UI Designer

Chicago, Illinois | Freelance | Job ID #59999 |

Our client is a digital product design firm and is seeking a UI designer to join their team in a contract role. There is potential this could convert to a full time position down the road.

The Job:

  • Find the right design methodologies to craft unique approaches to challenging client projects
  • Work with project teams to uncover actionable insights around customers and design the most compelling digital products and services grounded in user value
  • Help determine project strategy, mentor teammates, and create client deliverables
  • Contribute to the success of client projects, through refined design


  • 4+ years of experience designing complex products for complex organizations
  • Portfolio that demonstrates refined design aesthetic coupled with your understanding of the impact your design has on development
  • Your brain is wired to navigate and communicate the aesthetics: colors, typography, grid systems, and iconography
  • Professional creative experience in a consulting or in-house environment
  • A rich understanding of the end-to-end design process and evidence of using appropriate methods to inform a visual design system
  • A portfolio of case studies that shows a mastery designing for a diverse set of digital products or services grounded in user, business, and technical insights
  • Comfort in crafting new visual language or extending an existing design system
  • Experienced in communicating with technology teams and other stakeholder groups
  • Comfortable in delivering production-ready specifications for technology

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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About Onward Search

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.