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Lead UX Designer

New York, NY | Job #318935
Job Title: Lead UX Designer
Location: New York, New York
Type: Freelance / Contract
We have a client in New York City who is looking to add a Lead UX Designer to their team. In this role, you’ll be a key member of our client’s innovation and machine learning lab, solving complicated problems through simple designs. You’ll contribute to our client’s product strategy, design culture, and build meaningful tools to improve insurance and healthcare for millions of people.   As a Design Lead, you’ll manage and mentor a team of talented UX designers and researchers. You will need to be a great big picture thinker, able to draw from a wealth of experience to give insightful recommendation about when and how to apply the design process, but not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty conducting research, wireframing, or prototyping when needed.

Lead UX Designer Responsibilities: 
  • Manage and mentor a team of 5 UX Designers
  • Scope work and contribute to product strategy
  • Evangelize design through close partnership with Product and Engineering leadership
  • Hold workshops to align project strategy and vision
  • Some hand-on UX Design and Visual Design as needed
Lead UX Designer Requirements:
  • 5-7+ years’ experience working in UX/Product Design
  • Experience designing enterprise or data-heavy applications preferred
  • 1-3 years management experience
  • Experience with Sketch, Figma, or Adobe XD Experience delivering and iterating on creative solutions
  • Ability to think creatively and ask questions
  • Ability to communicate at various levels within large organizations
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients
  • Ability to understand and communicate business needs and requirements, especially understanding what users truly need vs. what they believe they need Knowledge and/or experience with Health care or data-heavy applications, domains a plusBachelors degree in UX/UI, Design, or related field strongly preferred
Job ID: 318935DC
We are passionate about connecting you with the right role at the right organization—and providing you great benefits for the great work you do. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

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