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Aug 27, 2018

San Francisco, CA

Freelance

Agent: Samir P.

Job #: 137242

Job Description

Role

The UI/UX Designer will design new experiences, perform quick research, and ship those experiences in an agile environment. They will support the UX/UI Design Manager who focuses heavily on UX and an understanding of research, so this role will skew more heavily towards the UI.

You are:

  • A smart and passionate UI/UX designer who asks questions, utilizes data and research, and creates user-centered experiences.

  • You work on a macro and a micro level, making decisions that support both the overall experience and the individual component.

  • You are well versed in both UX and UI and are able to contribute on both levels.

  • You have experience designing and shipping consumer facing digital products.

  • You’re passionate about how things work and interact, and about creating a visually cohesive and well designed experience.

  • You take initiative when you identify a problem.

 

You will:

  • Take in design requests, build new experiences, perform quick research, and ship those experiences in an agile environment.

  • Work to publish new content , consulting best web practices to make sure the experience you design delivers on those standards, and design experiences by leveraging new and old components.

  • Launch content quickly by partnering with the design system team; launch content to test and reiterate on early and often.

  • Work closely with developers to update content quickly, not focusing on high polish design until we have had a chance to test its performance.

  • Create wireframes and build prototypes to illustrate concepts and work closely with developers to build out an interaction framework.

  • Use the evolving digital system to design new and update existing sections of the website.

  • Think systemically and help create a pain free and seamless experience for the user.

  • Iterate quickly and provide options to external partners.

  • Advocate for the importance of user centered design and consumer quality experiences on the team and within the greater organization.

 

Your Professional Profile:

  • Passion to design excellent products for humans

  • +5 years of professional experience in digital design

  • Strong portfolio of interaction design and visual design

  • Ability to rapidly conceive, visualize and iterate design solutions in a shared environment

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Experience Design, Interaction Design or related field (or equivalent experience)

  • Experience designing and shipping digital consumer facing products and interaction systems

 

Pluses:

  • Experience designing for diverse audiences of people (international audiences, multi-language localization, accessibility for people with disabilities, etc.)

  • Extensive knowledge of user research

  • Experience working on a distributed team

  • Strong visual design skills:

    • Type, color, layout, hierarchy

    • Iconography and illustration

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