Freelance UX Designer

San Francisco, California | Freelance | Job ID #56760 |
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Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a Freelance UX Designer with a leading design agency in SF.

This is a 40 hrs/wk, onsite role in SF and 2-week contract to start with a high possibility of extending.

This person would a UX Designer to help us build exceptional digital products for some of the world’s most exciting brands. You are passionate about developing beautiful, meaningful, human-centered products that meet both user needs and business goals. You’ll use that passion to exceed client expectations, inspire your coworkers, and help us build our product capabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Help design beautiful experiences that transform the world around us
  • Apply creative problem solving to all you do
  • Design best-in-class user experiences and clear, systematic information architecture.
  • Plan and execute user research, including usability testing, surveys, focus groups, ethnography, and guerrilla-style testing.
  • Work with users to understand their needs and pain points and to identify opportunities for improvement and new ideas.
  • Craft clean, cogent, on-brand presentations for client workshops/meetings.
  • Travel to clients’ offices when needed to better understand their environment and build empathy for their challenges.
  • Document your work when necessary in the form of presentations, sketches, wireframes, prototypes, etc.
  • Approach every problem with a lean UX mindset, supporting product quality, innovation, and rapid time to market
  • Create happy, thriving partnerships within nimble, collaborative, multidisciplinary teams and with clients.

Experience:

  • Your focus is UX, but you have a calling and affinity for other areas of the product development process and a strong appreciation of UI.
  • 5+ years of experience designing for consumer-focused tech and/or agencies.
  • You have an interest in and experience working with digital strategies or collaborating with digital strategists.
  • You are comfortable working toward pixel-perfection or with low-fi sketches, depending on need.
  • You can bring your designs to life with a number of UX, design and prototyping tools including Sketch, Principle, Invision, and the Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Familiar with working in an agile environment.
  • You have a people-centered design approach and are constantly looking to improve your decisions through user feedback.
  • You are driven by user needs as defined by data, analytics and metrics.

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 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.