UX Manager

Boston, Massachusetts | Freelance | Job ID #61006 |
Posted Last Month

Senior UX Manager needed for a Contract-to-PERM hire engagement with a client in the Boston area. This position will eventually require someone onsite in the Boston location.


  • Hire and retain contract and full time UX designers
  • Establish annual goals and provide ongoing performance feedback to full time staff
  • Collaborate with other UX, Product, and Development managers to ensure alignment across projects
  • Proactively work with reports to ensure high quality designs and stakeholder satisfaction
  • Collaborate with other UX managers and UX director on UX strategy
  • Work with agile leadership to ensure UX team quality and velocity meet team needs


  • 7+ years of experience in team building and leadership involving direct, indirect, and non-reports
  • Proven ability to work in a matrix team environment and demonstrate thought leadership and ability to influence where no direct line of control exists
  • Ability to mentor and manage 3-10 direct reportStrong portfolio of work including examples of mobile web, desktop and app experiences
  • Strong understanding of design system and component-based design
  • Strong understanding of native mobile and responsive web platforms and designing UI solutions within them
  • Ability to conceptualize, design, and deliver experiences
  • Ability to communicate user needs and demonstrate how proposed designs solve those to internal team and other stakeholders
  • Ability to collaborate with designers, strategists, managers, and technologists
  • Ability to collaborate with product owners, scrum masters and engineering teams within an agile process
  • Ability to present to senior stakeholders and build support UX work initiatives (Ability to direct the work of others)
  • Knowledge of user-centered design philosophy and process
  • Hands on experience with wire framing and prototyping tools
Bonus Skills:
  • Experience in medical or other highly regulated fields
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and other web technologies
  • Experience with agile and lean software development practices

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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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.