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Onward Search is looking for a UX Designer to join our State of Georgia client in downtown Atlanta for a long-term onsite contract opportunity! Job Summary: You will help support ongoing initiatives to re-platform on Drupal 8 and migrate existing websites to a digital platform with better-defined content structures. You will be working closely with the team’s Senior UI Designer to research best practices, enhance through design iteration, and conduct usability tests for the state’s enterprise Drupal platform. You will be dedicated to problem-first solutions development; you will need to understand the functionality and offerings of the platform and use that knowledge to test current and future solutions for state customers. You will need to study user behavior and patterns, and meet with customers to understand business goals, review web analytics, write documentation, and write usability test scenarios. You will be our user expert and champion on how the system should work for our end users, keeping an eye on what is being developed and ensuring that it is on target and easy to use by the targeted end users. The ideal candidate is someone with experience in Drupal and a passion for researching, testing, and designing user-focused solutions based on business problems. Primary Responsibilities: Participate in UX Design and User Research and testing across all teams. Be an active participant in planning and conducting content migrations for websites migrated from legacy system to the new digital platform. Collaborate with the platform team to design innovative, user-centric product solutions that satisfy our end users and meet agency business goals. Conduct training for agency content managers using UX training materials and framework. Work closely with the business, product, and technical teams to develop product strategy, use cases, and high-level requirements. Ensure that anything that goes live meets a consistently high bar for the brand, design, copy, and overall UX. Ensure our cross-platform web, mobile, and conversational user experiences support customer needs as well and drive towards measurable business goals. Use market analyses and customer research findings to drive design decisions and reduce ambiguity. Collaborate effectively with multi-disciplinary vendor teams to evaluate the feasibility of proposed designs and champion effective UX in the face of technical constraints. Participate in customer requirements gathering and discovery meetings. Support the acquisition team in presenting design work to stakeholders and executive leadership and gain buy-in on the proposed approach. Participate in content migrations for future sites to ensure sites adopt appropriate content models and types to be effective. Participate in internal and external projects as needed. Interact with agency stakeholders to gain buy-in and understand user best practices. As needed conduct testing, write test scripts, and synthesize reports. Minimum Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Design, Information Sciences, HCI, Psychology or equivalent combination of education and experience. 5-7 years of experience as a UX designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar. Prior public sector or nonprofit experience is a plus. 3+ years of experience conducting UX analysis for Web CMS applications which leverage emergent technologies, consumer electronics and/or mobile devices. Knowledge of web-based content management systems, specifically within Drupal 7 and 8. Knowledgeable in user-first design methodologies, and able to speak to best practices in UX and UI. Ability to collect, evaluate, and present data and information from multiple sources, resolve conflicts and differentiate between user goals and agency goals. Deliver results after thorough user research by collaborating and communicating with customers and site users. Prior experience closely collaborating with technical teams. Ability to communicate effectively in writing at a technical level as well as non-technical level. Familiarity with technical aspects of UX across iOS, Android, mobile and desktop web platforms. Familiarity with Agile (Scrum) project methodologies. Self-motivated with a proven track record in customer requirements gathering and documentation. Organized and analytical, adept at working in a team environment, able to design and implement a project schedule, and able to handle multiple priorities in a fast moving environment. You are a team player, and enjoy working closely with others to report, research, and explore solutions to challenges. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills including the ability to present design concepts clearly and persuasively to colleagues, partners, stakeholders, and especially to senior executives. Strong conceptualization ability, strong visual communication ability, drawing skills preferred. Ability to create wireframes and a strong working knowledge of prototyping tools. Experience with user interface design patterns and best practice. Experience conducting usability tests, card sorts, field studies, survey analysis, and journey map analysis. Understanding of common software project management and development practices and tools. Updated with industry trends and best practices and an ability to translate that to how we can lead by example within the realm of web solutions A portfolio demonstrating your ability to research and design. Does this sound like your experience and skill set? Apply today! *Prior experience working within Drupal 7 or 8 is REQUIRED for this position.
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a well-rounded Visual Designer in San Francisco, CA. Our client, a well-known eCommerce brand is a leader in shaping how we shop online and is looking for a Visual Designer to help continue creating this exciting experience for its consumers. Skills and Experience: 4-5 years of experience. Previous photo editor work experience. Digital technology and photo editing software packages (Adobe, Photoshop, etc.). Excellent portfolio showcasing diverse capabilities and sleek visual design. Experience creating imagery for customer-facing experiences (major sports, theater, and concerts at a global scale). Proven work experience as a photo editor. Solid experience with digital technology and photo editing software packages (e.g., Photoshop, Pixlr and Affinity Photo). Strong photo editing skills and excellent portfolio. Thorough knowledge of computer imaging, photographic techniques, studio management, and color composition. Creative mind with an eye for detail and storytelling skills. Time-management and leadership skills. Bachelor’s degree in photography, visual arts, digital media or related field. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Ready to show off your design skills to a broader audience? Imagine designing a product that will be used by associates and customers across the globe? You now can have that opportunity! Onward Search is looking for a UX Designer to fill a role for our client. We are looking for candidates with the following experience. Skills and Responsibilities: Translate concepts into customer flows, journey maps, and wireframes. Design and deliver wireframes, mockups, and prototypes for multiple devices and interfaces. Inspire and bring new ideas to the team through staying in the know of current design trends Design for big data and find solutions that to improve the daily lives of our associates. Participate in design critiques by presenting your work, capturing feedback, and giving constructive feedback on your peer’s work. Work within established design guidelines and collaborate with team members to ensure consistency across designs. Provide mentorship to less experienced designers. Understand technical limitations. Produce handoff ready work for tech team, including producing redlines and capturing assets. Work with tech team to ensure designs are being implemented correctly and give feedback. Prepare and present work to team, partners, and leadership. Apply a user-centered approach to requirements and interdependencies to develop engaging interfaces. Meet with key business and tech partners to collect requirements. Collaborate and brainstorm with the team to understand, identify, and take on complex business requirements and user needs. Conduct user research and facilitate interviews and testing to find end user’s issues and needs Analyze and interpret your research to inform your designs. Is excited to be part of a fun and close-knit team, always learning and collaborating with other designers to deliver a cohesive associate centered experience. Is an excellent teammate. Has a sense of humor. Enjoys coffee/breakfast hangouts and team outings. Wants to be involved in the design community. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Senior User Experience Architect
Onward Search's client, a nationally recognized retailer, is seeking an experienced and creative UX architect to join their team. In this role, you will create end-to-end designs for their digital experience. You will be responsible for all aspects of the mobile web experience, from creating high-level user flows to detailed wireframes with annotation. The ideal candidate's portfolio will show a variety of work in mapping and wireframing across responsive sites. This position is a mobile-first company that is recreating the entire consumer experience. You will be very comfortable explaining the input and owning your contributions to the enterprise applications you have been a part of. Experience: A/BS Degree in Interaction Design, HCI or similar fields. 3-5 years minimum experience in UX design for consumer-facing Internet company. E-commerce experience preferred. Experience solving complex UX challenges, creating user journey, task flows, and annotated wireframes. Experience in creating interactive prototypes to support A/B testing or usability testings. Ability to prioritize and manage work in a fast-paced, agile environment. Plays well with others and can collaborate with UX researchers, product managers, engineers, writers, and other designers. Empathetic and inquisitive, with a positive attitude and openness to collaboration. Communicates effectively across all levels of the organization, from engineering to management. Expert knowledge of Sketch, Adobe CS, Axure, or similar tools. Potential Candidates need to show examples of both responsive web and mobile app design. Strong problem solving and communication skills. Experience in usability testing and customer research experience is a huge plus. Experience with analytical tools and A|B testing methodologies is a plus. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
If you’re a usability researcher, we have multiple opportunities 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. Responsibilities: 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. Experience: 1-5 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. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Junior UX Architect
UX Visual Designer
UX Editor / Proofreader
Onward Search is looking for a UX Editor/ Proofreader for a freelance, remote opportunity with one of our growing Fortune 500 clients. This candidate will be utilizing the client's CMS tool to input existing copy, editing for length, and scannability. Skills and Requirements: 4+ years of experience Copyeditor and typesetter familiar with type styling for mobile viewing HTML experience Portfolios with examples of text styling, copyediting, and layouts for mobile. Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Sr. Product Designer
Onward Search is looking for a Sr. Product Designer to join our A-list client in Atlanta for an onsite contract-to-hire opportunity! Job Scope: This is a W2 contract-to-hire role expected to last for 3-6 months on contract before converting perm. 40 hours/week are anticipated. All work must be completed onsite in Atlanta. Position Summary: As a member of the Product design team working on Enterprise-level publishing tools and services, you’ll drive design from early-stage feature discovery through usability testing, delivery, launch, and iterative improvement. You’ll work in a collaborative, cross-functional environment with product management, engineering, and editorial teams to create intuitive, feature-rich experiences for our enterprise platforms teams. Comfort with an agile, sprint-based workflow and a relentless focus on working with product teams to develop use-cases, high-level requirements and user-validated deliverables will be required. Primary Responsibilities: Practice user-centered research, discovery and design methodologies in order define and visualize product-related hypotheses and recommendations Facilitate workshops, elicit ideas, build shared understanding, and reinforce the development of use cases and high-level requirements Create storyboards, user flows, and wireframes to effectively conceptualize and thoroughly communicate detailed user behaviors Conduct light usability research and synthesize feedback into iterative design enhancements Analyze user interface problems and prototype design solutions that meet measurable business goals and requirements Contribute to and collaborate with developers and other product designers on pattern-based design system design deliverables Minimum Qualifications: 7+ years experience as a user-experience designer in an Agile-driven product environment Bachelor’s degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience A portfolio demonstrating strong visual and UX design solutions to real-world business cases Comprehensive knowledge of best-practices around information architecture, workflow, optimization, user-centered design and stakeholder research techniques Excellent communication, facilitation, interpersonal and analytical skills including the ability to breakdown complex problems and clearly communicate with diverse, multi-disciplinary teams Ability to work pro-actively and efficiently in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment Proficiency in a variety of digital product design/prototyping tools and frameworks, including Sketch, InVision, Axure, Abstract, and Material Design. Apply today for consideration!
UI Developer Lead
Onward Seach is looking to fill a role for our client, a global firm in Atlanta, who is seeking a UI/front-end developer to join an ongoing contract. We are looking for candidates with the following skills and competencies to fill the role. Skills and Requirements: Angular 2 experience required. Bootstrap is a must have. This developer will also lead a team of 2-5 developers (onsite and offshore). Participate in daily scrum activities. Does this sound like you? Apply today!