Senior UX Designer

Walnut Creek, CA | Freelance | Job ID #56529 |
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One of our clients, a top insurance agency, is looking for a Sr UX Designer / Lead to coordinate the discovery and framing through the entire product design, research, and development process to release.


KEY QUALITIES:

  • You can find the ideal balance of user goals and business objectives that results in a simple, yet effective and thoughtful user experience.
  • You’ll love taking an iterative approach to design that includes weekly user research, A/B testing, and constant collaboration with our product, engineering, and business partners.
  • Your attention to detail and problem-solving skills are showcased throughout the entire process.
  • You’ll guide other designers through projects as well as delivering high-quality work on your own. You'll have strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • You’ll explore, create and define new design patterns and design systems for the digital products you produce.
  • You’ll build strong cross-functional partnerships to ensure we deliver high-quality solutions that meet our customer's needs.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Designing software experiences for mobile, tablet and desktop digital products from low to high fidelity.
  • Support product feature design stories, and attend meetings with cross-functional teams
  • Identify design patterns and contribute to the DPL
  • Advocate and promote modern UX and design standards
  • Support weekly planning/observing of DLURs
  • Stay current with best practices and industry standards
  • Administrative tasks

SKILLS + REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 5+ years of experience producing designs for enterprise software products
  • Someone with an eye and patience for detail, who is able to take requirements and produce pixel-perfect designs that others understand
  • Experience leveraging the Lean UX design processes, tools and methodologies.
  • A clear communicator that is able to articulate problems and present designs to internal stakeholders
  • Self-motivated individuals who do not require oversight
  • Someone who enjoys the intellectual stimulation of complex insurance workflows and is passionate about continuous improvement
  • An understanding of not just how a product should look, but what and why we should build it in the first place, and ensure its value for the target audience through testing and iterating.
  • Works closely with Product Owners, Designers, Front-end Engineers, UX Researchers, and Content Strategists to deliver products that cater to our members needs and provides a meaningful experience.
  • Visualize complex sets of data in ways that are easy to understand.
  • Create flows and experiences that are elegant, thoughtful, simple, and intuitive.


PREFERED REQUIREMENTS:

  • HTML/CSS/JS knowledge
  • Experience within an Agile (Scrum) development team
  • Persona development, usability testing, and observational interviews
  • Experience with agile software UX and dev teams. Knowledge of user interface design, color theory, layout, typography, usability fundamentals.

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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