Product or User Experience (UX) Leads - Freelance to Full Time or FTE - WFH during Covid-19

Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 40 hours/ week for ~ 6 months, opportunity for full time
Status Freelance to Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client, a digital consultancy specializing in Financial Services, is seeking Product or User Experience (UX) Leads to assist with Client projects Freelance to start with the opportunity to go Full Time. YOU WILL BE WORKING WEST COAST PST HOURS.

If you are a seasoned Product or UX Designer with experience building end-to-end applications, you can interface with clients easily, and have management experience, this role is for you! You will work remotely to start and a workstation will be provided. TRAVEL MAY BE REQUIRED ONCE IT IS SAFE.

The Product or UX Leads will:
- Lead team in design of web and mobile applications from end-to-end in an agile environment for banking, insurance, capital markets, FinTech and energy industries
- Conduct client discovery workshops with product managers, engineers, designers, and other cross-functional team members
- User research: drafting research plans, interviews, discussion guides for concept validation or usability tests, and creating action items from it.
- UX/ UI: Create user flows, storyboards, wireframes, design mockups, prototypes, product user experience patterns, design systems/ style guides and production ready assets.
- Lead presentation of design thinking with clients and teammates
- Wear many hats and work cross-functionally with UI/ Visual designers, UX Researchers, Project Managers, Product Managers, Account, and Development.
- Mentor and manage Junior Designers (2-5)

The Product or UX Leads will have the following qualifications:
- 8+ years of experience design
- Some agency/ consulting firm experience a must
- A portfolio of work that demonstrates a knowledge of the UI/UX lifecycle from end to end
- Ability to lead projects independently
- Experience with user research + conducting interviews, creating style guides, high fidelity prototyping and component libraries.
- Understanding of Agile practices and common project management softwares
- Proficiency in InVision, Sketch, Figma, and/or AdobeXD
- Deep understanding of UX Design, best practices, and design principles.
- Experience leading a team
- Receives feedback well and iterates without client conflict
- Background in consulting, banking, capital markets, insurance or energy ideal

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