Senior UX Designer - WFH during Covid-19

Starts April, interviewing now
Duration 1 year, 40 hours/week
Status Freelance w/ potential to extend or convert to full-time
Rate DOE, $65+ per hour
Our client, a global financial leader, is looking to hire a Senior UX Designer to support their treasury services arm, for at least 12 months with the expectation of converting to full-time.

Qualified Senior UX Designer must have experience with complex systems. A financial background is not important, as long as the portfolio displays an understanding of design systems and showcases the Designer's process.

The story behind the work is what the hiring manager is most interested in!

This team utilizes the Double Diamond design process (experience with any design system will suffice) and Sketch, InVision and freehand; they're moving to Figma sometime this year.

Senior Interaction Designer Responsibilities:
• Drive the overall process of Interaction Design/Information Architecture for complex highly functional business applications
• Both formally or informally uncover user needs and contexts via primary and secondary research techniques and leverage learnings to come up with the big idea
• Create, present, and document proposed solutions from the big ideas to the smallest components which might include interaction models and flows, screen and component states, data and information hierarchies
• Escort a proposed solution through to deployment and beyond ensuring that the vision becomes a reality

Senior Interaction Designer Requirements:
• Has a deep understanding of interactivity and its impact on human behavior
• Has experience conceptualizing, modeling, and designing complex, yet innovative, experiences
• Minimum 5 years of experience working as a user experience professional
• Demonstrable experience designing rich interactions for desktop, web, hand-held form factors
• Experience designing applications within complex business domains similar to financial services
• Foundation education in graphic, industrial, interaction design or related degree
• Track record of successful deliveries and a strong portfolio that highlights their ideas and end-product

Senior Interaction Designer Interests:
• Enjoys designing highly functional user interfaces
• Understands the value of homing in on contextual details that help ensure we’re solving for the right problems
• Can defend their designs with rationale rooted in user needs and business goals
• Enjoys the multidisciplinary and collaborative nature of product development
• Is detail-oriented and appreciates the value of visual aesthetics across everything they do
• Can translate business problems and requirements into compelling user interfaces

This is a 12 month, 40 hour/week freelance Senior UX Designer opportunity that will be remote starting out but eventually onsite in NYC; equipment will be provided.

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