UI UX Designers (term-of-contract)

Six Red Marbles - Remote - Part time

Six Red Marbles is looking to add some great UX/UI designers to our team for a variety of term-of-contract projects in K–12, higher ed, and professional development.

As a member of the Six Red Marbles Creative team, you will create superior learning experiences for our clients. You know how to create designs that are engaging, meet quality standards, use a variety of media, and meet time/budget requirements.

Taking a programmatic approach to design solutions, the UI/UX Designer works collaboratively with cross-functional teams to propose, create, and deliver engaging experiences for various delivery, considering larger project initiatives and downstream implications.

Essential Job Functions

●  Creates visual designs and interactives for web applications (desktop and mobile)

●  Participates in all phases of the product development life cycle, including project ideation and definition, user research, experience design, visual design, layout design, art program development, style guide development and maintenance, user testing, and production oversight

●  Drives projects from initiation to completion, including analyzing business and customer requirements and working with cross-functional teams to optimize the user experience

●  Solves complex interaction problems with simplistic approaches, illustrating proposed solutions with user flows, wireframes, visual mock-ups, and prototypes

●  Collaborates across internal functional groups to ensure designs are scalable and feasible

●  Collaborates with vendors, contractors, and other assigned external resources to complete project work

●  Facilitates design communication across functional groups throughout each phase of a project

●  Supports and articulates decisions with research data, design principles, or other objective information

●  Collaborates across internal functional groups to advocate for users and user-centered design practices

●  Completes essential job functions within the constraints of project schedules, budgeted hours, the statement of work, and quality guidelines

●  Functions as the face of UI/UX design on a project-by-project basis for client reviews and be able to present and defend design decisions

●  Possess and maintains an understanding of contemporary design trends and capabilities and actively participates in establishing a strong design culture

Success Factors/Job Competencies

●  Strong visual design capabilities and design aesthetic

●  Highly proficient at time management and prioritization of multiple tasks and deadlines

●  Excellent communication and documentation skills

●  Well-versed in user-centered design methods and techniques and able to defend design approach to variety of stakeholders

●  Experience with essential Adobe Creative Suite programs and other common design and prototyping applications (Sketch, Zeplin, Omnigraffle, Axure, etc.)

●  Working knowledge of HTML5/CSS/JavaScript prototyping

●  Ability to oversee outsourced front-end development efforts

●  Working knowledge of print design methodology, programs, and best practices

●  Passion for learning design and the education industry

●  Excellent problem-solving and creative thinking skills

●  Can perform research as needed

●  A self-starter that can take initiative and collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team.

●  Can innovate new approaches to complex design problems and convey these designs in the form of presentations, prototypes, and design specifications

Qualifications

Degree in User Experience, Graphic and Visual Design, Interaction Design, or related field of study (or equivalent work experience).

At least 4 years of industry experience and current web-based portfolio.

Please include any portfolio links in the body of your attached resume.

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Role

Ux / Graphic Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

Six Red Marbles

We are one of the largest providers of learning experience design, content development, educational technology, and publishing services. We create the highest-quality learning experiences with leading content development companies, higher education organizations, corporations, and publishers.
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