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UX Designer

Kirkland, WA; Hybrid
Date:

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Salary (USD):

$63.56 - $70.62 Hourly

Start Date:

07.16.2024

We are looking for a UX designer that can help us improve our client’s product by working with Product managers to imagine new features and to improve existing features.

Overall responsibilities include:

  • Create interaction design solutions for various projects
  • Collaborate closely with user research to inform design direction
  • Communicate design strategy to both internal and external teams; clearly rationalize and justify design work and advocate for users’ needs
  • Partner with UX, PM, and Eng leaders to envision the future of the product’s UX
  • Understand business goals and seek to understand product market, competitors, opportunities, and challenges
  • Coach and manage designers to deliver the best work of their careers
  • Lead design for different devices and platforms
  • Collaborate with other UX leaders to drive best practices and UX consistency across the organization overall
  • Ensure our experiences and standards are accessible
  • Contribute to the creation of visual and motion design language, standards, and design systems for the customer-facing experience

Top Daily Responsibilities:

  • Independently create interaction design solutions for various projects.
  • Partner with UX, PM, and Eng peers to create design solutions and work through approval processes to get them built.
  • Create design specifications including accessibility standards.

Mandatory Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Design or a related field or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of professional interaction or UX design experience
  • Experience managing multi-disciplinary teams of visual & motion designers, UX writers, and UX engineers
  • Strong product sensibility, with capability to evangelize and drive key product innovations
  • Experience designing with accessibility requirements and internationalization standards
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to represent and evangelize complex business or technical concepts externally

Non-Essential Skills/Qualifications:

  • Experience working on productivity software or Business to Business (B2B) software
  • Experience working on a storage product
  • Experience with Google Material design standards
  • Experience in Figma

The target hiring compensation range for this role is $63.56 to $70.62 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.

About Aquent Talent:

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands.

Our eligible talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent Gymnasium. More information on our awesome benefits
Aquent is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.