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Saggezza UI Designer in Chicago, Illinois

Smarter Thinking. Real Results. Technology consulting has been our story for over 14 years. Companies from all industries partner with us for our innovative mindset to help them digitally transform to create market advantages, become resilient, and prepare for what?s next. With us, the possible becomes actual.

We provide strategic and innovative consulting services focused on digital experiences, engineering, automation, data and analytics, and salesforce solutions. Saggezza consultants work as part of a global team, and throughout their tenure, have the opportunity to work on a variety of different projects across various clients and industries. We are chartered to do one thing, and one thing only ? to bring enabling technology to our clients that allow them to move their business forward.

We?re looking for a UI Designer to join our Digital Experience practice. In this position you will collaborate with designers and developers to create amazing user interfaces, using research-based design to create conceptual wireframes and user flows working and traveling to our clients around the US.

Every project will be different, but you?ll always be responsible for:

  • Executing all visual design stages from concept to finished high-fidelity designs and asset creation

  • Creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas

  • Working with usability specialists and interaction designers to develop and iterate user interface designs based on research and usability test results

  • Showcasing strong communication skills by presenting and defending designs to peers and executive level stakeholders

  • Conducting user research and evaluate user feedback

  • Working with design systems to ensure consistency and familiarity across products

  • Experience collaborating with development teams from concept to implementation to understand the constraints and communicate design specs effectively

What you?ll need:

  • Bachelor?s degree in Graphic Design, Interactive Design, Communication Design, Human Computer Interactions, or equivalent

  • 1+ years of experience as a UI designer

  • Knowledge of design fundamentals (information design, visual design, industry UI standards, and use of best practices) and design principles (typography, layout, grid systems, hierarchy, color, composition.

  • Proficient in Sketch, and experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, XD, prototyping tools (Invision, Proto.Io, Axure, Balsamic, other), virtual white-boarding (Mural, RealTime, etc.)

  • A design portfolio demonstrating creative thinking and problem solving, innovation, and exciting but practical user interaction solutions

  • A passion to learn and stay on top of the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies

  • Communication skills and empathy to be able to work with the client stakeholders and in a team

  • Design and create the user interface (including all that the UI comprises like images, CSS, HTML, etc) of the application - is a plum

  • Prior experience working with cross-functional teams is a plus

  • Familiarity with Agile Methodology in product development

Don?t tick all the boxes? Don?t worry about it: we still want to hear from you if you think you?re the right person for the job.

From a cultural perspective, we look for individuals who possess the following qualities that will contribute to our success and the success of our clients:

Entrepreneurial spirit: We seek individuals who enjoy contributing to the growth of an organization and who show commitment to the success of their team.

Problem-solving skills: Individuals at our company have well-honed analytical skills coupled with business acumen to structure problems, deliver solutions, and communicate insights.

Drive: Our team sets ambitious goals and seeks energetic professionals, enjoy a fast pace environment, and thrive in taking on responsibility.

Why Join Our Team?

  • Diverse culture, experiences, and skills.

  • Our nurturing and supportive environment fosters collaboration across the entire organization.

  • We are not hierarchical but operate as a flat surface where every opinion matters, ideas are cultivated and innovation is encouraged.

  • At Saggezza, we are fortunate to have a strong mentorship program that provides every one of our employees the ability to thrive professionally and personally.

  • We are only as good as our people. Saggezza, Italian for wisdom, is rooted from the perspective that knowledge is power. We create thought-leaders who are constantly exposed and trained in different technologies in the ever-evolving world of software development.

  • We welcome innovators with entrepreneurial spirits to grow with our team.

  • Consulting Magazine - Fastest Growing Firms 2019

  • Built-In Top Places to Work in Chicago 2020

  • Best and Brightest Companies in the Nation 2019 and 2020, Best and Brightest Companies in Milwaukee 2020 and Best and Brightest Companies in Chicago 2020

  • 2020 Inc. 5000 List - Honored as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America

Saggezza is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law.