)
  • Design Workflow tools (in change period, current set is broad – Sketch, Zeppelin, Envision, Adobe Cloud – but looking to migrate into new platform called Figma)
  • Translating within specific design systems for branding/UI – taking guidelines and creating transactional flows
  • Visual design skills
  • Strong skills in persuading others, strong customer first focus 

If you are interested in and qualified for this position, please forward your portfolio today! 

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