User Experience (UI/UX) Designer

Job#: 2007384

Job Description:

User Experience (UI/UX) Designer
Long term contract
100% remote, hybrid optional

We are seeking an emerging design leader to join our Experience Design team. This role will influence product strategy, help organize our UX standards, be a collaborative contributor, and lead product prototyping and UX design work. This is an opportunity to join a fast-paced team, think holistically about design.
The Experience Design team has an effective partnership with Product Management and Development teams. We collaborate with engineers, product owners, brand clients and other executives throughout the product development lifecycle. The position requires a customer focus, a data-driven approach, and awareness of current practices for mobile and browser UX design. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with ambiguity, passionate about design, and able to act well with minimal direction.
Key responsibilities for the Senior Experience Designer
  • Ensure user focus throughout the product design process
  • Ensure design solutions are user-centric and business goals are met
  • Understand and advocate for our users
  • Help define design strategy, UX architecture, and usability patterns to drive efficiency and consistency into our user experience
  • Contribute to the design of useful, usable, and desirable user interfaces in a team environment
  • Champion ongoing improvements by considering market analysis, customer feedback, site metrics, and usability findings
  • Drive conceptual diagrams, wireframes, UI mockups, and prototypes
  • Work with product owners to develop and evangelize new product ideas
  • Coordinate design efforts with our U.S. brands

Basic Qualifications
  • 1-5 years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, product designer, or similar role
  • Experience working with or conducting your own research, presenting results and acting on those results
  • Bachelors degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience?

Preferred Qualifications
  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates systematic and creative design thinking as well as a deep understanding of UX/UI best practices
  • Ability to drive the design review cycle and close on design requirements independently
  • Familiarity with the technical considerations needed when designing
  • Experience with design for mobile browsers, apps, touch-screen interfaces, and multiple screen sizes
  • Proficiency in a design application such as Figma
  • Success in creating innovative and user-friendly responsive websites and customer-facing features
  • Experience applying Accessibility best practices (WCAG)
  • Excellent communication, presentation and persuasion skills; demonstrated success building buy-in for an innovative and bold strategic vision
Senior Experience (UI/UX) Designer
Long term contract
100% remote, hybrid optional

We are seeking an emerging design leader to join our Experience Design team. This role will influence product strategy, help organize our UX standards, be a collaborative contributor, and lead product prototyping and UX design work. This is an opportunity to join a fast-paced team, think holistically about design.
The Experience Design team has an effective partnership with Product Management and Development teams. We collaborate with engineers, product owners, brand clients and other executives throughout the product development lifecycle. The position requires a customer focus, a data-driven approach, and awareness of current practices for mobile and browser UX design. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with ambiguity, passionate about design, and able to act well with minimal direction.
Key responsibilities for the Senior Experience Designer
  • Ensure user focus throughout the product design process
  • Ensure design solutions are user-centric and business goals are met
  • Understand and advocate for our users
  • Help define design strategy, UX architecture, and usability patterns to drive efficiency and consistency into our user experience
  • Contribute to the design of useful, usable, and desirable user interfaces in a team environment
  • Champion ongoing improvements by considering market analysis, customer feedback, site metrics, and usability findings
  • Drive conceptual diagrams, wireframes, UI mockups, and prototypes
  • Work with product owners to develop and evangelize new product ideas
  • Coordinate design efforts with our U.S. brands

Basic Qualifications
  • 1-5 years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, product designer, or similar role
  • Experience working with or conducting your own research, presenting results and acting on those results
  • Bachelors degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience?

Preferred Qualifications
  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates systematic and creative design thinking as well as a deep understanding of UX/UI best practices
  • Ability to drive the design review cycle and close on design requirements independently
  • Familiarity with the technical considerations needed when designing
  • Experience with design for mobile browsers, apps, touch-screen interfaces, and multiple screen sizes
  • Proficiency in a design application such as Figma
  • Success in creating innovative and user-friendly responsive websites and customer-facing features
  • Experience applying Accessibility best practices (WCAG)
  • Excellent communication, presentation and persuasion skills; demonstrated success building buy-in for an innovative and bold strategic vision

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:
Contract

Location:
Chicago, IL, US

Job Type:
Digital Experience and Content Strategy

Date Posted:
December 12, 2023