UI/UX Designer Job Description

What is a UI/UX Designer? A UI/UX Designer is someone who designs the user experience for a (digital) product. They focus on how users interact with and navigate a product and work to create an intuitive and easy-to-use interface. UX Designers usually work closely with a team of developers and designers to create prototypes, test products and ensure that the final product meets all requirements. A UX Designer's role might also include user research, information architecture and content strategy. They tend to be creative types with experience in graphic and/or web design.

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UI/UX Designer

We're looking for a

UI/UX Designer

to join

our fully remote and mission driven team.

Full-time

UI/UX Designer

UI/UX Designer Responsibilities

About the job

As UI/UX Designer at <company name>, you'll be responsible for collecting and translating user insights into delightful experiences. Ultimately, you’ll create both functional and appealing beautiful features that address our customer's needs. You will use your creativity and eye for design – along with your technical knowledge – to develop great experiences. You'll work with a visual designer, product manager and our development team. Together you'll deliver UI mockups, prototypes, MVPs and final products. In this role, you'll have the privilege of being the voice of our customers. You'll translate their needs into user-friendly designs. You will have direct impact on the customer's user-experience of our product.

UI/UX Designer Job Specification

About the candidate

• You know how to distill simplicity from complex user requirements.
• You know how to use the tools of the trade like Figma, Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, Marvel and Overflow.
• You have experience with user research and translating insights from research to your designs.
• You have great communication skills both when interfacing with customers as well as when working with your team.
• You are flexible, decisive and you know how to put ego aside and focus on the needs of the customer.

If junior position:
• You're eager to improve your UI/UX skills.
• You're good at hearing and implementing feedback.

If medior position:
• You are able to take on projects without much oversight.
• You know how to define and prioritize problems to be tackled.

If senior position:
• You are able to lead large and complex projects.
• You know how to define and prioritize problems to be tackled.

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About the company

Example: We're an agency that strongly believes in curiosity, equality and creativity. We love to build digital products in close collaboration with our target audience in order to have a positive impact on the world with tech. We highly value an open mind, collaboration and ownership in our team. So if you take pleasure in trying to solve big societal problems with technology, then join our team of activists, creatives and tech
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What are the job requirements for a UI/UX designer?

  • Ability to distill simplicity from complex user requirements.
  • Mastery of tools like, Figma, Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, Marvel and Overflow.
  • Experience doing user research.
  • Ability to translate insights from research to designs.
  • Great communication skills both when interfacing with customers as well as when working with a team.
  • Flexibility, decisiveness and ability to put ego aside and focus on the needs of the customer.

Does UI/UX design require coding?

No, not typically. However, it may be useful to hire a UI/UX Designer with some coding knowledge. This can improve your team’s workflow since a UI/UX Designer with programming skills will be better at understanding what’s possible when designing a product. Also, their collaboration with developers will likely be smoother since they can better understand the constraints developers face when implementing their designs.

What’s the difference between UI and UX design?

UX (User Experience) design refers to the high-level work of understanding the customer journey and translating this to the overall feel of a product. It also refers to the earliest stages of product design like prototyping, creating wireframes and testing this on the target audience.

UI (User Interface) Design focuses on the details and construction of a product's interface. It is considered as part of the UX design process but is oriented around the final stages of it like designing pages, buttons, UX copy and polishing.

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