UX Design Lead - Fully Remote/Off-site

Starts Mid-October
Duration 12 Months
Status Freelance
Rate Up to $70/hour
Our finance client is seeking a UX Design Lead with 6+ years of experience leading enterprise strategic transformations for a 12 month contract, 40 hours/week, starting in Mid-October.

The UX Design Lead is leading cross-functional teams through design thinking and other frameworks to achieve user-centered outcomes. Must be an exceptional communicator to lead the team in the discovery, design, development, and delivery of amazing solutions for complex problems in strategic planning, process improvement, product design, and service delivery. The UX Design Lead will integrate business analytics and capabilities to solve complex problems with human-centered solutions which elegantly balance desirability, viability and feasibility

UX Lead Responsibilities:
- Support team in achieving clear problem statement definition, define big ideas and capabilities, and pressure-test ideas through design research, test and learn methodologies, and value evaluation.
- Communicate effectively to Senior level leaders to present strategic opportunities, align to firm strategy/goals/objectives, define business cases, and develop strategic roadmaps that clearly articulate the journey toward an ideal client experience.
- Lead alignment between design, business, and delivery work streams to integrate business analytics, business capabilities, user and market research.
- Learn and communicate the principles of process improvement, design thinking, data analysis, and change management to a wide variety of audiences to gain the buy-in and understanding needed to drive transformational change across the enterprise.
- Identify major detailed project tasks, resources, and coordinate the efforts of internal and external parties necessary to see successful project completion including external consulting firms.
- Identify subject matter experts, business owners, and those skilled in multiple business process disciplines necessary to achieve desired outcomes.

UX Design Lead Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
- 2 years of Design Thinking experience, and direct or indirect people leadership experience preferred
- Ability to quickly engage and inspire a diverse, multidisciplinary team and lead/contribute to multiple large-scale efforts concurrently
- Experience in Devops Methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, etc.) desired

OCT. 2020

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc254@jobalert.creativecircle.com