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Product Designer in Northbrook, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

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Product Designer
Duration: 6-month contract
Location: Northbrook, IL
Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Product Designer for one of our clients in the Northbrook area. The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
  • Looking for talented and passionate Product Designers to join our growing UX Team
  • You will be responsible for applying user-centered design methods to frame and deliver the experience of the products we build to be useful, usable and enjoyable
  • Working in an Agile XP environment, you will collaborate with fellow designers, product managers, developers, end-users and stakeholders to define, design, ship and iterate products
  • Work in pairs effectively with other product designers and/or other project team members that have complementary skills
  • Immerse in the details of a project, working on one engagement at a time
  • Manage the end to end user experience process on engagements
  • Conduct appropriate user research and analysis methods to answer the research questions at hand
  • Create high quality UX deliverables which deliver on product outcomes
  • Create rapid iterations of design prototypes that can be frequently tested and validated with users
  • Produce materials for clients and developers, including user flows, wireframes, mock-ups, live style guides, and assets
  • Contribute to and promote on-going enhancement of our client’s UX design methodologies

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in design, computer science, information sciences, psychology, human factors and or HCI preferred
  • Proficiency in at least two of the following UX disciplines: User Research, Interaction Design/Information Architecture, Visual Design or Front-end development
  • Have experience designing full-service consumer and business applications
  • Solid understanding of the user-centered design process
  • Have experience working independently with clients or stakeholders and demonstrable experience of building successful business relationships
  • Strong communication skills
  • Have the ability to present and explain design decisions to team, users and stakeholders
  • Ability to work well in a highly collaborative, team-based environment
  • Ability to design and envision experiences iteratively in a lean environment
  • Maintain a user-centred approach in design perspective and practice
  • Guide product decisions through user research, customer development, and iterative feedback loops
  • Ability to manage senior project stakeholders (internal & client) to help shape, define and manage ongoing expectations throughout the project lifecycle
  • Familiarity with UX trends, methodologies and expert skill with UX tools
  • Experience in developing rapid prototypes
  • Open to feedback and engages in active listening
  • Have an interest in innovation and an unquenchable thirst to continually learn new technologies and design skills/methods within the digital space

Desired Criteria:
  • Experience using Lean UX methodology is strongly desired

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.