Junior UX/UI Designer

Location
Rosemont, IL
Job Type
Category
Number Of Positions
1
Contract Duration
6+ months

Description

OPPORTUNITY:

 

We are looking for a Junior UX/UI Designer for a 6+ month contract-to-hire opportunity in the Rosemont, IL area.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • In this role, you will play a fundamental role in our product development team as you define and drive exceptional user-experience design deliverables across multi-channel design initiatives.
  • You will work in close collaboration with technology, product, and business teams to uncover customer and business needs then translating them into intuitive and engaging digital experiences.
  • You must have a comprehensive understanding of the current state of web and mobile technology and best practices, with a critical awareness of implications on user-centered design and functionality.
  • Create mockups, wireframes, process flows and prototypes that define the interaction and/or interface for new and existing products and features.
  • Work closely with our development and project management teams to document feature expectations, requirements, and design deliverables.
  • Design well thought out, cohesive user experiences across Desktop, iOS and Android platforms.
  • Develop and maintain end-to-end design documentation for a project (including information architecture, flow maps, mid to high fidelity prototypes, style guides, and assets).
  • Understand and articulate the information architecture, workflows, and processes surrounding the user experience for web and mobile.
  • Presents work to management and be able to accept and respond appropriately to feedback.
  • Proficient in HTML, CSS and visual design and prototyping tools including Figma, Zeplin, Adobe CC, Sketch, and InVision.
  • Solid understanding and firsthand experience with ecommerce platforms such as Shopify.
  • Ability to thrive and deliver results within a fast-paced and frequently changing environment.
  • Strong time management, interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills.
  • High level of self-motivation, initiative, and the ability to work independently.
  • Possesses a “can do” attitude with proven ability to positively influence others.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • B.S. in human computer interaction, experience design, interaction design, cognitive science, information science, or related.
  • 4+ years’ experience (Have a degree, certification, or equivalent) showing aptitude with UX Design career field.
  • Professional experience creating user-centered applications that spans across web & mobile.
  • Excellent core interaction design skills with knowledge of user-centered design methodologies, and a good understanding of usability.
  • You to have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to create low-fidelity interfaces to prove out a conceptual customer journey prior to high-fidelity design work.
  • Experience working within Sketch, Figma, InVision and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Must work well independently and can successfully participate and advocate for sound UX.
  • Experience with native mobile apps (iOS and Android).
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm.
  • Candidates must be LOCAL; This is a blended site of onsite and remote.

 

WHY DCS:

 

Join DCS and get connected with a leading IT consulting firm who is passionate about creating strong client and consultant partnerships. We've been connecting the best with the best for over two decades and want to do the same for you. Are you ready to join our team?

 

For more info, visit us at www.dcshq.com.

 

DCS is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and/or expression), sexual orientation, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status, military status, and/or domestic violence victim status.

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