User Experience Jobs
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Marketing and research firm with offices downtown Chicago is seeking a strong UX practitioner to join their team. This is a role that will straddle both UX and UI while leading a team of designers.The ideal candidate will develope, lead, and inspire a talented team of UX Designers, organized around the mission of bringing world class user experiences.You’re a true leader, capable of conveying a clear strategy, and engaging with leaders throughout the organization, to bring UX to the forefront of product design and strategy. You love working within a creative team, leveraging brand standards and good ideas from all over the Web to create and evangelise scalable design languages.You may not consider yourself a coder, but you know how applications are built for multiple devices. You enjoy partnering with technology leaders and product owners; listening, challenging, crafting, iterating and ultimately arriving at a solution that works for everyone.Requirements and Qualifications7+ years of success designing for large scale global B2B applications; you understand and have experience creating design systems. Experience working with Agile product and operations teams and integrating UX practices into established Agile project processes and sprint cycles. Demonstrated knowledge of design and research approaches that involve data and analytical applications, especially marketing and advertising. Previous experience leading and building a team. Bachelor's degree or higher in related field (Design, HCI, or similar)Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, a research firm focused on big data and predictive analytics, is seeking a UI Designer to join their team on a contract to hire basis.In this role, you will be charged with adding visual clarity, simplicity and excitement to the products. You will: Transform manual services into modern digital products Design better ways to collect and visualize information. Help product teams, development teams & stakeholders make better choices by creating low and hi-fidelity prototypes. Create a unified, scalable, design language. Ideal skill set and experience:3+ years experience working with a cutting edge UX practice, focused specifically on visual communication, patterns, and brand guidelines.Included in your portfolio is work detailing your involvement in designing software and/or building out a suite of products.You demonstrate empathy and understand how to unravel complex technical, business and people problems and translate them into digital experiential journeys.You’re passionate about interactivity, interface design, standards, and have an insatiable thirst for learning about your passion.You have an appreciation for coding and understand how applications are built for multiple devices.You enjoy partnering with developers and product owners; listening, challenging, crafting, iterating and ultimately arriving at a solution that works for everyone.You are confident in at least one of the UX wireframing/prototyping tools, e.g., Axure, Sketch, Illustrator, InvisionApp, etc.
If you’re an experienced usability researcher, we have an opportunity for you with one of our growing clients. You will design, build, administer and assess usability research studies across many websites and applications. This will involve working with UX to build studies, generating insights that lead to improvements, and helping to establish usability goals for future projects. Additionally, you will track changes in user experience over time.Skills:Experience designing, building and running usability research studies Insight into user behaviors and expectations as well as different methods of conducting studies Ability to interpret findings and recommend action items Exceptional communication and presentation skills Requirements:5+ years of experience conducting user research studies Bachelor’s degree (preferred in marketing or technical-related major) Up-to-date resume Experience using analysis and analytics to uncover usability issues If you have the experience, skills, and desire to join a growing company, apply now.
Onward Search is on the hunt for a UX Researcher to join the team of a fast-growing entertainment tech company for a six month assignment. You will report to the Head of User Research and will provide support on analysis of data from a variety of studies including usability tests, semi-structured interviews, diary studies, contextual inquiries, surveys, etc.Responsibilities:Collaborate with their recruitment vendor to screen, schedule, and coordinate research participants from the beginning to end of all studies Observe and take notes during usability sessions and interviews Oversee the Observer Room during research sessions and compile observer notes & summaries Review interview transcripts, develop a coding system, and code the text Identify and edit compelling video clips from research sessions using tools such as Camtasia Synthesize research findings into a clear and engaging narrative using video footage, key quotes, and other items to build audience empathy Support with study design, discussion guide creation, and moderationRequirements:Qualitative user researcher with 3-7 years of experience with end-to-end research BA/BS degree in Anthropology, Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent experience Experience with live and remote usability studies, semi-structured interviews, diary studies, contextual inquiries, and surveys Ability to translate user research findings into product design recommendations Knowledge of both the strengths and weaknesses of different research methods Strong communication and writing skills: can ideate with a group, clearly articulate ideas, and extract feedback Experience in mobile and/or streaming apps is a huge bonusDoes this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client is currently on the search for a contract 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 an immediate need for a UX Design professional with experience and knowledge in designing for emails and CRM. The ideal candidate should demonstrate an ability to design simple, engaging and meaningful interfaces. He/she would understand design principles and trends and have a passion for learning and growing in the design field. Currently, our client seeking this candidate for a 3-month extendable project working out of San Francisco, CA. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more.Your day to day will consist of various design-related activities:Partner with researchers, strategists, product managers, engineers, designers, and other professionals from across the country (and the world) to define and build products that will create a positive user experience. Deliver wireframes, visual design, prototypes, and final specs as needed Present your work in weekly design reviews and make your voice heard Support product leads and articulate design decisions to product stakeholders and leadership Balance opinion and intuition with data and analysis Drive the creative direction and execution of design projects from project goal definition to dev deliverable at a fidelity required to meet project needs. Inspire and collaborate with Product teams to rapidly produce inventive, thoughtful, relevant product experiences. Contribute across all aspects of your team’s projects, focusing on innovation and quality to uncover and highlight new product opportunities.Does this sound like you, apply now to learn more today!
Senior Product Designer
Our healthcare benefit company is seeking a SR PRODUCT DESIGNER to join the team for 6+ months in their Oakland offices to lead the team on design as well top notch user experience. This role requires experience with a company that has a large customer base, so they come with experience leveraging and creating design systems that can handle complex user flows and implentation of dashboards.SKILLS & RESPONSIBILITIES:Create and oversee the look/feel of the design as well as the user experience Experience creating protoypes, workflows, wireframes, motion studies, mock ups Work closely with product managers, engineers, customer support teams to identify intended behavior, requirements, user testing and market analysis Partner with engineering to create top of the line user experience Experience presenting to sr executives/leaders Experience creating design systems that work with dashboards and complex flows Visual Designer with expert skills in color, typography, creating style guides, etc Experience with research including user testing (both gathering research & in-person testing) Experience working with strict guidelines/corporate standards as well as legal & other complex restraints Experience working with modular design systemsREQUIREMENTS:5+ yrs digital design / user experience Photoshop, Sketch, InDesign, Illustrator, InVision Strong collaboration skills Excellent visual design skills Leadership skills Experience with complex user flows and dashboards
Global Digital Agency is looking to hire an IA/UX Designer to start as soon as possible to work on a retail/ecommerce account. Ideally, you will have an agency background and comfortable working in an extremely fast-paced environment, where autonomy is key. Experience working on intranet sites, websites, mobile/tablet and ecommerce is desired.Requirements include:5+ years experience as an Information Architect or UX professional, with some experience acting as an advisor to key stakeholders Background working on ecommerce or retail brands Effective communicator Background holding kick-off meetings, creating templates, attending breakout sessions in conjunction with product teams, advising on UX best practices Participate in content strategy and UX sprints Wireframes, prototypes, personas, sitemaps, user flows, site maps Strong understanding of usability and related concerns for accessibility Comfortable presenting work Available to work onsite in NYC
Senior Product Designer
Onward Search is looking for a Sr. Product Designer for a long term contract opportunity with a permier national financial client. To be successful at this role, you are above all a make, and enjoy balancing craft with an academic interest in theory and science of Interaction Design, HCI, and user-centered design methodologies.This role is looking to kick off immediately, and is onsite at the client's Manhatten office. If the below applies to you, and you'd like to hear more, apply today!ResponsibilitiesGuide and influence the Product/Service development process by leveraging your command of HCI and Design Both formally and informally uncover user needs and contexts via primary and secondary research techniques and leverage your learnings to come up with the big idea Create, present, and document proposed solutions from the big ideas to the smallest components which might include interaction models and flows, screen and component states, data and information hierarchies Escort a proposed solution through to deployment and beyond ensuring that the vision becomes a reality.Experience and QualificationsFoundational education in graphic, industrial, interaction design or related degree. Around six years of experience working as a user experience professional. An advanced degrees and professional practice experience may serve as substitute for qualification. Demonstrable experience designing rich interactions for desktop, web, hand-held form factors Experience designing applications within complex business domains similar to financial services Track record of successful deliveries and a strong portfolio that highlights their ideas and end-product.
UI Designer (Motion Graphics)
Onward Search is on the hunt for a UI Designer with Motion Graphics Animation skills to join our entertainment client for a long-term contract position that starts immediately.This is a great opportunity for someone with limited UI Design expereince, but who has experience animating motion graphics in AE who wants to move into UI Design and work with a world-class UI/ UX team to become fully immersed into the design of UI systems.You'll report to the Associate Director and be responsible for working with UI and UX leads, designers, to build high-quality UI Designs for different digital products featuring motion graphics design and animation.Specific requirements include:Brainstorming, ideation, rapid-prototyping, and other problem-solving with the UX and visual designers, engineers and other stakeholders. You will help create animated visuals for new product feature-sets, help with creating digital prototypes of new products, and create new patterns to be used on existing products. You will be an advocate for the motion design process through projects as they get implemented.We are seeking UI Designers who meet the following requirements:2 + Years Experience animating motion graphics in AE and some experince in UI Design. Must have experience animating motion graphics in AE with a preference for candidates who have created animated mock-ups, prototypes for digital. Must have a solid online portfolio outlining the latest in UI design principles and have a strong background in animation. Must be proficient in Adobe Design Suite, Sketch, and be proficient in AE. Rapid Prototyping skills are a plus. C4D Skills are a plus.