Senior UX Designer

Walnut Creek, CA | Freelance | Job ID #53237 |
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Our client, a top insurance company located in Walnut Creek is looking to hire a Sr. UX DESIGNER for a 3+ month assignment. This is working with the business and innovation team on Agile pilots. This person will collaborates closely with the product team to understand product vision, and business needs and requirements as they apply to the user interface and experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Helps product and development teams assess and prioritize opportunities and constraints.
  • Facilitates kick-off meetings with partners, stakeholders and internal project teams to determine application direction, strategy and constraints.
  • Evaluate potential design solutions and determines approach to design challenges.
  • Accurately scopes tasks and provides timeline and resource needs to project management.
  • Frames design approach, leads our partners through the digital process, and provides solutions to design and usability problems.
  • Ensures brand consistency, and maintains a user-centered approach in design and practice.
  • Rapidly iterates design prototypes and working applications. Leverage existing design patterns for consistency and adhere to established UX and Brand standards.
  • Identify UX issues to ensure a quality product is deployed. Guides product decisions through user research and iterative feedback loops.
  • Maintains a keen understanding of design principles and industry best practices, while staying up-to-date on current technologies and design trends.

Skills and Experience:

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  • 5+ years of experience as a UX Designer
  • Expert knowledge HTML5/CSS3 and front-end development implementation
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Axure, Omnigraffle, HTML5 and CSS 3 tools
  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Familiar with the wide variety of usability concepts, best practices, and procedures, as well as the basic concepts of user centered design
  • Experience developing design plans/or gathering user research and insights to aid in the design and presentation process
  • Trained ‘eye’ for design elements, specifically around testing and reviewing implementation of a visual design style guide
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and lead cross-discipline design teams and collaborate with clients, developers, and fellow designers
  • Excellent project management and presentation skills
  • Ability to present multiple design concepts to problems
  • Ability to maintain focus on project detail and overall brand awareness while understanding and managing business partner and customer needs
  • Bachelor's degree in related area (Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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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