UI Designer

Catalyst Consulting Group, Inc. - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)3.7


We are looking for a UI (User Interface) Designer to design and shape unique, user-centric products and experiences for our clients. To be successful in this role, you must be able to make deliberate design decisions and translate any given user-experience journey into a smooth and intuitive interaction. This role requires an understanding of the balance of colors, textures and interactive elements (such as navigational design components) that make a user-friendly web page.

The ideal candidate will be a great communicator with experience working in agile teams with developers. You have strong HTML and CSS skills and are familiar with front-end frameworks such as Bootstrap. UX design experience is a plus.

Responsibilities

Collaborate closely with developers, project managers and clients to gather and evaluate requirements
Develop responsive UI mockups and prototypes for use across all devices (mobile, tablet and desktop)
Write and maintain CSS which adheres to the design and experience established by mockups and prototypes
Conduct layout adjustments based on user/client feedback
Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
Present and defend your design decisions
Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off
Requirements

At least 3+ years of professional experience working as a UI designer
Portfolio of past design projects and initiatives
Knowledge of wireframe/prototype tools such as Adobe, Wireframe.cc, Figma, InVision, etc.
Up-to-date knowledge of design software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, etc.
Proficiency in HTML and CSS
Familiar with front-end frameworks such as Bootstrap for building responsive designs
Strong communication skills and ability to work closely with development team
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
BSc in Design, Computer Science or relevant field
Benefits

Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
401k
Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
Training & Development
Flexible Schedule
Free Snacks
Discounted Gym Memberships
Commuter Transit Benefit