UX/UI Designer


Are you a UI/UX Designer with strong experience in the design of mobile and web applications? Learn more about our UX/UI Designer role.

UI/UX Designer

$ 60k/Year   Flexible   Long-term
Good fit for: UX/UI Designer

Are you a User Experience & User Interface Designer with strong experience in the design of mobile and web applications? Do you have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to make independent decisions and implement creative decisions based on research findings? If you are the combination of a strong front-end coder with the talent for design, you will enjoy this role.

As UX/UI Designer - you will lead the execution of all the customer-facing design on social media, the blog, on the website and in advertising. We use a CMS so you will be an expert at creating and adapting templates for distribution across desktop and mobile platforms. As the expert on design, you will ensure the performance of multimedia campaigns meets the quality bar of the senior executives and functional groups.

“The professional growth and learning I’ve experienced at Crossover has been incomparable to any of my previous engagements.”
-Hamzah T, Marketing Manager
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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 descriptions on our website, and the goal of content is to move candidates down the funnel. To this end, you will conceptualize and design digital content that converts traffic through the various touchpoints that support the lead generation process.  

The role is a hybrid between coding and design. You will work to plan, wireframe, prototype, and prepare assets for the website, social media, and email. This isn’t just a design role, so you need to demonstrate the ability to code. Based on the cloud-based tools we use, you will have an advanced level of coding experience in front-end development technologies. You will be looked to as the expert in responsive and adaptive design principles and UI/UX best practices.

Our weekly cadence means you should be adept at creating designs quickly to feed our content engine. Intuitively, you will know what it takes to build assets without compromising quality to stay on pace. You will service different functional groups, so it is essential to have excellent task management skills. Also, working in a virtual workforce requires being able to create an inspired design with minimal involvement from stakeholders and the ability to stay on schedule.

 
 
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 high-quality design 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 online hiring events. 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 tools offering deep analytics so you will regularly evaluate the performance of content and improve it. You will work with multiple teams and stakeholders supporting their content needs.  As part of a global organization, you will work learn the skills of collaborating remotely. We are big believers in the deep work process where you learn to master one task over a long period of time which makes you more productive and effective, even happier.  What is deep work? Professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that pushes your cognitive capabilities to their limit. These efforts create new value, improve your skill, and are hard to replicate.

 
Work Examples
Assets
url
Invision Portal Prototype
Wireframes and prototyping for Crossover's portal
https://devfactory.invisionapp.com/share/PHPJN1AVZ9R
Invision
url
Assets Design
Production of Assets for different clients under the Crossover umbrella.
https://devfactory.invisionapp.com/share/BJECVO6DA#/262709414_icons_96x96
Invision
url
Widget model
Fully functional responsive widget example
https://codepen.io/CyberEvil/pen/92215cf6df2e8713f78d5771f676eca6
Codepen

Production of a simple Crossover Ad. You can use this video as model of a basic production expectation. Complexity may vary on demand.

Relevant files and links
External resources
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Meeting point for creative professionals from different industries.
https://behance.net/
Behance
article
When it comes to UX Design, SIMPLICITY is OVERRATED
https://www.wired.com/2015/12/simplicity-is-overrated-in-ux-design/
Wired
blog
Web UI Design for the Human Eye
Our recommended lecture (free eBook)
https://www.uxpin.com/studio/ebooks/visual-web-ui-design-colors-space-contrast/
eBook
 

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.

 
ABOUT THE ROLE

 
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