JOB: CHICAGO: freelance UI DESIGNER with web/kiosk bkgd for highly prestigious global design firm
29 Jul 2009 - 10:52am
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Highly lauded global design firm known for its innovation and cutting edge
design and collaboration is seeking TWO (2) freelance UI DESIGNERS
immediately for freelance projects, who would both serve as the only UI
Designer on a multidisciplinary team.
100% onsite in the Chicago office
Local Chicago candidates highly preferred.
One project starts 8/17 and lasts 15 wks
The other project starts 8/24 and lasts 9 weeks.
They would like to make their decision on a candidate by end of this
They need someone who have proven experience in the following:
* Ability to work strategically with concepts of *navigation* and
*flow* on a kiosk project to ensure that users can find the information they
need effortlessly and elegantly.
* Conceptualize and create brand-consistent, easy-to-use, attractive
and meaningful user interfaces (and other design deliverables: layouts/UIs,
widgets, patterns, color palettes, typography, wireframes, workflows,
iconography and user interface elements) for use on the web.
* Thorough understanding of overall web site design, including basic
usability, industry standards, architecture and navigation is preferred.
* Interaction design skills: experience creating wireframes,
site/system flows, site architecture diagrams, etc is preferred
>From the client:
Overall, we are looking for a strong generalist. Visual sense: need to have
enough to provide direction to a graphic designer, have a graphical
understanding of expressing/communicating branding, digital/web experience,
and if they have print experience it should be in environmental design. UI:
understand general navigation, understand interaction experiences (quick,
simple, memorable, and engaging experience), and preferably has experience
with kiosks (or related work).