User Experience (UX) Designer


Salary:

$39.59 to $45.84 per hour

Location:

New York, NY

Date Posted:

May 2, 2019

Employment Type:

Freelance

Job Reference:

02710-0010925922

Staffing Area:

Creative & Marketing


Description
Are you a creative thinker who enjoys working independently as well as collaborating with colleagues? The Creative Group is working with a growing company in the Communications industry who needs a User Experience (UX) Designer. We are seeking someone for a role that will design the overall functionality of exciting products and iterate on that design to ensure a stellar user experience. As the User Experience (UX) Designer, you will also be tasked with originating and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating their results into various sitemaps, wireframes, and prototypes. This short-term temporary employment opportunity is based in the New York area. Apply today for this great career opportunity!

Your responsibilities in this role
- Areas of focus may consist of content, controls, visual design, packaging, customer/technical support, branding, and other aspects of user experience
- Collaborating with other members of the digital marketing team on the development of new initiatives
- Helping out other team members as needed (QA, data entry, production updates, resizing of graphics, etc.)
- Designing satisfying or compelling experiences for users of a product, drawing on results from user research and workflow analysis
- Creating tools such as personas, usage scenarios, site maps, taxonomies, and wireframes
- Teaming with business users and application developers to translate requirements into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes
- Running usability testing on prototypes or finished products to assess the quality of a user experience
Requirements
- This position requires strong interpersonal skills for the candidate to be successful
- Solid understanding of Adobe Photoshop
- Skilled in prototype/mockup software (e.g. Sketch, Balsamiq, Zeplin)
- 3+ years of experience within the digital design/UX industry
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Expertise with design software applications and tools
- Skilled in Web Accessibility and testing tools (e.g. Lighthouse, Google Accessibility Developer Tools)
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent, relevant experience
- A portfolio highlighting UX (wireframes/prototypes/other UX artifacts) and visual design work
- Great attention to detail
- Knowledge of graphic design, video editing, web development, and photography applications such as Adobe Creative Suite
At TCG, we’re committed to you from the moment you sign up. We won’t make you work a certain number of hours or fill out piles of paperwork before we commit to you and your professional future. We believe it’s important to spend time with you from the beginning in order to assess your skills, determine your strengths and figure out the type of work you want to do. Our trained staffing professionals understand that you have a real passion for your work and do their best to find opportunities that are the best fit for you. And we don’t stop there. We’re also available to help with your career questions, provide tips on improving your portfolio and acing interviews, and more. Plus, as one of our registered candidates, you’ll have access to thousands of online training courses and books – and of course, everything is free and available when you need it.

Apply for this job now or contact our branch office at 888-490-5565 to learn more about this position.

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