Senior Product Designer

Lincolnshire, IL
Contract - Remote / Full time

smartdept. inc. is searching for a Senior Product Designer for a client in Lincolnshire, IL. The ideal candidate will come with 5+ years of experience in UX/Product Design. This is a fully-remote, contract opportunity that is expected to last 6 months.

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate with a distributed team of Product Designers, UX Design - Researchers & Content designers
  • Designs creative solutions for real-world problems that help people and organizations thrive
  • Crafts user scenarios, user flows, information architecture (IA) and pixel-perfect mockups and prototypes that include compelling interactions for mobile, native apps and more.
  • Prototype, test, and iterate on designs; evaluate usability of existing systems as well as preliminary designs
  • Present research, strategy and design work to internal clients for review
  • Collaborate effectively with developers, strategists, product managers, executives, Creative Directors and other designers to craft solutions for a variety of different platforms and industries
  • Facilitate collaborative client discovery and design workshops and participates in ideations
  • Always motivates and champions user-centered Design
  • Experience in multitasking and working in ambiguous situations
  • Help support a shared design vision across the company by building consensus on priorities leading to product design and execution
  • Grow a culture of design and ship with speed, consistency, and quality, rebuilding our culture
  • Look beyond point solutions and apply design to the creation of new strategies, systems, and—in some cases—entirely new businesses

What You’ll Need:

  • BS in Graphic Design, Visual Design, Communication Design, Human Factors (HCI) or a related field; MS a plus
  • 5+ years of experience as a UX/Product Designer in relevant industries working with multi-disciplinary teams in Agile environments
  • Experience designing mobile web and native mobile applications for Android and IOS
  • Hands-on prototyping experience with tools such as Figma, HTML/CSS
  • A strong understanding of user-centered design principles and methods
  • Familiarity with qualitative & quantitative research methods and the application of insights
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