Remote Senior UI / UX Designer - Manhattan

Starts September
Duration through Dec 31
Status Freelance Offsite
Rate DOE
Our client is a global Consulting firm, and they are currently seeking a Freelance Senior UI / UX Designer to join their Digital Publishing Design team. The ideal candidate will have publishing experience.

This role will be fully remote but you should be on the East Coast, preferably NYC based. This will be 40 hours per week. This starts as soon as possible and will go through Dec 31 with a possible extension.

UI / UX Designer Responsibilities:
- You will be part of their global Publishing team, working to create high impact digital publishing content
- Reporting to the Head of Publishing Design with a close working relationship with the Head of UX Design, you will collaborate with the Editorial team to create visual content and user experiences that engage our audience across digital channels
- The main focus of this role is UI / visual design for their digital publishing products (site design, e-newsletters, infographics, animated graphics, charts and graphs)
- Working within existing brand guidelines and advising on UX best-practices
- Working with the Development team to bring animated charts and graphics to life
- Producing wireframes and workable prototypes
- Doing some user testing / research
- Collaborating closely with other designers, product team, development team, and vendors. You will work closely with stakeholders across the organization

UI / UX Designer Qualifications:
- Bachelors degree in Design or similar degree
- 8-10 years of Digital design experience, ideally 5 years in an agency setting
- Strong UI/Visual Designer with UX capabilities
- Ability to quickly grasp a complex brief and able to generate creative and on-brand ideas
- Outstanding drive and process management, with a hands-on, action-oriented style
- Strong knowledge of UX best practices and understanding of responsive design
- Skilled at relationship building and influencing; able to effectively balance diplomacy with tenacity when working to gain alignment on goals
- Excellent problem solving and ability to implement sound judgement knowing when to make independent decisions and when to collaborate
- Interaction design skills. Experience with Sketch, Adobe CS, InVision, or comparable tools
- An entrepreneurial, non-hierarchical, and collaborative attitude and the ability to work with teams across time zones

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