Position Details

UX / UI DESIGNER

UX / UI Designer
Direct Hire
Salary is DOE; target is ~85-110k
50% Remote / Work from home
San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)

Required
• Experience with a variety of UX deliverables (wireframes, user flows, mockups, prototypes, etc.), but with a keen sense of when to choose the right tool(s) to communicate the design
• Advanced proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, OmniGraffle, Axure, etc
• Advanced understanding of HTML/CSS or LESS, with direct experience optimizing design concepts around these technologies
• Portfolio of software design that demonstrates outstanding interaction design skills across multiple devices as well as a thorough understanding of graphic design, page layout and typography

Desired
• Knowledge of Agile methodologies and experience working in a highly collaborative, Agile environment
• Web Development (Javascript, etc.)

Soft Skills
• Strong technical aptitude, product common sense, and curiosity combined with a genuine love for products, people, and user experience

Responsibilities
• Ongoing, close collaboration with team members during the sprint including impromptu discussions and brainstorming actives as well as pairing with engineers on design
• Support the team as needed with wireframes, flow diagrams, rapid prototypes and visual design to help communicate and validate design ideas
• Facilitate user research, in collaboration with the team, to validate prototypes and conduct ongoing usability testing of the working software
• Be the voice and advocate of the customer, constantly sharing data and insights with the team to communicate customer needs and best practices
• Evangelize a cohesive user experience via the consistent use of UI patterns
• Inspire teams beyond good usability to user delight by promoting beautiful, cutting-edge design

Summary
We’re looking for a UX/UI Designer to join our fast paced team and play a critical role in the direction and future of our products. The UX Designer is a dedicated member of a small, cross functional team and is primarily responsible for prototyping and validating design solutions made in collaboration with other team members. An evangelist for user-centered design, this individual has a unique talent and passion for translating complex tasks into simple interactions, driving ease of use amongst many features as a key competitive advantage.

Company/Benefits
• Privately held and profitable eCommerce Company
• Position reports to the CTO
• 4-6 person team; ~20-30 People in the company
• Flexible, up to 50% work from home; communicate with team via Slack + Skype chat/video
• Full benefits (health, dental, vision, 100% employer paid)
• 401k with 50% company matching
• 2 weeks vacation to start and 8 company holidays
• Monthly gym membership reimbursement


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