Sr. UI Designer

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Position: Sr. UI Designer

Location: Mountain View CA

Duration: 1+ year contract, potential to extend

Rate: DOE

 

 

Our client in the hardware space is searching for a seasoned Sr. UI Designer to join their team for a yearlong contract.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Auditing the platform to identify design system needs
  • Design componentry for apps framework
  • Review library docs for editorial quality, consistency, and usefulness
  • Publish interaction design principles, usage guidelines, and other supporting materials to increase scaled adoption of the design system
  • Attend and coordinate with product management release planning activities to identify library needs
  • Work with other UX designers to ensure patterns meet the product's evolving needs
  • Work with development teams to implement design patterns to spec

 

 

Skill/Experience/Education

  • 5+ years of professional design experience
  • Past experience developing new design systems, quickly understanding design libraries and componentry to arrive at final comprehensive solution adaptable to different surfaces
  • Experience aligning with research, engineering and product management, considering strategy and timelines to balance quick wins and long-term benefits
  • Ability to concisely communicate design work to cross-functional teams and work collaboratively to arrive at unanimous experience decisions. Ability to create detailed final visual design specifications that are ready to pass to ENG for implementation
  • Figma proficiency and knowledge of best practices
  • Portfolio showcasing design system work
  • Knowledge of design system best practices
  • Command of color, typography, and visual hierarchy
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and familiarity with technical constraints and limitations as they apply to designing across platforms and surfaces
  • Translate abstract ideas and requirements into tangible and beautiful design deliverables
  • Proven ability to communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale
  • Must be self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships
  • Nice to have: Previous experience designing and developing mobile applications (including tablets)

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