Digital Product Designer

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Job Code: 60632469
Last Updated: 2/15/2018
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Location: Chicago, Illinois
Category: User Experience
Job Type: Contract To Hire

Paladin’s client, a well-known fin-tech company in Downtown Chicago, is seeking a Digital Product Designer. In this role, you will be designing direct-to-consumer software as a service (SaaS) products. As part of the Product Development team you’ll work closely with the Product, Marketing, Engineering, and Creative teams on a day-to-day basis, and interact with all business units regularly.
Title: Digital Product Designer
Location: Downtown Chicago
Job Type: Contract-to-Hire (Approx. 6-month contract period)
Salary: Competitive, commensurate with experience
Benefits include medical, dental, vision, PTO, and 401K and retirement plan.
How you’ll contribute

  • Build and maintain Design Systems across multiple products. The ideal candidate has experience designing and coding pattern libraries and building Design Systems (preferably in Sketch).
  • Collaborate with front-end developers, providing working prototypes and motion assets to communicate interaction design requirements.
  • Provide Visual Design, UX, and UI support to cross-functional working groups in an Agile Development environment.
  • Work with Product Managers to analyze business requirements and user stories to scope creative and front-end needs.
  • Design insights-driven wireframes, visual designs, and high and low-fidelity prototypes to communicate designs to developers and business stakeholders.
  • Develop UX/UI design deliverables to support user research and optimization testing (A/B, MVT, usability testing).
  • Perform user acceptance testing for all releases to ensure that enhancements support the desired artistic direction, interaction requirements, and user flows.
  • Manage list of required UX/Design enhancements and bugs.
  • Conduct usability testing alongside UX Research Analysts and support peers with requisite visuals and prototypes.

What You Need:

  • Expert knowledge of standard professional Design tools including, Adobe CC Suite, Photoshop, Sketch, InVision, Zeplin, Axure, Balsamiq, or similar wireframing and prototyping tools.
  • Solid understanding of UX/UI, Interaction Design principles, and patterns for native mobile and responsive web design across devices.
  • Basic HTML/CSS and Jquery knowledge
  • Experience working in an Agile software or web development environment with cross-functional teams.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, HCI, Interaction Design, or related experience.
  • Three years’ experience designing for digital product experiences and SaaS models.

If you are interested and qualified for this role, please send the following immediately

  • Resume (word doc preferred)
  • Brief Description of your relevant experience
  • Link to your online portfolio or a pdf of your samples (no larger than 3mb, please)
  • Salary requirements
  • Three professional references


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