Our client has grown into a global organization with offices in Seattle, San Francisco, New York and London, in just over 10 years. With consistent high double-digit growth since 2009, the company has become the industry’s leading source of private market data, serving more than 3,000 clients around the world. They are committed to fostering an open, collaborative work environment driven by excellence, inclusion and fun. If you are interested in a part-time UX role (approx. 20-30 hours/week) please check out the job description below.
About the Role:
We are looking for a UX Designer to join our design team and contribute to the evolution of the company. We are looking for a designer who is adept at working with complex data and workflows, utilizes varying user research methods to foster decision making and can facilitate team discussions to drive projects forward. Our UX Designers have an immediate impact on the product, whether through enhancing the functionality of existing features or designing entirely new features. While industry knowledge is not required, we are looking for someone with the desire and aptitude to learn about the industry and our user base. You will play a pivotal role in defining and building out the UX design management system, a crucial system that will ensure design standards and enable impactful efficiency gains.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
Create high standard design solutions that address and fulfill business, brand and user requirements
Communicate design ideas through low-fidelity sketches, prototypes and mockups to pixel-perfect comps
Work closely with Product Managers to create functional specifications for development
Develop new features and work to improve the functionality, usability and discoverability of current features in the product
Identify user needs and produce designs centered on our users’ behaviors and motivations.
Basic user testing of prototypes and beta products
Skills and Qualifications:
At least 4 years of experience as a UX Designer or similar role
Employ knowledge of modern web and mobile best practices to create world-class web and mobile experiences
Passion for usability and user experience
Understand how visual and interaction design work together to create great user experiences.
Ability to balance multiple projects, organize priorities and communicate across departments
Strong analytical skills; use qualitative and quantitative data to make appropriate product decisions
Meticulous attention to detail
Ability to clearly communicate and support design decisions and how they add value to the product
Strong user experience and visual design portfolio
Easygoing, driven, and passionate
Strong skills with Sketch, InVision, Axure, Adobe CC
Strong knowledge of design fundamentals of typography, composition and color as well as experience with data visualizations
Our client strives to provide transparency into the capital markets by organizing the world’s meaningful business information and making it useful to their customers. They work tirelessly to arm global professionals with comprehensive data on the entire venture capital, private equity and M&A landscape—including companies, investors, funds, investments, exits and people—so they can discover and execute opportunities with confidence. Their data and analysis are available through their award-winning flagship product as well as their powerful suite of integrated tools, industry news and in-depth reports.