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Senior Designer (UX/UI)

Wide Eye

Wide Eye

Design
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Why work at Wide Eye?

  • Work on meaningful causes, campaigns, and organizations
  • Opportunities to work with a highly-creative, award-winning team
  • Potential for growth in the role and within the company
  • Competitive salaries & benefits
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Paid sabbatical starting at 6 years of service
  • Work from home
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Potential to participate in the company 401k and profit-sharing plans
  • Annual professional development budget

Responsibilities

Strategy & User Experience (50%)
  • Contributes to and leads the development of strategy deliverables including workshops, briefs, personas, and audience, and user engagement strategies.
  • Designs clear user experiences by creating sitemaps, wireframes, and prototypes that are informed by user experience best practices, brand and content strategy, and audience needs.
  • Collaborates with the Engineering team to create user-centered experiences that are achievable, accessible, and scalable.
Design & Production (40%)
  • Produces mockups, supplementary components, style tiles, developer handoff materials, and style guide documentation for client websites and product sites.
  • Works in partnership with Project Management and Engineering teams to oversee the final execution and delivery of digital deliverables, conduct quality assurance testing, and ensure that they support all user-facing needs and goals.
  • Leads design deliverables on interactive projects and digital design system projects from start to finish—developing a clear design vision for a project, and communicating concepts and ideas to clients.
Secondary Responsibilities (10%)
  • Seeks opportunities to streamline and document our internal design process.
  • Provides occasional project guidance and advice to more junior designers and helps them hone their craft, presentation abilities, communication skills and strategic understanding.
  • Contributes to case studies and Wide Eye social media.
  • Exemplifies user-centric design culture, values, and principles for the broader Wide Eye team and pushes the company forward in overall trends in technology and design.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years experience in interactive and digital design
  • Strategic thinker as it relates to digital content strategy, content architecture, product design, websites, and user experiences
  • Healthy understanding of nonprofit organizations and campaigns
  • Demonstrated ability to turn data and insights into unique, creative solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large content architectures with complex and content-rich websites and/or digital products
  • Experience collaborating directly with engineers to build websites and/or digital products
  • Strong knowledge of graphic design principles, scaling design systems, layout, responsive design, and UI best practices
  • Expert-level knowledge of Figma and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced and high-impact work environment
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, and ability to present work to executives and larger groups
Bonus Points
  • Knowledge of CSS, front-end preprocessors, and frameworks
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Experience with WordPress theme-ing

Annual salary: $75K-$110K plus benefits