Contract UI and Data Visualization Designer

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  • Job Type:
    Contract/Temporary
  • Category:
    Design - UX Design
  • Location:
    Naperville, Illinois
  • Job Code:
    US_EN_88_919417_2870742

Contract UI & Data Visualization Designer

 

Paladin is hiring a Contract UI & Data Visualization Designer with great collaborative, creative, and strategic skills for a Contract to Hire remote position.  The ideal candidate will have some experience in user research and user testing, be able to communicate effectively and be open to tackle UX and UI challenges.

Responsibilities

  • Improve or create the look and feel of interactive products
  • Turn data into compelling story telling through visualization
  • Create pleasing, intuitive, and easy-to-use UIs based on wireframed prototypes and other product specifications
  • Ensure UI designs meet business requirements, accessibly standards, and UX best practices
  • Analyze user feedback and website data to inform creative work
  • Work with the customers throughout the product’s life cycle to upkeep and enhance the product  
  • Collaborate across teams — project management, research, data science, content creation, business analysis, UX, social & SEO strategy, and programming — to produce most informed and best tailored design solutions
  • Build wireframes or rapid mockups to conceptualize designs and convey UI plans to partners and clients
  • Deliver impeccable design assets and style guides to developers
  • Work with satellite imagery to create research visualizations
  • Assist in user research and analysis (e.g., proof of concept testing, stakeholder interviews, web analytics mining
  • Assist in producing UX prototypes (low to high-fidelity wireframes)
  • Assist in conducting user testing & quality assurance of prototypes and completed products
  • Assist in estimating new work and craft proposals
  • Experience

  • 4+ year experience in UI Design
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (e.g., HCI, Interactive Design, IT, Communications)
  • UX Certification a plus
  • Skills

  • Proficient with one or more visual design tool (e.g., Photoshop, XD, InDesign, Sketch, etc.)
  • Proficient with one or more prototyping tolls (e.g., XD, Azure, Figma, Zeplin, etc.)
  • Proficient with one or more office collaboration tools (e.g., Slack, Teams, Jira, etc.)
  • Professional experience with SEO, Information Architecture, web analytics
  • Understanding of DevOps, Agile, CMS platforms, and front-end technologies
  • Experience with coding and ability to troubleshoot using HTML, CSS, and other front-end languages a plus
  • Familiar with at least one data visualization library (D3, Plotly, etc.)
  • Familiar with at least one or more mapping technologies (QGIS, Mapbox, ArcGIS, OpenStreetMaps, etc.)
  • Familiar with User-Centered Design (UCD) and Development processes
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative and diverse environment
  • Advanced problem-solving skills and the ability to use data for the best possible outcome
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple project efficiently, as well as dosage and track spent time against project budgets and timetables
  • Mental agility to adapt and seamlessly work across project types, domains and timetables
  • Clear and persuasive written and interpersonal skills
  • Continued learning of UI design, UX, and relevant technology trends
  • Innovative and inquisitive thinker
  • Work Hours

    Full Time, 40 hours per week

    Contract for 1-2 months, then possibility of conversion

     

    If you are interested in hearing more about this position and have the above qualifications - apply today for immediate consideration!



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