Position Senior UX Designer
Location Manhattan
Starts ASAP
Duration 6+ months
Status Freelance
Rate up to $75-78 per hour DOE
Our client is a leading Digital Agency, and they are currently seeking 2 Freelance Senior Experience Designers. This role will report into a UX Lead.

Senior UX Designer Responsibilities:
• Collaborating with product managers and business stakeholders to understand and act upon key business requirements
• Create new feature definitions and explorations from concept, leading an integrated team that meets both business needs and user needs
• Delivering design via concept sketches, wireframes, interaction designs and user flows, and prototypes, as needed
• Performing competitive research & analysis.
• Researching and analyzing industry UX/UI trends and competitor sites and strategies
• Create and revise information architecture documents and diagrams including but not limited to: content diagrams, content maps, wire frame diagrams, comprehensive diagrams and static prototypes.
• Participating in key internal meetings including weekly status updates and planning sessions.
• Directing junior designer(s) to deploy user-friendly mobile-first customer experiences
• Documenting ongoing progress and status in Jira
• Presenting design direction to internal team & clients
• Create design rationale and specifications
• Advocating for clean, simple user-centered designs

Requirements:
• Strong command of Sketch, InVision
• Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
• Strong command of mobile-first responsive design needs and constraints
• Working experience in design considerations for mobile/tablet apps across device ecosystem
• Expertise in wire-framing and comfortable producing concept sketches and user flows
• Demonstrated experience in using techniques such as motion and transitions to fine-tune an interaction design
• Experience delivering work within and extending an established design system
• Experience working in agile, collaborative environments
• Experience working within modern product development workflows
• At least 2-5 years of work experience in a UX design leadership role
• A portfolio containing examples of easy-to-use applications, transactional interfaces, or other technically complex UI
• Comfort with formal presentations to design and business teams
• A passion for simplicity

Nice to have Skills:
• Experience with prototyping tools such as Axure, Framer, Principle
• Experience with collaboration tools such as Jira, Slack
• Passionate about understanding (and keeping the team and clients in formed about) current and emerging UX/UI trends.
• A good working knowledge of HTML and CSS
• A sensibility for the role animation and transitions play in a user experience
• Some experience of user research and usability testing would be a bonus
• Experience in financial services, in particular with wealth management
• Undergraduate or graduate degree in a User Experience-related program

MAR. 2019

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc201@jobalert.creativecircle.com