UX Designer
Onward Search

Jersey City, New Jersey


We’re looking for a passionate and talented UX Designer to join our small design team. We focus on building enterprise design systems to create a better experience for our global network of employees. The ideal candidate will function as the UX Lead for high-profile applications and will be responsible for delivering best-in-class solutions for our users. We’re looking for someone who is a team player, can defend their design decisions but is open to feedback, and enjoys the challenge of creating innovative and intuitive design solutions to improve the day-to-day experience for our users.

 

Responsibilities


Create wireframes, finalized visual designs and interactive prototypes
Ability to distinguish between feature requests and design revisions from user goals and objectives
Leverage and contribute to our design system
Share your designs to solicit constructive feedback and provide constructive feedback and innovative ideas within your team
Collaborate with UX Researchers for journey maps, personas, and usability testing
Participate and conduct usability research to better understand our users
Collaborate with our Product and Development teams to transform requirements into compelling designs that balance business, user, and technical priorities
Work will developers to implement your proposed designs and take an active role in the quality assurance throughout development and deployment
Present your designs to stakeholders with expertise and rationale while advocating for end-users
Work on multiple projects with various levels of UX engagement, timelines, and expectations
Identify opportunities for design and process improvements and drive their implementation
Educate others on the benefits of UX and help establish a culture of design within the group and among our stakeholders
Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices, and standards
A team player with a positive attitude. You enjoy collaborating with others to achieve design goals. Comfortable taking and giving feedback to provide the best design solutions.
Enjoys new design challenges including those involving complex information, data visualizations, and interactivity
Must be able to maintain healthy relationships with our business and technology partners
Comfortable employing his/her skills across all stages of the design and development process including conception, design, standardization, specification, and enforcement
Is detail-oriented and always concerned about the end products
Be an exceptional multi-tasker who’s quick and organized
You stay up to date on the latest design trends and applications


Qualifications


Bachelor’s degree in a design-related field
5+ years working in the UX design field
Proficient in modern design tools including Figma and Sketch
Online portfolio showcasing examples of your awesome work
General understanding of WCAG 2.0 and assistive technologies
General understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and/or React is a plus


Does this sound like you? Apply today! 
Employer Details:
Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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