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#195696

User Experience Designer

Seattle, WA
Date:

Overview

Placement Type:

Temporary

Compensation:

$47.75 to $53.05/hour DOE

Start Date:

06/17/2024

Immediate opening for a UX Designer in Seattle, WA. Our client is looking for candidates from big tech companies who have at least 5 years of professional design experience. Must have strong visual/interaction design experience, the ability to work with shakeholders, and skilled in Figma. eCommerce experience is a plus! 

  • Start date: ASAP (pending interview and background completion)
  • Location: onsite 3 days per week in Seattle, WA
  • Schedule: 40hrs/week, M-F Core Hours
  • Duration: 11 months (possibilty the role could turn into a temp-to-hire)

Our client is seeking a User Experience Designer for their WebStore business. They are leveraging their ecommerce and merchandising technology to build a best-in-class product that enables retailers and manufacturers to easily sell their products through their own branded website, over the phone, and/or in their retail stores, backed by the support, selection and expertise. 

This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated person interested in designing innovative, intuitive web applications used by sellers to manage their inventory, orders, and customer-facing website. The ideal candidate knows how to leverage visitor data to inform their recommendations and measure their design solutions. An unfailing passion and capacity to advocate on behalf of our users is an absolute must; this role will significantly impact the user experience of thousands of retailers and manufacturers by optimizing their ability to manage their multichannel ecommerce business.

Responsibilities

  • Quickly yet thoroughly create process flows, wireframes, and visual design mockups as needed to effectively conceptualize and communicate detailed interaction behaviors.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to help define business and feature requirements via empirical online data, usability findings, market research, and proven UCD principles.
  • Assess and optimize the performance of new and existing features by actively participating in usability testing and interpreting analytics data using Omniture SiteCatalyst.
  • Present design work to the user experience team, product team, and executives for review and feedback
  • Contribute to user interface design and development best practices and standards.
  • Provide leadership in the area of ecommerce trends, web application design, and user interface innovations.
  • 3-6 years industry experience providing interaction design solutions for web and/or software applications.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience.
  • Fluency in best practices for web-based information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques
  • Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Visio, and Dreamweaver.
  • A strong online portfolio demonstrating past work experience and relevant, user-centered design solutions is required.

 

The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $47.75 to $53.05 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location. Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match.

 

About Aquent Talent:

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands. Our talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent GymnasiumMore information on our awesome benefitsAquent is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.