UX Manager

Columbus, Ohio | Permanent | Job ID #60576 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Search is hiring a UX Manager for a nationwide company with offices based in Columbus, Ohio.


  • This position will be on-site eventually. You would not need to relocate until 2022.
  • Fully relocation is provided.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Consults and collaborates with stakeholders, product managers, technologists, UX peers and others across the company to provide strategic, creative and technical direction.
  • Advocates for empathetic, human-centered design. Helps mitigate risk by pursuing work based on insights and an understanding of our users.
  • Problem solves, thinks big, and explores divergent ideas while understanding how to converge and build iteratively towards the best solution.
  • Designs and recommends innovative solutions that balance customer needs with business viability and technical feasibility.
  • Participates in and facilitates idea-generating sessions evaluating those ideas with regards to technical feasibility, business viability and human desirability.
  • Able to think strategically and connect your work to a larger picture. Helps everyone consider the end-to-end experience and connect the dots.
  • Mentors and guides the team in their craft and profession to continually uplift the quality of our work.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Undergraduate studies in User Experience, human-computer interaction, psychology, graphic design, information science, communications or related field preferred.
  • 5+ years professionally practicing some aspect of human-centered design.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable presenting to large groups and explaining design rationale to other parts of the business.
  • Solid, working understanding of UX principles and the human centered design process.
  • Ability to navigate multiple contributor groups and tell compelling stories.
  • Owns work with little oversight.
  • Independently and proactively seeks out answers as needed.

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.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search 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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About Onward Search

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.