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UX/UI Designer

Remote
Date:

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Salary (USD):

$50 - $60/hr

Start Date:

08.06.2024

Our educational client is seeking an entrepreneurial UX/UI Designer to help build the future of their product ecosystems. The designer in this role will partner with design leads and work in close collaboration with product owners, ensuring that our visions and strategies are perfectly aligned. In addition to the product owners, our design team maintains a synergistic relationship with the content, technology, and accessibility teams. This collaboration is central to our workflow, enabling us to create solutions that are not only technol

About the Opportunity
You are highly skilled, motivated, and passionate about research, UX and visual design. You embrace collaboration while maintaining that entrepreneurial spirit, and you respect and value your project partners. In this role, you will be working alongside a diverse, cross-functional team in an agile environment. You have impressive communication and presentation abilities, enabling you to cultivate team unity, promote alignment, and skillfully conduct discussions with users and partners. You bring a blend of creativity, problem-solving skills, and user-centered design thinking to the team. You are excited about the opportunity to contribute to meaningful projects and make a significant impact in a fast-pacing environment.

In this role, you will: 

  • Partner with the design leads to analyze business and technical requirements 
  • Collaborate closely with the lead designers to swiftly implement the UX vision, creating designs that align consistently with our established design and style guidelines.
  • Develop wireframes, interactive prototypes, comps, specifications, and other design documents to communicate design ideas to project teams 
  • Partner with the Accessibility team to ensure designs are compliant 
  • Support the technology team with style guides, creative assets, and design solutions.
  • Conduct handoffs to developers through tools like Sketch, Figma, Abstract, and Zeplin 
  • Contribute to the overall design and UX strategy for our product designs, including feeding into and refining a design system to facilitate a unified experience across all our products.
  • Collaborate and take direction from multiple stakeholders and disciplines to achieve an impactful experience 
  • Participate and be vocal in agile ceremonies to ensure design needs are met 
  • Nurture a culture of user empathy and deep curiosity that enables us to build simple, intuitive products for our customers 
  • Advocate for consistent design processes, methods, core systems, and patterns 
  • Self-manage workload and obtain necessary requirements and acceptance criteria needed to complete work 
  • Coordinate with UX Lead, product leads, design team, and engineers to ensure timely delivery of design artifacts 
  • Help foster an environment for collaboration by partnering with business and other creative units to align our visual design approach with project goals, and the College Board brand 

About You 

  • As a UX designer, you are independent in your support of a cross-functional team
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field (computer science, interaction design, HCI, industrial design, information science, social sciences, graphic design, etc.) and/or equivalent years of work experience 
  • 3+ years of professional experience of relevant Design experience 
  • Documented experience in designing for large content rich websites, and applications, proven solutions that met users’ needs 
  • Extensive experience in information design and user scenarios 
  • Experience designing for financial products is a must
  • Experience designing for enterprise product is a plus
  • Broad knowledge of digital interaction design patterns, Web site architecture, user interfaces, and navigation on various platforms (Web, mobile, tablet) 
  • Familiarity with user-centered research, such as usability testing, contextual inquiry, and field interviews 
  • Understanding the physical, cognitive, cultural, and social factors that affect design decisions 
  • Familiarity with front-end coding technologies and data modeling is a big plus 
  • Strong communicator with an ability to demonstrate both leadership and understanding with respect to project partners; Self-managing, but also used to working within a team 
  • Highly adaptable to new information, situations, or challenges and can work independently 
  • Like facing new challenges and thrive on opportunities to think creatively and produce fresh approaches to tough business and operational problems 
  • Possess a ‘Product Design’ mindset, who owns the end-to-end design delivery: from strategy to comps 

The target hiring compensation range for this role is $50-$60 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.