Randstad UX/Interaction Designer III in Chicago, Illinois

UX/Interaction Designer III

job details:

  • location:Chicago, IL

  • date posted:Monday, February 11, 2019

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Accommodation and Food Services

  • reference:670315

job description

UX/Interaction Designer III

job summary:

Description:

  • The UX designer will be responsible for front-end user interfaces for Web-based applications

  • Collaborate with back-end developers, product owners, and customers

  • Lead new user interface testing and usability reviews with end users

  • Remain current on user interface trends and suggest new tools and methods as necessary

Knowledge/Qualifications:

  • The candidate should also have Presentation design skills and create eye-catching, impactful content to showcase division initiatives, project updates and ideas in a well thought out manner

  • They will partner with key internal stakeholders and other creatives to design materials that will be used across a broad range of outputs (digital, web, print)

  • This candidate must have the ability to communicate information and data effectively with the use of concept mock-ups, animation, builds, as well as the creation of easy to understand charts, graphs and diagrams

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years' experience in a UX role coupled with strong presentation design skill

  • 75% of time will be spent performing UX work, 25% of time on PowerPoint presentations for executives

  • A good artistic eye, an understanding of the creative requirements of a project, and an ability to uphold brand guidelines

  • An ability to build creative templates, infographics and concept mock-ups (image research, photo manipulation, and art working)

  • Effective time management skills to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with others

  • Detail-oriented with an ability to carefully review work

  • Professional demeanor and an ability to take initiative

  • Excellent working knowledge of PowerPoint

  • Strong portfolio showcasing high-end presentation design skills (i.e. animation, builds, dynamic charts and diagrams) and clean design aesthetic

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

location: Chicago, Illinois

job type: Contract

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

  • The UX designer will be responsible for front-end user interfaces for Web-based applications

  • Collaborate with back-end developers, product owners, and customers

  • Lead new user interface testing and usability reviews with end users

  • Remain current on user interface trends and suggest new tools and methods as necessary

qualifications:

  • The candidate should also have Presentation design skills and create eye-catching, impactful content to showcase division initiatives, project updates and ideas in a well thought out manner

  • They will partner with key internal stakeholders and other creatives to design materials that will be used across a broad range of outputs (digital, web, print)

  • This candidate must have the ability to communicate information and data effectively with the use of concept mock-ups, animation, builds, as well as the creation of easy to understand charts, graphs and diagrams

skills:

  • 5+ years' experience in a UX role coupled with strong presentation design skill

  • 75% of time will be spent performing UX work, 25% of time on PowerPoint presentations for executives

  • A good artistic eye, an understanding of the creative requirements of a project, and an ability to uphold brand guidelines

  • An ability to build creative templates, infographics and concept mock-ups (image research, photo manipulation, and art working)

  • Effective time management skills to meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with others

  • Detail-oriented with an ability to carefully review work

  • Professional demeanor and an ability to take initiative

  • Excellent working knowledge of PowerPoint

  • Strong portfolio showcasing high-end presentation design skills (i.e. animation, builds, dynamic charts and diagrams) and clean design aesthetic

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

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