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TEKsystems Sr. User Experience Designer in St. Louis, Missouri

Sr. User Experience Designer

100% Remote Contract

Description: The UX Designer leads the design of multiple products that are used by thousands of people every day. You'll get to see the impact of your work first-hand, as we like to spend time with our users. You understand how design impacts user experience, and you're passionate about advocating for your users. You're a creative problem solver – you ask the right questions, consider problems from different angles, and engage your project teams in understanding user needs and finding the best solution.

The right candidate will:

  • Confidently present design concepts, clearly articulate ideas, and facilitate brainstorming sessions with leaders, developers, and stakeholders

  • Stay current with design trends and best practices, demonstrate out of the box thinking, and proactively level up the skills of other

  • Have high attention to detail and solve a range of design challenges with little to no guidance

  • Effectively multi-task and participate in multiple, large and complex efforts

  • Be comfortable working with ambiguity, when requirements are still in flux

  • Build relationships with key stakeholders and UX department peers

  • Respond well to direction, embrace feedback and change

Responsibilities

  • Mentor and provide direction to other UX Designers

  • Create a wide variety of UX deliverables that fit the specific design challenge, including – whiteboard sketches, wireframes, and prototypes

  • Create responsive designs that maximize the user's experience on desktop and mobile devices

  • Collaborate with front-end developers to translate your design vision into reality

  • Collaborate with UX Researchers to obtain research insights that inform your designs

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Factors, Instructional Design or Computer Science preferred, or related work experience

  • 5+ years of experience applying user experience principles to visual and interaction design

  • Expert in responsive design techniques, data visualization, and interaction design

  • Expert in visual design, with solid understanding of typography, layout, and color theory

  • Expert with rapid prototyping tools (i.e. InVision, Sketch, Balsamiq)

  • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite

  • Solid understanding of CSS frameworks (i.e. Bootstrap, Foundation)

  • Knowledgeable of the capabilities of HTML, CSS and JavaScript

  • Knowledge of brokerage or financial company processes helpful

  • Must include a link to a portfolio

    About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.