Lead Product Designer

Costa Mesa, California | Permanent | Job ID #60638 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, a financial technology company, is looking for a Lead Product Designer to join their team.

Lead Product Designer Requirements:

  • Design useful, usable and delightful experiences across the organizations consumer facing web sites and financial products
  • Collaborate with Product, Marketing, Content, Social, Technology, and Business stakeholders on product requirements
  • Work closely with the development team to deliver on-time, on-budget, high-value projects
  • Leverage established vision and strategy to design a user experience that ensures a consistent, compelling and evolving customer experience
  • Deliver quality UX flows and patterns, UI design, interactive and data visualization design, UX research, usability testing, and visual design
  • Create design specifications and design standards in the form of user journeys, storyboards, interaction models, process flows, information architecture, wireframes, prototypes and UI/functional design specs to ensure each digital experience logically flows from one step to the next
  • Create solutions designed to scale and grow over time, as product functionality and content matures and as user requirements evolve
  • Conduct usability testing through prototyping and research efforts to ensure that all projects are driven by user needs and business outcomes
  • Understand qualitative and quantitative research data, business goals and requirements, and translate them into functional designs
  • Optimize products by closely analyzing user engagement performance metrics and testing alternative design solutions

Lead Product Designer Requirements:

  • Strong portfolio of demonstrated work required
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in UX and product design
  • Excellent understanding of design and front-end development for interactive media
  • Strong grasp of mobile technologies and development methodologies
  • Experience working in a product organization, driving products from conception and ideation through launch and beyond over multiple releases
  • Ability to synthesize research, market trends, competitive data, etc. into substantial successful online experiences
  • Keen eye for design and a passion for a quality user experience, from high-level concept to pixel-level detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills; ability to organize and present information on screen and verbally with a team
  • Creative problem solver with a positive attitude
  • Possess a team environment work ethic, demonstrating the ability to collaborate, both taking and providing direction as needed
  • Passion and energy for usable web and interaction design
  • Experience solutioning for cross-browser and cross-platform design challenges
  • Strong grasp of working within, and strategically evolving, design systems to ensure scalable and consistent design solutions
  • Understanding and experience working within an Agile Product Development Process
  • Understanding of A/B and multivariate testing and optimization a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Visual Design, Interaction Design/UX or similar field from an accredited four-year university required

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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