Senior UX Designer

| Chicago
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User Experience Designer

We are currently looking for an experienced User Experience Designer, who has a passion for discovering the “why” people do what they do. Good candidates will be able to design and communicate elegant solutions that balance business and user goals, while being a practitioner across multiple disciplines within User Experience. Our UX Designers take business opportunities and transform them into award-worthy, seamless user experiences that take place across multiple contexts.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaboration: Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams including visual designers, developers, strategists, project managers, and clients throughout an agile design and development process
  • Research: Apply human-centered design methodology to understand users in order to design appropriate solutions, including stakeholder interviews, competitive research, design explorations, concept and usability testing, etc.
  • Experience Documentation: Create site maps, process flows, story boards, personas, user journeys, wireframes, prototypes, content inventories, etc.
  • Design: Design easy to use solutions that solve complex UX problems in order to achieve business goals.
  • Presentation and Communication: Clearly articulate your design intent through documentation and presentation, to both internal and external teams. Produce attractive deliverables that support your design story.
  • Facilitation: Facilitate brainstorming sessions, design workshops, and stakeholder interviews to elicit business requirements from our clients, addressing product, brand, marketing, content and overall user experience
  • Build Relationships: Build strong relationships with peers in visual design, project management, development, clients, and other partners
  • Contribute to the Community: Participate in improvement of UI/UX processes, deliverables and standards. Stay abreast of innovations in UX best practices, tools and topics of interest to the UI/UX community and help to infuse them back into the organization. Contribute to our culture and atmosphere, quality of work and growth into the next generation of UX Design.    

A Perfect Candidate Will Have:

  • 3+ years in a UX role with experience with user-centered design methodology and at least 1-2 years of mobile and/or application design
  • Strong understanding of interactive experiences, information architecture, human-centered design and visual design principles
  • Proven record in developing creative, innovative user experiences, and a portfolio showcasing the process and artifacts along the way
  • Proficiency with design and presentation software such as: Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and staff to achieve desired outcomes and build strong relationships
  • Deep curiosity and love of learning that drives staying up-to-speed on interaction design trends, tools and patterns
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize, and solve problems proactively
  • Organizational skills and the ability to manage several projects simultaneously is a must (consulting/agency experience is a plus)
Why HS2?

Here at HS2, you have the freedom to influence your own career path.  We give our team members not only state-of-the-art facilities to design digital experiences for some of the greatest brands in the world, but people love working here. And we love having them!

  • Catered meals and stocked refrigerators to accompany Beer O’Clock Fridays. (Yes, we do have Craft Beer!)
  • The opportunity to work side-by-side with smart, passionate team members and to be paired with a Mentor and Career Coach to help you reach your personal and professional development goals!
  • Amazing, holiday parties and frequent team activities, get-togethers, shindigs, and powwows, including an annual Hackathon!
  • Opportunities to regularly participate in community volunteer events and our charitable contribution program
  • Customizable workstations with sophisticated technology. Sit or stand, take your pick!
  • The option to work in either one of our fresh locations in Wheaton or Chicago-Ravenswood with the option to work some days from home
Surround yourself with a family of team members who enjoy working and playing together!
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Location

4115 N Ravenswood Ave #101, Chicago, IL 60613
4115 N Ravenswood Ave #101, Chicago, IL 60613

Perks of working here

401(K)
Company Outings
Health Benefits
Some Meals Provided
Stocked Kitchen
Vision
Volunteering Opportunities
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