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UI / UX Designer - REMOTE

  • Location: Naperville, 60563
  • Salary: 70000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Pay 70000 to 105000
  • Function: UI / UX
  • Job Ref: 233445
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

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.