Lead UX Designer

Newtown, Pennsylvania | Permanent | Job ID #64882 |
Onward Search is hiring a Lead UX Designer on a direct-hire basis for a global consulting company


You are curious, persistent, logical, and clever. You enjoy honing your craft and developing user-centered solutions for complex design problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join our client as a Lead Experience Designer.


  • Work with cross-functional teams to deliver end-to-end design projects, ensuring outcomes meet both business and user goals
  • Champion excellent user-centered design standards
  • Work with the team to facilitate workshops with clients to support them through a participatory design process
  • Lead UX aspects of design projects including user research, usability testing activities, data analysis, and development of customer journey maps and prototypes
  • Build trusted relationships with internal/external account stakeholders
  • Present design work confidently to stakeholders and build trusting relationships
  • Stay up to date with the latest design and technology trends
  • Provide design solutions across various touchpoints (e.g. websites, mobile, apps)
  • Create design strategies, wireframes, prototypes, design systems
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge of all aspects of the Experience Design approach, with the ability to apply them flexibly across a variety of project types
  • Ideate and co-design with peers and clients in a positive and collaborative manner
  • Mentor designers while being hands-on with the execution of client projects


  • Minimum of 7 years experience in user experience, information architecture, or interaction design roles
  • A hunger to learn, humility to listen, and smarts to deliver
  • A desire to collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop excellent user experiences for our clients
  • Strong client-facing consultation, communication, and presentation skills
  • Expert understanding of interaction, responsive and service design, and usability best practices
  • Proven experience with user flows, IA, site maps, and wireframes, and with creating interactive prototypes at various levels of fidelity
  • Ability to conduct discovery, user research, and user testing activities and deliverables
  • Expert experience with modern design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch & Figma
  • Experience working on large-scale, complex digital engagements; leading design activities in both agile and waterfall environments
  • Experience working with and developing design systems
  • An understanding of relevant technologies for desktop and mobile and interest in emerging technologies such as AR/VR and IoT. High-level knowledge of front-end development
  • Willingness to travel as needed for business and project needs

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

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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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.