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Clareo Partners

Freelance UX Designer

Software – Chicago, Illinois
Department Software
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Mid-level

We are growth strategists whose mission is to help leaders adapt their businesses and create new ways to grow in rapidly changing markets. Together, we build the plans and capabilities that deliver results. Our clients choose Clareo to improve strategy execution, find radical efficiency gains, develop entrepreneurial capabilities, bring new ideas to market, explore plausible futures, and invest in business ecosystems.

Our suite of software tools empowers the work of innovation leaders with a proven approach. It is based on our own FastPath methodology, delivering powerful outcomes for our clients for over 15 years.

 We are looking for a freelance UX Designer to integrate a holistic view of design and user experience to our suite of software products.  Your experience should include designing user interfaces and end to end customer experiences which are uniquely simple, elegant and professional. A collaborative working style is critical as you will be working closely with our technical team and will be a key player in understanding and designing for our end-users.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Utilize a holistic view of design from a human centered approach to create a unique experience for our customers while maintaining an understanding of the business needs of Clareo and our clients

  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering (production ready) for responsive web interface

  • Validate new ideas in design through user testing and reviewing product metrics, including rapid prototyping to help validate design concepts with customers

  • Collaborate and communicate professionally with the product team and our customers

  • Work with and clearly articulate design ideas and decisions to key stakeholders within the organization, including sales, marketing, and engineering

  • Measure recently released product updates to establish benchmarks and to identify potential areas of improvement

  • Conduct user research interviews remotely and in person to collect qualitative user insights

 Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in design (preferred) and at least 3-5 years experience leading product design efforts on cross-functional teams

  • Strong communication skills and ability to convey strategy and rationale behind design decisions to key stakeholders

  • Ability to work collaboratively across the organization as well as independently

  • Extremely strong work ethic

  • Flexibility, adaptability

  • Experience working with Sketch, Photoshop and other design collaboration tools.

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and/or other programming languages

  • Experience with designing for enterprise or B2B software a plus

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