UX Design Lead

Location New York, NY (Hybrid)
Starts Next Month, ASAP
Duration 40 hours/week, ongoing
Status Freelance to full-time; the end goal is full-time
Rate 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 and is able to work hybrid, onsite in NYC (Midtown) 2-3 days a week.

At least 5-6 years of experience leading design for customer facing mobile apps for iOS, Android and mobile web is required.

Experience designing digital products end to end is key.

This is a hands-on designer role, in which the UX Design Lead will work on brands for online investing accounts and related experiences for people who want to invest!

Experience with consumer facing visual design of complex products is required for this role.

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,
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

The is a freelance to full-time hybrid UX Design Lead opportunity; if you are interviewing please request the client's full job description from us to prepare and review.

Vaccination is required for their NY office.


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

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