UX Designer

Oakland, California | Freelance | Job ID #50644 |
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Our client, a leader in sustainability, is looking for a UX Designer with 2-5 years of experience.

This is a contract-to-hire, 40 hrs/wk, onsite role in Oakland, CA.

You will be joining our client's fast-paced product team. This role requires both a high degree of independent ownership and frequent collaboration with a wide range of expertise from other team members. In this role you will work to seamlessly blend complex business process, technology and user experience in a way that intelligently connects a supply chain from start to finish in a growing, and rapidly changing, space. This person will be reporting into the Head of UX.


  • Champion and effectively communicate design ideas using sketches, flow diagrams, wireframes, mockups and prototypes in a cross-functional team environment
  • Developing their company's massive suite of products – buyer portal (app), education app, website interface (customer portal)
  • Partner with Product Manager to identify user research needs and conduct usability tests
  • Ensure product design deliverables adhere to high design standards
  • Receive, weigh, and integrate constructive feedback from other team members and managers
  • Present and communicate design work in a clear, confident, professional manner; explain rationale for design decisions
  • Understand business goals and seek to understand product market, competitors, opportunities and challenges


  • 2 - 5+ years experience in UX. Bachelor degree in a design-related discipline or related field is a plus
  • High degree of craftsmanship – you should care about what you produce
  • Good understanding of systems + design
  • Must be able to design within brand guidelines and be willing to work with other team members to define, update, and maintain standards
  • Ability to work collaboratively with customers and talented cross-functional teams including user research


  • Working knowledge of design and prototyping tools, such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision, etc
  • Passion for all things design: typography, color, composition
  • Proficient in a variety of UX methodologies to convey ideas and concepts (e.g. storyboards, wireframes, prototypes, etc.)
  • Creative problem-solver with the ability to work with a blank slate and inspire others
  • Create and assess design solutions based on user research data, analytics, and user goals
  • A passionate designer and a self starter, comfortable with tackling all of the UX steps from user research and synthesis, exploration and concepting, prototyping and user testing, to launch

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 



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.
  • 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.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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