UX Designer

Mclean, Virginia | Freelance | Job ID #51561 |
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Onward Search has an exciting opportunity for a talented UX Designer working with one of our preferred clients in McLean, VA. Ideal candidate will have a passion about delivering top notch product experiences, thrives in a fast-paced team-oriented environment, and has a strong eye for visual design. Currently, we are seeking this candidate for a 6-month extendable contract. Apply today to learn more and speak with one of our associates!

UX Designer

  • Understanding of interface and interaction patterns and best practices for various platforms, as well as experience working within a responsive design framework.
  • Understanding of human centered design and UX practices. Interest in partnering with other designers that specialize in content, strategy, and research on user research, journey maps and user flows.
  • Experience creating prototypes that showcase design concepts and interaction patterns.
  • Ability to quickly deliver multiple, inventive ideas that are fresh and simple while solving complex customer and business needs. Confidence in sharing in-progress work with team mates.
  • Ability to clearly communicate your design decisions with the team and craft elegant presentation and storytelling capabilities.
  • Understanding and utilization of Lean and Agile methodologies.
  • Research the latest technologies, best practices, and online trends to provide recommendations for the team.
  • Participate in or facilitate workshops and design thinking exercises to get your collaborators and stakeholders actively engaged in problem definition & problem solving
  • Proficiency with current design tools (Adobe CC, Sketch, Invision, OmniGraffle, Balsamiq, etc.)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or military experience
  • At least 3 years of experience with user experience (UX) design
  • At least 3 years of experience designing digital products
  • At least 2 years of experience working with Agile product development teams or at least 2 years of experience working with Lean product development teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Design, Master’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction, or comparable experience
  • 2+ years designing in iOS
  • 5+ years of experience with user experience design
  • 5+ years of experience with information architecture
  • 5+ years of experience creating prototypes at various levels of fidelity
  • 5+ years’ experience with standard digital design tools (e.g. Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, OmniGraffle, Balsamiq, Axure, etc.)
  • Experience in game studies or game design.

​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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