UX Designer in Chicago, IL at Interactive Business Systems

Date Posted: 10/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Major Duties

1.       Serve as subject matter expert who brings UX thinking to the overall marketing communications process. Speak for clients’ needs, goals, activities, experiences and mindset throughout a project

2.       Conceptualize, develop and manage “best in class” creative solutions in the digital and online space

3.       Translate business strategies into design opportunities

4.       Apply and extend brand identity design systems, including typography, photography, color, tone of voice and other components appropriately to create innovative visual and functional solutions that meet business and project needs

5.       Implement branding requirements through design and the application and manipulation of HTML, CSS. JavaScript and other leading-edge technologies

6.       Provide quality assurance of digital creative deliverables

7.       Create UX artifacts, such as interaction models, task flows, personas, customer journey maps, wireframes, site maps and user/functional requirements that are relevant to the project

8.       Plan, implement and analyze research, including but not limited to interviews and usability sessions. Act upon feedback to evolve and constantly improve systems and implementations

9.       Lead creative input sessions, client presentations, status updates and other meetings needed to support projects.

10.   Help manage relationships with external suppliers and vendors as needed to ensure quality and timely services

11.   Operates independently; has in-depth knowledge of business unit / function

12.   As a subject area expert, provides comprehensive, in-depth consulting and leadership to team and partners at a high technical level

13.   Carries out activities that are large in scope, cross-functional and technically difficult

14.   Role is balanced between high level operational execution and development, and execution of strategic direction of business function activities 

Knowledge/Skills

         Highly flexible and adaptable to change

         Excellent communication skills, easily adaptable, exceptionally organized, strong presentation skills and ability to manage competing priorities.

         Knowledge and experience with graphic design. Proficiency with front end UI technologies (HTML, JavaScript, CSS, etc.) and current technologies.

         Proficiency with wire-framing and prototyping tools (Axure, Sketch, InVision, etc.).

         Strong design/creative portfolio and online presence expertise. 

         Experience conducting both quantitative and qualitative research studies.

         Experience building detailed customer journey maps.