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Senior UX Designer - Contract (Remote)

Dresher, PA | Job #320358
Job Title: Senior UX Designer - Contract (Remote)
Location: Dresher, Pennsylvania
Type: Freelance / Contract

Our client is a financial and retirement services firm, and they are searching for a Sr. UX Designer to join a product team dedicated to one of their newer lines of business focused on saving for higher education costs.  This is a remote contract position that has the potential to go full time with a Lead title for the right person.  This division is based out of Boston and works on EST hours.

Position Summary
Design the user experience for web and mobile solutions that help millions of people achieve their financial goals. Use design thinking techniques and strong collaboration across business, design, analytics, and development functions to create experiences our customers love and that drive results for the business. Serve as the subject-matter expert for the UX discipline. Use creative and technical problem-solving skills to guide the design from concept through completion.

Job Functions, Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Create web and mobile solutions that bring clarity to complex problems by using a range of skills, including user research, interaction design, visual design, and information architecture, as well as knowledge of the competitive landscape.
• Prototype and scale UX solutions for new products, services, features, and enhancements from journey maps through detailed designs.
• Build strong, collaborative relationships across design, business, development, and analytics teams. Manage expectations within the team and with clients.
• Use qualitative and quantitative analysis techniques to inform design decisions and ensure that solutions have the intended impact.
• Assist with other tasks and projects as assigned

Experience, Skills, Knowledge Requirements
• Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in a creative or technical field.
• Minimum 5 – 10 years of experience or equivalent combination of experience and education.
• Able to resolve disparate user and business needs, to drive clarity and alignment across stakeholders.
Portfolio demonstrating expertise solving complex UX problems and designing thoughtfully crafted web and mobile experiences on large-scale projects.
• Strong collaboration skills. High degree of creativity, empathy, and passion.
• Excellent communication skills (storytelling, visualization, use of qualitative and quantitative data) to enlist support for initiatives and ignite enthusiasm to execute.
• Experience with Design Thinking, Agile, and Lean methodologies.
• Highly proficient in the use of design and prototyping software (Adobe, Sketch, InVision, etc.)
• Knowledgeable about web and mobile UX best practices. Understanding of HTML/CSS and emerging tools, technologies, and business practices.
• Excellent organizational skills. Able to switch between tasks across projects.
• Able to give and receive feedback and interpret critique to enhance project outcomes.

Job ID:320358LS
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