• Columbus, OH
  • Remote
  • Full-Time (30+ Hours) – Benefits eligible
  • Ongoing Contract

Our client is looking for a Lead Product Designer that can lead a small team. Their focus will be to step up quality and standards shared with stakeholders. Figma experience is a must!


  • Digital experience and technology partner located in Columbus, OH
  • Blending data, technology, research, and design to deliver meaningful experiences to their clients for 25yrs
  • 500+ employees


  • Lead design projects and ensure high-quality delivery on time, within scope and budget
  • Manage project teams – overseeing multiple efforts at the same time
  • Assign clear roles and responsibilities for each UXer on the project (including design, content strategy, and research)
  • Competently represent each of these with the client, give the sales pitch, and support the team member(s) in these roles to help them grow
  • Coach and grow clients in their UX maturity
  • Ask questions to clients to gather goals and strategies to inform design
  • Establish a working relationship with agile technology teams that may be unfamiliar with incorporating UX, and coach the teams to integrate UX into the process
  • Ensure quality delivery of the project team’s work
  • Present all the designs of the team, requirements, and future scope when addressed in C-level meetings
  • Help with design or research work in an expedited fashion, when needed
  • Communicate clearly, concisely, and diplomatically with clients and team members
  • Build relationships with our clients to grow and identify future opportunities and projects
  • Cultivate our practice by actively participating in design team meetings and spending time reinforcing a culture of learning and growth


  • At least 7-10 years of experience in a UX design position
  • At least 3 years leading cross-discipline UX project teams (Leading projects that take an idea from concept to sketches, to high fidelity design comps ready for development)
  • Experience collaborating and leading conversations with development teams including Product owners, Developers, Researchers, and other Designers
  • Proven track record of scoping work and building proposals for new opportunities
  • Experience gathering requirements and translating them into a work plan for the design team
  • Working experience and knowledge of agile and digital product design processes
  • A solid understanding of usability best practices as it pertains to digital experiences
  • Proficiency with modern tools like Figma, Sketch, InVision, Zeplin, Miro, Mural, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience converting evaluative testing findings into meaningful designs
  • Ability to provide thoughtful, and constructive feedback for team members
  • Multitasks – prioritizes and meets deadlines promptly and on time
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail
  • Portfolio of samples that demonstrate your experience


  • Motion and/or After Effects


Portfolio Creative is an award-winning women-owned specialized staffing and recruiting company providing talent in the digital, marketing, and creative industries. We work with clients in several states and employ candidates in and outside of Ohio. Please note, we do not have the ability to work with candidates outside of the U.S. Portfolio Creative is an equal-opportunity employer. We strive to have a diverse and inclusive workforce and are committed to ensuring all employees are recruited, assigned, and employed on a nondiscriminatory basis.

Job Number: 6006