Job Description - UX Designer in Schaumburg
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UX Designer

Ref: US_EN_6_971583_1338176

Posted on 15 May 2020
Job Location
Schaumburg, Illinois
Contract Type
Contractor
Category
Information Systems

Hands-on CSS/HTML UX Designer -

*** Requires HTML/CSS fluency and the ability to create HTML layouts etc.

TOP REQUIREMENTS:
  • Hands-on experience building HTML/CSS based templates and working prototypes
  • Design new approaches that enhance and extend the consumer experiences while supporting business partners in the creation of new opportunities.

What experience will set candidates apart from one another?

HTML / CSS expertise. Strong portfolio.

Required Experience

  • 7 years hands-on HTML/ CSS experience delivering templates and layouts
  • 5 years of product design and/or user experience and design
  • 5 years of experience in Human Centered Design processes
  • Bachelors degree in engineering, design, or computer science, with a concentration in communication, customer experience, or user experience
  • A Masters degree in human computer interaction, human factors, or similar, is a plus.
  • All candidates should provide a portfolio demonstrating examples of their work.

Required Skills

  • HTML / advanced CSS
  • Creating wireframes and prototypes for user interfaces
  • Conducting user research
  • A variety of graphic design and interactive tools including:

o Sketch

o Axure RP (preferred), InVision, or a similar prototyping tool

o Adobe Illustrator

  • Gain a full understanding and context for the use cases of a given feature, ensuring a holistic design approach is taken
  • Comfort working in a matrixed environment, working as a collaborator and advisor, and the ability to confidently and credibly share your point of view and expertise.
  • The ability to synthesize multiple, and sometimes conflicting, inputs (i.e., quantitative and qualitative data) into a common point of view.
  • The ability to be coached, be adaptable and be collaborative
  • Exceptional communication and storytelling skills
  • Persona Development
  • Journey Mapping

Desired Skills

  • Creating and implementing a design system
  • Familiarity with front-end development (HTML5/CSS3/Angular)
  • An understanding of accessibility compliance and the associated design activities (Section 508, ADA, WCAG 2.1 AA)

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