Senior UX Designer (Freelance)
Corra is the global digital agency that fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands trust to create luxury commerce experiences. Over the past 15 years, we have built a reputation for award-winning design, disciplined execution, and innovative thinking.
With technical expertise concentrated on the Magento and Shopify Plus platforms amongst others, we produce memorable journeys that captivate customers and elevate brands to new heights.
Winner of multiple Crainâ€™s Best Places to Work Awards, we offer exciting and challenging projects with industry leading companies, competitive health benefits, flexible work arrangements, ongoing career development, company outings and tons of other bonuses.
Corra is seeking a motivated Sr. User Experience Designer to join our fast growing digital agency in a Freelance capacity initially with the potential to convert to a permanent employee.
As a part of a smart and talented team aiming to add significant value to our clientsâ€™ organizations, youâ€™ll have an opportunity to work with a growing firm and a great roster of fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands. Youâ€™ll be creating digital e-commerce experiences that span web, mobile and in-store solutions. Our office environment is fast paced, collaborative, rewarding and fun.
As a Freelance Sr. User Experience Designer at Corra, you will work within our team of strategists, visual designers, solution strategists and developers to ensure the delivery of best-in-class creative products for our clients. The User Experience Designer will also work with project managers and executive management to make sure that each client’s needs are being met, userâ€™s needs addressed, and the creative/strategic goals are on track.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
We work closely with our partner teams through all stages of development, from identifying initial opportunities to refining the user experience to analyzing the impact of our efforts and highlighting improvement areas.
The ideal candidate is passionate about the power of technology to inform people about their world. Successful candidates are excellent communicators, knowledgeable about UI design, passionate about social platforms, comfortable in a fast-moving organization, excited to collaborate and focused squarely on bringing compelling and relevant online experiences to as many people as possible around the world.
Understand the interaction design needed for each project and meet those needs to ensure the best possible user experience is delivered
Create wireframes, site maps, personas, task flows, user scenarios, prototypes and assist with usability testing summaries and set-up, working under the direction of the Exec Creative Director
Deliver quality strategic creative thinking and well-crafted solutions to meet (and exceed) a client's and userâ€™s expectations
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
An understanding of the best digital practices and a good user experience
Background in interaction/experience design for websites, mobile experiences and applications
Well versed in UX design best practices to design solutions for mobile-first and responsive website design (PWA understanding is a plus)
Solid understanding of interaction design, information architecture, user experience and usability exposure to and working knowledge of usability testing and user research and considerate of usability and accessibility concerns
Clearly communicate, substantiate, prototype and document your design decisions
Passion for all things UX and design, and knowledgeable about the industryâ€™s latest trends and technologies
Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
Collaborative, motivated and an enthusiastic team player
Organized, able to think beyond what is asked for, acts independently & juggles multiple projects & competing priorities in a dynamic environment
Excellent attention to detail
Clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to stakeholders
Interprets needs, objectives & direction from multiple sources of input & integrates feedback
At least 7 years of UX design experience (some agency experience preferred)
Experience and a deep interest in ecommerce and/or transactional websites
A great portfolio of work that demonstrates your skills in user experience & product design
Knowledge of current design tools (Sketch, Invision, Adobe Creative Cloud)
Experience with responsive design and ecommerce is a huge plus!
Preferred but not required:
Experience analyzing analytics
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