UX Design Lead - WFH during Covid-19

Starts ASAP this month or next
Duration 40 hours/week, 4 months
Status Freelance, possible extension
Rate $60+ per hour, DOE
Our client, a global financial services company, is looking to hire a UX Design Lead who has a deep understanding of experience design for digital products.

This is a hands-on designer role, in which the UX Design Lead will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team that includes researchers, content writers, product managers, engineers, and business partners who share a passion for delivering unique and innovative financial digital products and services of all kinds, including trading and advice platforms.

UX Design Lead Qualifications
• 6+ years of Design experience
• Experience working closely with other disciplines to understand design context
• Experience delivering solutions (research findings, design concepts, content) and participating in the critique process to improve design acceptance
• Critical thinking, developed through iteration and design review
• Understanding of application of design systems, experience with Figma or similar design tools
• A portfolio demonstrating superior product design experience

UX Design Lead Responsibilities
• Proactively seek out ways of incorporating the customer experience into daily work
• Contribute to high performing teams through the development of self and others, emphasizing continuous learning and growth
• Distill complicated problems into simple and elegant solutions
• Accurately make decisions that guide the product direction with little information
• Understanding of what makes an experience good or bad is critical by thinking through user problems, find reasonable solutions, mock them up in detail, and work with engineers to build them
• Have the ability to influence others and provide thought leadership on design
• Have the knowledge and deep understanding of composition, balance, symmetry, and white space
• Research and look for opportunities to solve problems in unusual and innovative ways
• Understand the technical limitations and liberties behind your decisions and be able to communicate your ideas to engineers
• Design for the web and understanding how to apply both form and function within it while maintaining simplicity

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc273@jobalert.creativecircle.com


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