UX Product Designer

Chicago, IL
zDO NOT USE Contract / Full time
smartdept.inc. is searching for a UX Product Designer for a company located in Chicago, IL. The ideal candidate will come with at least 3 years of experience in working with design systems. This is a fully remote, contract opportunity that is expected to last 6 months with the possibility of extension.  
What You’ll Do:
  • Create innovative, market-leading web solutions that impress existing and prospective clients as well as support business objectives.
  • Develop, refine, and implement high-quality customer experiences using strong information architecture, visual design, and customer experience skills.
  • Be a key member of the agile development team.
  • Create prototypes that visualize the vision and project requirements for functionality to be developed.
  • Ensure product quality by participating in reviews and testing.
 What You’ll Need:
  • 3+ years hands on experience working with digital products (web & mobile)
  • Strong portfolio that showcases user-centered design solutions
  • Ability to clearly articulate design rationale and comfortably present work to colleagues, clients, and stakeholders
  • Ability to empathize with specific personas to inform design decisions
  • Able to translate findings from user research and testing to tangible design solutions
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator in particular), Sketch, InVision, and other design tools. 
  • Experience working with Design Systems and accessibility platforms 
  • Deep understanding of interaction design, product development, UX best practices, and user testing 
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Experience with WCAG accessibility is a plus 
  • Able to deliver high-quality work under tight deadlines
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design or equivalent is preferred
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