Product Design Lead - WFH during Covid-19

Starts May 1
Duration 1 year
Status Freelance
Rate DOE
Our client is one of the leading Consultancies, and they are currently seeking a Freelance Product Design Lead to cover a Maternity Leave. This is a 1 year contract role that starts May 1

This is a remote role during COVID, but you will be expected to work onsite once they go back into the office. This person should be located in the NYC area and able to work EST.

This role is 40 hours per week, and the client will provide a Laptop.

Product Design Lead will be responsible for:
- Uses an iterative, user-centered approach and strong UI design skills to conceive and deliver valuable new experiences for our clients across mobile and web platforms
- You will contribute to all aspects of the product development lifecycle—from research and ideation to detailed design and delivery—with an emphasis on rapid prototyping, frequent validation with end users, and creatively approaching constraints
- You will collaborate closely with product managers, developers, designers and researchers to identify what will be most critical to the success of a product
- You will also be an advocate for Design thinking

Product Design Lead Qualifications:
- BS or MS in Interaction Design, Cognitive Science, HCI, Anthropology, Psychology, or equivalent experience
- 6+ years of User Experience working on digital products and services
- Experience working in an Enterprise setting is a plus
- Understanding of User Research and how it applies to Design. There will be a UX Researcher staffed to the team, but you should have a good understanding
- Conduct research and synthesize findings into meaningful and actionable insights
- Ability to design and conduct user testing and concept validation
- Strong ability to generate and communicate compelling & actionable insights, both verbally and visually
- Strong interaction and visual design skills; experience working with Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision, etc.
- Experience working with Product & Engineering teams
- Strong experience in Agile methodology
- Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
- Ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels and work with global, cross-functional teams
- Passionate about creating value through great design and user experience
- Ability to structure ambiguous problems and define tasks needed to bring clarity

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc191@jobalert.creativecircle.com


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