UX Designer - WFH during Covid-19

Starts Interviewing, start to follow
Duration 12 Months, 40 hours/week
Status Freelance, likely extension, possible full-time
Rate DOE
Our client, a global financial services company, is looking to hire a UX designer for a 12 month contract role with a likely extension and the possibility of converting to full-time.

Must be in the Chicago area

The team is a generalist team within a large organization so you first and foremost must have the ability to create user flows and prototypes. But need to also be able to do visual design. Someone with Interaction experience would be well suited in this role.
Ideally looking for Figma & Axure but Sketch and Invision will also work as tools!

This client will be looking for thorough case studies that demonstrate your ability to present your thought process and execution skills.

UX Designer Responsibilities
• Understand the different phases of the user research and design process
• Translate user needs, style guides, and business objectives into elegant client experiences through visual artifacts: journey maps, prototypes, site maps, user flows, storyboards, etc.
• Design through prototypes, wireframes, animations, and other visuals at different levels of fidelity
• Understand and apply accessibility to designs
• Identify usability issues based on heuristic and statistical analyses
• Under direction, execute processes and produce artifacts in support of the project workstream
• Assist in research and analysis

UX Designer Qualifications
• 3-5 years of experience working as a user experience professional
• Excellent communication skills including the ability to connect and empathize with clients
• Understanding of how designs translate to code
• Proficient with wireframing and prototyping tools such as Sketch, InVision, Figma and Axure
• Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities on tight deadlines without compromising quality
• 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

**Financial services experience preferred but not required

This is a 12 month contract UX Designer role that is remote to start (MAC provided) but eventually must be onsite in Chicago.

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

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