UX Designer

Ann Arbor, Michigan | Freelance | Job ID #44812 |
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Onward Search is looking for User Experience Designer to join our Ann Arbor client in designing future holistic experiences (hardware, software and services) for their products. As a UX Designer, you are passionate about human centered design and will apply your design expertise. In collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team, you will move from customer research insights to frame new opportunity spaces and define experiences for their customers. You will relentlessly advocate a human centric perspective throughout all stages of the design process. As a team player, you will create impact by collaborating across the UX organization and with key work partners throughout the company - product, strategy, marketing, engineering, design, and technology teams. Please be ready to share a dynamic portfolio.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in visioning and conceptual exercises; establishing POV and future state across a spectrum of products and services
  • Translate complex systems into tangible, simple concepts and demonstrate them through storytelling and rapid prototyping
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to define user goals and requirements; manage relationships with key stakeholders throughout the enterprise
  • Contribute to overall experience strategy and vision, developing sketches, illustrations, mock-ups, prototypes and visual interfaces
  • Deliver high-quality designs ranging from innovative concepts, to pixel perfect visual systems
  • Contribute to building and evolving tools, processes, best practices and templates / frameworks to continuously improve the human centered design methods and approaches
  • Share trends, strategic perspectives, concepts with the UX team and key work partners to further develop consumer-centered strategies that align with the client’s vision, goals, vehicles, services and markets
  • Be an active partner in creating a culture of human centered innovation


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years with experience design

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience practicing human-centered design
  • Expertise in design methods, processes, tools, and best practices
  • Creative problem solving and strong communication skills
  • Able to collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams across all aspects of UX design processes.
  • Strong visual communication skills
  • Strong self-direction and sense of responsibility; exhibiting a high-level of professionalism and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Contemporary UI wireframe tools, Maya or similar
  • Knowledge of various prototyping tools
  • Experience practicing human-centered design
  • Expertise in design methods, processes, tools, and best practices
  • Creative problem solving and strong communication skills
  • Able to collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams across all aspects of UX design processes.
  • Strong visual communication skills
  • Strong self-direction and sense of responsibility; exhibiting a high-level of professionalism and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Contemporary UI wireframe tools, Maya or similar
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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.
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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