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Junior UI / UX Designer - REMOTE

  • Location: Naperville, 60563
  • Salary: 60000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Pay 60000 to 70000
  • Function: UI / UX
  • Job Ref: 233448
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 a junior 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

Note:  Looking for candidates with some or ALL of the following (1+ years):

  • 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
Pluses:
  • Maintaining and owning style guides/libraries
  • UX Strategy guides
  • running usability sessions
  • Bootstrap, Angular – just be able to understand and design around it

Title:  Junior UI/UX Designer 

The Associate UX/UI 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), the Associate UX/UI Designer will work alongside the team to help inspire cross-functional teams to deliver customer-focused experiences that drive business outcomes by advocating UX methodologies and techniques.

Primary Responsibilities:

Embedded within the product and engineering teams, the Associate UX/UI Designer will help facilitate design thinking workshops, carry out research plans, and design interactive and visual design solutions including wireframes, mock-up flows, and interactive prototypes. This critical team member supports the delivery of high-quality enterprise and customer facing products, rapidly and iteratively. As a key contributor of the team, they will help advocate for utilizing UX best practices.

Essential Functions:

  • Drive UI/UX aspects of Product Development Team initiatives and goals
  • Help to develop and define UX standards, research methods, best practices and processes and oversee their implementation
  • Conduct competitive research, discovery, and usability research
  • Co-facilitate research sessions to identify business, user, and technical requirements
  • Effectively communicate design decisions to product and leadership teams
  • Contribute to the design system
  • Use modern UX methodologies and techniques to inspire design thinking and create supporting documentation including personas, customer journeys, task flows, site maps, prototypes/wireframes
  • Stay current with UX, visual design, best practices, and front-end technologies

Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude:

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of UX strategy and design for web, mobile, and application design
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in learning front-end web technologies, native interface guidelines, web services, and APIs
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced iterative environment
  • Acts with empathy and curiosity; listens and seeks to understand
  • Passionate mindset with positive intent
  • Collaborative team environment and must be able to work well with others

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Design (Graphic, Interaction, Visual, and Digital), Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Information Architecture, Marketing, or related UX field is preferred
  • Portfolio of school projects is requested
  • Strong technical understanding with design tools such as Axure, Sketch, Invision, Zeplin, and Adobe Creative Suite (We use Sketch and Invision.)

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at MATRIX_HR@MatrixRes.com. To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see MatrixRes.com/Benefits for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.