Senior Product Designer - Contract

Portland, OR

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, Austin, and San Francisco.


We are looking for a Senior User Experience Designer for a full time six month remote contract position. 


Role Description: 

In this role, you’ll work with a cross-functional team to design enterprise-class B2B solutions used to protect millions of students around the globe. You’ll drive the full design process for your product team. Working lean, but smart, the team will move from assumptions to hypothesis to validation. Equipped with qualitative and quantitative research, you’ll champion the story of how a stronger user experience is achieving business goals.


About you: 

  • Are flexible, adaptable and agile, an agent of change

  • You excel at system thinking, journeys, and state machines

  • Are self-directed and self-starting enough to prosper with high-level direction and minimal documentation. 

  • Are influential in bringing about change or progress within the product team or company. 

  • Have excellent collaboration skills with a servant-leadership attitude, and the willingness to always strive for the best outcomes. 

  • Have the chops to lead cross-team design workshops or sprints

  • Develop and maintain an understanding of customers, users, and stakeholders. Their frustration points and workflows

  • Comfortable with feedback and adapt quickly to changing information.


Need to have:

  • 6+ years of hands-on product experience, designing complex or enterprise-level software. 

  • 2+ years of experience leading other designers

  • Demonstrated experience designing within an agile and/or lean environment


Nice to have: 

  • Education industry background

  • B2B Product experience