UX Designer - City of Chicago

Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 6 months, likely extension
Status Freelance
Rate Depending on experience
Our client, a global financial company, is looking to hire an experienced Product Designer / UX Architect for a 6 month freelance project, with a likely extension and the possibility to go full-time.

Why should you be interested as a Designer? It’s an experience to champion and grow a user centered design process in every aspect of UX for a high visibility program that is on the radar for leadership!

UX / Product Designer Top Details:
- Financial services experience is not required
- Strong design portfolio that showcases process and includes concept sketches (the more sketching the better!)
- UX research may be required along with UI pixel perfect designs for an external, client facing platform
- Experience running design sprints is ideal
- Experience with AI, automation or machine learning is an ideal background
- Automate and streamline and for things that can't be streamlined or eliminated, how will they be integrated?
- Strong negotiation skills are needed to defend your design decisions, considering business

UX / Product Designer Requirements:
- 8+ years of UX experience and at least some of that time spent designing applications within complex business domains similar to financial services (financial experience is not required; the hiring manager doesn't come from a financial background!)
- Experience designing rich interactions for desktop, web, and hand-help form factors (a current portfolio showcasing design process)
- Foundation education in graphic, industrial or interaction design or related degree; Master's preferred but not required

Lead Product Designer Responsibilities:
- Define, design, develop and drive the overall process of Interaction Design / Information Architecture (IA) for complex, highly functional business applications
- Uncover user needs and contexts via primary and secondary research techniques
- Leverage research learnings into ideas and present them via interaction models and flows, screen and component states, data and information hierarchies
- Steer product design and strategy from vision to reality

Please provide samples!
**This client will require a background check, drug screen, and signed NDA, along with other paperwork**

This role will start remote and will transition onsite

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OCT. 2020

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc123@jobalert.creativecircle.com