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Our client, a travel and leisure company, is seeking a Jr-Mid level UI/UX Designer for a contract to hire opportunity.This person will report to the Director of User Experience and Design, is a trained visual designer familiar with UX for responsive websites and mobile apps. The person will design concepts and produce cross-platform layouts for a variety of digital customer experiences. Responsibilities:Translates wireframes into visual designs that are beautifully on brand and simple to use. Creates low- and high-fidelity user interface visual designs, prototypes, and detailed user flows according to brand standards. Produces all aspects of cross-platform design from the entire application down to the feature level. Prepares content for executive reviews which can vary in format from the digital display to printouts. Develops detailed specifications for responsive layouts and mobile app development. Works closely with Creative Team and stakeholders to plan and prepare digital assets, digital content, and cross-platform designs for implementation. Incorporates a design “eye” for elegant, upscale polish in keeping with the brand. Creation of high quality, efficient deliverables on time with great attention to detail. Creates and maintains a comprehensive digital style guide and design component system.Skills and Experience:2-3 years of significant experience and a demonstrated track record as a visual designer for digital products, with examples that include complex projects at a detailed level. Proficiency in the current version of Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and Illustrator. Familiarity and willingness to adopt Sketch / InVision prototyping tools. Openness to additional team tools as necessary. Strong design “eye”; understanding of what makes a good design and a good photograph; skill in and aptitude for image/content alignment to progress storytelling and drive the user experience. Efficient production skills; understanding of digital development specs and various processes for comprehensive file preparation needs. Excellent proofing skills sufficient to review and proof own work to ensure a high level of accuracy and correctness. Able to work effectively across multiple projects, setting and meeting deadlines while working positively and proactively with all staff to execute accurate results. Ability to think strategically (business needs) as well as tactically (customer needs). Ability to translate complex concepts into simple intuitive experiences. Preferred: some user experience background and agile team experience.Does this sound like your skillset and experience? Apply today!
UX Content Strategist
Onward Search has a new exciting opportunity for a role as a freelance UX Content Strategist with one of our best clients. This role has an immediate start onsite at our client’s office in San Francisco, CA. The ideal candidate should have impeccable skills in transforming complex information and difficult tasks into simple and satisfying experiences. If you think you are a great fit, keep reading and apply today!RESPONSIBILITIES:Collaborate with content strategists, designers, product managers, researchers, and engineers during all phases of the UX process including research, prototypi8ng, value proposition, testing, conceptual design, and implementation. Work closely with other teams in delivering solutions for complex problems and creating a cohesive content ecosystem. Mentor other team members as well as business and product partners on best practices. Work with teams in California and Mexico. Conduct content audits and create value propositions and other language or content resources. Aid in enhancing navigation, content, data, page elements, and flows. Generate word choices and language that helps customers successfully complete tasks with minimal friction while increasing product adoption.QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Must have at least 5 years of digital content creation experience. Must have a native level of Spanish as well as proficiency in English. Knowledge of user experience design. Prior to the strong experience with product and design teams to create value propositions and other content resources. Experience with accessibility standards and how to write for screen readers. Familiarity with site assessment, business requirement gathering, research planning/execution, and competitive analysis. Strong capability of writing a brief, on-task, persuasive text that produces user engagement while reducing errors and confusion. Solid presentation, negotiation, and communication skills. Impeccable time management skills and ability to adapt Ability to work independently, but capable of seeking direction and feedback from senior UX leaders and managers.Apply today to learn more now!
Senior Experience Design Consultant
Our national healthcare client is seeking to bring on a Senior UX DESIGN Consultant to help facilitate, design and orchestrate changes with a team currently working on a revised approach for processes (and more) within the marketing department. This person will come with a strong Human-Centered Design background as well as leadership experience on agile teams focused on organization and facilitation.RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:Provide solutions to help establish a new operating model for the marketing department that incorporates an agile environment and uses HCD in methods and approach Bring an existing approach to design and HCD to a more scalable practice Facilitate user research with focus groups that interview stakeholders to create workshops for the next steps with all levels of stakeholders. Provide feedback/reporting from workshops as the next steps for execution Using HCD methodology must have solid experience in research, reporting/framing, providing solutions and prototyping Leadership and teaching skills in HCD methodology and tools needed Proven leadership & facilitator skills, having experience leading and designing workshops that drive solutions and a wide array of outcomes Experience managing and driving design-led projects with clear, concise planning, evaluating, a solid design approach and experience engaging stakeholders through all steps Bring solid understanding and experience of where customer experience intersects with business needs Be a strong communicator both visually, verbally and as a presence in the room Solid experience with Design Sprints, Design Thinking & Co-Design theories MS Office expert Able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environmentDoes this sound like your skillset and experience? Apply today!
Motion Graphics Designer
Onward Search has a new exciting opportunity with one of our best clients for a freelance Motion Graphic Designer. This position has an immediate start at our client’s office in San Francisco, CA.Part of your duties in this position includes but are not limited to ensuring a dynamic and consistent look, feel and tone for creative across channels such as email, display, and social. In order to be successful in this position, you should be a problem-solver and a natural collaborator with a fine-tuned aesthetic and up-to-date on current trends. If this sounds like you, apply now!RESPONSIBILITIES:Tackle end-to-end visual problems with an eye on brand and performance. Create highly engaging complex animations. Deliverables for various marketing initiatives across multiple digital channels (i.e. social, display, app marketing, digital/social video, and email). Ensure accuracy, quality, and consistency for all deliverables. Collaborate with other team members as necessary (i.e. graphic designers, producers, copywriters, developers). Participate in brainstorming sessions to share new design perspectives.QUALIFICATIONS:Must have at least 4 years of experience in motion graphics. Proficiency in After Effects, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator. Previous experience using design experiments as well as iterations is a major plus. Interest in live events is also a plus. Skilled storyteller with knowledge of visual, communication and motion design principles (composition, framing, alignment, lighting, and timing). Skilled in project management, organization, archiving, and file-organization. Digitally savvy with a grasp on current landscape. Comprehension of what makes content engaging and successful across all channels and audiences. Passionate about and up-to-date on graphic design, brand identity, typography, photography, illustration and motion trends. Must be a creative conceptual thinker and problem solver who is also detail obsessed. Understanding and a great sense of performance design, as well as color, photography, imagery, and composition. Team collaboration skills with an ability to accept constructive feedback. Contented with working as a team as well as independently. Ability to provide quality work beyond the task description with minimal oversight. Strong ability to communicate ideas whether verbal or written.Does this sound like you, apply now to learn more about this job today!
Manager, User Experience Strategy & Design
Our client, an industry leader in their space, is looking to hire a Senior Manager of User Experience Strategy and Design. This role will be a critical hire to help shape the future of the team and spearhead the strategy and design of their innovative digital solutions. Design Leadership Responsibilities:As a design leader, you’ll be responsible for working with your product, technology, and marketing peers while supporting the UX designers reporting to you to:Collaborate across projects to ensure a shared understanding of business and user goals, roadmap alignment, and project execution. Conceptualize, design and define breakthrough customer experiences, drawing inspiration from research, user goals, and the world around you Partner with research, optimization, and analytics teams to inform and validate designs Gain stakeholder support for designs by clearly communicating design vision and rationale Translate complex cognitive challenges into elegant user experiences delivered across multiple channels (web, phone, in-store). Collaborate with other UX managers and UX director on UX strategy and portfolio alignmentManagement responsibilities:Hire and retain contract and full-time UX designers Mentor and coach staff Establish annual goals and provide ongoing performance feedback to full-time staff Work with UX producers to ensure designers meet their commitments (including time, quality, and adhering to company values) Provide resourcing estimates on projectsRequired Qualifications Skills:Ability to collaborate with designers, strategists, managers, and technologists Ability to conceptualize, design and deliver top-notch experiences Ability to communicate design rationale to internal team and other stakeholders Ability to dive into projects at any level of definition with creativity and drive Deep knowledge of full user experience design process and ability to contribute at any level Hands-on experience with Sketch, InVision and Adobe Creative Suite Minimum of 10 years of experience in UX environmentApply today to be considered for this excellent opportunity!
Our client is currently on the search for a User Experience Designer to join their growing team. This position is responsible for supporting the delivery of the UX / Creative execution of high profile digital initiatives within their enterprise UX team. Your informed recommendations and design strategies will leverage best practices, user feedback, and usability test results to develop intelligent and successful designs.Responsibilities:You will be responsible for creating effective user flows, wireframes, annotations, prototypes as well as visual assets. You have the ability to demonstrate clear, innovative solutions to complex user flow and understand how to balance these against business and technical requirements. You should be a great listener with an unfettered approach to design. You believe in the mantra that ‘users vote with clicks’ and know that small changes add up to huge mind-shifts if executed in the right way This position requires a deep understanding of large-scale mobile-first and responsive web initiatives, user-centered design, usability, information design, interaction design, and goal-oriented design. You should have excellent communication skills – in person, written and presentation and the ability to prioritize and track multiple projects under tight deadlines You’re comfortable working in cross-functional teams & a fast/agile environment Ability to participate & help lead workshopsQualifications:Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a UX Designer Ability to collaborate with designers, strategists, managers, and technologists Ability to conceptualize, design and deliver top-notch experiences Ability to communicate design rationale to internal team and other stakeholders Ability to dive into projects at any level of definition with creativity and drive Deep knowledge of full user experience design process and ability to contribute at any level Hands-on experience with Sketch, InVision and Adobe Creative Suite Experience with prototyping tools, a must Comfortable presenting work to internal stakeholders & leadership Interest in current & emerging technologies Apply today and include your portfolio to be considered!
Onward Search has a new exciting opportunity with one of our biggest clients. The opportunity is for a position as a freelance UX Researcher that will have an immediate start onsite in San Francisco, California. Our client is looking for a UX Researcher with strong communication and data analysis skills as well as impeccable knowledge of research. If you are curious individual with passion for everything research, apply today! RESPONSIBILITIESCollaborate with other product managers, content strategists, researchers, designers, engineers, and architects on a goal to transform complex issues into easy-to-use products. Additionally, work with c-level executives, stakeholders, product managers and designers to pinpoint research opportunities on user-facing products. Help teams understand customer needs, attitudes, and behaviors through actionable and thoughtful research. Make the experience easier and more delightful for customers. Provide feedback on findings as well as recommendations on how to address research goals and questions. Find appropriate research methods based on time/budget and resourcing constraints. Seek out feedback from Design leaders and managers. Plan and conduct user research across various products and teams (recruiting and scheduling user testing sessions etc.). Serve as a research advocate on the team, ensuring needs are met. Perform independent, impactful research that translates into actionable insights.QUALIFICATIONSBachelor’s degree in HCI, Psychology, or another related field. Must have 6 years of UX Research experience. Strong knowledge of summative and formative usability research methods and their application in a growing organization. Previous experience with heuristic evaluations, field studies, competitive testing, and participatory design. Experience working across various products and teams. Able to define success metrics and benchmarking for various projects. Ability of providing various research approaches to resolve complex design or business issues. Provides recommendations with excitement and passion. Not afraid to ask questions and welcomes feedback. Capable of working without close supervision.
Our client, a leading digital and experiential agency, is looking for an exceptional Product Manager to join their team for one of their main accounts. You will be responsible for the product lifecycle, including gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, and working closely with UX, Tech, and Design teams to ensure the success of a large scale digital product experience. This is a unique opportunity to directly partner with a high profile agency and client.The Details:Onsite NY freelance opportunity Manage sprint process and delivery - work with sprint team against sprint deadlines to reach the best possible version of a feature or product Assist in the creation of product roadmap and help define product vision, goals, functionality requirements Review project deliverables to ensure they align with product goals and business needs Help to define and prioritize roadmap and actively participate in the development and progression of strategic roadmap of personalization component of product Oversee annotations/specifications of designsThe Requirements:3+ years experience developing consumer-facing digital products in an agency environment Exceptionally self-motivated and requires very little direction Expert level understanding of agile project management methodologies Proven track record of working with multi-disciplined teams across UX, Design, Analytics, Technology and Quality Assurance in fast-paced environments Must have a creative and strategic mindset Understanding of web development and product development processesDoes this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is currently hiring for a UX Researcher! This is an on-going contract with health benefits available. Client is located in Dunwoody.Work closely with Product Developers, Product Managers, and other product departmentsResponsible for planning and conducting customer research throughout the product’s lifecycle, including design conceptualization and prototype validationsRequirementsHTML, CSS, JS, React.js, CSS Modules Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree in psychology, human computer interaction, human factors or a related field. Master's or PhD strongly preferred. 8+ years of experience in conducting primary and secondary qualitative and quantitative research including observational studies, focus groups, and similar sessions; 5+ years of experience acceptable if paired with an advanced degree. Prior experience serving as the sole or lead researcher on UX projects is strongly preferred. An ability to independently run a usability (or similar basic methodology) study end-to-end Knowledge of methods for gathering and analyzing UX research data Knowledge of relevant software such as Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and specialized industry tools.Does this sound like you? Apply today!