UX / UI Designer

Seeking talented individuals to join our team as a full time User Experience / User Interface Designer. This individual will be a part of our Development team. If you are a motivated, smart, and driven individual who wants to work in an energetic and entrepreneurial environment with outstanding career and growth opportunities, then this is the opportunity for you!

What you’ll be doing

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features
  • Implementing and enhancing features on existing and new applications
  • Working on a tight knit team of developers, product, design and QA
  • Contributing to the larger development team effort to ensure a great cross-platform experience
  • Delivering quality results
  • Works closely with engineering and product management team to design wireframes, prototypes, proof of concept.
  • Takes into account technical considerations such as data models, data structures, data flow, application architecture, time-to-build, level of effort, metadata, navigation, workflow, security, ease of use, etc.
  • Provides positive user experience by determining information structure for Web sites and Web applications, Analyze and inventory available content; developing scheme, categories, structure, and functionality; and designing dataflow and navigation
  • Must be able to interpret and translate business requirements into visualisations of the user interface to a web application
  • Working with Creative, Designers, Product Owners, and Developers, this role will be a key contributor to the design of the entire product experience
  • Validates information delivery by developing and completing usability test plans; evaluating traffic patterns; studying user feedback; coordinating with Usability Specialists and Information Architects
  • Comfortable working in fast-moving, startup, agile development environments

Skills you have include

  • BA/BFA in one or more of: Human Factors, Human Computer Interaction, Education, Communications and/or related degree or experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years of user experience design for software, web applications, and product development which leverage consumer facing emergent technologies, and/or mobile devices
  • Knowledge user-centered design processes, design patterns, techniques, and tools
  • Ability to think about high-level product vision and contribute a vision of a fantastic user experience
  • Strong conceptualization ability, strong visual communication ability, drawing skills and sketchbook technique
  • Strong knowledge of Omnigraffle, Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, and associated design tools
  • Ability to communicate all aspects of a requirement through a design
  • Understanding of the limitation of web design and compromises for level of effort
  • Excellent customer service attitude, communication skills (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills
  • Enjoys the fun challenges of a startup environment
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Ideally, you have

  • MA/MFA in one or more of Human Factors, Human Computer Interaction, Education, Communications or related degree
  • 8+ years of professional development in a team environment in local and remote regions
  • Training in information architecture, writing, interactive design, and/or usability
  • Native app and responsive design experience required
  • Worked with a continuous integration approach
  • Experience in an Agile (scrum) development process

Please direct applicants only. No resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. No out-sourced development or marketing agencies.

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