Senior Experience Designer (contract)

Senior Designer // Experience Design
At Grand Studio, there is no divide between contractors and full-timers. We’re in this together, so our contractors get all the support, opportunities and team perks that our full-timers do. We are currently searching for a senior contractor in Experience Design to join our teams to explore digital products and services in a consulting environment.

Is Experience Design your cup of tea?
  • You crave all things UX from defining customer value to great usability
  • Your brain is wired to investigate how things work, functionality is essential
  • You understand human factors guidelines and UX standards, but you also know when to embrace a different approach if needed
  • Your passions steer toward information and interaction design deliverables
  • You welcome variety as a designer, continuing to improve your strengths while contributing to other disciplines within a design process

Our expectations for an applicant
  • Professional design experience in a consulting or in-house environment
  • A rich understanding of the end-to-end design process and evidence of using appropriate methods to inform a UX design system
  • A portfolio of case studies that shows a mastery designing for a diverse set of digital products or services grounded in user, business, and technical insights
  • Experienced in communicating with technology teams and other stakeholder groups
  • Comfortable in delivering functional specifications and content logic for technology
  • Available to work with us on-site is preferred. This may be a remote role or remote flexible if the project allows

Senior Designers are driving us forward
Our Senior Designers are passionate about finding the right design methodologies to craft unique approaches to challenging client projects. They help project teams uncover actionable insights around customers and design the most compelling digital products and services grounded in user value. They are versatile to help determine project strategy, mentor teammates, and create client deliverables. 

At our studio, not only will you contribute to the success of client projects, but you will have a ground floor opportunity to help build our culture and design practice with us. We invite you to be a part of the journey of evolving a consultancy fit for designers, built by designers.

Benefits at Grand Studio
  • Potential to move to a full-time role within the first three months
  • Office events like shuffleboard, boat tours, video arcades and special lunches
  • Snacks, fresh fruits and veggies, coffee, tea, beer, and more
  • Quick access to the Loop from downtown River North
  • Happy hours, birthday celebrations, and team dinners

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