Senior UX Designer

Los Angeles, California | Freelance | Job ID #65550 |

Our client, a top financial company, is looking for a Sr. UX Designer to join their Digital Experience Design team for a 3+ month assignment.

In this role, you will leverage a human-centered, multi-disciplinary approach to lead and craft the delivery of premiere, empathetic digital experiences throughout the client's web online portal and mobile app. In addition, you will also contribute to the ongoing development of their internal User-Centered Design TOPS strategy pillars: Design Thinking, Design Operations, Design Practice, and Design System.

Senior UX Designer Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate end-to-end UX innovation
  • Use Design Thinking to discover and transform users and business insights into cohesive, efficient user experiences across web and mobile platforms
  • Develop UX roadmaps, hypotheses, UI models, prototypes, wireframes, user tasks, interaction flows, screen designs, and interaction details
  • Develop and champion UX standards to support and help grow the client's Design System; communicate and maintain those standards to ensure consistency and quality across all products
  • Understand user behavior, expectations, and motivations. Use qualitative and quantitative research methods in collaboration with research and product teams to gain deep user insights
  • Design, influence, and participate in usability studies
  • Translate usability and research findings into new design iterations
  • Present deliverables to business stakeholders, product managers, development teams, and executive leadership

Senior UX Designer Requirements:

  • Proven record of providing UX Consulting, mentoring and applying Human-Computer Interaction Design best practices
  • Proficiency in Design Thinking both as a practitioner and facilitator (Design research, user’s scenario mapping, problem framing, hypotheses development, prototyping, and testing)
  • Proven track of translating content strategy into navigation systems and user-interface interaction models using user’s and business data
  • Experience mapping experiences in the form of user ecosystems, journeys, flows, and content hierarchies
  • Strong knowledge of web responsive design and mobile app design
  • Ability to contribute to the design of Design Systems components following brand and UX best practices
  • Experience participating and or facilitating fast-paced Design Sprints
  • Team player with strong cross-functional and communication skills
  • Independent strategic thinker and subject matter expert who can help build processes and act as an advisor to teams
  • Proficiency with digital platforms and applications (PowerPoint, Desired wire-framing tool, Figma, Mural, Confluence, and Jira expertise)
  • Experience in Finance Industry is a plus (but not required)
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree or BSE in Design, Psychology, Computer Science - Human Factors, Industrial design, Anthropology or related field preferred
  • A minimum of nine (9) years as a user experience manager, interaction designer, or information architect.
  • Direct experience with e-commerce, online classifieds, online data-reporting, or large-scale web application development initiatives is an attractive plus for this position.
  • Minimum of nine (9) years experience interacting with Creative and Application Development Teams.
  • Minimum of nine (9) years experience in working with three or more concurrent projects

​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.
  • 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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