UX / UI Designer - Freelance - WFH during Covid-19

Starts Monday, December 14th 2020
Duration 40 hours/ week, ~ 6 Months, opportunity to extend
Status Freelance
Rate DOE
Our client, a major financial and insurance institution, is looking for a UX / UI Designer 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 UX/UI Designer will have the following responsibilities:
- Identify and empathize with customer needs, motivations & behaviors – and let those inform design decisions
- Work well with business analysts and successfully incorporate business requirements/goals into customer-centered experiences
- Analyze user research findings and solve for pain points with better experience design
- Advocate for the transformed UX Brand & Process, providing guidance to project owners, vendors, other UX teams across the organization as needed
- Collaborate with design and technical staff as a key member of a multi-disciplinary team
- Demonstrate strong self-management skills and envision solutions for anticipated challenges
- Keep current on UX trends and philosophies to bring energy and fresh approaches to each project
- Work with other designers to create and iterate concepts on short Agile timelines

The UX/ UI Designer will have the following qualifications:
- Minimum 2+ years of user interface design experience with knowledge of information design principles & methodology
- Demonstrated experience working on Mobile-First/Responsive UI, including mobile apps
- Basic understanding of current Web languages and frameworks
- Demonstrated experience using web analytics to inform design decisions
- Experience working with Dev/QA staff and vendors to ensure proper implementation and testing of features and functions
- Experience with delivering great work in an Agile environment
- Well-developed skills in creating and documenting all aspects of responsive UX design, including these deliverables:
* Rough layouts, storyboards, wireframes, clickable prototypes
* High fidelity visual design + branding (style guides)
* Functional specs (interaction annotations)
* Customer journey maps, task analysis, personas
* Information architecture (site maps and navigation)
* User research: preparing prototypes, conducting testing, analyzing findings
- Proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as:
* Design: XD, Sketch, Zeplin, Adobe Suite
* Prototyping: XD, Invision, Axure, Webflow or similar
- Detail-oriented, with highly-developed organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

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: cc328@jobalert.creativecircle.com