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UI / UX Designer - REMOTE

  • Location: Naperville, 60563
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 months ago

  • Pay 105000 to 105000
  • Function: UI / UX
  • Job Ref: 236910
MATRIX has partnered with a premier client to fill a full time employee -100% remote position.  This is a great opportunity to expand your career and work with a well known company and look towards career growth.

Are you an experienced UI/UX Designer with Sketch experience?  Do you have the type of personality to "check your ego at the door" and love learning new things?   Are you extremely collaborative and enjoy working with your teammates to impact positive change?  Are you looking for your next career opportunity? This position may be for you!!!

Location:  100% REMOTE

  • Maintaining and owning style guides/libraries
  • UX Strategy guides
  • running usability sessions
  • owning and mentoring people for UX strategy (establishing processes)
  • Bootstrap, Angular – just be able to understand and design around it
  • Kendo
  • Sketch

Personality Traits

  • Fast paced
  • Self Starter
  • Great with design aspect
  • Work with multiple different teams
  • Discovery work, design
  • Willing to be on camera
  • Talking to users, asking questions, communicate with front end engineers, checking code, developing designs
  • Willing to learn and grow and be eager
  • Must check “ego” at the door

Title:  UI/UX Designer (mid to senior level)

The UI/UX Designer works alongside our engineers, product managers, business analysts, and business stakeholders to advocate for user experience and consistent design across applications. As an integral part of Digital Experience Team (DEX), you will contribute to creating a cohesive design ecosystem through maintaining a living style guide and a pattern library. 

Embedded within the product and engineering teams, the UI/UX Designer assists/leads in design thinking workshops, research plans, wireframes, interactive prototypes, UI design comps and specifications. This critical team member enables the delivery of a high-quality enterprise and customer facing products, rapidly and iteratively. As a member of the Digital Experience Team, you will champion UI and UX best practices and adhere to brand standards.

Essential Functions:

  • Drive UI/UX aspects to Product Development Team initiatives and goals
  • Support  design system; maintain and updating our pattern library, living style guide and component library
  • Conduct competitive research, discovery research and usability studies
  • Maintain UI standards and advocate for UI/UX best practices
  • Effectively communicate design and use modern UX methodologies and techniques
  • Use modern UX methodologies and techniques to inspire design thinking and create supporting documentation including personas, customer journeys, task flows, site maps, UI specifications & requirements, prototypes/wireframes
  • Stay current with UX, visual design, best practices and front-end technologies
  • Function as the product owner for design system; partner with internal stakeholders and product owners to prioritize stories and manage the backlog in preparation for development

Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude:

  • Veteran of UI Design for web, mobile, and application design
  • Strong technical proficiency with design tools such as Axure, Sketch, Invision, Zeplin, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • HTML, CSS, Javascript skills
  • Experience with Agile sprint-based cadence
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design (Graphic, Interaction, Visual, and Digital), Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Information Architecture, Marketing, or related UX field is preferred
  • UX strategy experience is a plus
  • Portfolio of work is required

Qualifications / Additional Skills / Aptitude:

  • Design thinking mentality
  • Experience with lean UX and just in time design cycles  
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with current front-end web technologies, native interface guidelines, web services, and APIs
  • Ability to estimate efforts, prioritize tasks and goals, and rapidly produce deliverables in a fast-paced iterative environment
  • Acts with empathy and curiosity; listens and seeks to understand
  • Passionate mindset with positive intent
  • ZERO ego. Collaborative team environment and must be able to work well with others