User Interface Designer with UX - WFH during Covid-19

Starts As soon as identified
Duration 40 hours / week, for 6 months
Status Freelance
Rate DOE
Our client, a major financial and insurance institution, is looking for a User Interface Designer (UI) with User Experience (UX) capabilities to support their team in a freelance capacity for ~6 months with possibility to extend.

This role is REMOTE to start and a workstation will be provided.

***Please apply with an updated resume that reflects the qualifications as listed below.***

The UI/UX Designer will have the following responsibilities:
- Work with designers and Information Architects to translate wireframes into high-fidelity mockups that reflect a clear understanding of usability best practices and design trends.
- Work with the UX team and developers to transform a complex, fixed-width website into a responsive experience.
- Apply specifications from the style guide to new design work.
- Update the style guide as new specifications are developed.
- Verify design specifications in a QA environment and provide clear feedback to developers.

The UX/ Product Designer will have the following qualifications:
- 5+ years of professional web design experience
- Portfolio that demonstrates strong graphic design skills, thoughtful UI/UX design solutions, and brand identity work.
- Experience designing responsive websites.
- Proficiency in Sketch
- MUST have knowledge of branding and experience following style guidelines.
- Understanding of visual design principles; graphic design, layout, typography, and color.
- Understanding of usability principles and best practices.
- Familiarity with modern front-end development, HTML and CSS. (No actual coding in this position.)
- Excellent listening and communication skills.

In order to be submitted, please respond with the following:
- Confirming you meet the software/ program requirements for this role
- Top 3 skills relevant to this role
- Updated resume
- Any date conflicts you have coming up (planned vacations, etc.)
- If you have any interviews currently taking place or nearing the offer stage with other companies

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: