Audience Development & Design

UX/UI Designer

UX/UI Designer

We are seeking a talented UX/UI designer to join the in-house design team full-time in our New York office.

As UX/UI Designer, you will:

  • Take ownership of the user experiences of our web and native (iOS and Android) productsReport to the Creative Lead and work closely with the Product Owner to explore, define, plan and execute product features
  • Define and document user flows, generate wireframes, prototypes, high-fidelity visual designs, specifications and assets for user stories
  • Advocate for users and stakeholders
  • Drive user research and facilitate usability tests
  • Work closely with the development team in the implementation of user stories

The ideal candidate has:

  • A design degree
  • 2+ years of related professional work experience
  • A portfolio that demonstrates the ability to:
    • Think through product features from user flows to wireframes, prototypes and high fidelity designs
    • Design and facilitate usability tests
    • Document and interpret feedback and synthesize it into actionable next steps
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, the ability to clearly articulate design decisions and advocate your ideas
  • The ability to shift focus from high-level flows to detail-oriented user interfaces and interactions
  • Relentless attention to detail and strong follow-through
  • A working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript (React Native a plus)
  • Proficiency with modern design/prototyping software including Adobe CS, Sketch, Zeplin, and InVision

Some tidbits about the team:

  • We value transparency and autonomy
  • Design is very involved in product
  • Mostly agile (sometimes there are deadlines)
  • Dev & design collaborate daily
  • We LOVE food and strongly value work/life balance

To apply, please submit the following to dcamisa@dnainfo.com:

  • Portfolio/URLs
  • Resume and cover letter

Posted on: 2017-01-30 11:45:14 last updated: 2017-01-30 13:54:14