UX Designer

San Jose, California | Freelance | Job ID #44028 |
Posted Last Month
 

Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for UX Designer with a creative agency that specializes in brand strategy. As a UX Designer, you will perform product research, strategy, information architecture development, and interaction design that blows minds. Regardless of whether it’s a corporate website, a small business website, software application, or

consumer electronics device. The Interaction Designers are able to discover, understand, and communicate the business requirements of our clients, the emotional desires of their customers, and the context in which these two come together.

This is a 2-3 month, part-time opportunity located in the South Bay that kicks-off beginning of February.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prioritize, coordinate, and conduct user requirements analysis, task analysis, conceptual modeling, information architecture design, interaction design, and if needed usability testing
  • Design and specify user interfaces and information architecture using participatory and iterative design techniques, including observational studies, customer interviews, usability testing, and other forms of requirements discovery
  • Produce user requirements specifications, personas, storyboards, scenarios, flowcharts, design prototypes, and design specifications
  • Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually
  • Manage the design process, drive decisions, track issues, and assist in estimating resource needs and schedules
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented
  • Participate as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes other designers, copywriter, project management, business and brand strategists, and software developers

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience working as a UX Designer at an agency, in-house, start-up or similar
  • Proven & demonstrable UI/UX design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps with a particular focus for web-based products
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping is a plus
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI/UX trends, techniques, and technologies
Apply

Disclaimer:

  • 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.
  • 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.
Turn on email alerts for this search

About Onward Search

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.

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, nationally and internationally. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V