HS2 Solutions’ mission is to seamlessly integrate design, engineering, and digital marketing to deliver innovative yet pragmatic solutions across web, mobile, and any other digital touch point. We hire the brightest professionals to help brands envision and optimize their digital experience.

Senior UI Designer

The HS2 Solutions Senior Interactive Designer leads the creative strategy, conception, and execution of digital media (websites, mobile applications, social media assets, email templates, etc.) for a wide variety of clients. The ideal candidate must be able to design, develop, or enhance existing graphic/identity branding that meets marketing objectives, integrates customer usability best practices, and address client brand standards. This position works closely with User Experience Designers, Front- and Back-End Developers, Content Specialists, internal Project Managers, and external client leads. The Senior UI Designer must be customer-service oriented and work well independently as well as in a team environment.    

Responsibilities:

  • Create high-fidelity mood boards, style tiles, compositions, and digital style guides
  • Produce meticulous, beautiful user interface designs that take into account client brand guidelines and specifications (websites, mobile applications, email, etc.)
  • Present design decisions to the internal and client teams and iterate and implement feedback
  • Work in tandem with multiple UX designers and developers to ensure all functionality and design is meeting client and internal expectations
  • Participate in regular design critiques to keep design skills sharp
  • Create clean and professional presentation decks for client review
  • Juggle multiple projects and clients simultaneously
  • Prototype complex interactions with high standards of usability in mind

A Perfect Candidate Will Have:

  • 6-8 years of experience in a design-related position
  • B.A. in graphic design, visual communication, or other design-related field
  • Impeccable understanding of typography, layout, color, and all other elements of design
  • Adobe design tools, including Photoshop and Illustrator, Experience with Sketch, InVision and Agile methodologies
  • Above average experience with responsive web design techniques
  • Experience designing around data sets and reusable components/patterns
  • Scopes time and effort involved in design projects, serves as a strategic UI design resource, and writes select components of visual design strategy documentation
  • Leads and executes all visual design stages from concept to hand-off and is able to present and defend designs to peers and executive-level stakeholders. Always seeks input from engineering and implementation team to validate and ensure that the design vision is executable
  •  Serves as a resident expert of digital tools and is skilled in developing digital design concepts. Is well-versed with web technology, usability, and core development tools; understands web design constraints, including a strong understanding of designing for a CMS

Why HS2?

Here at HS2, you have the freedom to influence your own career path.  We give our team members not only state-of-the-art facilities to execute web and mobile experiences for some of the greatest brands in the world, but people love working here. And we love having them!

  • Catered meals and stocked refrigerators to accompany Beer O’Clock Fridays. (Yes, we do have Craft Beer!)
  • The opportunity to work side-by-side with smart, passionate team members and to be paired with a Mentor and Career Coach to help you reach your personal and professional development goals!
  • Amazing, holiday parties and frequent team activities, get-togethers, shindigs, and powwows, including an annual Hackathon!
  • Opportunities to regularly participate in community volunteer events and our charitable contribution program
  • Customizable workstations with sophisticated technology. Sit or stand, take your pick!
  • The option to work in either one of our fresh locations in Wheaton or Chicago-Ravenswood with the option to work some days from homeSurround yourself with a family of team members who enjoy working and playing together!
Please email resume to: [email protected]
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Company Reviews

Smart, talented people working for owners who truly care about their employees... If you demonstrate your commitment to HS2, they reciprocate tenfold in their generosity.
Lesley Guthrie
Director of UI
at HS2 Solutions
I'm surrounded by a bunch of smart people that are fun to work with and are great at solving problems. If you believe in the power of software technology to help make the world a better place, HS2 is a great place to be.
Seth Dobbs
VP of Engineering
at HS2 Solutions
HS2's burgeoning Drupal practice is buttressed by a team of top-notch designers, engineers and business leaders with countless specialties. Having that knowledge on tap is a standout among many generous job perks.
Justin Todd
Web Developer
at HS2 Solutions
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Why work with us
Our company's success is a product of our people. We hire the best and brightest professionals to help brands envision and optimize their digital presence. HS2 encourages personal and professional development by offering a wealth of creative opportunities. Most importantly, we have a whole lot of fun in the process!
Culture
Collaboration and producing innovative digital products are central components of our business. Individuals have the freedom to influence their own career path, and drive creativity. HS2 not only has state-of-the-art facilities for our team members to execute web and mobile experiences, but people loving working here. And we love having them!
Perks & Benefits
First-rate salary, “Take What You Need” vacation policy, and competitive bonus incentives
Catered meals and stocked refrigerators to accompany Beer O’Clock Fridays. (Yes, we do have Craft Beer!)
The opportunity to work side-by-side with smart, passionate team members and to be paired with a Mentor and Career Coach to help you reach your personal and professional development goals!
Amazing, holiday parties and frequent team activities, get-togethers, shindigs, and powwows, including an annual Hackathon!
An incomparable benefits package for you and your family, including: 401(k) retirement; fully paid premiums for healthcare, long-term disability, pet insurance, and life insurance; and dental and vision programs
Opportunities to regularly participate in community volunteer events and our charitable contribution program

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