UX Designer

Universal City, California | Freelance | Job ID #52887 |
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Onward Search is on the hunt for a Jr UX Designer to join our Entertainment client for a long-term contract position.

You will report to the Director of Digital Product and be responsible for:

  • Collaborating with product managers and engineers to continue evolving the design, vision, and strategy for the new News/Online internal content management system (CMS).
  • Develops and documents detailed user experience specs, wireframes, and prototypes for our internal content management system (CMS)
  • Be a subject matter expert on industry standards for usability, UX/UI principles, and information architecture
  • Identify UX milestones and assign detailed deliverables to relevant individuals and teams
  • Present design process and decisions to stakeholders with rationale and potential alternatives
  • Remain up to date on the latest digital platform development
  • Work closely with the engineering team to support development of proposed solutions and UX handoff


  • BA/BS required
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in UX or similar role, and ideally with defining the UX/UI of a custom content management system (CMS), project management site, or any site holding information
  • Strong portfolio featuring examples of UX work and wireframes
  • Proficient knowledge of UX design tools such as Sketch and InVision to create interactions flows, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Ability to translate existing brand requirements and guidelines into innovative, and goal-oriented solutions
  • Must work well in a team, fast-paced media industry, and deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, with natural ability to clearly explain design decisions and demonstrate meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong project and time-management skills, able to balance and prioritize multi-project workload and adjust to shifting business needs
  • Familiarity with Confluence and Jira
  • Broad knowledge of and interest in Entertainment is ideal
  • Seeking a self-starter able to take ideas and run with them, learning along the way

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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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.