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.APPLY NOW
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.
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 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.
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.