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.
-Hamzah T, Marketing Manager
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.
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)
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.
Production of a simple Crossover Ad. You can use this video as model of a basic production expectation. Complexity may vary on demand.
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.