User Experience Jobs
We connect you to the best UX and UI jobs at leading companies and digital agencies.
Mobile Application Designer
Our client, a mobile tablet and watch app design and development startup in NYC, is in need of a freelance Mobile App UI/Product Designer to join their team ASAP. This is a freelance opportunity with the potential to convert to full time. Must haves: Have worked in an Agile product environment understanding the full product life-cycle and how your work affects the overall process 3-7 years of mobile application design experience Come from a design background, bringing your knowledge of color theory, branding, iconography and typography to develop amazing mobile experiences You have complete knowledge of the app product lifestyle and can lend a hand in filling gaps left by UX process including sketching designs, user research, etc. What you'll be doing: Leverage iconography, typography, color, space and texture to provide an inspiring experience to users across the client base Utilize user-centered design best-in-class principles to produce amazing visual from concept to execution across platforms Collaborate with your design and UX team to continually refine the brand's design language to create great-looking, innovative products Work among a broad design team which includes engineers, product managers and other designers in a fast-paced yet collaborative environment Act as a client-facing member of the design team, presenting your ideas internally as well as to the client, clearly communicating intention in your work and are able to discuss with strategic rationale About you: 3-7 years of mobile app design experience You come from a design background, bringing your knowledge of color theory, branding, iconography and typography You have developed amazing digital and mobile experiences Have worked in an Agile product environment understanding the full product life-cycle and how your work affects the overall process Ideally have worked in or understand the Google Ventures Design Sprint process You have complete knowledge of the product lifestyle and can lend a hand in filling gaps left by UX process including sketching designs, user research, etc. You can manage multiple work streams autonomously but can work as part of a broader design team including product managers, developers and designers You have designed both consumer and internal facing products You take pride in executing with and obsessive need for quality and creativity Your resume and portfolio is formatted, clean and navigable
Senior Product Designer
Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time Senior Product Designer at a consumer-facing, children's eCommerce retailer. You must have consumer-facing product experience, the ability to create end-to-end experiences for consumers, and excellent research & discovery skills, from in-person UX interviews to prototyping, user testing, and sprints. The ideal candidate brings full-stack skills and is experienced driving both the Product’s UX and UI with a good balance of both emotion and transaction-driven design experiences. You should enjoy working autonomously and thrive in a culture with others who share an entrepreneurial spirit. Skills: Partner with Product Team to establish and evolve the digital design and interaction language for the company's website & application. Report to the Head of Product Design. Be a major force in Design Sprint sessions for eCommerce products. With Product team, map out the user journey and establish areas of focus. Drive the qualitative Discovery process, including in-person Product health checks, InVision (or similar) prototyping, user testing, and other user research methods. Partner with Product, Engineering, Business leaders, and Marketing to evaluate and achieve product/market fit. Partner with Engineering for prototyping, coding and visual QA. Requirements: 4-6 years of experience as a Sr. UX or Sr. Product Designer within consumer-facing products. Experience with contributing to at least one major redesign. Experience designing for transactional products and/or products that have long user journeys. Experience using InVision (or similar) for creating testable prototypes. Experience working in an Agile environment with engineers and know how to partner in the sprint process. Relocation & Competitive Benefits available! Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is in immediate need of a talented User Researcher to join a leader in the commerce space. With hundreds of millions of users, daily transactions, and billions of daily search queries, this is an exciting opportunity to work on qualitative and quantitative research for experiences across all platforms (desktop, mobile). Skills: You'll be responsible for designing, planning and conducting user research including a variety of methods to generate concepts as well as evaluate existing concepts. You will provide insight and vision to the team based on researching user needs and converting research findings into actionable results. You'll work closely with designers, prototypers, content strategists, product managers, marketing, legal, engineers and other experienced researchers to define and improve the buyer-facing products. You will triangulate research findings with other data sources (including market research, site analytics, and externally published research) into meaningful recommendations and actionable results. Requirements: At least three years of professional experience conducting research for complex user experiences. Knowledge of a variety of user research methods for evaluating user experience. Experience in usability testing, usability evaluation. Experience in planning and facilitating design sprints, workshops. Master’s degree or equivalent experience in the fields mentioned below. Training in capabilities and limitations of research methods. Practical experience with qualitative and quantitative research methods that span the product development life cycle from conceptualization to launch Knowledge of user-centered design principles. Innovating and demonstrating an ability to think critically and creatively, beyond what is asked for. Being organized and able to act independently. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong presentation delivery skills. Experience working in the mobile (native + web) space. Knowledge of approaches for researching in different geo-markets. Bachelor’s degree or Master’s Degree in Design, Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive or Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Science, Information Architecture or related field. Formal training (coursework) in a variety of user experience research methods (such as lab and field research and survey design). Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Onward Search is Looking for a Sr. UX Architect! This is a contract to hire position located in West Midtown. Sr. UXA will be expected to fulfill key business objectives by consistently defining, applying and communicating well-thought interaction models and robust information patterns, through the extensive use of wireframes and detailed documentation of UI specifications. This position will report to the Sr. UX Manager and will have no direct reports. Major Tasks, Responsibilities 20% Responsible for deriving user requirements in support of a highly-usable, pattern-based UX architecture that balances the execution of an innovative customer experience strategy with core business objectives and technical platform considerations 50% Create experience briefs, user flows, content inventories, wireframes, storyboards, and prototypes, along with thorough and timely UI documentation. This includes facilitating requirements visualization and other participatory design activities typically embodied within a collaborative, iterative UX design environment 10% Build and maintain strong relationships with product management, merchandising, usability, analytics, SEO, technology, partner agencies, photographers and other groups engaged to support the solution to be implemented 10% Interpret market research, usability data, and technical architecture constraints, to effectively model user behavior, rapidly prototype user interactions, and solution cohesive interface experiences, that contribute to visual design innovation, on-going development and competitive growth of our customer-facing digital channels 10% Provide on-going quality assurance support as necessary to ensure the implementation of an optimal customer experience B.S. or B.A. in Engineering Psychology, Industrial Design, Computer Science, or other related technology degree Apply today, we look forward to reviewing your resume!
Front End Developer
Are you a Front End Developer looking to bring unique web design solutions to a well-known brand? Do you enjoy combining your creative eye with your knowledge of development to create memorable components? Are you looking to work with a great company on innovative concepts? This could be a great fit! The Front End Developer will work with the UI and UX team to ensure digital components meet client needs. Utilizing your knowledge of intuitive and functional design, and keeping the user at the forefront will be key in creating valued digital experiences. The Front End Developer will bring together design and programming to create a striking web interface. Skill Set: Proven proficiency in programming and design Expert familiarity using software development tools Detail-oriented with the ability translate design into responsive Strong communication and problem-solving skills Ability to self-motivate, communicate issues or concerns proactively, and adhere to deadline-driven atmosphere Qualifications: 3+ years of experience in Front End Development Bachelor’s degree in related major Recent resume and portfolio, or/and applicable work samples Experience with LESS, SASS, HTML5 and CSS4/3 (and ability to speak to this) Understanding in/ability to design for PHP, .NET/C# Experience with variety of platforms: eCommerce, mobile app, etc. This is a great opportunity to join a growing team! Apply today!
Our client, a nationally recognized retailer with their digital offices in Chicago, is seeking a passionate Visual Designer to join their team. In this Senior role, the ideal candidate will be able to lead, manage and participate in the conceptual development and delivery of cross-platform experiences within a collaborative team environment. These designs are expected to answer user/client needs throughout all touchpoints of the digital commerce ecosystem. Responsibilities: Work closely with a team of fellow UI Designers, UX designers, Developers, Engineers, Strategists, Copywriters and Product Teams to create effective and elegant design solutions Manage more junior designers to ensure quality, usability, consistency, brand relevance and compliance across all deliverables Apply conceptual thinking across various platforms while considering user-needs, business goals and technical feasibility Develop digital styles and identity guidelines across all Footlocker ecommerce experiences. Create instant tangibility through storytelling and rapid prototyping methods, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototypes Design end-to-end experiences using qualitative and quantitative research to uncover insights, learn about user behavior and verify design concepts Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented Collaborate effectively with remote teams and partners Develop learnings post-project to grow and innovate the quality of our product Play an active role in leading meetings and communicating effectively across disciplines Demonstrable skills in color theory, illustration, data visualization and iconography Continually strive to exceed expectations Experience/Qualifications Required: 5+ years of in-depth experience designing interfaces for cross-platform, multi-device ecosystems Strong technical skills in Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, and Axure Proficient in a variety of methods to convey ideas and concepts (e.g. storytelling, storyboards, mood boards, prototypes, etc) Knowledge of web based technologies and mobile operating systems and platforms plus their impact on the feasibility of design solutions Knowledge of mobile, tablet and desktop platforms and native app functionality Strong task management skills and the ability to brief, manage and oversee other designers Must have strong presentation skills and an ability to communicate compelling design solutions across departments as well as to internal and external stakeholders Has a strong understanding of and experience designing for ADA Compliance Who you are: A strong understanding of the digital design landscape and evolving trends Ability to work independently while being able to identify and solve problems effectively and efficiently A strategic perspective on the variety of work that we do. Many of our projects involve strategic thinking based upon the insights gathered from the field. Thus, business, brand, and/or strategic experience are desirable Passion for infusing a human perspective into digital Strong organizational, time management skills Works collaboratively and curiously Takes ownership and responsibility for their work Responds professionally to feedback and is able to admit mistakes quickly A self-starter who identifies opportunities and potential problems – addressing them effectively and efficiently Professional, flexible, and able to succeed in a rapidly changing environment Able to communicate in a clear, consistent, and transparent manner Passionate and enthusiastic about excellence and attention to detail Seeks out opportunities for self-development and continuing education Develops and maintains open honest and trusting relationships Goes above and beyond prescribed duties as and when required
Are you a UI Designer looking to work with leading brands? Are you interested in flexing your design skills with an innovative and influential company? Are you looking to utilize your knowledge of cutting-edge trends to make something impactful? This could be an excellent opportunity for you! The UI Designer will handle the visual design of web properties as well as applications, working with members of different teams from ideation to implementation. This individual will approach their projects holistically, working with the UX team to build innovative treatments focused on the user. These projects may include animation, interactive tools, or other “bells and whistles”; Please highlight your experience on similar projects when you apply! Skill Set: Interactive design abilities. A firm understanding of user behaviors as they relate to web design. Experience with UI Design, and familiarity with UX Development. A keen awareness and understanding of trends in UI Design. Requirements: 5+ years of UI Design experience. Current resume and portfolio, or/and samples of work. Strong proficiency with current design software. Bachelor’s degree in art or design. Does this sound like you? Apply today!