UX Designer

Location Chicago, IL (Hybrid)
Starts Actively Interviewing
Duration Ongoing, 40 hours/week
Status Freelance + Opportunity to go Full-Time
Rate $55+ per hour, DOE
Are you looking to design innovative complex experiences and work in close collaboration with business and technology partners to deliver world-class digital experiences with a team that is a leader across banking, markets and investor services? We are partnered with our global financial services client to find a Lead UX Designer to shape the future of how people use their payments products.

This role is hybrid, ~2 days a week in Chicago, and a long-term contract at 40 hours per week, since the ultimate goal is for the right Lead UX Designer to convert to full-time!

Lead UX Designer Qualifications
+ 5-8 years of experience working as a user experience professional (Figma preferred but Sketch experience will suffice)
+ Creative problem solving skills (take components from a design system and build them into patterns)
+ Experience designing applications within complex business domains similar to financial services (enterprise experience isn't required but being comfortable with the challenges of an enterprise environment is necessary)
+ Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities on concurrent, rigorous deadlines in a fast-paced dynamic environment
+ Ability to use prototyping tools to convey design intent
+ Ability to work independently to lead a project and plan it out, sometimes navigating ambiguity
+ Academic and applied knowledge in one or more related areas including: UX Design, Interaction Design, Product Design, Service Design, Design Research, Psychology, Anthropology, Prototyping, Strategy. Master's degree preferred

Lead UX Designer Day to Day Responsibilities
+Join a team that is split up into pods, dedicated to a certain platform or domain, collaborating and working independently as needed
+ Drive a user-centric design approach with rapid testing and iterative prototyping for complex highly functional business applications
+ Create, present, and document proposed solutions from the big ideas to the smallest components which might include interaction models and flows, screen and component states, data and information hierarchies
+ Lead cross-functional, collaborative design thinking workshops to drive human-centered creative problem solving


Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Lucy.DAngelo@jobalert.creativecircle.com

About Creative Circle
Creative Circle is a recruiting agency, and we proudly match professionals with companies looking for talented team members. The above listing is for a role with one of our clients. Our connections at top companies get your resume in front of the right people and access to amazing positions that aren't posted anywhere else. If you’re a good fit for this role (or another we're currently working on), a local recruiter will reach out to schedule a screening interview. We present only the top candidates to our clients.

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