User Experience Jobs
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Our client, a Fortune 500 organization with offices in the northern suburbs, is seeking a UX Researcher to work on a 3-month long contract. This project is an ethnographic research project on consumer experiences with purchasing their product. The ideal candidate must be able to independently plan, set up, recruit for, and execute the study, analyze the insights, and create deliverables, utilizing recruitment and data collection tools and software available to the UX team. Additionally, you may be asked to also perform work on any of the following activities: personal development, design sprint planning, usability testing. Skills and Requirements: At least five years of relevant experience within a behavioral research function; interdisciplinary design and research background preferred. A four-year degree (Master’s preferred) in Human Factors/Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive or Experimental/Social Psychology, Cognitive Science, Sociology, Anthropology, or related field. Strong experience with qualitative research, lean UX methods, design thinking, and ideation methods. Reliable test-plan management, skillful session facilitation, and clarity in communicating research methods and actionable outcomes. Demonstrated competence with discovery research, task, and workflow analysis, journey mapping, and gathering qualitative and quantitative measures using design artifacts at any level of fidelity. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is on the hunt for a Research Coordinator to join our Entertainment client for a long-term contract position. You'll be supporting our client's internal design studio and be responsible for participant recruiting, research coordinating, and lab maintenance to facilitate studies for our research team. Skills: Participant outreach, screening, scheduling, and incentivizing. Soliciting, identify and prepare appropriate candidates to participate in research studies. Manage multiple recruitment tasks simultaneously as well as accommodate the unexpected. Update and grow the database of attendees for all research studies. Test all lab equipment before test sessions. Keep labs clean, organized, stocked. Requirements: Prefer candidates who have a degree in Psychology, but not required. Prefer candidates who are interested in a career in UX Research and/or Design. Must have excellent organizational and communication skills. Must be flexible, and embrace change in a fast-pace environment. Must have an approachable demeanor and composure. Must be a critical thinker. Must be a good listener, and multi-tasker. Must be an expert in Excel. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Digital Content Strategist / UX Writer
Onward Search is looking for a Digital Content Strategist / UX Writer with 7+ years of experience for a Top Financial Institution located in Downtown Los Angeles. Seeking a senior-level Content Strategist experienced in Content Analysis/Gap Analysis, Content Mapping as well as Content Planning and prioritizing. Requires 7+ years of experience. Must possess strong communication and organizational skills with experience working in a corporate environment. Financial industry experience preferred, but not required. Skills and Requirements: Partners with product managers, internal business stakeholders and functional teams to define content requirements and strategy that best achieve business goals. Provides leadership on UX project team efforts to ensure content and design meet business objectives and user needs. Writes and edits digital content that meets project goals and end-user needs for complex efforts. Develops clear, the consistent nomenclature for tools and applications; collaborates on the creation of new systems to tag and organize new and existing content and site navigation. Partners with UX team to define user models and interfaces for new/updated features and functionality. Works with other departments as needed to ensure the content strategy is effectively implemented across channels. Ensures online content complies with corporate brand standards, web style guide, legal and compliance. Collaborates on the development of content style guides, content and messaging strategies, best practices, and processes. Partners with other writers within the organization to leverage and share ideas and make recommendations that apply broadly across multiple channels. Reviews analytics on an ongoing basis to understand user behavior to manage and shape content and messaging strategies. Evaluates the usability of new and existing products, and makes constructive suggestions for change. Requires at least seven years of experience. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, a mobile product agency, is in search of a freelance UX Researcher to join their Product team for a 10-week freelance project beginning at their office in NYC immediately. We are looking for candidates with the following skills and competencies to fill this role. Skills: Work with the design team to determine project objectives, plan out the research roadmap and the tools that will be used to execute user research. Obtain essential insights about users through different methods of research including things like ethnographic observation, diaries, usability studies, interviews, surveys or even something you create yourself. Take research findings and translate into usable insights and actionable design tools including things like personas, design principles, requirements, etc. Share your research insights with the team including designers, product managers, engineers, and the executive team to inform all product and business decisions. Conduct user testing on-site at our client. Other tasks may apply. Requirements: Professional experience with conducting live and remote usability studies and interviews. Expert at uncovering the factors that influence behavior in the product spaces. Incredibly curious, great at asking questions and passionate about learning. Experience working on applications specifically designed for a female target audience. Very strong at expressing your insights through different mediums (storytelling, writing, hands-on workshops). Familiarity with the product and design process (mobile & desktop). Must have a portfolio of previous case studies to share. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Our client, a premiere eCommerce brand and cutting-edge leader in technology are looking for a passionate and collaborative Product Designer to join our growing New Product Development team in San Francisco. They are focused on exploring adjacencies and pushing the boundaries of traditional e-commerce internationally. We are looking for creative thinkers that are entrepreneurial, critical of the current experiences around them and innovators who are energized to re-imagine the way people, brands and services mesh in the digital world. If this sounds like you apply today to speak with one of our associates! You will be responsible for creating ideas, communications, and interface. You’ll make things — Elegant, beautiful, smart things — that live across devices — that drive engagement and loyalty tour brand. You’ll need strong attention to detail of course, as well as an eagerness to solve design problems at scale. And we’re looking for highly conceptual thinking in both visual and interaction design. We want you to blow us away with your work. Skills: Curious minds and an appetite for learning. Passion for the craft. A strong point of view paired with a healthy dose of humility. Fearless brainstorming. Ability to showcase ideas with the latest design / prototyping tools. A user-centric and strategic approach. Strong interest in and following of the latest design trends, technology and social. Requirements: 5+ years of experience. Fluency of grids, type, color, layout, iconography, imagery, patterns and systems. Mastery of all modern design tools mixed with the latest prototyping techniques. Self-starter who is user-focused, detail and solutions oriented. An ability to be both visionary and granular when needed. Brainstorming, work-shopping, partnering to provide strategic business insight. Bilingual in Both Chinese (Mandarin) and English. Excellent written and verbal skills. Written and oral language fluency in both Chinese (Mandarin) and English. Knowledge of the Chinese e-commerce landscape. Experiencing working with distributed teams on an international design project. Does this sound like you? Apply today! Please include a link to your portfolio to be considered.
Product Designer - UX
Our client, a hot tech company located in DT Chicago is seeking a Senior Product Designer for one of their growing teams. In this role, you will play an integral part in growing our client’s business through various partnership platforms. You will be vital in shaping the future of mobility, and more through your collaboration with partners, with many more of the world’s largest auto and tech companies. Our client’s Product Design team works on and solves a variety of challenges through research, analysis design to create superior customer experiences. Skills: Collaborate with product managers and engineers to oversee the user experience of a feature or product through the entire life cycle. Design and execute user research, and usability studies followed through with analytics of research Make strategic design and user-experience decisions for our client’s B2B business product. Create holistic design solutions that address business and user requirements by considering the entire customer experience and collaborating with product managers, engineers, and business stakeholders. Communicate conceptual ideas, design rationale and specifics of the user-centered design process within a cross-functional team. Create user flows, design documentation, prototypes, pixel-perfect design assets, and other UX deliverables. Consult with internal & external business partners Requirements: Have in-depth knowledge and understanding of responsive web design, iOS, and Android best practices. A passion for user-centered design in a highly collaborative environment. A thorough understanding of usability tests for testing and research. A current/updated portfolio that represents your design process & thinking. Knowledge and efficiency with design tools such as InVision and Sketch. 5+ years professional experience designing web applications. Apply today! We are so excited to chat with you about this fantastic client.
Onward Search's client, a well-known company, comprised of a talented group of individuals that are looking for others that share their passion for design, innovation and a fresh thinker, is looking to hire a Visual Designer to join the team. They’re super passionate about the work they do, and they’re on the hunt for a fellow innovator to join their team in San Jose, CA. Apply today to speak with one of our associates and learn more about this great opportunity. Does the description below sound like you? You are a visual designer that has an eye for stunning design and all of the delicate details that go into that. You are someone who can work collaboratively within a diverse team and can help bring projects to life. You are someone who’s not afraid of design challenges and are excited to jump into new and exciting projects. You’ve got a fantastic and robust portfolio of work showcasing some design awesomeness. And last but not least, you are just an overall delight to be around, self-motivated and just overall proud of putting out some beautiful design. Skills: Conceptualize and design multi-channel creative assets (web, email) that are engaging and clean, with a consistent look and feel that adhere to brand guidelines. Manage multiple projects on an assigned timeline. Design traffic drivers including banners, landing pages, emails, and more. Requirements: Must be proficient in Photoshop and have excellent typography skills. Excellent presentation skills to present ideas and designs in creative reviews. Strong collaboration skills a must, as a candidate will be working closely with various teams of copywriters, designers, site merchandisers, creative director, business leads, and more. Understand and demonstrate the fundamentals of graphic design as it applies to the brand, layout, and digital graphic visual production. Meticulous attention to detail and excellent at multitasking. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment Preferred Skills and Experience. 4+ years of proven experience working with digital assets and/or campaigns. Bachelor's Degree in graphic design or equivalent field. Does this sound like your skill set and experience? Apply today!
Motion UI Designer
Onward Search has an excellent opportunity for a Motion UI Designer with 6-8+ years of experience with our client, an award-winning, global creative studio. As a Motion Designer, it’s your job to apply your passion for animation to simplify complex interactions, solve challenging design problems and apply motion design language across all digital platforms. Whether you’re guiding a user through a shift in context or expressing the personality of your brand, motion and animation are vital ingredients to refine a user's experience — for mobile, desktop or TV. Skills and Requirements: 6-8 years+ of experience as a motion designer using After Effects and Premiere. Experience importing assets from Sketch app to After Effects. Strong background in digital motion design (Web, mobile, etc…). Strong intuition for user experience design and how motion design influences UI and interaction design. Define and execute the animation plan for Immersive digital experiences. Curiosity about possibilities provided by technology. Strong visual storytelling and creative concepting experience using motion, including parallax, transitions, hover states, video, and more. Experience with 2D creation and workflows. Understanding of design processes across disciplines. A portfolio/reel of inspired creative work, spanning across platforms. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Senior UX Designer
Our client is currently on the search for a Senior 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. Skills: You will be responsible for creating compelling user flows, wireframes, annotations, prototypes as well as visual assets. You can 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 Requirements: 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!
Senior UX and Visual Designers
Onward Search's client, an exciting digital creative agency in Portsmouth, is seeking a Sr. UX Designer to join their team. We are looking for candidates with the following skills and competencies to fill the role. Responsibilities: Concept, design and architect award-winning eCommerce experiences for exciting big-name clients that are visually stimulating and consistent with brand standards. Act as a key senior member of the UX/Visual Design team. Will be responsible for working hands-on but also assist in mentoring, leading the team and driving project deliverables. Communicate and present solutions and status updates to clients. Design innovative solutions that meet the needs of our customers and their business goals. Influence customer experience and behavior across e-commerce sites and digital touchpoints such as conversion rate, overall abandonment rate, shopping bag abandonment rate, time spent on site, and search success rate. Requirements: 5+ years of experience in UX and/or Visual Design in a digital agency or sizeable in-house environment Strong background in user experience design for e-commerce web and mobile sites Expertise with design and UX software/tools (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision) Strong communication and presentation skills Ability to prioritize and adhere to deadlines while managing multiple projects and complex processes Ability to conceptualize the opportunities/uses of new technology within the context of business and customer needs Experience working within a creative or digital agency and ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, changing environment Ability to think conceptually and creatively Must have experience working with large brand clients. (Ideally lifestyle or consumer brands). Does this sound like you? Apply today and include your portfolio to be considered!