Open Position

Seattle

IA/UI/UX Designer Contract


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We’re looking for a contract IA/UI/UX designer to help us on our mission of designing and building best-in-show user experiences with a focus on internal apps.

Responsibilities

  • Work as a critical member within a team of designers, developers and managers, to build best in show experiences.
  • Engage in lo-fi & hi-fi prototyping, ranging from conceptual diagrams/sketches, wireframes, visual mockups, and prototypes.
  • Design the UI architecture, interface, and interaction flow of applications and experiences
  • Present work and ideas to your team, while effectively communicating and defending your thoughts and ideas.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project UI specs
  • Be an advocate for users and user-centric design principles, while maintaining clear objectives that merge design, content, business, and marketing concerns
  • Contribute to all aspects of user experience and design, including user research, workflow diagraming, detailed design, development of use cases and scenarios, and engineering support
  • Examine analytics and usage data to make informed decisions and craft the best possible design solutions.

Required Skills

  • 3+ years of experience working as IA/UI/UX designer.
  • A dope portfolio of proven client work (include url)
  • Deep appreciation for UI/UX best practices, especially relating to web apps.
  • Familiarity with responsive and module-based based design patterns.
  • Solid understanding of how designs get built, we at least some knowledge of web technologies (HTML5, CSS3, JS)
  • Humble yet confident, able to both take and give criticism, coach and be coached.
  • Proficient in standard design tools including Adobe Suite, Sketch, etc.
  • Familiarity with creating rapid prototypes and prototyping tools such as Balsamiq or Axure
  • Able to craft user personas that guide your IA/UX
  • Able to multi-task, handle fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, take criticism, give criticism