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The Researcher is responsible for project leadership, commercial and sales bid approaches for project engagements. This position handles all phases of the UX product suite, including bidding and scoping, preparation, execution, and delivery. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Researcher operates autonomously and confidently managing clients, leading projects and writing or designing deliverables Specific responsibilities include: Oversight of research material preparation and implementation of best practices Provide oversight and guidance to moderators and note takers. Execute these activities independently when appropriate while simultaneously managing a project Identify final client deliverables that will address research objectives, and independently develop or oversee the development of those final deliverables, including research reports, executive summaries, and design recommendations Effectively and efficiently review deliverables and provide constructive, actionable feedback. Communicate these deliverables to clients effectively Recommend redesign of application if needed. Leads finding workshops. Defines ways to integrate research and design on specific projects Ensure quality of service delivery for all direct reports where applicable, as well as for all projects supervised. Actively collect feedback on direct report performance where applicable, and implement improvement plans on an individual level Maintain a solid understanding and fluency with UX products. Support VPs and KAMs to recommend approaches and create proposals and budgets with supervision. Identify an area of focus to improve the UX business This focus may be developing, or refining methods or tools used by the business, developing or refining internal training or onboarding, general process refinement, or other areas with manager approval Optionally, demonstrate independent proficiency in business development skills and lead sales calls, scoping, bidding, and proposal efforts with minimal oversight Experience and Skills: Solid consulting skills are required, strong client management skills are also critical for success Mastery of core UX skills (teaching and mentoring) to educate the team Must have an exceptional understanding of the larger picture of UX engagements, and experience in managing multiple projects with proper delegation of activities is a business imperative Ability to network at all levels with self-confidence. Capable of winning business and building meaningful client relationships Strong commercial management skills with demonstrated success in client management Competent skills in moderator's guide development, analysis and recommendations for reporting Ability to orchestrate a variety of projects types and to utilize different UX techniques Project management skills for logistics and planning and team activity execution Communication skills to explain design justification and flexibility to adapt to client needs 3-7 years' experience in related field (i.e., user experience research or design) Education: Bachelor's degree in human factors, HCI, Psychology, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Design, Visual Design, Behavioral Sciences or equivalent experience is required (Master's degree or higher preferred)
Freelance UX Designer
Onward Search is partnering with a boutique agency here in NYC looking to add to their UX team. This is a temp-to-perm opportunity. Candidates must be ONSITE in NYC. You must have experience with large scale, content-heavy websites with the samples that show it to be considered. Prior experience with corporate clients, higher education, and non-profit is preferred. Responsibilities: Assist with UX Strategy and Development of Websites, Mobile Apps and Web Applications Create wireframes, user flows, prototypes, personas etc. Monitor implementation process and project progress to ensure on time delivery Liaise with clients presenting ideas, gain approvals and inform of project status Other tasks may be required Skills: 3+ years of UX Experience Agency or consulting firm experience needed Can distill complex site information into simple, easy to navigate site architectures Experience working on complex content-based sites and content management systems Understanding of heuristic site evaluations and competitive analysis Experience analyzing user research observation and translating them to design decisions is a must Interested in the role? Apply now with your resume and portfolio!
Freelance UX Creative Director
Onward Search is partnering with a boutique agency here in NYC looking to add to their UX team. We are currently looking for a Creative Director level candidate with a background in UX. You must have experience with large scale, content heavy websites with the samples that show it to be considered. This is an on-site role in NYC. Role/Responsibilities: Spearhead UX Strategy and Development of Websites, Apps and Web Applications Shape and guide team's ideas to further fine tune Supervise a team of designers and liaise closely with other departments Ability to lead large scale projects Monitor implementation process and project progress to ensure on time delivery Liaise with clients presenting ideas, gain approvals and inform of project status Skills: 8+ years UX Experience Previous Team lead experience a must Agency or consulting firm experience needed Prior experience with corporate clients, higher education, and nonprofit is preferred. Jira experience a plus Interested? Please apply today with your resume and portfolio detailing your experience and design process!
Freelance Website UX Designer
Onward Search is partnering with a boutique digital product design company to bring on a Freelance Senior UX Designer. Our client is looking for a User Experience Designer that empathizes with users, understands business, and prefers to work hand-in-hand with a visual design team. They are looking to expand their small team with a smart and talented person that can work closely with an eclectic group of designers. This role will start onsite in NYC ASAP. Qualifications: 6+ years experience in user experience design, information architecture for all digital platforms including desktop web, tablet, mobile, and native apps Experience on projects ranging from beautifully designed communications to highly functional applications Experience working closely with a creative team to create solutions that take all aspects of the experience into account including visual design, copywriting, organization, interface design, etc. A high-level of attention to detail Large scale website experience All candidates should have extensive experience... with 1 or more applications for creating well-designed UX documentation analyzing user test results and conceiving experiences and interfaces that solve real problems documenting functional requirements, interaction descriptions, and user cases communicating requirements to an internal team communicating to clients and responding well to feedback in person and in writing This is an onsite freelance opportunity in NYC. If you are available for new opportunities, and interested in being part of a great company, apply now! Portfolios requested.
Motion Graphics Designer
Our Detroit client is seeking a Motion Graphics Designer to join a bustling team of creatives, researchers, analysts in near their Hockeytown office. This is a tight group where teamwork is essential to get the work done. Must be open to presenting ideas and backing up your ideas and claims. They need their designers to be UI experts and responsive design focused. SKILLS: Be a user advocate on cross-functional teams, ensuring that we are moving towards providing an optimal user experience in terms of interactions and design aesthetic Collaborate with designers, editors, developers, product and project managers to ensure that we are executing against project goals and milestones Ingest the business requirements, product goals and technical capabilities and come up with a successful UX solution that meets the business and experience needs Provide direction and support in regards to user interaction and experience, ensuring that users are able to interact with our products in intuitive, usable, and delightful ways Provide direction and support in regards to visual design, taking into consideration the interaction design direction, and adding the look and feel for brand identity and KP standards Create key design deliverables such as site maps, user flows, wireframes, style guides, visual design comps and interactive prototypes throughout the project lifecycle Apply company branding guidelines, UX standards and voice to a consistent brand experience Collaborate with the research team on usability testing, providing insight as well as prototypes for testing Collaborate with development to check that output coincides with an optimal user experience Collaborate with outside vendors and agencies on projects that include cross-collaboration between external and internal resources REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI, Design or related field (or equivalent experience) Minimum of 5 years of UX/UI experience Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign 3D, Maya or After Effects experience is necessary Proficiency in Sketch and InVision Experience working with digital, interactive UX design Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills Experience working with cross-functional teams in an agile environment Proven experience working with strict brand and style guide standards in a bigger company environment PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: Automotive industry experience Experience in responsive design Mobile UX experience Experience with visual design as well as interaction design
Senior User Experience Designer
Our client, an innovative technology company seeking an experienced, dynamic and Senior UX Designer well versed in creating compelling user experiences across all digital platforms, with experience in designing for Augmented or Virtual reality. This person will have a solid understanding of user-centered design principles, requirement gathering, interaction design, prototyping principals and applications, and an interest in the technical aspects that bring designs to life. Must excel in communication with the ability to translate team ideas into presentable formats and lead collaborative design efforts. Responsibilities: UX Sherpa for the company’s Augmented Reality experiences and the tools to build them Collaborate with Product Design teammates, Business, Engineering, and QA stakeholders to deliver stunning UX that meet business goals Describe users’ navigation, tasks, and journeys for product features or enhancements via: Conceptual visualization Mental models User flows Wireframes Interactive prototypes Etc. Facilitate Design Thinking workshops to gain consensus and inform user-centered design Presentation of deliverables to designers, stakeholders, and leadership Work closely with developers to ensure design integrity in final product Self-motivated expert in current and emerging technology, trends, standards, and devices Active contributor to UX Design Systems for delivering standard experience across all products Lead and mentor junior UX designers Qualifications: Bachelors or Master’s degree in UX Design, Interior Architecture, Industrial Design, Human Factors, or related field 7+ years of experience as a UX Designer in: web-based, mobile and desktop software applications defining, developing, and documenting UX design and interaction requirements and specifications Experience designing for Augmented or Virtual Reality or simulated AR/VR experiences (e.g., game design) Solid understanding of user-centered and Design Thinking principles Careful attention to detail, as well as ability to grasp multiple product requirements concurrently Experience designing interfaces to support a broad range of responsive/adaptive HTML/CSS Frameworks (i.e. Less, Bootstrap, Gumby etc.) Excellent communication and collaboration skills Experience running design workshops Proficiency in UX design and documentation applications (wireframing, prototype development) Axure, Visio, OmniGraffle, Balsamic, Unity, etc. Experience working in Agile development teams Capable self-starter, self-motivated, able to work independently, prioritize effectively, and perform multiple tasks under minimal supervision A humble expert with an open-mind who knows that great ideas come from anyone and enjoys learning from and collaborating with others to deliver best-in-class experiences Portfolio with projects demonstrating process (conceptualization through realization) and design justification Demonstrated understanding of UI complexities such as cross-browser requirements and accessibility standards Apply today and include your portfolio to be considered!!
Senior UX Designer
Large healthcare corporation is seeking a SR UX DESIGNER to join a bustling team of creatives, researchers, analysts in 2 CA locations. This is a tight group where teamwork is essential to get the work done. Must be open to presenting ideas and backing up your ideas and claims. Want their UX designers to also be UI and responsive design focused. SKILLS: Be a user advocate on cross-functional teams, ensuring that we are moving towards providing an optimal user experience in terms of interactions and design aesthetic Collaborate with designers, editors, developers, product and project managers to ensure that we are executing against project goals and milestones Ingest the business requirements, product goals and technical capabilities and come up with a successful UX solution that meets the business and experience needs Provide direction and support in regards to user interaction and experience, ensuring that users are able to interact with our products in intuitive, usable, and delightful ways Provide direction and support in regards to visual design, taking into consideration the interaction design direction, and adding the look and feel for brand identity and KP standards Create key design deliverables such as site maps, user flows, wireframes, style guides, visual design comps and interactive prototypes throughout the project lifecycle Apply company branding guidelines, UX standards and voice to a consistent brand experience Collaborate with the research team on usability testing, providing insight as well as prototypes for testing Collaborate with development to check that output coincides with an optimal user experience Collaborate with outside vendors and agencies on projects that include cross-collaboration between external and internal resources REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Factors, Psychology, HCI, Design or related field (or equivalent experience) Minimum of 5 years of UX/UI experience Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign Proficiency in Sketch and InVision Experience working with digital, interactive UX design Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills Experience working with cross-functional teams in an agile environment Proven experience working with strict brand and style guide standards in a bigger company environment PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: Healthcare or Financial Services industry experience Experience in responsive design Mobile UX experience Experience with visual design as well as interaction design
Senior Product Designer
Our client, a Fortune 500 organization with offices in the northern suburbs, is seeking an experienced Researcher to help with a development project. The ideal candidate is or has: A seasoned researcher who has led research plans/roadmaps for a large initiative that involved various research activities and multiple stakeholders and teams Strong organization and Project Management skills - Ability to communicate and drive a multi-phased research plan and deliver on time Strong ability to analyze and synthesize data from multiple sources and then consolidate and create deliverables and recommendations Exceptional communication skills with demonstrated ability to present status and ‘actionable’ findings from research to business stakeholders Creative problem-solving ability and ability to dive in and identify the best approach to achieving learning objectives Experience incorporating quantitative/survey, analytics, interview, censor, experimental design data into research deliverable recommendations Strong preference will be given to candidates with space planning ‘experience design’ experience (e.g. design of workstations, merchandizing, wayfinding, furniture selection, etc) Experience Required: Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) 5+ years in a research role, with recent experience in leading a team or research project Apply today!