#180157

UX Designer

Location:
Seattle, WA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
05/23/2022
Posted By:
Jaleesa Nance
Date:
05/09/2022

Job Description:

Helping to design the product framework and family of local ad formats:

This company is currently in need of a FTE Interaction designer with strong UX and Visual design skills to help us extend our framework for ad formats. This will include designing formats from the ground up, as well as evolving existing formats already within the framework and/or family of formats. The new designer will be a core UX member for this project working on an end-to-end product cycle from the ideation to the launch of the feature.

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Design and create high quality proposals throughout the design process including wireframes and high fidelity mocks that illustrate key UIs in the product experience
  • Execute in detail on typography, color, composition and interaction to create engaging, best in class product designs
  • Collaborate across UX to define frameworks and UI components that create consistency and scale across surfaces
  • Support the design of effective presentations that inspire and sell ideas at all levels and across organizations
  • Work closely with Eng and PM partners to ensure components and patterns are well-documented
  • Create aesthetically excellent work that is true to the company brand spirit

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

  • Set project priority and communicate with the team to align
  • Work on UX mocks to create concepts, iterate on the concepts based on the feedback and create a presentation
  • Communicate with team members (PM, UX, Eng)  to gather context to solve UX problems

Required Skills:

  • 5-8 years of product design experience (cross between Visual and Interaction Design); on the side of Visual Design in regards to design specifications at the component level (craft focused designer)
  • Strong emphasis on craft and visual execution with aesthetic sensibilities
  • Strong working knowledge of industry tools such as Figma and Principle
  • Deep knowledge of interaction design, visual design and information architecture
  • Capable of communicating and prototyping interactions at various levels of fidelity
  • A portfolio demonstrating excellence in design — portfolio should showcase candidate's work, provide detail of their role on projects and show examples of functional designs that they have developed from start to finish

Nice to have Skills (not required)

  • Motion design and production skills in After Effects
  • Illustration skills

Skill/Experience/Education:

Mandatory:

  • 5-8 years of product design experience (cross between Visual and Interaction Design); on the side of Visual Design in regards to design specifications at the component level (craft focused designer)
  • Strong emphasis on craft and visual execution with aesthetic sensibilities
  • Strong working knowledge of industry tools such as Figma and Principle
  • Deep knowledge of interaction design, visual design and information architecture
  • Capable of communicating and prototyping interactions at various levels of fidelity
  • A portfolio demonstrating excellence in design — portfolio should showcase candidate's work, provide detail of their role on projects and show examples of functional designs that they have developed from start to finish

Desired:

  • Strong and polished presentation skills are not required but very nice to have
  • As a UX Designer, you are not responsible for running user research but having the knowledge and experience to do so can be very helpful when working with our UXR team. Motion design and production skills in After Effects and Illustration skills. These skills are a nice to have.