UX/UI Designer

Franklin Park, Illinois 60131

Employment Type:
Temp to Perm
Date Added:
May 21, 2015

Palace Gate Corporation is currently seeking at UI/UX Designer for our premier client near O’Hare. This is a 6 month contract to hire opportunity.

Job Summary:

The User Interface Designer is a hands-­on, experienced person who has the excellent design skills, e-commerce experience, and confidence to work with key internal and external stakeholders in sales, marketing, and development. The UI Designer supports the creation, improvement and marketing of user interface / user experience design to effectively and creatively demonstrate proposed functionality for enterprise level web applications.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The UI Designer may be engaged as early as the requirements / discovery process of the software development lifecycle or be brought in at any time thereafter to develop, refine or revise wireframes, mockups, and prototypes for web applications.
  • The UI Designer works closely with a cross-­functional team that includes business analysts, product managers and developers to create simple, easy to use interfaces.
  • A successful candidate will be able to author easy-­to-­understand wireframe documents for the development team. An understanding of how to apply Information Architecture and User Experience to documentation that acts as a visual supplement to textural requirements documents is a must for any candidate.
  • Ideal candidates have worked on e-commerce systems and understand the nuances associated with creating effective catalogs, shopping carts and checkout processes.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience

• Ability to author clear, concise and effective wireframes with necessary documentation

• An expert knowledge of wireframing tools such as: OmniGraffle/Visio and Balsamiq

• Familiarity with concepts of web-­based software applications

• Exposure to Agile programming methodology

• Strong interpersonal presentation and communication skills

• A portfolio of wireframes demonstrating interface design capabilities with good documentation/annotation, preferably in the e-commerce space

Qualified candidates may send their resumes to: jennifer@palacegatecorp.com

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting firm that provides innovative staffing solutions to industry-leading companies across the United States. Our experienced team uses new and unique approaches to deliver the right technology solutions and meet the most demanding enterprise needs. We strive to enable our clients to continue their success and achieve their business objectives by providing expert IT consultants. Our company approach is simple—Match the right people with the right opportunity.

Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401K, as well as weekly direct deposit. For more information or to view all our open jobs, please visit www.PalaceGate.us.