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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!
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 workshops Qualifications: 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! RESPONSIBILITIES Collaborate 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. QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor’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.
UX Product Designer
Our client located in Southern NH is seeking a Product Designer to partner in new feature, and product development within their enterprise platform. In this role you will work closely with product owners, engineers, and the UX team. The feature set that you will be part of evolving includes complex search, monitoring, analysis, sharing, and reporting tools. What you’ll be doing: Lead the design effort for application features from initial requirements to release Facilitate whiteboarding sessions with select team members to ideate and explore solutions Partner with product and UX to clearly understand customer needs Help drive a user-focused approach to product development Work with UX research to identify and support testing opportunities Encourage adherence to design standards and contribute to component and pattern library initiatives Create low and medium fidelity mockups that are guided by our evolving design system Iterate with engineering teams during feature development Collaborate with UX visual designers, and QA engineers to confirm adherence to material design standards, and visual polish before release Skills & Requirements: 5+ years of experience as a user experience, product or interaction designer Experience leading projects or product design efforts from concept through execution A strong portfolio including examples showing process and final outcome Experience working with engineering and product management teams across multiple locations Experience working on web-based applications and agile development Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to present to both business and technical stakeholders Experience with data visualization and analytics Apply today to be considered!
Our client, a cutting edge ecommerce organization is seeking an UX Designer who will build accessible and engaging user experiences for responsive websites with clear understanding of mobile first approach; as well as mobile apps with incorporation of native interactions and functionality. Responsibilities: An expert of universal design principles, design with accessibility guidelines in mind, and advocate across teams Translate user needs and product requirements into conceptual diagrams, user flows, sketches, wireframes, and prototypes Develop sound UX concepts, including the definition of customer needs, task analysis, and the creation of personas, scenarios and use cases. Deliver effective documentation and communication of design – via journey mapping, ecosystem, and high-quality wireframes with detailed annotation. Collaborate, support (interactive prototypes) and participate (interview/ note taking) in UX research to learn, analyze and synthesize customer’s pain points. Qualifications: Bachelor degree in Design, HCI, or related fields. 3+ years of experience in UX design for consumer-facing Internet company, e-commerce experience preferred. Online portfolio demonstrating your ability to understand and solve complex problems is a must. Familiar with Jira and Confluence, able to prioritize and manage work in a fast-paced, agile environment. Expert knowledge of Sketch, Axure, Adobe CS or similar tools Experience conducting accessibility evaluations and usability testing Clear understanding of WCAG 2.1 requirements and industry best practices around accessibility/inclusive design Apply now for more info on this job!
Onward Search is looking for a Visual Designer to work with one of our clients in the travel/hospitality industry located in Miami, FL! This person will have the opportunity to work with a culture driven first creative team for a contract to hire. You will be a visual designer with a background in production design, to support a variety of initiatives within the digital organization. Responsibilities: In this role, you will work with the digital signage team in creating highly visible digital promotions and communications for the brands, while working closely with design leads, product analysts, and engineers Help define and adapt designs that resonate with our individual brands yet spans across many uniquely different digital experiences Work with leads and analysts to synthesize and balance between business requirements, guest feedback, and stakeholder feedback Help get products and features to the finish line, working closely with agencies, vendors, and in-house teams to collectively push through the rigors of product delivery, including iteration and bug-tracking, and overall readiness for testing, demos, and executive reviews Qualifications: Degree in Design or Fine Art preferred Proficient in product design tools required: Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite Experience in the digital space required, with a portfolio including a handful of real, shipped digital products from end to end that are well designed in form as well as function, that real people use Excellent written communication and documentation skills, as well as obsessive attention to detail experience with UI is a must Apply now to learn more today!
Onward Search is looking for a Principal Designer to work with one of our clients in the travel/hospitality industry located in Miami, FL! This person will have the opportunity to work with a culture driven first creative team for a contract to hire. Responsibilities: Provides tactical and strategic leadership over a subset of design teams within the digital organization, defining a strategy for guest experience and functionally executing product design and delivery across multiple brands Be the expert for design and guest experience, owning and driving end to end product design for at least one critical product vertical in our digital org, responsible for multiple tracks of work within that vertical Chart out holistic connections between business verticals, threading them together into functionally beautiful design systems, rich with purpose and soul Formulate both high-level and detailed design feedback, facilitate communication between agencies and stakeholders, concept and execute one-off patterns and explorations Demonstrates a deep understanding of user experience in relationship to design systems, user testing and human behavior, with a proven track record of digital product delivery for mobile app and web Break down complicated business problems with product teams, and help bundle key ideas and recommendations together into a compelling narrative Chase down big ideas, research conceptual features and innovations in the digital space with a sense of purpose and usability, and bring them to product teams to align, prioritize and implement Push product designers and teams to be more efficient, reliable and highly scalable by creating and supporting connected pattern libraries, toolkits and style guides Research and experiment with current and forward-thinking design philosophy, tools, and methodologies to try and stay ahead of the curve in the relentless pursuit of quality, efficiency, and scale Qualifications: Degree in Design, Human-Centered Engineering, Anthropology, Business Management or Fine Art preferred 8+ yrs experience in design, advertising, and/or software delivery environments (blend of these preferred) Blend of agency and in-house, corporate or enterprise experience highly desired Experience leading strategic initiatives within enterprise-level organizations (5000 employees or more, highly desired) Experience with modern product design tools required: Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Experience Design or similar Experience with basic or robust prototyping tools required: InVision, Marvel, Principle, Framer, Craft or similar Experience with design system tools highly desired Proven in the digital space with a track record including leadership and management over real, shipped digital products from end to end that are well designed in form as well as function, that real people use Obsessive attention to detail, excellent written communication & documentation skills You can bundle up both big ideas and micro details into a neat little package, presenting them to stakeholders, leadership, and executives with clarity and vision You create an emotional connection between our brand and our guests by making beautiful and thoughtfully crafted experiences with delightful interactions You get technology and speak digital fluently; you understand how all the pieces fit together in a software development life cycle and how design thinking and systems can help every step of the way Apply today to learn more!
Senior UX Designer (Beauty/Retail - Mobile)
Global Digital Agency is looking to hire an Senior UX Designer, who specializes in desktop and mobile, to start as soon as possible to work on a retail/ecommerce/beauty account for the next 2 to 3 weeks. Ideally, you will have an agency background and comfortable working in an extremely fast-paced environment, where autonomy is key. Requirements include: 5+ years experience as a UX professional, with experience working on mobile and desktop applications for ecommerce clients, ideally across fashion or beauty 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 Apply now!
Lead UX Designer