Remote UX-UI Designer with Graphic design, Adobe Photoshop, Digital Skills Training Designer, websites optimization, CMS, wireframing, mock-up, IA mapping, HTML 5, Bootstrap, CSS 3, Adobe Creative Studio/XD, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Zeplin, Sketch, Miro, social media, Agile, and UAT experience

Job ID: CT-CTDS UX-UI Designer (98991031)

Remote UX-UI Designer with Graphic design, Adobe Photoshop, Digital Skills Training Designer, websites optimization, CMS, wireframing, mock-up, IA mapping, HTML 5, Bootstrap, CSS 3, Adobe Creative Studio/XD, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Zeplin, Sketch, Miro, social media, Agile, and UAT experience

Location: Hartford, CT DAS
Duration: 12 Months

skills :
Adobe Photoshop Proficient (4-6 Years) No
Skills Design User Experience Design (UX) Proficient (4-6 Years) No
Skills Others Digital Skills Training Designer Proficient (4-6 Years) No

Knowledge, Skills and Ability
UI/UX Design
Experience in designing, managing, and optimizing websites
Experience working in an enterprise component-based CMS
Experience in wireframing, prototyping, mock-up creation, IA mapping, user flows
Proficiency in HTML 5, Bootstrap 4.0+, CSS 3
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite: including Adobe XD, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
Proficiency in Zeplin, Sketch, Miro
An understanding of social media management and content creation
Understanding of image and video optimization for online media
Understanding and application of visual design principals
Understanding responsive design
Experience in Agile development process
User Acceptance Testing

Knowledge of best practices for user experience research and testing
Willingness to participate ethnographic research and interviews
Performance in Complex Situations

Ability to distill complex concepts into simple ideas
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, handle and prioritize simultaneous requests, and manage laterally and upwards
Comfort in blazing a path through an ambiguous work environment
Prioritization, organization, and triage in an independent environment
Understanding of the Agile development process
Team Player

Supporting teammates’ skills and behaviors development and delivery
Communication and collaboration with state-wide partners
Creative and analytical thinking with strong problem-solving skills
Judgement in dealing effectively and diplomatically with government staff
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Preferred Skills & Qualifications

An associate degree or higher in UI/UX design, HCI design, graphic design, web design, or web development
5 years professional experience in web design, graphic design, web development
A portfolio of work including 2 examples of real-time work
1 year of user-centered design
1 year of user research and analytics
1 year of customer relationship management platforms such as Salesforce
1 year of web content management platforms such as Sitecore
Administrative Considerations

The UI/UX Designer will work as part of an iterative team using agile sprints. Work will be assigned based on items in the product backlog associated with Website Improvements. These tasks may be adjusted, reduced, or expanded as the project progresses through various phases. The contract employee shall be expected to maintain and provide written documentation on any work performed in conjunction with this engagement.

The engagement will be for a term of up to 12 months. All work will be performed in eight (8) hour shifts, Monday to Friday, excluding State holidays. If workflow dictates an on-site presence is not needed, consultant may work remotely. All extended remote work will need approval by Chief Digital Officer or the designated manager. Payment will be on a time and material basis and paid only for hours worked. Travel to various state offices will be required. State Agencies are in downtown Hartford and the Greater Hartford area. Local Travel Reimbursement is not provided.

Use of State Resources: The contractor will share a dedicated office space and will be provided with all computer hardware and software needed to execute and perform the duties for this program.

Security/Privacy Considerations: Information accessible by the contractor may be sensitive, confidential, or subject to the Privacy Act and/or HIPAA considerations. Contractor personnel must be familiar with and comply with the provisions of appropriate regulations and/or instructions. Signing of a confidentiality agreement will be required. Daily sign-in to the facility may be required. The contractor employee must always display an access badge while present in state facilities. A background check will be required.

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