This position is accepting applications for future UX/UI Designer opportunities that we expect to become available in the near future. We look forward to reviewing your application and discussing a potential fit.
Are you excited about creating a better journey for every user from beginning to end? If so, apply here!
BLEND360, a multi-award winning Marketing Company is seeking a user focused UX/UI Designer, to contribute to a Fortune 100, Financial Services Client's partner application experiences. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and passion, are driven by results, with an impressive UX/UI Design portfolio - and want to be a consultant for our fast-growing company, we're looking for you!
At BLEND360 it is all about advancing our clients marketing capabilities and performance.
The UX/UI Designer Consultant is responsible for working on the front end of global customer experience for a financial services company's digital assets. You will deliver new designs ultimately improve usability/customer experience. You will be responsible for creating working prototypes and be an expert in Sketch & InVision and closely collaborate in a Agile environment cross functionally to improve the consumer and business loan customer experience.
Location: New York, NY
Duration: Six months with possibility to continue extending longer term
Benefits: We do offer benefits to our full-time consultants, those benefits include: Health, Vision, Dental, 401K plan, Life Insurance, Pretax Commuter Benefits, and an incredibly supportive team cheering you on!
What you'll do:
In this role, you'll work closely with our Fortune 500 client to utilize strong user experience design to improve their website and mobile applications. We are looking to you to bring your expertise in design tools and solid understanding and experience with responsive web design. Your ability to create working prototypes is unmatched and you have exposure to analyzing user research to tailor your designs. You will be successful in a dynamic, complex environment and under deadline pressures.
Have a strong design portfolio
Clear understanding of design fundamentals
Expert in design tools - must know Sketch and InVision
Have some familiarity with technical capabilities and limitations of HTML, JS and CSS
Ability to create working prototypes
Have experience with effectively communicating
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive point of arrival strategies
What you'll get:
A collaborative environment with supportive cross-functional partners
A team focused on agile methodologies and leading new technology
Valuable experience as a UX Designer for a highly visible Fortune 100 company
Support and expertise from all levels of the BLEND360 team including the Client Engagement and Talent teams
Benefits including Health, Vision, Dental, 401K plan, Life Insurance, Pretax Commuter Benefits, and an incredibly supportive team cheering you on!
Who you are:
You are a UX/UI Designer with experience in creating working prototypes for large, highly matrixed companies, and a desire to work on applications for a well-known financial services company.
What you have:
A strong design portfolio showing Empathy and Journey Maps, Clear Problem Statement, ideation and Sketching, Divergent and Convergent thinking and or Lo and Hi- Fidelity Prototypes.
Clear understanding of design fundamentals: Grids, Typography, Color, Contract, Visual Hierarchy, Spatial Relationships.
Expertise in Design Tools: Must know Sketch and InVision. The Following tools would be a plus: Principle Origami, Linto, Adobe CC, Balsmiq, Omnigraffle, Axure
Must have understanding and experience with responsive web design.
Effective communication skills - with the ability to clearly articulate design strategies.
Familiarity with Design Thinking, Lean UX, Lean Start up, Scrum and Agile values and methodologies.
Ability to create working prototypes his a highly desirable, but not required skill.
Prior experience with user research, in particular usability is a plus.
Loves dealing with fast pace, changing needs, and limited resources.
The ability to set a high bar for your team and empower them to achieve great results.
A "driver" personality - constantly pushing toward clarity and delivery while balancing the need for great collaboration.
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