Lead UX Product Designer - WFH during Covid-19

Starts July 2021
Duration 40 hours/week, 6 months
Status Freelance, possible extension or full-time
Rate DOE
Our client, a global financial institution, is looking for a Lead UX Product Designer to assist their team for 6 months with the possibility to extend or convert to full-time.

The Lead UX Product Designer will lead and evangelize user-centered design by applying design thinking methods, lead workshops for collaboration and ideation, create prototypes and give executive level playbacks.

Lead UX Product Designer Requirements:
• Minimum 7 years of experience working as a user experience professional
• Has evaluated the goals and opportunities of an initiative and then worked to craft a program of work for the UX workstream which has included user research and synthesis, concepting, design, specification, QA, and deployment
• Experience designing applications within complex business domains; defining interaction and visual design to shape and position ideas for customer impact. Any experience with product configuration tools a plus
• Track record of successful deliveries and a strong portfolio that highlights ideas and end-product
• Can confidently translate business problems and requirements into compelling user experiences
• Excels at conceptualizing, modeling, and designing complex, yet innovative, experiences
• Captures the big picture not just from a product perspective but the overall service offering

Lead UX Product Designer Responsibilities:
• Define and drive the overall process of product design for complex, highly functional business applications
• Formally or informally uncover user needs and contexts via primary and secondary research and leverage learnings to come up with big ideas
• 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

This is a 6 month Lead UX Product Designer opportunity that is fully remote to start but ideally eventually onsite in NYC part of the time.

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc273@jobalert.creativecircle.com

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