Onward Search is hiring an experienced UX Designer in Columbus, OH with a full relocation package!
This role is part of an Innovation team and is a top level contributor focused on innovation/user experience design. The role requires an expertise in user experience methodologies and best practices and will be responsible for determining the “desirability” of opportunities by conceptualizing, visualizing, and designing new products, services, experiences, and even businesses. Collaborates with business leaders, project teams, IT leaders, etc. Coordinates internal and external resources to meet business and user objectives. Delivers on the implementation of user experience strategy and execution, goals and objectives.
You'll lead the team through the design process, translating key user insights and team brainstorms into actual “things” that could be created to meet those needs. You’ll create low fidelity conceptual representations (sketched or produced) of those ideas. You’ll partner with researchers to help us take that idea into testing with real users, iterating to medium to higher fidelity concepts as more is learned…with many launching into market. May specialize in one or multiple design roles such as interaction design, information architecture, content, user experience strategy or other specialization as the function grows.
JOB SUMMARY: Top level contributor with expertise in user experience methodologies and best practices. Responsible for the user experience design of the company’s digital assets and all other associated experiences. Collaborates with business leaders, project teams, IT leaders, etc. Coordinates internal and external resources to meet business and user objectives. Delivers on the implementation of user experience strategy, goals and objectives. This job classification is intended to be used whenever a top level individual contributor role is needed. May specialize in one or multiple design roles such as interaction design, visual design, user research, creative technology, content, user experience strategy or other specialization as the function grows. Placement at this level is based on both the need for this level of experience and skill set of job applications.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to Director/AVP/VP. May have direct reports based on organizational structure. May be responsible for virtual/project teams.
CORE JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Typical Skills & Experiences:
Undergraduate studies in business administration, marketing, human-computer interaction, psychology, graphic design, communications or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
Experience: Typically 8-10 years’ experience within the field of user experience design. In-depth knowledge of the insurance/financial services industry and its products and services preferred.
Knowledge: Broad knowledge of company products/service, and marketing strategies preferred. Expert knowledge in user experience design best practices.
Skills/Competencies: Excellent communications skills (written and verbal). Clear user experience design focus; familiarity with emerging technologies and the ability to integrate new technologies to user experience designs. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively independently and collaboratively as part of a team. Strong project management skills; ability to perform well on multiple concurrent projects while working under tight timelines. Strong research, analytical, and troubleshooting skills.
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