Senior UX Designer

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One North, a digital agency recently acquired by TEKsystems Global Services®, is looking for a dynamic and driven Senior UX Designer to join our team.

We help some of the world’s most complex organizations stand out from the crowd by delivering breakthrough brand experiences. Leveraging expertise across strategy, brand and experience design and technology, our experts use digital to reimagine how clients connect, communicate and engage with their audiences to win new business, strengthen client relationships, and attract and retain top talent.

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE

One North is looking to add a Sr. UX Designer to our open, inclusive and collaborative team. In this role, you’ll be on the front lines helping our clients plan, create and deliver digital experiences. Ideally, this candidate will have strong and demonstrated UX chops (research, design, prototyping), collaboration and project leadership skills. As part of our multidisciplinary Experience Design team, you’ll be at the center of every project and connected all of the way through from concept to execution.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Work across a spectrum of large- and small-scale digital experience design projects from websites and applications to products and services, with little oversight on smaller engagements.

• Create digital experiences that deliver exceptional user experience and deliver on clients’ strategic objectives and vision.

• Bring a strong point of view and leadership to iterative and collaborative user-centered design process for clients and cross-functional teams.

• Drive quality of the design solution impact and outcomes, take and push for design risks

• Balance user needs with our clients’ business goals, market viability and technical feasibility.

• Lead UX Strategy through expert command of the UX toolkit, including UX research and analysis (observation, interviews, surveys, audits, usability testing), design thinking, personas and journey maps.

• Incorporate qualitative and quantitative data to drive design decision making.

• Lead concepting and experience vision definition.

• Iterate solutions through the UX process.

• Lead sketch sessions, workshops and activities – internally and with clients (in-person and remote).

• Create detailed information architecture and taxonomy.

• Create storyboards, user flows, diagrams and system maps.

• Create detailed design systems, wireframes and functional specifications.

• Articulate design decisions and trade-offs to internal and external stakeholders.

• Partner with client services to educate our clients about the ROI associated with UX recommendations.

• Receive and facilitate client feedback; know how and when to defend design decisions.

• Collaborate closely with Brand, Content and Digital Strategists, Designers and Technologists to bring the solution to life.

• Collaborate with clients at all levels, including executives.

• Contribute to the User Experience Strategy discipline through process improvement, thought leadership, education and design community participation.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

• 5+ years professional agency or consulting experience preferred

• Bachelor’s degree preferred

• Agile and lean product design experience preferred

• Strong presentation skills, experience communicating and visualizing complex and abstract ideas and concepts, storytelling and presenting to executive-level stakeholders

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Expert command of usability heuristics, HCI and UX best practices

• Demonstrable experience solving a range of UX problems across a variety of business verticals, technologies and user types

• Ability to multi-task, stay organized and meet multiple deadlines across a variety of projects

• Working knowledge of Sketch, Figma, and other current tools

• Experience drafting and conducting usability testing sessions, synthesizing findings and translating them into actionable tactics

• Experience partnering with technical architects and writing functional specifications

• Ability to travel to client sites as projects require (post-COVID), up to 15% of the time

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

• Portfolio of recent work showing process (in addition to final deliverable) required

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Technology we use

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Location

Our office is located just off the Chicago Riverwalk at the corner of Wacker & LaSalle streets. However, we're currently working together remotely.

An Insider's view of One North

What are some social events your company does?

We have a couple of holiday parties every year where people can unwind and have fun. Also, there are always things that people are doing around the office that anyone can join in on: Bake sales, tech talks, going out for a drink after work. The people here certainly know to have fun when they want to!

Jeff

Senior Developer

What projects are you most excited about?

I really enjoy working with “managed apps,” which keeps clients’ sites and applications the most updated. These projects enable me to get a variety of expertise in all the different platforms we support. I’m a part of all our clients’ implementations, which is challenging and rewarding, and enables me to work with all kinds of clients and teams.

Stephanie

Architect

What does career growth look like on your team?

You are very much encouraged to grow your career in the direction you choose, whether that’s a linear progression or something totally different. Thanks to my manager’s nurturing of my interests and the company’s support of my education and professional development, I was able to create my own career path and grow into my dream hybrid role.

Alexa

Front-End Designer and Developer

What is your vision for the company?

Our aim is to help our clients develop and advance their brands through digital strategy, brand & experience design and technology. Whether it’s helping our clients drive revenue, create stickier client relationships or attract, grow and retain talent, we are the glue that helps our clients engage their most important audiences.

John

CEO

What projects are you most excited about?

Recently, I implemented single sign-on for a client’s website and switched their search platform to Solr. This project gave me the opportunity to learn and work with new technologies such as federated authentication, OWIN, Azure Active Directory, and obviously Solr. Becoming familiar with these has been a huge addition to my skillset.

Erik

Architect

What are One North Perks + Benefits

One North Benefits Overview

We recognize that our employees are more than digital experience geniuses – they are regular people, too (with regular lives). That's why we've set up a generous employee benefit package to help them maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
One North has a [email protected] Employee Resource Group and access to additional ERGs and Employee Networks through our parent company, TEKsystems.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
One North has established an Inclusion & Diversity Working Group that is tasked with attracting, hiring, cultivating and promoting Black talent.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
One North offers company funded short-term and long-term disability insurance for all full-time employees.
Dental Benefits
One North offers dental insurance through MetLife to all full-time employees.
Vision Benefits
One North offers vision insurance through Vision Service Plan (VSP).
Health Insurance Benefits
One North's insurance through BCBS offers a PPO plan with an HSA. There is also an option to add a Hospital Protection Plan.
Life Insurance
One North provides company-funded life insurance to all full-time employees, with the option to purchase additional coverage if desired.
Wellness Programs
One North's Employee Assistance Program offers a health advocacy feature, and our financial wellness programs provide employees the tools and expert advice necessary to improve their financial health.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Our 401(k) plan allows employees to save for retirement through pre- or post-tax contributions along with employer-matched funds for maximized savings potential. Vesting in the 401(k) is immediate.
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
One North employees can allocate pre-tax dollars to a Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account. Nursing mothers who are traveling for work can take advantage of Milk Stork delivery services for free.
Generous Parental Leave
Once employees hit their 1.5-year anniversary, they are eligible for the Parental and Primary Caregiver Leave benefits. Available leave time increases with tenure.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
All full-time employees are eligible for 4 weeks of PTO per full year. The number of days an employee is eligible for increases with tenure.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Our Transportation Benefits enable employees to also make pre-tax contributions to pay for parking and public transit needs.
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Parking
We offer employees discounted daily parking at a nearby garage.
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns

Additional Perks + Benefits

Our comprehensive benefits program includes Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO Health coverage, as well as a health savings account with employer-funded contributions. We also offer Dental and Vision insurance. All of our full-time employees are eligible for Life/AD&D insurance and Short/Long Term Disability insurance free of cost, with the option to add additional voluntary coverage if desired.

One North's 401(k) plan allows employees to save for retirement through pre- or post-tax contributions along with employer-matched funds for maximized savings potential. Our Transportation Benefits enable employees to also make pre-tax contributions to pay for parking and public transit needs.

We know how important unwinding can be for inspiration, innovation and productivity. Our full-time employees earn 4 weeks of paid time off, in addition to company paid holidays. Employees also begin to accrue additional time off once they reach their 3-year and 10-year anniversaries with the business.

One North also understands how critical it is for parents to bond with their new additions. We provide paid Parental and Primary Caregiver Leave to assist and support employees who experience a new birth, adoption or foster placement of a child.

We also offer an Employee Perks Program that offers member-only discounts and corporate rates on everything from pizza and the zoo, to movie tickets, car rentals, and hotels.

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