Lead UX Designer at Designity

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Designity

Lead UX Designer (Remote)

Designity is your on-demand, virtual creative team – a design tech startup backed by Audible! We have spent five years perfecting the first virtual design model that allows U.S-Based freelance creatives to team up and collaborate on design and marketing projects. Our collaborative model is so unique and mutually beneficial for both creatives and clients, it has enabled us to double our revenues each year for the past five years, with 2020 being our strongest growth year despite the pandemic.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of something huge and disruptive as you’ll be responsible for ideating, wireframing, designing and launching our brand new collaborative design platform. This platform will enable us to scale our proven model, and revenues ten-fold, becoming a brand every creative knows. As our Lead UX Designer you need to guide us through the process of building a digital platform by executing on the required user experience and user interface independently. It’s a hands-on, highly collaborative, and detail-oriented job, where you must be able to thrive in ambiguity and execute autonomously, and where you can bring a creative and analytical approach to understanding and solving problems.

Responsibilities

  • Quickly and iteratively translate concepts, ideas and goals into user flows, wireframes, prototypes, high fidelity mockups with detailed UI and any visual design specifications for a development team to execute on.
  • Lead and participate in ideation, conceptual development and oversee the launch of a user centric digital product.
  • Marry robust user flows and interaction design (UX) with pixel perfect visual design (UI), to create the ideal aesthetic and functional experience.
  • Maintain the product road-map and clearly articulate priorities to stakeholders on a regular basis to build buy-in for your product vision and then evangelize that vision to ensure everyone is marching in the same direction.
  • Build your own first hand knowledge and perspective of the product through extensive competitor research, as well as interviewing and building relationships with users.
  • Serve as a Product Leader and User Experience evangelist, promoting design guidelines, best practices, and standards.

Qualifications

  • An ability to demonstrate your previous UX design experience, ideally through a strong portfolio with solid examples of digital products you have created. This could include examples of concepting sessions, user flows, wireframes, UI patterns or high fidelity screens.
  • A track record of complex digital product experiences you’ve taken from conception to completion. Ideally marketplaces or educational platforms, with sophisticated dashboards.
  • Self-driven, detail oriented, and possess a creative entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to thrive in an ambiguous, fast paced environment.
  • Expert in rapidly turning ideas and concepts into engaging user-centric wireframes.
  • A focused and analytical approach to all aspects of project management and meeting deliverables.
  • Strong knowledge of interaction design processes and methodology, particularly as applied to desktop & mobile products.
  • A seasoned pro in high-fidelity mockup and prototyping tools such as Adobe XD, Figma, Sketch, Invision, or equivalent.
  • Plus to have – B.A or M.F.A. in any of the following: HCI, User Interface, User Experience, Interaction Design, Visual Design, Product Design and/or related fields
  • Plus to have – Understanding of basic front-end languages, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript.
  • Plus to have – Experience with Education / Design / Freelancer Platforms / Design Software or tools.

Additional Information

  • Opportunity to earn stock share in the company.
  • Full-time position, 401k and health insurance benefits possible.
  • Fully remote within USA permanently.
  • Any US time zone (Eastern, Central, Mountain, Pacific).
  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
  • Designity is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in thought, background and experience. The position qualifications should serve as a guideline for what will typically set you up for success in this role, however we would encourage you to apply if you feel your experience is a good fit.

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