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UX/UI Designer - Mobile in Remote

5 days ago
Eight Sleep
Eight Sleep is the first sleep fitness company. At Eight Sleep we design products at the forefront of sleep innovation. Our mission is to make people’s sleep count for more, using innovative technology, detailed design, and proven science and data to personalize and improve each night for everybody—changing the way people sleep forever and for better. Backed by leading Silicon Valley investors including Khosla Ventures and Y Combinator, it was named by Fast Company in 2018 as one of the Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics.

We've just launched our temperature-regulated smart bed, the Pod. It's an absolute game changer, improving people's health and happiness by changing the way they sleep. Early feedback is great, but we still have a long way to go toward achieving our mission.

That is why Eight Sleep is looking for an experienced UX/UI Designer with extensive experience in product design for native applications. The ideal candidate has experience within a start-up or midsize company with small squad like teams. We are looking for candidates with a business to consumer background, subscription services a big plus. Someone with a high bar for product quality, and a passion for health tech and wellness will thrive in this role.


How you'll contribute
  • Working as part of a cross-disciplinary team to deliver successful experiences that drive value for both our customers and our business
  • Creating innovative mobile experiences — via information architecture and low-fidelity wireframes to high-fidelity mockups, and everything in-between — to solve real problems for our users in a way that is both usable and beautiful for both iOS and Android devices
  • Helping build, document and organize the UI components of our design system.
  • Combining qualitative and quantitative customer insights to make design decisions that make our product better and move the needle to drive engagement and retention. 
  • Conducting usability studies and user interviews to inform design work
  • Serving as the subject matter expert responsible for mobile user interactions - including researching and staying up-to-date on emerging mobile design trends and best practices

What you'll need to succeed 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • 2-3+ years experience in mobile interface UI and/or UX with a strong portfolio including live examples.
  • Passion for user research, from developing to executing user interviews and testing.
  • Curiosity with the technical implications of design decisions, and the ability to find the right balance between new user value and technical effort.
  • You are obsessed with simplicity.

Why you’ll love Eight 
  • We’re a tight-knit, passionate team that’s working to improve people’s lives by improving the way they sleep
  • Leadership is committed to employees’ wellness and career development
  • You’ll get a better night sleep every night; all full-time employees receive
     the Pod
  • Flexible, generous PTO 
  • 100% employer contribution for medical/dental/vision insurance

At Eight Sleep we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our values by ensuring everyone feels they can flourish and grow. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.


Mid Level
Full Time
Anywhere (100% Remote)

UI Designer in Remote

9 days ago
Tendermint
Formed in 2014, Tendermint is the creator of Cosmos, an ecosystem of interoperable blockchains. We are a software engineering company that focuses on the Cosmos SDK and Starport, state-of-the-art frameworks for blockchain development. Over USD 100 billion worth of digital assets is secured by the 200+ blockchains built with the Cosmos SDK.

We’re passionate, self-driven industry leaders whose vision is to empower people to create a more transparent and accountable world through open, distributed, and interoperable networks. We believe that the technology we're building will have a major positive impact on how humans connect and coordinate globally.

Join our growing international team and help us build the most popular multi-blockchain ecosystem in the world.

How we work
We have team members working worldwide, from North America, Europe to the Middle East and Asia. We leverage agile methodologies to move quickly and stay focused. Communication is vital to us, and we rely heavily on Slack, Google Workspace, Asana, Notion, and GitHub to help us stay in sync. All the technology we build is free and open source.

This role is a full-time remote position, and you’re free to work from anywhere. Be advised that most team meetings occur between 8 am and 12 pm Pacific Time (UTC-8/-7).  If you're applying from a location where these hours are outside your usual working hours, we expect you to adapt to our meeting times.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Gather and evaluate requirements in collaboration with project leads, front-end engineers, and key stakeholders.
  • Illustrate ideas using sketches, storyboards, wireframes, diagrams, mockups and prototypes.
  • Design high-fidelity mockups and prototypes for various products, using an atomic design or component-based methodology to abstract reusable patterns into an evolving design system.
  • Conduct user testing on a regular basis to validate design decisions and optimize user flows.
  • Synthesize findings of user testing activities and analyze data from analytics to inform business decisions.
  • Participate in design discussions and give feedback during product meetings.
  • Contribute and adhere to brand guidelines on typography, iconography, colors, imagery and graphic style across various brands.
  • Improve the communication of complex technical concepts using clear and simple graphic designs for websites, applications and marketing materials - e.g. branded imagery, technical diagrams, visualizations, infographics, animations etc.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • A strong portfolio demonstrating 5+ years of professional experience with a breadth of UI and visual design capabilities.
  • High level of proficiency and creative flair in visual communication, UI design, visual design principles, typography, iconography, responsive design etc.
  • Experience in the design thinking process and lean startup methodologies.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment, but also capable of working autonomously at times, and prioritize tasks.
  • Experience creating digital visual assets for a variety of target audiences.
  • Strong knowledge of current UI design best practices, mobile (iOS, Android) and web production techniques and limitations. Working knowledge of CSS and HTML ideal, but not essential.
  • Experience working directly with front-end developers to translate designs into production-ready code.
  • Solid understanding of component-based design systems and maintaining style guides.
  • Ability to create performant animated interactions for web and mobile platforms. Experience with motion design would be a big plus.
  • Proficiency with modern design tools like Figma (our tool of choice) and ability to learn and adapt to new ones.
  • Clear and concise written and oral English communication skills. 
  • Interest in emerging interactive technology in web, mobile, and other devices.

What we offer

  • The opportunity to be part of building the future of the Internet
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Excellent benefits like educational budget, fitness and wellbeing spend
  • Flexible PTO
  • Healthcare, Dental and Vision insurance 100% covered for employees in the US
  • 401K Match in the US
  • Competitive salary, including equity.
Mid Level
Full Time
Anywhere (100% Remote)

User Experience Designer in Remote Worldwide

12 days ago
Bandcamp
Bandcamp is seeking a talented user experience designer to help us create new products and features, improve existing ones, and make our site and mobile apps shining beacons of wonder for all who gaze upon them.

Bandcamp is a global music community where fans discover great music and directly support the artists who make it. We believe that music is an indispensable part of culture, and for that culture to thrive, artists—no matter their identity, community, or genre—must be compensated fairly and transparently for their work.

You will:

• Have a positive impact on the lives of hundreds of thousands of artists and their millions of fans each and every day.

• Use your expertise in user experience, interaction, visual design and prototyping tools tocreate, evaluate and communicate design decisions.

• Conduct user research and use the findings to inform your work.

• Collaborate with fellow designers to ensure alignment across the product.

• Collaborate across disciplines – working closely with engineering, product management andother departments.


You bring:

• Strong expertise in user experience, interaction, and visual design for consumer-facingdigital products.

• A strong understanding and dedication to the user-centered design process.

• Comfort working in an iterative design environment, including managing feedback andpresenting your work.

• Experience designing across multiple devices and platforms.

• Ability to take your ideas from sketches to mockups to HTML/CSS.

• A joie de vivre that permeates your work and elevates it from good to great.

• Supplemental skills in areas like front-end development, animation, illustration, print, video, and/or photography.

• You live in any part of the world, but your work schedule overlaps GMT-7 at least four hours each day.



Mid Level
Full Time
Anywhere (100% Remote)

Product Design Lead (Contract) in Remote

13 days ago
Novoda
Novoda is looking for an experienced Product Design Lead to join the product design team. In this role you will be demonstrating your skills as a strong individual contributor and own design delivery and strategy.

Requirements

- Specialised in cross-platform mobile product design (iOS and Android).
- Experience with mobile optimisation and adaptive design (e.g. from web to mobile, various screen sizes and densities).
- Ability to define and solve product challenges through design.
- Experience with design research and discovery.
- Experience with usability tests and prototyping.
- Great UX/UI skills and service design methods.
- Rock solid design process. Agile.
- Ability to ideate, iterate and aim for the highest quality standards for design.
- Great at collaboration: cross-discipline, with other designers as well as with stakeholders.
- Ability to communicate their ideas and concepts with both business and users goals in mind.
- Affinity for product strategy.
- Be an advocate for the best user experience.
- Pragmatic, and able to take quick decisions in a high pace environment.
- Proficiency with current industry standard design and collaboration tools (Figma, Sketch, Protopie, Principle, Framer…).


Mid Level
Full Time
Anywhere (100% Remote)

UI/UX Designer in Remote

16 days ago
incsub
We create some of the world’s most popular WordPress plugins and have been leaders in our market for over a decade. If you don’t know who WPMU DEV is, go google us, or take a look at our free and premium services like Smush.

We’re looking for some awesome UI/UX designers to join our Product Design Team.


This is what you’ll be doing:
– Designing super usable interfaces for WordPress related products and services (not themes).
– Updating existing products and services to bring them in line with our company’s modern shared style guide and working with our existing design system.
– Spending a minimum of 40 hours every week working on cool projects.


WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
– 3+ years experience designing complex web apps.
– A solid understanding of WordPress, plugins and how the ecosystem works with it’s opportunities and limitations.
– Sketch designers (only) who work well with Invision, Slack, Asana and shared design libraries.
– Comfortable working across multiple projects at once and liaising with your Product Manager.
– Hard worker, real self-motivator and team player.
– A good communicator who proactively responds to emails and Slack messages.


Note: This job advert isn’t looking for theme developers, or programmers – designers only who understand WordPress, please.


JOB BENEFITS
  • We offer very attractive working conditions for the right candidate
  • 28 days paid leave per annum (up to 35 days)
  • Opportunities for paid travel to attend WordCamps and other industry conferences
  • Long service leave (3 months off paid) after you’ve been with us for a while
  • Up to 2 months salary bonus based on company growth targets
  • Technology budgets every three years, the longer you serve, the higher the budget
  • General expenses budget yearly, the longer you’re here, the more you get


WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW?
Show us your mad skills, download the UI/UX Task Sheet, answer those questions and then get your application in. It’s that simple! Working for WPMU DEV is super fun, flexible and rewarding – let’s create something awesome today!



Mid Level
Full Time
Anywhere (100% Remote)

UX/UI Designer in Remote

19 days ago
creable
Hi I'm Daniel, the Founder of creable. Nice to meet you!


About creable
We're building the new Creator Economy.

Our mission is to enable 10'000'000 Creators to monetize their passion by 2030.


In this role you will
  • Design highly functional and beautiful user interfaces in Figma.
  • Create wireframes, mockups and prototypes for all platforms and screen sizes.
  • Be involved in key decisions about our brand, design and processes.


creable offers
  • Culture - a passionate, positive, high-performance team.
  • Ownership - be part of the core team of creable and build products from scratch!
  • Remote work – we have a diverse and globally distributed team.
  • Flexibility & trust - work from where and when you want, forever!
  • Equity - you can trade a portion of your salary for equity.


Location
We work 100% remotely. You can work wherever you’re most productive and happy.


Our hiring process

  1. Apply
  2. Culture fit interview
  3. Technical assessment
  4. Trial period (1 month of paid work)
  5. Offer
We're excited to get to know you!



Job requirements

You have

  • 3+ years of UX/UI experience, designing digital products and a portfolio to prove it.
  • Very good Figma skills.
  • Strong expertise in gathering and evaluating customer feedback.
  • Very good English communication skills (written and orally).
  • A clear vision on clean design and a strong sense for layout and typography.
  • Actually read everything so far. I will later ask you for a code word in the survey. The code word is: “Creator”




Mid Level
Full Time
Anywhere (100% Remote)

Senior UX/UI designer in London, Remote

20 days ago
Lighthouse
We’re after someone with a wealth of experience in UX and UI design who can create beautiful visuals and functional, well thought out interfaces for complex digital products and apps.


Multi-skilled
Ideally you’ll have experience across all areas of product design from research and analysis through to wireframing / prototyping and beyond. You’ll be familiar with designing and documenting complete design systems and managing handoff developers.


Leadership

You’ll have led projects in the past and may have run your own design team. You’ll be able to help steer direction and take the front foot on the path a project takes as well as provide the documentation to support this.


The right tools
You’re able to identify which tools in your arsenal are the best fit for your project. You’ll know when a problem needs a workshop to make progress, when a big scary unknown needs testing, and when it’s the right time to move to design.


Client facing
You should have experience of dealing with clients and internal stakeholders and be able to expertly communicate with the teams you collaborate with. You’ll likely be familiar with running workshops and will know how to present design effectively and manage feedback.


Our ideal candidate
  • At least 6 years’ experience in a professional design environment
  • Thrives in an agile environment
  • A lover of all things Sketch and Figma
  • An expert communicator with client facing experience
  • A natural leader who can run the entirety of a design project
  • Someone eager to learn new techniques and help us improve
  • Someone who has a grasp of the technical side of things (although no coding experience required)


Perks
  • Quarterly bonus scheme 
  • Private health insurance 
  • Weekly yoga classes 
  • Company creative outings and hack days (when we’re allowed!) 
  • Year long agency training programme


Location
We are a 100% remote team with the majority of us based in London, UK. You don’t have to be UK-based, we will accept applications from any location, but would prefer people who work in similar time zones.


Please include for us
  • Your CV
  • A little bit about yourself
  • Some recent work that you’re proud of
  • A link to your portfolio


The boring small print
Salary is negotiable and will be based on skills and experience.

Sorry, but we are not interested in hearing from recruitment agencies. All enquiries will be ignored.

 
Senior Level
Full Time
Anywhere (100% Remote)

Product and UX Designer in Boston | Remote

23 days ago
Participatory Culture Foundation
We at Participatory Culture Foundation (PCF) are seeking our first in-house Product/UX Designer. As a completely distributed organization, we have built our processes and workplace culture around remote collaboration. Our ideal candidate thrives in a small team environment and enjoys finding creative solutions to complex challenges. We are looking for someone who is curious, organized, and has a desire to make the world a better place!

PCF is a nonprofit working to build a more open, collaborative, and inclusive world. The PCF team is fully distributed across 7 countries and communicates through chat applications, project management software, emails, and video conferences. Our flagship initiative, Amara, is a platform for collaborative subtitling and translation of video. Individuals, communities, and some of the largest companies from around the world use Amara to subtitle video. The platform has enabled tens of millions of viewers to fully engage with videos that would otherwise be inaccessible.

The right fit for our team is passionate about designing highly usable and innovative software. PCF’s first in-house UX designer will help cultivate a user-centered design culture in a 100% remote organization. The UX designer will work closely with our Product Manager and 5-person engineering team to bring new features and functionality to life on the Amara platform.

The position is part-time, contract-to-hire, up to 20 hours per week with possibilities for growth.



Responsibilities

  • Gain a deep understanding of the user-experience for Amara (a SaaS solution for captioning and translating video)
  • Conduct design and user research to identify new user needs and better understand known issues
  • Define problems, map user journeys, prototype interactions
  • Work closely with Product Manager and Engineering team to turn designs into functional software
  • Develop and iterate on design processes
  • Lead cross-team collaboration in design processes
  • Champion user needs with the flexibility to adapt design solutions to development and time constraints


Qualifications

Required

  • At least 3 years of experience in product and UX design
  • A strong portfolio that illustrates your experience and skillset
  • Foundation in interactive design tools
  • Experience working in a cross-functional agile team
  • Ability to deliver clean, well-thought-out interface design elements
  • Ability to understand overlapping user needs and conceptualize solutions
  • Ability to work remotely and autonomously, as well as collaboratively
  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail

Nice to Have

  • Front end web development skills (HTML / CSS / JS)
  • Experience working in a startup environment or building design processes
  • 2+ years of remote work experience


About Amara

While internet video has exploded, language is still a significant barrier to education, economic opportunity, political participation, and other areas of cultural life. Amara connects millions of people to help break down these barriers and allows hundreds of organizations to make their content more accessible through innovative technology.

Try the Amara Editor yourself or watch it in action in this video.

Amara is a project of the Participatory Culture Foundation (PCF), a nonprofit 501c3. We are driven by our mission to help build a more collaborative, inclusive world – whether by making more content accessible or helping people engage with one another across languages and cultures. We believe a participatory and inclusive world leads to a more understanding and caring society.


About PCF

PCF develops technology and services that ensure everyone has access to all that the internet has to offer. From the abundance of free education available, to gaining insights about the many different cultures around the globe, information is critical to building a more equitable and peaceful society.


How We Collaborate

Amara and PCF are based out of Massachusetts, but the team is global and works virtually. Our new designer will be collaborating with a talented and passionate team striving to make a positive social impact.

The team has members working from many different time zones. We encourage applicants from any location, but some overlap with EST working hours is preferred for this role.

We are an inclusive workplace where all team members have a voice. We encourage participation and engagement. Our different backgrounds, life experiences and perspectives make us unique and help us innovate. On our team you’ll find incredibly talented professionals who are also musicians, avid dessert connoisseurs, beer brewers, master chess players, gardeners, and many other stripes!


Our Commitment to Diversity

The work of the Participatory Culture Foundation is strengthened by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, experience, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and much more. We encourage applications from people of color, women, the LGBTQIA community, and persons with disabilities.


To Apply

Please include the following with your application:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
    • Include a link to up to 2 recent UX design projects (SaaS design projects preferred)
Mid Level
Part Time
Anywhere (100% Remote)

Design Lead in Remote

27 days ago
Toggl
Toggl is an easy to use and flexible time tracking tool that helps 3+ million users see where their work time goes, so they can focus on the projects that really matter. It works on all your devices and integrates with over a 100 tools.Our team is looking for a sharp Design Lead to help us shape the future of the time tracking industry.
You will be a part of our Product Team bringing Toggl Track to whole new levels. The salary for this position is 60.000 EUR /year, and you can work from anywhere in the world.

The role
You will manage our product designers as well as marketing design and the whole branding of Toggl Track. You will establish and maintain the high-level creative vision and UX strategy. You will as well guide and improve the internal UX processes and making sure that the product development and design work closely together. You will facilitate the communication between teams & manage the initiatives of departments.
As you will lead a team of designers, you will be the champion of design value to grow, enable, mentor, and manage our design team.

About you
You will fit in well in our team if you are a good team player and communicator, cooperative and can resolve potential conflicts productively, and have working experience with building SaaS products. You are a high-level & strategical thinker rather than detail-oriented. You have experience as a hands-on product designer and also working as part of an in-house cross-functional team. Last but not least, you are a practitioner, team player, mentor, diplomat, and champion.

About our team
Toggl is a distributed team of 80+ people working remotely from 30 countries. We take pride in our professional, learning-oriented and friendly working environment that values work-life balance and constantly doing our best in every aspect of our work. You can work from anywhere in the world, because we know great people do awesome work wherever they are. Every few months we travel to meet up somewhere in the world and spend some quality time together. Our business is profitable with a healthy margin and we are built with no outside investments, so you can count on a stable working environment.


Some benefits
  • Freedom to choose when and where you work from.
  • 24 business days of paid time off a year, plus your local holidays.
  • 2 company retreats and 2 team meetups a year (expenses covered) for team-building.
  • Laptop and a €2,000 budget to set up your home office.
  • Reimbursement for co-working space rent or internet service at home.
  • Opportunities to attend trainings, workshops or conferences.
  • Monthly reimbursement for gym membership, massage and other things to improve your health.
  • Support for buying a phone, eyeglasses or tools you need for doing your best work.

Apply now!
All it takes to apply is answering a short skills test that assesses your expertise. Only candidates who score well on the test will be considered.
Before you apply, please check if any restrictions apply in terms of time zone or country.
To the best of our knowledge this position has no geo-restriction.
Mid Level
Full Time
Anywhere (100% Remote)

Senior UX Designer in Washington, DC

29 days ago
Ad Hoc
This is a remote position.
This position will be open and accepting applications until 5 PM EST on June 25, 2021.
Some federal contracts require U.S. citizenship to be eligible for employment.
Ad Hoc is a digital services company that helps the federal government better serve people. Our teams use modern, agile methods to meet the needs of our users while closing the gap between consumer expectations and government. We’re looking for people with an entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to improve how the government serves people. If you thrive on change and can see the possibilities in ambiguity, then we want you here with us.   

Work on things that matterWorking at Ad Hoc means putting your time and skills towards helping the government better serve the public. Our teams connect Veterans with services designed for their needs, help millions of people access affordable health care, and support important programs like Head Start. As we work with agencies to deliver critical services, we’re also changing how the government thinks about and uses technology. 

Built for a remote lifeAd Hoc is remote-first and remote-always. We’ve designed our culture, communications, and tools to support a nationwide team since the beginning. Being remote by design allows Ad Hoc to bring the best people onto our teams and give them the freedom to create a work environment that fits their lives. With a generous PTO policy and Slack channels for every interest (from bird watching to space nerds to home decor), our company culture acknowledges all the things happening in your life. Maybe you need to adjust your schedule to care for your family or take a bike ride. At Ad Hoc, that’s welcomed. 

What matters mostAd Hoc values acceptance, accountability, and humility. We aren’t heroes. We leave our egos at the door to learn from our mistakes and improve the process for the next time. We’re a team that loves the challenge of government-size projects and loves to see our customers succeed. We build small, inclusive teams to bring the best of consumer technology to the problems of government.

What you’ll do as a Senior UX DesignerAs an Ad Hoc Senior UX Designer, you’ll be part of a cross-functional team, working closely with stakeholders, product managers, and software engineers. With projects spanning from user interface design to service design, our designers tend to be generalists, with some developing skills in accessibility or user research. No matter where your particular interests lie, we may have something for you. Some of your responsibilities will include:
  • Delivering design work, including discovery artifacts, sketches and rough prototypes, wireframes, UX flows, and high fidelity prototypes
  • Managing deadlines through teamwork
  • Using your design skills to make strong typography, layout, and hierarchy choices
  • Providing design critique, heuristic evaluations, and competitive analysis
  • Providing and receiving mentorship from other designers
  • Contributing to design libraries and providing visual design and brand artifacts
  • Participating in company initiatives and recruiting efforts Creating business development materials

Some basic requirements
  • As a government contractor, you may be required to obtain a public trust security clearance
  • Some of our available roles are on federal contracts that require a degree or additional years of experience as a substitute
  • Some federal contracts require U.S. citizenship to be eligible for employment

Tips for applying
  • If your application seems like a good match, we’ll invite you to complete a quick writing assignment, which we evaluate blindly. This helps us have a greater understanding of how you approach design problems, while also reducing bias from our hiring process. We will not ask you to do any form of whiteboarding or spec work.
  • Include a portfolio of 3-5 UX-focused work samples with your application. We want to understand how you think and solve problems. Clearly explain your process and the reasoning behind the decisions made, include visual artifacts, and identify both your role and the impact you had. Your portfolio can be anything from a website to a slide deck. How you build it is up to you.  

Ad Hoc is a great place to be. Our benefits package includes: 
  • Company-subsidized health, dental, life and vision insurance
  • Use what you need vacation policy
  • 401K with employer match
  • Paid parental leave after one year $2,000 continuing education/annual conference attendance stipend

Ad Hoc LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.
Senior Level
Full Time
Anywhere (100% Remote)
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