Position UX Designer
Location New Jersey - North
Starts 4/23/2018
Duration 40 hours a week through 10/22/2018, M-F from 8 am - 5 pm
Status Freelance
Rate DOE
Our client in the education industry needs a UX Designer to join their in-house team onsite in Hudson County (commutable) for 6 months of freelance.

The UX Designer will mainly work on design and wireframes but there are some true UX duties like user testing required; the bulk of the role is design/creative work.

Must show wireframes and clickable prototypes in portfolio.

Experience with Sketch is huge!

The UX Designer will be responsible for overall user experience and consistency in all applications and serves as the user advocate in usability matters and may also be involved in shaping product development decisions and requirements through user research and competitive analysis.

Experience in similar projects working with a blend of on and offshore design and development teams is ideal because working with team members in different time zones can be challenging.

UX Designer Requirements:
• Direct domain experience - specifically authorization
• Experience with note worthy for UI/UX
• Familiarity with assessments from an education model (education tech space)
• 5-7 years of experience
• Good eye for typography, layout, composition and craft
• Solid understanding of UX best practice and web standards
• Good time management skills, ability to prioritize tasks effectively
Expert knowledge of wireframing software (Axure, Balsamiq etc.)


UX Designer Responsibilities:
• Delivering iterative wireframes, interfaces and elegant final designs focused on the needs of the user while following their branding style guides and accessibility guidelines
• Working closely with existing UI and UX teams within the company to deliver content creation and enrichment components for internal customers
• Working in a collaborative, innovative and flexible team using an Agile and continuous integration approach
• Proposing solutions that balance user needs with business goals and technical guidelines
• Running user testing sessions to keep design decisions focused on the user Day to Day Functions
• Working closely with the front-end development team to ensure the HTML / CSS assets are in line with the UX wireframes, UI designs and support modern accessibility standards
• Taking part in daily stand-ups and relevant sprint demos to progress projects
• Working with globally distributed users to run UX workshops, gathering input and seeking sign-offs
• Creating user journeys, user flows, wireframes and interactive prototypes Contributing designs to internal pattern libraries
• Designing great UI in Sketch, prototyping in Invision, and posting designs to Zeplin

The successful candidate will bring an enthusiasm for clean, accessible UI and innovative technical solutions to projects and will be happy operating in a changing and ambiguous environment.

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: NJ13@jobalert.creativecircle.com