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Product Designer

New York
Freelance | Job ID #71433 | $45 - $50 hourly | Posted 3 weeks ago

Our client, an entertainment company, is seeking a Product Designer to join the Elections Data team.


  • Working with the you will be on the front-line designing best in class tools that drive our award winning Elections Coverage, which is paramount to all the NBC Newsgroup’s brands.
  • Gain experience and exposure to all our platforms; Digital, Broadcast, Interactive and Social across all our brands, msnbc, NBC News, CNBC, Telemundo, Locally Owned Stations and SKY.
  • Design the next generation of tools that are used by the various production, platform, distribution and executive teams to review, analyze, and report on Elections Results
  • Work on a passionate and dynamic team to create and evolve our set of products that are crucial to our internal teams.
  • Channel broader design vision and articulate product design strategy via visual artifacts.
  • Work closely with the Decision Desk, Producers, Directors, and other editorial stakeholders to streamline experiences.
  • Grow expertise and stay current on best-in-class editorial tools as they apply to News experiences.
  • Partner closely with Product and Engineering team members to rapidly prototype and define design elements
  • Determine hierarchies of information and content flow, contributing to a design system that evolves and grows around our front-end experiences and internal tools.
  • Capture interactions, edge-cases, & the various states of these experiences through deliverables such as user flows, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Help define and contribute to, our design systems as well as cross-platform visual systems and languages
  • Be a core contributor and/or co-facilitator in product discovery, from research and synthesis to workshops and ideation
  • Use data to inform design decisions and continually validate your work with real users
  • Map out user journeys and flows
  • Utilize design thinking skills to gather insights and inputs from internal stakeholders
  • Build low-fi to high-fi designs as needed in the product development process to run reviews and to gain buy-in on ideas.
  • Collaborate with design peers and their teams to share learnings, leverage shared effort and ensure quality cross-platform experience


  • Strong design skills, with an emphasis on User Experience including interactions and logical ways to display large data sets.
  • Proficiency with contemporary design, prototyping tools, and methods
  • Portfolio of examples of relevant, finished application design work.
  • Experience working with OKR, KPI or other goal measuring framework
  • Strong knowledge or understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • 3+ years’ experience as a full-stack product designer who utilizes a data-driven, human-centric approach to product design and development.
  • 3+ years’ experience developing or contributing into design systems
  • 3+ years’ experience with experience with Product Discovery, Design Thinking, Lean UX

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.

Pay: $45 - $50 hourly


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