UX Design Lead

Houston, TX
Job Terms:
W2, Hourly - depends on experience
Start date:

Job Description:

Our client, a prominent Oil and Gas company in Houston, is looking for a strong UX Design Lead to join their team for a long-term consulting assignment. The position will be hybrid in Houston, TX. As a UX Design Lead you will become an integral part of our platform and shared-services teams. Our fast and challenging environment will provide you with opportunities to practice the disciplines of UX Design, Interaction Design and UI Development.

In this role, you will work closely with your design team to provide the quality and usability needed to deliver excellent user experiences for our suite of mobile and desktop products.


  • Work across all disciplines of UX to concept, develop and review applications for desktop and mobile
  • Work with Subject Matter Experts to design early design concepts and iterative prototypes
  • Identify gaps between the current and the ideal user experience to drive innovation focus and purpose
  • Continuously challenge the effectiveness of design, recommending changes, as appropriate
  • Work with each team to identify and recruit end-users for involvement throughout the design process
  • Work with design leads to leverage our internal design system for best practices across products


  • Bachelor’s in Information Science, Interaction Design, Service Design or Product Design or equivalent professional experience
  • Ability to present to senior leadership via strong oral skills and evangelize UXD throughout the organization
  • Ability to lead, mentor and coach UX team members through positive guidance and support
  • Experience working with cross functional teams and strong collaboration with developers
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple projects and related tasks
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, flexible to change, high tolerance for ambiguity and self-motivated
  • Comfortable making decisions independently as well as within a team
  • Experience using Figma, Figjam, Adobe CC Suite, Office 365
  • Oil & Gas or Finance industry experience welcomed and a plus

Client Description:

In 1998, Mark G. Papa was named Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.[4] In 1999, the company became independent from Enron and changed its name to EOG Resources, Inc.[5][6][7]

In 2000, the company swapped properties with Occidental Petroleum. EOG received properties in East Texas and the Oklahoma Panhandle in exchange for properties in California and the Gulf of Mexico.[8] In February 2000, the company also swapped properties with Burlington Resources. EOG received properties in West Texas and the New Mexico, specifically in the Permian Basin, in exchange for properties in Texas and Oklahoma.[9] The company was added to the S&P 500 index in October 2000.[10]

The company acquired properties in Canada from Husky Energy for $320 million in 2003.[11][12]

In 2006, the company signed a 225,648 square feet (20,963.4 m2) lease for office space in the Heritage Plaza building in Houston, Texas.[13]

In 2008, the company acquired assets in the Chuan Zhong Block exploration area in the Sichuan Basin, Sichuan Province, China from ConocoPhillips.[14] The company announced major discoveries in 2010 in the Eagle Ford Group.[15]

In May 2011, the company sold gas-producing properties in South Texas and New Mexico for $637 million.[16]

In December 2014, the company sold its assets in Canada.[17][18] Also in December 2014, founder Mark G. Papa resigned from the board of directors.[19]

In November 2015, the company spent $368 million to acquire additional acreage in the Delaware Basin.[20]

In September 2016, the company acquired Yates Petroleum for 26 million shares of common stock valued at $2.3 billion and $37 million in cash. The acquisition increased the company's holdings by 176,000 net acres in the Delaware Basin, 200,000 net acres in the Powder River Basin, and 138,000 net acres on the Northwest Shelf in New Mexico.[21][22]

In 2017, the company formed a joint venture with The Carlyle Group to develop oil and gas assets in Ellis County, Oklahoma.[23]

In September 2018, the company sold its offshore assets in the United Kingdom.[24][25]

Current operations

As of December 31, 2020, the company had 3.219 billion barrels of oil equivalent (1.969×1010 GJ) of estimated proved reserves, of which 98% was in the United States, 2% was in Trinidad and Tobago, and a negligible amount was in Canada and China. The reserves were 51% petroleum, 22% natural gas liquids, and 27% natural gas.[1]

In 2020, the company's production averaged 753 thousand barrels of oil equivalent (4,610,000 GJ) per day, of which 94% was in the United States, 5% was in Trinidad and Tobago, and 1% was in other areas.[1]

United States

As of December 31, 2020, of the company's total proved reserves in the United States, 53% was petroleum, 21% was natural gas liquids, and 26% was natural gas. As of December 31, 2020, the company was the largest petroleum producer in the Eagle Ford Group. The company also owns properties in the Delaware Basin and other areas of the Permian Basin, including the Leonard, Wolfcamp, and Second Bone Spring Sand shale plays. In the Rocky Mountains, the company owns properties in the Williston Basin of the Bakken Formation and the Turner, Parkman and Niobrara Formations in the Powder River Basin. The company also owns properties in the Austin Chalk, Anadarko Basin, the Fort Worth Basin, and the Marcellus Shale.[1]