Senior Product Designer

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  • Job type

    Contract
  • Location

    New York
  • Profession

    Other/tbc
  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay

    $60.00-$70.00/hr

Senior Product Designer – Contract – New York, NY – $60.00-$70.00/hr



The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Visa sponsorship not available.

Cognizant is seeking a Senior Product Designer in New York, NY.

Role Description

Contracting at Cognizant will see you working with the world’s leading companies to improve everyday life. Unlike many IT gigs, Cognizant’s unique consultative approach will see you help clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses with the latest tech, not just deliver a standard project.

Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant serves 177 of the Fortune 500, and has enjoyed consecutive years of growth, so you’ll never be short of finding your next gig with them. Plus you’ll enjoy many of the perks you’d expect from one of the most admired companies in the world.

Skills & Requirements

∙ We are looking for a talented Senior Product Designer to join our exciting team and create visible and impactful change! You will start by using Design Thinking methodology to develop empathy for the product’s users. You will work closely
with local and global teams to deliver high quality, end-to-end designs in a fast-paced environment.
∙ An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating relevant experience. Please include a link to your online portfolio or work samples.
∙ Bachelor's degree or higher in Interaction Design, User Experience (UX) Design, Service Design, Visual Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), or related fields
∙ 3+ years of work experience in the design field
∙ Proficiency in design, prototyping, and presentation software such as Figma and Keynote
∙ Experience in the application of design systems such as Material Design
∙ Experience working across multiple platforms (e.g., products, websites, mobile apps, etc.)
∙ Ability to communicate abstract design concepts visually and verbally in a clear and engaging manner
∙ Familiarity with Design Thinking methodology
∙ Familiarity with financial terminologies
∙ Technical knowledge on HTML, CSS, JavaScript
∙ Familiarity with Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
∙ Lead and execute end-to-end design initiatives to align with our product deadlines
∙ Communicate complex information using interaction design tools, including journey maps, storyboards, information architecture, user flows, wireframes, etc.
∙ Apply, maintain, and build upon design systems to ensure consistent designs
∙ Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams of designers, product managers, engineers, researchers, subject matter experts, copywriters, legal, and executive leaders
∙ Leverage and contribute to an existing design system to ensure consistent designs across our web, mobile, and native applications
∙ Understand and document user research findings and iterate designs based on feedback
∙ Create click-through prototypes, presentations, and videos to showcase product vision and get buy-in from key stakeholders
∙ Share knowledge and educate stakeholders about our design process and best practices to optimize our operations and elevate our organization

Benefits/Other Compensation

This position is a contract/temporary role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical benefits, dental benefits, vision benefits, 401K and Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit).

Why Hays?

As Cognizant’s chosen recruitment partner we have this role exclusively, so you will work with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of Cognizant, the role, the Information Technology industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers and so can keep you in mind when future gigs like this come up with Cognizant. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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Hays is committed to building a thriving culture of diversity that embraces people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we serve our candidates, clients, and employees. We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and we comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, HIV-positive status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. One of Hays’ guiding principles is ‘do the right thing’.
We also believe that actions speak louder than words.
In that regard, we train our staff on ensuring inclusivity throughout the entire recruitment process and counsel our clients on these principles. If you have any questions about Hays or any of our processes, please contact us.

In accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information.

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