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UX Designer

Job title: UX Designer
Contract type: Freelance
Location: El Segundo
Industry: Creative
Remote: Yes
Reference: 428843
Contact name: Alanha Medina
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client, a hair care ecommerce brand is seeking a remote UX designer to join their team.

As a UX Designer, you’ll take part in refining and enhancing the user experience for three customer-facing brands. In this role, you’ll lead UX processes across client brands by taking UX research and transforming them into delightful and intuitive user experiences. You’ll bring a clean, mobile-first design aesthetic to the table and influence how our brand websites function, look & feel.

Responsibilities

  • Lead UX design for D2C e-commerce businesses that specialize in the mass-customization of consumer products.
  • Participate in ideation and scoping for new initiatives, feature enhancements, and A/B tests.
  • Collaborate with the user experience and product team to identify and design solutions to usability issues, and test your design recommendations in an iterative fashion.
  • Communicate with the user experience and product team throughout the design process to ensure business goals, requirements, roadmap and timelines are being met.
  • Translate concepts into appropriate UX artifacts such as personas, user journeys, wireframes, site maps, user flows and wireframes in low- medium- and high-fidelity that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Ability to work autonomously and proactively in a fast-paced environment; bring UX best practices, research-backed insights and thorough design recommendations to the table every day.
  • Work daily in tools such as Figma, Framer, Google Docs, whiteboard tools such as Miro or Figjam.
  • You’re able to create flawless prototypes in Figma that include multiple user flows for remote user-testing.
  • Design with a mobile-first approach.
  • Provide product requirements for your user-tested design solutions.
  • Partner with developers and QA to ensure designs are properly implemented.
  • Identify and share UX design trends and best practices with the user experience team.
  • Work collaboratively across different teams with different skill sets, including leadership, brand/marketing, product managers, developers, and other stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in UX design with a strong portfolio and URL samples of responsive web designs; experience in e-commerce and/or startup preferred.
  • You have a solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
  • You’re an expert-level Figma user; you’re experienced in using a shared UI pattern library, create prototypes, manage files and organize artboards.
  • Experience in designing marketing landing pages, discount treatments and promotional messaging, and related ecommerce content modules and touchpoints.
  • Ability to cleanly organize and document design processes in an open and transparent way; highly organized file management.
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to solve usability problems.
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and skilled at handling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Self-starter, proactive, highly organized, strong attention to detail, excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Professional portfolio that demonstrates your UX capabilities, creativity, and problem-solving.
  • Bachelor’s degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience.
  • A passion for designing user interfaces that effectively serve the needs of the user and the business.
  • Bonus: Ability to tell stories and create compelling and engaging slide decks and vreports speaking to UX research and UX design insights and recommendations.

 

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