Mobile App UI Production Designer

Los Angeles, CA | Freelance | Job ID #59599 |
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Our client, a Digital Entertainment Company, is seeking a Digital UI Production Designer for a freelance opportunity.

You will report to the Executive UX Design Director and be responsible for:

  • Collaborate with team members and work on UX and UI design initiatives for our sports, news and entertainment brands across all our consumer products including web, mobile and set-top box devices
  • Design and evolve our next generation of app and web experiences helping to problem solve experience challenges, help with prototyping UI/UX scenarios and collaborate with other internal divisions such as product, marketing, content operations and technology
  • Work with Design Leadership, Product Managers and UX/UI peers to conceptualize, execute, and design intuitive and functional experiences across multiple devices including tvOS, iOS, Roku and responsive web
  • Design and maintain high fidelity wireframes, mockups, prototypes and specifications to support product definition and development
  • Participate in ideation and scoping for new features and initiatives
  • Collaborate with wider design team to maintain best practices and design consistency across all our platforms
  • Help support and evolve design systems by creating, modifying and maintaining design components, elements and libraries
  • Under the guidance of senior members, perform usability testing to understand user behavior and product performance
  • Support senior designers by executing UI production work as needed

Musts:

  • 3-5 years of experience preferably on the agency side
  • Bachelor’s degree in user experience design or related field
  • A strong portfolio displaying a focused body of UI app design work highlighting your design processes, problem solving skills and capabilities
  • Proficiency with design tools such as Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Zeplin, InVision, Abstract
  • Knowledge of prototyping software such as InVision, Framer, Principle, Figma
  • Proficiency in designing across multiple devices
  • Experience with tracking and management software tools like JIRA, Confluence, Smartsheet, Quip
  • A strong understanding of user-centered design, visual design, interaction design, and information architecture
  • A strong understanding of general design principles such as color, space, typography, form and photography
  • Exposure to usability testing, test plans and testing tools such as User Zoom or UserTesting.com
  • Well versed in the latest technologies and industry trends (from iOS, to Roku to responsive web)
  • Proactive and an initiative taker - you thrive when there is a void in direction.
  • Effectively manage your time by working with Design Project Manager to prioritize your workload
  • Extremely detailed-oriented and organized
  • Comfortable with fast paced environments

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.
  • The client 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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