UX Lead

<p>ES99: AN AGENCY WITHIN IMPACT.</p> <p>Although officially established in 2018, ES99 was in the making for several years prior. As Impact&rsquo;s rapid expansion brought more opportunities for optimizing businesses from the inside, it also uncovered a need for these businesses to improve their external presence for their customers&rsquo; branding &amp; marketing needs. The internal design division at Impact was re-imagined to meet these needs and ES99 was born.<br /><br /><a href="https://es99.agency/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Learn More About ES99</a></p>

Chicago, IL

Impact

<div class="about-us-description ng-binding"> <div class="fusion-text"> <h4 class="fusion-responsive-typography-calculated" style="padding-left: 30px;" data-fontsize="24" data-lineheight="31.92px"><strong>Building the people who build the business.<br /><br />We&rsquo;ve spent the past 20 years pushing the boundaries of traditional business. Though we&rsquo;ve evolved from an equipment dealership into an IT and managed services provider, our goal remains the same: to provide world-class customer experiences for the companies who are often ignored by big enterprises. To do this, we need top talent, skilled specialists and the hardest of workers looking to build successful careers at Impact.&nbsp;</strong></h4> </div> <div class="fusion-text"> <h4 style="padding-left: 30px;"><strong>Whether you&rsquo;re looking for a fresh start, a career change or the chance to use your experience to make a difference, you&rsquo;re welcome at Impact. With 700 employees and 18 locations spread across the Midwest and West Coast, we are committed to empowering each individual with education, training and the support needed to compete and succeed, and change the way our customers do business.</strong></h4> <h4 style="padding-left: 30px;"><strong>The world of technology shows no signs of slowing down, and neither do we. Think you can keep up? Apply today!</strong></h4> </div> </div> https://vizi.vizirecruiter.com/Impact-2824/index.html

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Regular Full-Time

Overview: <p>ES99: AN AGENCY WITHIN IMPACT.</p> <p>Although officially established in 2018, ES99 was in the making for several years prior. As Impact&rsquo;s rapid expansion brought more opportunities for optimizing businesses from the inside, it also uncovered a need for these businesses to improve their external presence for their customers&rsquo; branding &amp; marketing needs. The internal design division at Impact was re-imagined to meet these needs and ES99 was born.</p> <p>As a full-service boutique agency located in downtown Chicago, our core offerings fall into four main categories: research &amp; strategy, branding, web design &amp; marketing. Our client roster includes everything from B2B manufacturers to B2C CPG brands and everything in between. We&rsquo;re always on the lookout for engaged, collaborative, creative people to bring into the team.<br /><br /></p> <p>INTERNAL STRUCTURE</p> <p>Our internal team is split within these core competencies:</p> <p>-Creative (strategy, design, ux/ui, copywriting)</p> <p>-Client management (research, account, digital media)</p> <p>-Production (web development &amp; print)</p> <p>-Sales (business development)</p> <p>&nbsp;<br />DESCRIPTION</p> <p>As a UX Lead, you&rsquo;ll be focused on getting the right content in front of users with a brand-first perspective. We&rsquo;re looking for someone passionate about helping small businesses help tell their story on the web-- and collaborating with designers and copywriters. Working with the research team, SEO and strategy teams as well as the clients directly in order craft a content flow that is unique and appropriate for users.</p> <p>Our team works collaboratively with high design and attention to detail being paramount. Our team is very entrepreneurial and each team member must be comfortable going from working independently to being engaged and contributing to a group, depending on project needs. You must be able to fluently articulate your &ldquo;why&rdquo; behind content direction, execute within prototypes and communicate through annotations to the development team.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Understanding the needs of users and clients through independent or secondary research (utilizing internal research/strategy team)</li> <li>Creating user flows, content maps, information architecture, and wireframes</li> <li>Collaborating with UI/brand design team, copywriters, and other UX designers</li> <li>Implementing best practices and proactively continuing to provide insights to the team and clients</li> <li>Presentations of information flow to clients</li> <li>Information and user flow audits</li> <li>QA of websites and apps to ensure brilliant execution</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>2-5 years experience</li> <li>Fluent in Sketch and/or Figma and InvisionApp</li> <li>Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite</li> <li>Bachelors Degree in a related field</li> <li>The belief that there is always a better way to connect with consumers</li> <li>Please provide portfolio</li> </ul>