UX Designer

New York City, New York | Freelance | Job ID #48753 |
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Onward Search is looking for an experienced UX Designer for a growing financial client in New York City. This candidate should have an exuberant passion for the power of strategic design and an “anything’s possible” mindset. You’re not cynical or inflexible. You’re proud of your work, your skill, your experience, and your expertise and you want to be part of something great.

Skills and Experience: 

  • A portfolio which highlights a strong understanding of design elements such as color, photography, iconography, and animation. Your portfolio should also include project examples that showcase digital branding, UI elements, and illustration.
  • Understanding of interface and interaction patterns and best practices for various platforms, as well as experience working within a responsive design framework.
  • Understanding of human-centered design and UX practices. Interest in partnering with other UX designers that specialize in content, strategy, and research on user research, journey maps, and user flows.
  • Experience working within established brand guidelines and style guide. Interest in helping govern digital guidelines and flex system where needed.
  • Ability to work from low fidelity to high fidelity.
  • Experience creating prototypes that showcase design concepts and interaction patterns.
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS, with the ability to work closely with engineers to implement designs.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within cross-disciplinary teams, as well as the ability to work independently.
  • Ability to quickly deliver multiple, inventive ideas that are fresh and simple while solving complex customer and business needs. Confidence in sharing in-progress work with teammates.
  • Understanding and utilization of Lean and Agile methodologies.
  • Research the latest technologies, best practices, and online trends to provide recommendations for the team.
  • Proficiency with current design tools (Adobe CC, Sketch, Invision, etc.).


  • Bachelor's degree.
  • At least 3 years of experience with user experience (UX) design.
  • At least 3 years of experience designing digital products or at least 3 years of experience developing omni-channel services.
  • At least 3 years of experience designing for native platforms (iOS and/or Android).
  • At least 3 years of experience working with Agile product development teams or at least 3 years of experience working with Lean product development teams.

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