Sr UX Designer

Depends on Experience

Contract: W2, Independent, Corp-To-Corp, 12 Month(s)

  • No Travel Required


Data VisualizationUI designInformation ArchitectureUser ResearchVisual Design

Job Description

UX Generalist with strong understanding of all UX activities – from user research and requirements through testing and continuous improvement. Works collaboratively as part of a cross-functional team with Business and IT. Translates business requirements into simple and intuitive user interfaces across platforms (desktop, tablet, mobile). Develops good working relationships and trust with business stakeholders and developers. Takes ownership of projects to ensure success.

This is a key position within a small UX team that supports AbbVie’s R&D business. When needed, you may be asked to take on a leadership role, for example, leading UX workshops with stakeholders, facilitating stakeholder and user research.

Specific Responsibilities
• User Research / User Testing
• User Requirements
• Journey Mapping
• Personas
• Information Architecture
• User Flows
• Iterative Wireframing (low to high fidelity)
• Content and Visual Design Direction
• Administrative
o Advise, coach, mentor others on team
o Project estimating and budgeting

• Passion for simple, engaging, intuitive UI design
• Deep knowledge of UX best practices and trends
• Degree in HCI, information science, design, communications, or related field
• Strong communication, collaboration and team building skills
• Agile: easily adaptable to shifting priorities, comfortable working on multiple projects at once

• Manager Name: Beth Martin
• Position Title: Sr. User Experience Designer
• Location/Site: Abbott Park AP4 but hybrid position

• Years of experience/education and/or certifcations required: 5+
• What are the top 3-5 skills requirements should this person have?

1: UX/UI design and wireframing
2: Empathy and understanding of audience and their needs
3: Ability to work collaboratively
4: strong portfolio

• What is a nice to have (but not required) regarding skills, requirements, experience, education, or certification?
Examples: Bachelor of Science; 4 year pharma, health care, or regulated industry
• Visual Design/Data Visualization Experience
• CSS Styling HTML experience

• What type of environment is this person working in?
o Group setting
o Individual Setting
o Combination of both**