Product Designer

San Mateo, CA | Freelance | Job ID #60389 |
Posted Last Month
 

Our client, a top consumer electronics / camera brand, is looking for a Product Designer to join their creative marketing team.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate closely with Designers, Researches, Product Managers, and Developers to to define product strategy and turn user needs and business requirements into functional designs
  • Ability to clearly define the problem, articulate use cases
  • Create and deliver new concepts, user journeys, experience maps, wireframes, prototypes and design specifications for ecommerce experiences
  • Design flows that are intuitive, elegant and provide value for our teams while accounting for a wide variety of scenarios
  • Participate in sprint planning and roadmap discussions and collaborate with product management team on feature requirements and specifications
  • Advocate for users in a fast-paced, forward-thinking, imparting day-to-day design leadership that fosters a shared understanding of the user-centric intersection between design, content, business and engineering
  • Ability to effectively document and hand-off design files to Developers
  • Facilitate Design-Thinking work-sessions in cross-functional teams
  • Define KPI’s and measurement strategy to continually improve the user experience

SKILLS + EXPERIENCE:

  • 4-5 years of direct UX experience, with a focus on direct-to-consumer ecommerce
  • A portfolio featuring digital design work
  • Experience shipping digital products (web, apps or software)
  • Familiarity with eCommerce terminology and tools
  • Able to articulate and defend design decisions with grace, logic and data
  • Able to translate technical requirements into simple, engaging designs
  • Excellent verbal communicator with strong writing skills
  • The ability to be a team player as well as to clearly articulate, educate, engage, inspire, influence, and make people smile
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguity, a fast-paced environment and take initiative
  • Expert with modern design tools and workflows (Figma)
  • Experience design-thinking tools (Mural) preferred
  • Experience with design research tools (Google Analytics, ClickTale, etc.) preferred
  • Excellent communication skills to engage with users, engineers, product partners, and stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience working with Brand Guidelines and Design System
  • Experience in UX facilitation and leading Design Thinking workshops

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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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.