UI/UX Designer I
Do you want to be part of an award-winning and successful team? Are you a pro at translating your clients' needs into creative and appealing campaigns? Interested in developing your career in a team-oriented, "work hard, play hard" environment? Then Zehnder may be the place for you. We currently have an opening in our New Orleans or Nashville office for an experienced UI/UX Designer with a minimum of 3 years of experience. This role has an office presence component part of the week; it is not a fully remote work opportunity. Candidates must reside in one of our office location cities.
Zehnder Communications is a fully integrated advertising agency providing a wide range of services, including strategic marketing, public relations, media placement, creative services, social media, interactive design and programming, research & analytics and business strategy. With offices in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Nashville and Rosemary Beach, the agency has been serving the greater Southeast region for 26 years.
We are looking for an experienced and creative UI/UX Designer I to join our team! As an UI/UX Designer, you will be responsible for delivering the best online user experience, which makes your role extremely important for our success and ensuring client satisfaction and loyalty.
You will create designs for end users that are attractive, functional and accessible to the target audiences. You will be responsible for the digital design process from the mockup stage to the final product, whether it is a website, native mobile application, software application, mixed reality experiences (AR/VR) or interactive infographics. You will be designing ideas using various methods and latest technology. Your design concepts will create use cases, prototypes and simple, clean, easy to use designs. This includes designing graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs, forms, and widgets.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Experience designing user experiences across multiple platforms, including responsive web and native mobile.
Produce and maintain high-quality UX design solutions through low and high fidelity wireframes, visual and graphic designs, flow diagrams, storyboards, site maps, and prototypes.
Design UI elements and tools such as navigation menus, search boxes, tabs, and widgets.
Adhere to brand style standards on typography and graphic design
Experience with rapid screen mock-ups / prototyping for client presentation.
Proficiency with Sketch, InVision, Adobe XD / Adobe Creative Suite and other prototyping design tools
Collaborate with software developers to ensure success in implementing user interfaces to design specifications
Willingness and experience working an agile development environment
Experience working with User Testing, User Stories and Personas.
Ability to connect the dots between business needs, innovation and good design.
Obsessed with good user-centered design practices and have an eye for detail.
Ensure all versions of project UX/UI documents are complete, current, and stored/ archived appropriately within company operating procedures and guidelines.
Ability to discuss and explain design options to internal teams and clients.
Knowledge of Usability Factors in Human Computer Interaction
Manage multiple projects from concept through completion, delivering work on time and on budget at expected quality levels, even within tight timeframes.
Strong online UI design portfolio that showcases web / mobile samples of each phase of design and is up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies.
Performance Standards & Skills:
Highly motivated, goal-oriented, collaborative team player.
Passionate about creating simple and seamless interactive experiences and the latest web design technologies and techniques.
Self-motivated and possesses a strong work ethic with strong attention to detail and effective time management.
A self-starter who is curious and has a strong desire to make a positive impact on the agency and our clients’ business.
Ability to maintain composure and professionalism during stressful situations while managing urgent deadlines, organizing and multi-tasking a variety of details in ever-changing situations and have a diplomatic and problem-solving attitude.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) combined with a healthy sense of humor.
Be organized and flexible
Be professional, patient, and positive
Be communicative and resourceful
Be courteous and kind
Minimum of 3 years of design experience in UI/UX design, interaction design or similar role
Proficiency with Sketch, InVIsion, Adobe XD/Adobe Creative Suite and other design tools
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Rich media experience a plus
Experience with Jira a plus
What we offer:
Competitive salary, full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability insurance and 401k matching
Paid holidays and vacation/personal/sick time/maternity leave
A hybrid work schedule incorporating in-office time combined with working from home flexibility, great creative workspace in our New Orleans or Nashville office
A flexible, family friendly, pet-friendly (Nashville) and collaborative work environment with an intense focus on teamwork
No phone calls please. Candidates must be willing to relocate themselves if not currently residing in the New Orleans or Nashville area. All submissions confidential. EOE.