UX Designer

San Francisco, California | Permanent | Job ID #41517 |
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Our client, which is a free-software community located in San Francisco, has an exciting new opportunity for a passionate UX designer. Working with them, you’ll help build amazing products and experiences and help them tell their story to a growing audience. The company isn’t just a great place to work. It’s an experience you’ll carry with you throughout your career. From the passionate people you’ll learn from, to the chances you’ll have to make the Web a better place, your time with the company will be unlike any other. To be part of the team, they ask that you be awesome, intelligent, and proud to be moving the mission forward.

You will:

  1. Work closely with the business lead to help identify key priorities and marketing opportunities based on user insights
  2. Apply conceptual thinking to create desirable and feasible multi-platform digital solutions, combining user needs, business objectives and technical realities
  3. Apply user-centered design methodologies to ensure ideas are based on customer needs
  4. Create wireframes and build prototypes to illustrate concepts and work closely with developers to build out experiences
  5. Look for innovative ways to create experiences that support user engagement and retention
  6. Use a variety of methods to convey ideas and concepts (e.g. storyboards, wireframes, prototypes, etc.)
  7. Iterate quickly and provide options to external partners. Advocate for the importance of user centered design and consumer quality experiences on the team and within the greater organization

Your Professional Profile:

  • Passion to design excellent experiences for humans
  • +5 years of professional experience in experience design
  • Strong portfolio of interaction design and visual design
  • Ability to rapidly conceive, visualize and iterate design solutions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Experience Design, Interaction Design or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Experience designing and shipping end to end consumer experiences

Pluses:

  • Knowledge of user research
  • Experience with user retention and membership work
  • Multi-disciplinary, always-learning mindset
  • Experience in working on a distributed team
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Disclaimer:

  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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