User Experience Designer

Fort Lauderdale, Florida | Freelance | Job ID #47495 |
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Onward Search is seeking a User Experience Designer for a year + contract in the Ft. Lauderdale area. This person will be responsible for creating great experiences for the entire company. You will work collaboratively with fellow members of the User Experience team to conceptualize, strategize, design and prototype ideas; then inspire members of Product Management, Development, and Quality Assurance to develop award-winning products.



  • Responsible for working with business unit, project management, and development staff to deliver against requirements.
  • Represent the "User Experience, " translate customer and business stakeholder requirements into defined specifications and inspire the Development team to build the right product.
  • Own the design of the most impactful user interface - related features and participate in the product definition process with the Product Owner, Business Stakeholders, Development and User Research.
  • Significantly impact and architect product strategy and direction.
  • Work with User Experience Strategy and Product Ownership to translate business and marketing goals into the best solutions for our business.
  • Develop and maintain wireframes, user flows, interaction design, visual design mockups, personas, scenarios, prototypes, specifications, navigation maps and other design documents.
  • Work with feature development teams to make sure that the workflow reflects the customer's needs and ensure consistency among features.
  • Develop expert-level knowledge of competitive and complementary products and bring new ideas to the team.
  • Define innovative user interfaces and interaction styles which result in improved user productivity and satisfaction.
  • Integrate our Vision, Mission, and Values in all interactions with customers, business stakeholders, co-workers, and vendors.
  • Adhere to all department and company policies, procedures and safety standards.


  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • High degree of creativity, design skill, strategy and interaction design experience and problem-solving ability.
  • A great portfolio of work/samples of wireframes, personas, visual and interaction design work is a requirement.
  • A formal education in Visual Design, Interaction Design, HCI, Architecture, Psychology, or related field preferred.
  • Expertise in wireframing and visual design tools such as OmniGraffle, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, is expected.
  • Prototyping skills using tools like XD, Fireworks, Muse, Dreamweaver and/or front-end development experience preferred.
  • Uncanny drive to design the best user experience in the world.
  • Strong communication skills, ability to communicate one's ideas and the team’s position through design.
  • Proven track record and a passion for designing compelling, award-winning user interfaces.
  • Excellent presentation skills & and attention to detail.
  • Experience working with various departments within a product team.
  • Accommodating team player with a drive to create together with no ego.

Does the skill set and experience sound like you? Apply today!



  • 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.
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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