The Hired Guns are seeking a highly skilled UX / UI Designer to create thoughtful and enjoyable user experiences that enable growth and innovation at a global events services company. This is a contract role, remote, working fulltime-equivalent hours.
Comp range: $65 to $95 per hour
- Influence major change in a large organization and have autonomous full lifecycle ownership of products from concept to execution and beyond
- Enjoy the freedom of a startup with the security and support of a large organization
- Work with a breadth of verticals and business challenges that keep things interesting
- Work on products with a mission: this company’s verticals focus on issues related to BIPOC, environmental, and animal rights throughout the business
The Nitty Gritty
The backstory on the company and why they need to hire you!
This company connects buyers and sellers and supports the flow of business and trade in over a dozen specialist markets. Their B2B platforms help businesses meet, discover products, trade, and grow through major exhibitions, virtual events, online marketplaces, specialist content, and data services. Over the past year they’ve built a Digital Product Innovation department and nurtured a company culture in which customer research drives product and user design. That’s where you come in:
As Senior UX / UI Designer, you will be a key member of the Digital Product Innovation team, focused on both product improvement and new product and proposition innovation. You’ll work with the Research, Design and Product Management teams to explore new digital product ideas, create design prototypes for user tests, and build full user interface designs for new products. You’ll deep-dive into various market verticals (Infrastructure & Construction, Manufacturing & Engineering, Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, Fashion, Licensing, Aviation) to identify customer needs and solve challenges with world-class products and innovative solutions. Think platforms, marketplaces, buyer-seller environments, event exhibitor hubs, event attendee applications, and new digital products to connect different players in the value chain.
How you’ll know if you’re a fit…
You have a breadth of design experience with a desire to strengthen your leadership chops. Your work is research- and data-informed, with a clear approach to creating design systems that facilitate repeatable and leverageable process across multiple products. You’re comfortable innovating from scratch, but you can also operate within large enterprise systems. You can create an MVP and seamlessly integrate with a large legacy system without breaking a sweat. Your tagline could be “Innovator who can scale,” and your portfolio contains richly detailed process and business cases.
The Inside Skinny
Why you should quit your job right now and join this team!
Work with a collaborative, smart, and engaged team and come to work with a vision, passion, and defensible point of view based on a clear user-centered methodology. Access leadership opportunities and work on mission-driven products … all from the comfort of your home. Win-win.
The Hired Guns does not and will not discriminate in considering and referring candidates for employment, or in its treatment or advancement of its employees, and will not tolerate harassment, on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.