UX/UI Designer


We are looking for a User Experience & User Interface Designer with strong experience in the design of mobile and web applications. You should have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, the ability to make independent decisions and implement creativity based on research findings.  You will bridge the gap between design, business, and technology to produce world-class digital experiences.

UX/UI Designer

$ 60k/Year  ($ 30/Hour for 40 hours of productive work per week)  Remote Position   Long-term

We are looking for a User Experience & User Interface Designer with strong experience in the design of mobile and web applications. You should have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, the ability to make independent decisions and implement creativity based on research findings. You will bridge the gap between design, business, and technology to produce world-class digital experiences.

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WHY CROSSOVER?
Crossover recruits and builds world class high performing teams to power the fastest growing portfolio of software products in the world. No other company provides the training and the opportunities to test yourself on the depth and diversity of projects that we do. All roles are location independent so you are guaranteed to work with the best in the world. Challenge yourself. Be part of the change.
 
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING

As a UI/UX Designer, you will make a significant impact on the visual quality and user experience of our digital ecosystem. Our products are the job opportunities on our website.

You will conceptualize and design digital content that converts traffic through the various touchpoints that support the lead generation process.

You will work to plan, wireframe, prototype, and prepare assets for the website, social media, and email. This isn’t just a design role. The ideal candidate should be capable of coding and have an eye for clean and minimalistic design. Based on the cloud-based tools we use, the candidate needs to have an advanced level of coding experience in front-end development technologies.

 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Create compelling visual content

Have the ability to take UX/UI design from ideation to production such as user flows, journey diagrams, wireframes, sketches, prototypes, layouts, UI assets, and production documents

Develop a simple, clean, and attractive UI/front-end

Define and reinforce brand identity through visual design

Understand the needs of all stakeholders to create intuitive and convenient designs

Perform usability testing and user research

Maintain CMS-based products, from its visual interface through to the back-end code

Release library with reusable assets

Update web-based content on a daily basis

Release top-notch video and multimedia content (video templating, animation and post-processing)

 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

A degree/diploma in design in one of the following fields: UI/UX, Digital, Multimedia, Interaction, or in a related field such as Information Systems, Human-computer Interaction, etc

Minimum of 5 years experience in UI/UX Digital, Multimedia, Interaction, Information Systems or Human-computer interaction

Minimum of 5 years experience in UX/UI design (cross-platform), asset development, working within and creating digital brand guidelines, UX and competitive research, communicating and substantiating design ideas

Solid UI/UX design experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, Axure, UxPin, InVision, etc

Video editing expertise, including (but not limited to) tools such as Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects

Proven record of high-quality web and/or mobile design and creating engaging digital experiences with a solid portfolio to demonstrate this - experience with data-driven design is a requirement

A good eye for details when creating assets (illustrations, compelling visual elements, etc)

Strong expertise in responsive and adaptive design principles and UI/UX best practices

5+ years experience doing copy editing of digital content

5+ years experience in B2B proofreading and copy editing digital content

2+ years of SEO and conversion rates experience

Expertise in developing functional widgets for a portal with graphical interfaces and code back-end

Minimum of 5 years experience of working knowledge of front-end development technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, SASS, LESS, Stylus, and common Javascript UI libraries

CMS template development and backend experience during the last 5 years

Great communication skills in English

Ability to take initiative within the remote environment

Comfortable working in a fast-paced iterative/agile design process based on frequent feedback loops

 
 
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
 

As a UX/UI Designer, you will learn to execute at a very fast pace. Our production model uses a seven-day release cycle, meaning you need to be agile and adaptable to the changing needs of the business. It is a hands-on role where you will do various types of digital production work to support the weekly hiring tournaments.

We use a CMS for publishing our content, so part of the role is updating landing pages regularly. It is expected that this individual will bring new content design ideas to the table on a regular basis. We use various solutions offering deep analytics so the Designer will regularly evaluate the performance of content and improve it.

The Designer will work with multiple teams and stakeholders supporting their content needs. You will work in a global team providing excellent opportunities to grow your skills in one of the fastest growing private equities firms in North America.

 

Questions
and Answers

  • What type of background is ideal for this position?

    Someone who has worked in a digital marketing role on either brand or agency side with a solid background working with dynamic content in portals or e-commerce is a must. Your tasks impact various steps in the content production process such as the evaluating, planning, creating the design, and coding. You will act as a content expert for different teams with different requirements and challenges. We need someone who is adaptable, a quick learner, flexible, and can pivot quickly to take on new tasks.

  • What types of tools will I be using on the job?

    Since we are producing content, we use collaborative tools like Google suite, web conferencing, SEO, a CMS, and analytics cloud-based applications. We also use a work productivity tool that tells you the weekly performance towards your goals and it your manager with insights for coaching on ways to improve. For development and design, we use Sketch, Photoshop, Sublime Text, and similar tools.

  • What does success look like in the role?

    The measure of success for your team is your ability to increase performance incrementally each week. You will be expected to look for opportunities to automate, look for inefficiencies and experiment with new ideas for process improvements. Passing or failing assignments is based on finding solutions to problems and resolving them within a week. You will do controlled experiments and iterate to find a way to improve. Your career growth will depend on how fast you can pivot or adapt to experimenting and failing fast.

  • Is this a project-based role?

    No. This is a full-time contractor position where you will handle multiple projects simultaneously to fill your weekly quota of 40hrs.

  • Who does the role report to?

    The UX/UI Designer reports directly to the VP of Content.

 
 
 
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