UX Designer

Portland, Oregon | Freelance | Job ID #49130 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Search's client, a well-known eCommerce brand has an exciting opportunity for a talented UX Designer as they are currently expanding the central mobile team in Portland, OR. This position will report into the Head of UX & Design and work closely with colleagues in Portland as well as stakeholders throughout our global markets. This is a uniquely interesting and challenging role and we are looking for a talented designer with a great portfolio of native mobile UI design work. This role will focus on improving the UI of our products and work with a Sr. UX Design lead on global initiatives that touch millions of users. Apply today to speak with one of our associates to learn more!

Job Summary:
As a UX Designer for the global mobile design team, you will be a part of a growing, global design culture. You will partner with cross-functional teams to create delightfully intuitive mobile experiences. You have strong interaction design skills underpinned by a firm grasp of mobile design best practices for both iOS and Android. You have an eye for detail and appreciate the importance of detail in delivering quality design specs and assets.

You draw from a diverse set of techniques and tools. You work closely with developers to ensure your designs are technically well considered and feasible. A close collaboration with a Sr. UX Designer and our product managers helps you prioritize the work that will have the biggest positive impact for our users and our business.


  • A passion for your craft – You have your finger on the pulse of mobile design and UX trends. You are inspired by best-in-class user experiences, and excited by challenging problems.
  • Valued contributor – You are comfortable with ambiguity, understand the conversation between business and user requirements, and enjoy working closely with developers.
  • Excellence in communication – You have strong verbal, written, and visual presentation skills. You confidently speak about your design solutions from a user-centered perspective.
  • Strong team player - Standout interpersonal skills. You build positive working relationships with team members, have a good sense of humor, and a positive attitude. You are willing to share your point of view without dismissing others.
  • Attention to detail – you sweat the small stuff and strive to make things easy both for our users and our team members.


  • Hands on design skills – your work demonstrates knowledge of user centered-design methodology. You are comfortable creating thoroughly considered mockups, prototypes, assets, and specs within tight timelines. You have strong interaction design and visual design skills.
  • Scale and systems - you think globally, striving to use and maintain scalable systems.
  • Insight-driven - you have a balanced approach, using both quantitative data and qualitative user research to inform your design decisions.​
  • At least 2 years of experience designing outstanding experiences for a consumer-oriented company.
  • A BS/BA in User-centered design, HCI, Cognitive Science, or related field preferred.
  • A strong portfolio with examples of product design focused on great UI

​​Does this 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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