UX Designer

As a UX Designer at UpTop, you love to solve complex problems by leveraging user-centered design and design thinking methods to generate solutions. You'll also possess a strong and diverse aesthetic that will set a new standard for the team. Ideally, you will have prior experience working on projects spanning enterprise applications/tools to consumer websites and mobile apps on a variety of platforms. You have a great understanding of how business, design and technology come together to create great user experiences, both internally and externally. You have a T-shape that spans UX research, interaction design, user interface and visual design.  You must work both independently and collaboratively on projects, taking loose or fleshed-out concepts from discovery through development. Juggling multiple projects is normal. You shall have no ego, play nice with others, be a great communicator and overall be passionate and dedicated to your job.

What You’ll Do:

  • Perform core UX research activities including: driving stakeholder and customer interviews, creating competitive analysis reports, personas, design heuristic analysis and recommendations, writing user stories, journey maps, storyboarding, affinity mapping, performing user testing and usability testing, etc.
  • Create standard design deliverables including: information architecture, interaction maps, prototypes, annotated wireframes, visual design styling, design specs etc.
  • Articulate and justify your work to achieve mutual goals
  • Scope design projects as needed
  • Participate in client-facing design workshops as needed
  • Embrace the iterative design process while balancing project delivery timelines
  • Travel occasionally for client discovery or support of business development   

Required Skills To Have:

  • Work effectively on multiple, concurrent projects
  • Strategic and tactical thinking as it applies to your projects and work
  • Project management skills for small scale design only projects
  • Possess deep understanding of user-centered design methodologies and best practices
  • Demonstrated visual design expertise that is attractive, polished and represented in both consumer and enterprise applications
  • Acute analytical skills and superb attention to detail
  • Good understanding of basic marketing principles and social media and how it impacts design choices
  • Work effectively in a team environment including close interaction with clients
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Nice to have:

  • Front-end knowledge of HTML 5, CSS Product design experience a plus
  • 5+ years in the field of User Experience Design or Interaction Design or related experience

Tools:

  • Sketch
  • Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator
  • InVision App
UpTop offers a competitive compensation package, including 90% paid health benefits (medical, dental, vision), participation in 401K with matching contribution, PTO and participation in the company bonus program. We pride ourselves as having a relaxed, fun and rewarding work environment. If you are passionate about all things technology and crave making an impact on a daily basis, please send your resume along with salary requirements to jobs@uptopcorp.com