Senior UI Designer

28 days ago
Evanston, IL (relocation assistance provided) • fulltime

ZS Associates

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ZS is the world’s largest consulting firm focused exclusively on improving business performance through sales and marketing consulting solutions, from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology. Together, we design and implement strategies that lead to greater market share, more competitive operations and increased use of today’s latest technologies. From our worldwide offices, ZS professionals draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact where it matters for clients. We are particularly known for our expertise in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors, yet work across a range of industries.


ZS seeks a Senior User Interface (UI) Designer to join our Software Development team in our Evanston, IL office. The Software Development (SD) team at ZS is a diverse, collaborative and smart group with offices in India and the United States. The UX team within this group conducts user-centered strategy, research and design in support of ZS' software products and productized assets. As part of this team you will work on UI design projects and team-wide efforts that help us maintain a best-in-class design practice. The ideal candidate is a systems-level thinker with a passion and interest in design systems and experience as a strong individual contributor within cross-functional product teams.


Responsibilities:
•Work with designers, engineers, and product managers on our enterprise design system and contribute to process standards that support the team at scale
•Partner closely with cross-functional teams to understand complex user and business needs and create the visual look and feel for specific areas of our products
•Create screen mock ups, behavioral specifications and visual documentation, style guidelines, icons, information graphics and other design artifacts as needed
•Communicate new, ambitious design concepts to leadership and partners
•Care deeply about the details while remaining flexible and collaborative in implementation
•Participate in design critique by sharing and receiving constructive feedback
•Contribute to a design thinking culture within and beyond the Software Development team at ZS

Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a visual design field, such as graphic design, interaction design, illustration, industrial design or comparable design discipline
•5-7 years of experience in the field of design, with a focus on designing and delivering business or enterprise applications that are complex, high-volume, and high profile, including portals, business applications, mobile apps, interactive dashboards, data visualization and information design
•A strong portfolio featuring visual and interaction design skills for desktop and mobile, including how the designs lead to positive business outcomes
•A strong understanding of design principles including grid systems, composition, typography, and color
•Ability to proactively identify and address issues independently
•Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to communicate design decisions and best practices in a clear, compelling way
•Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to listen to, and build rapport with, other UX designers, researchers, and project teams

Nice-to-Have

•Experience designing for design systems
•Experience with life science and healthcare

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