UX Designer (contract-to-hire, e-commerce)

Portland, OR (Remote)
52 Limited is a digital staffing agency with an industry-leading focus on the creative + technology space. We exclusively place tech and creative talent in direct-hire, contract-to-hire, and contract roles with our clients in Portland, Seattle, and San Francisco.

We are seeking a mid to senior-level UX Designer for a contract-to-hire role with our client with a presence in Oregon + abroad. With an eye toward design, this role will partner with front-end engineers to turn mock-ups into pixel-perfect web pages. The ideal individual for this role is will work closely with the Product and Engineering teams to apply styles and patterns to projects, and create new flows in order to provide customers with a smooth e-commerce user experience. This is a highly collaborative and creative role!

The day-to-day:

• Work with Experience Design and Experience Engineering team to maintain and adapt core design standards and flows
• Collaborate with Product Managers to create mockups, wireframes, and user flows based on current project requirements
• Collaborate with Product Experience Team to incorporate research findings and industry best practices into designs
• Collaborate with front end engineers to iterate on designs and maintain visual consistency
• Perform usability testing of flow and design
• Create clean and simple user-centered web and mobile views for a high traffic e-commerce
platform that relies on community contributors
• Assist in the production of prototypes, concept sketches, and interaction designs using key tools
such as Figma
• Collaborate with our Experience Engineering team to iterate on and adapt designs for web, mobile,
and apps
• Participate in Experience Team reviews, sharing, brainstorms, and activities

Must-have experience:

• Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university, or equivalent work experience
• 5+ years UX design experience
• E-commerce design experience
• Understanding of designing within complex legacy systems
• Experience with web, mobile and responsive design
• UI design skills at high fidelity
• Adept with design tools such as Figma
• Knowledge of CSS
• Experience in user research and usability testing. 

Nice to Have:

• Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
• Ability to work in a dynamic, ever-evolving environment and ability to respond quickly to changing expectations
• Comfort working in an agile software development process that is highly agile and iterative