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JOB: Freelance Sr. UX Strategist (Financial/transactional exp. would be ideal)

JOB TITLE: Senior User Experience Strategist
TYPE: contract
HOURS: 40h/week


The Senior User Experience Strategist must be an experienced professional who can successfully design user experiences across Web sites, applications and other digital media. The role requires being able to function independently as well as collaborating with other team members and being able to define a user experience vision and strategy while getting all the details right.  Equally important is your ability to live the core values of Comrade: trusted relationships and high quality work.


*     Serve as User Experience Lead on various client projects

*     Create scenarios, user flows, site maps, navigation, wireframes, storyboards, workflow diagrams and prototypes as needed for projects

*     Analyze needs for projects and research solutions

*     Lead user research if needed

*     Champion the cause of user-centric design and help educate key stakeholders on UX as needed

*     Collaborate with project team to gather requirements, write specifications, and perform quality assurance as needed

*     Assist with creative process and overall project vision


*     Minimum 7 years of experience in user experience, with at least 3 years in a senior role as an information designer or architect in a web development firm, agency, or equivalent client-side experience

*     Bachelor’s degree required; Masters in human factors, information sciences, or related field preferred

*     Experience with financial services or similar transaction-based Web applications required

*     MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required

*     Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Visio or Omnigraffle

*     Knowledge in prototyping software (Axure) is preferred

*     Knowledge of design and web development processes


Comrade is a digital marketing and experience design agency located in historic Old Oakland. We partner with clients to ensure strategic, innovative, user-centric design solutions. Our partnerships, both internally and with clients, are built on two simple, core values: trusted relationships and high quality work. We offer a flexible, friendly, collaborative work environment, as well as a competitive salary and benefits package. To learn more about Comrade, or apply for a position, email us at Please reference the job title in the subject line.