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UX/UI Designer

Scholarships.com
Chicago - 220 N Green Street (WeWork) Chicago IL 60607
Highland Park - 430 Park Ave Highland Park IL 60035

Are you a UX Designer with at least a couple of years’ experience under your belt? Do you live and breathe form and function? Scholarships.com is the dynamic modern office where you will thrive as a designer and implementer of concepts both simple and intelligent. As our User Experience Designer, you will collaborate closely with our multidisciplinary team to discuss and implement highly responsive user interfaces for both desktop and mobile applications. The ideal candidate will not only create cohesive visual design and information architecture but is also eager to learn and acquire new skills, experiment with new tools and learn the rest along the way!

Responsibilities

  • Develop dynamic user interfaces and general information architecture through best practices, including sketches, mock-ups, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Participate in research, prototyping, experimentation, and design critique from abstract ideation to final implementation
  • Research and recommend industry & technology creative trends to produce cutting-edge user interfaces and increase user satisfaction
  • Partner with a cross-functional team to deliver highly desirable, usable, and tangible interactive experiences
  • Produce stunning, adaptive and holistic visual designs and information architecture through sketches, wireframes, illustrations, and other user-centered design methodologies

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a UI/UX Designer
  • Proficient in multiple digital tools used to implement UI/UX designs
  • Excellent visual design skills with a clear understanding of the current web and mobile best practices
  • Experience designing responsive and adaptive consumer-facing websites, apps and mobile experiences

Bonus Qualifications

  • Basic coding in HTML and CSS and/or JavaScript
  • Familiarity with common design tools such as PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Illustrator, Balsamiq, Sketch, Axure or similar
  • Experience in designing for mobile apps and mobile web for iOS and Android

What You Can Expect from Us

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO Health insurance, low copay
  • Student Loan Assistance
  • 401(k)
  • 15 days Paid Time Off, including vacation, sick/personal days plus 7 days off for holidays
  • Casual dress code
  • Fully stocked break room with snacks, coffee, tea, etc.
  • Easy commute: Short walk to Morgan Station Green Line/Pink Line
  • Your office computer, your choice; PC or Mac
  • Open office environment

Please submit your current resume and cover letter detailing your desire and qualification for the position, as well as any other special attributes you wish to share. All applicants will be kept confidential. We appreciate all interest but we can only contact those applicants with whom we wish to proceed further.

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Last Reviewed: August 2018