UI Designer

Thinkful - permanent

United States

06 Feb

Applicants must reside in: United States

Build beautiful user experiences and products from the ground up with our growing design team. In your first 90 days: you will ramp up on our growth product experiences and website as they are today, then work with our Head of Design, Sr Product Designer, Head of Product & CTO on the product roadmap. You will ideate with those key stakeholders on a new public facing site and then design and deliver product solutions from start to finish that drive new students.

You have worked with increasing responsibility on 2-4 successful launches from start to finish (a few failures are OK too). By from start to finish, we mean you identified or were given a problem to solve, designed a solution and delivered it to engineering. It was then built and went live.

Responsibilities:

  • Translate requirements, user stories, and user data into elegantly simple products and websites with thoughtful UX/UI that drives new students and a delightful enrollment experience.
  • Make design decisions that benefit our users and drive growth through empathy and thoughtfulness
  • Communicate and collaborate across teams in a remote working environment

Experience

  • Proficient in Sketch & the Adobe Creative Suite
  • 3-5 years experiences with demonstrated ability to hit the ground running
  • Mastery over UI and visual design
  • Excellent use of typography, hierarchy, and use of grids
  • Experience in owning at least 3-5 complete website design systems
  • Experience working with and contributing to a design system/pattern library
  • Prototyping experience through Invision, Marvel, Axure, Principle or similar
  • Experience delivering designs to development and annotating designs for developers
  • A grasp of the way designs are developed, and what’s possible through engineering
  • Ability to be flexible in a growing start up environment

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with illustration or icon design
  • Familiarity with Principal, After Effects, or other means of illustrating motion concepts in interaction design
  • Experience facilitating user & stakeholder interviews

Salary and Perks

  • Competitive base salary and significant equity
  • Healthcare, dental, and vision insurance are 100% covered for individual and meaningfully covered for families
  • 401k plan options
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Learn to code with Thinkful courses and a Mentor
  • Commuter Benefits Card via WageWorks
  • Paid Parental Leave
Tools
Sketch
Photoshop

About Thinkful

Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. The company provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. Thinkful offers programs in web development and data science, with in-person communities in up-and-coming tech hubs around the U.S.

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