Job Description

As a Senior UI/UX designer, you will be responsible for the entire process of design: user flow, wireframe, prototype, and pixel perfect final design for the modern web & mobile applications. You will work with designers, web developers, software engineers, and project managers with a common goal of improving overall experience and satisfaction of customers using our websites.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assess functional requirements while understanding the business needs & customer expectations
  • Produce user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and final design in Photoshop as deliverables for the technology team for all platforms
  • Analyze user interface problems and create on-brand design solutions that bridge user and business goals
  • Conduct user experience research to improve existing and new applications
  • Work with graphic designers to create aesthetically pleasant and consistent user interface design elements
  • Demonstrate the highest level of understanding of current site use cases and functionality
  • Assist product development managers, web developers and software engineers throughout the entire development cycle including implementation and testing stages
  • Maintain, update, and refine brand and style guidelines with the rest of the design team
  • Strengthen e-commerce revenue and profitability while supporting the company goals
  • Other ad hoc duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills, and Requirements

  • Must submit a link to a strong online portfolio featuring web & mobile user interface and interaction design samples
  • 5+ years of experience building and designing user interfaces for web & mobile applications
  • BS or BFA in a design, human computer interaction, or computer science related field
  • Expertise in Adobe Photoshop, Axure, InVision, or other wireframe & prototyping tool
  • Understand User Experience as a whole as it relates to customer experience, not just the visual user interface
  • Understanding of modern web technologies & platforms: CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, PHP, Android, iOS
  • Passion for elegant and intuitive user interfaces
  • Ability to present and “sell” solutions using effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle the pressure and fluidity of a fast paced environment including multitasking: juggle multiple projects simultaneously to meet strict deadlines
  • Experience with AGILE methodologies is a plus when working with our Development team via JIRA
  • Personality & eagerness to serve as a mentor/trainer to other design team members is a plus

Location -- Northbrook, IL

Ecentria, LLC and its Companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


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