Product Designer

Santa Monica, California | Freelance | Job ID #57566 |
Posted Earlier this month
 

Onward Search is on the hunt for a Product Designer to join the Ecommerce team of our start-up fashion client. You will report to the Director of Product Management and will be responsible for creating and communicating concepts, implementing strategies, and developing interactive design solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and design seamless experiences that are focused on engaging customers
  • Create wireframes and prototypes to solve various business problems
  • Continually collect customer data & feedback and use it to optimize accordingly as well as explore opportunities to enhance, improve, and expand methodologies & work
  • Own communication and negotiation of critical path and scope with team members, working with stakeholders to ensure a unified understanding
  • Lead a project or group of projects with limited input
  • Contribute to the design and maintenance of a comprehensive visual framework to establish consistent aesthetics
  • Deliver and maintain documentation for all user journeys and visual guidelines
  • Contribute to the design and maintenance of a comprehensive visual framework to establish consistent aesthetics
  • Collaborate with the team to develop A/B tests to enhance experience
  • Provide product design insights through innovative research methodologies

Skills & Experience:

  • 5-7 years of experience as a Product/Visual/UI/UX Designer or similar
  • Prior experience in the ecommerce and/or shopping industry is required, experience in fashion is a plus
  • Must have a blend of both UI and UX skills
  • Deep knowledge of information architecture, usability, and UI/UX Design
  • Fluency in prototyping and wireframing
  • Proficient in Sketch and Zeplin, or similar
  • Familiarity with front end development
  • Portfolio that includes specific examples of work reflecting design thinking, process, teamwork, and customer impact
  • Strong set of core values regarding user experience, technology, and business communication, and the ability to articulately present them
  • Cultural awareness enabling effective communication with a diverse global audience
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to influence change through inspirational design, rationale, and supporting data
  • Experience working with technical teams to deliver designs
  • High attention to detail, able to manage multiple projects and deliverables across different teams in a fast-paced environment
  • Entrepreneurial mindset

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 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.