UX Interaction Designer

Spectraforce

North Chicago, Illinois


19 days ago

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UX Interaction Designer
Spectraforce
North Chicago, Illinois

19 days ago

Job Description

Job title: UX Interaction Designer
Location: Chicago, IL 1-2 Days a week, Travel: 10 to 20%
Duration: 6 Months


Top 5 Skill sets
1. Strong UX
2. Experience with creating micro interactions
3. Innovative design approach
4. Strong mobile app experience
5 Strong communication and stakeholder management skills

Nice to have skills or certifications:
1. Masters in UX design
2. Accessibility standards

The Senior Designer - UX will help lead the design and definition as a key contributor to Client’s Core UX team, Travel MBT, responsible for integrating human-centered practices in unpacking and improving the digital customer experience across all stages of the travel journey. The Core UX team supports defining Client’s digital product strategy and providing the leadership to execute on that strategy with the help of a cross-functional mission-based teams. We’re looking for an empathic, passionate curious designer who celebrates delivering high-quality solutions and thrives for innovation in a collaborative environment.

Responsibilities:
PLAN & CONCEPT

• Visualize ideas using professional design tools as well as sticky notes, sketch boards, whiteboard markers or whatever tools are necessary to rapidly work through ideation and move to the next stage
• Initiate and respond to ideas for innovation/improvements based on research, analysis, and competitive reviews
• Identify user needs and business requirements
• Substantiate design approach with analysis & projections for improvements
DESIGN & REFINE
• Ensure digital customer touch points become and remain consistent with Client’s user experience and brand standards
• Develop intuitive, usable, and engaging interactions
• Drive the design of next generation, navigation schemes, patterns, components and templates across the company’s products, insuring a consistent, appealing, and dynamic customer experience.
• Create low and high fidelity interactive prototypes adhering to a rapid, iterative and collaborative process
• Work with usability researchers to design test plans and iterate designs throughout user testing. Translate usability research findings into design improvements.

DEFINE & COMMUNICATE
• Create final design deliverables through appropriately detailed design specifications including: process flows, wireframes, storyboards, high and low fidelity mockups, red-lines and prototypes
• Present design work to the user experience team, product team, and executives for review and feedback
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams as well as the larger UX team and business partners throughout the design process
• Communicate harmoniously with multiple stakeholders to synthesize, review design project progress, and incorporate feedback appropriately with a user-centered focus
• During implementation phase respond to day-to-day questions from developers, product managers & project managers
• Work with QA to identify, document, and verify bug fixes
• Provide guidance and mentor junior designers

Education/Certification
• BA/BS or equivalent work experience required

Knowledge/Skills
• Solid grasp of web design principles and a good understanding of front-end web technologies required
• Excellent understanding of user experience design for the Web, mobile, and touch devices required
• Ability to coordinate, prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks in a fast-paced atmosphere with minimal supervision required
• Experience in writing detailed design specifications (IA, work flow, page functionality and layout, etc.), which technology developers use to build the product required
• Must be a self-starter that can create schedules and define scope of work even when there are no clear requirements and direction required
• Strong ability to communicate your design, defend your design decisions, and respond quickly to business needs required
• Proven ability to set the design direction for your projects and to collaborate with other designers working in the space required
• A team player who can easily adapt in a rapidly changing environment required

Experience
• 5+ years professional UX design experience required
• 8+ years professional UX design experience preferred 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $68.00/hr.