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Senior UX/UI Designer

Small Planet k

Brooklyn, NY | Onsite or Remote Possible

May 4
Job Description

Small Planet is looking for an experienced senior UX/UI designer who can lead the design process — from UX research and documentation to final designs and design systems — on high profile client and internal projects.

As a Senior Designer, you will work on cross-functional teams to strategize and create products used by millions across multiple platforms (iOS, Android, web). You’ll be the client-facing lead, responsible for creating, presenting, and defending every aspect of design.

This is a great opportunity to work with smart, hard-working people who care about each other and the work they do. This position is full-time, with the option to work remotely or join us in our Brooklyn office.

Responsibilities
- Participate in product strategy
- Generate UX documentation (wireframes, flows, etc.)
- Facilitate UX research, as necessary
- Create high and low fidelity prototypes
- Execute visual designs
- Devise and maintain design systems
- Work closely with developers for proper design handoff
- Conduct styling & design QA
- Present to clients and internal teams
- Direct other designers

Skills & Qualifications
- BFA or equivalent in Graphic Design, Digital Design, or a related field
- 5+ years of design experience working on cross-functional teams to create digital products
- Ability to articulate and defend design rationale to stakeholders
- Fluency with common design and prototyping tools, including Sketch and Figma
- Familiarity with design best practices and standards such as Material Design and the Apple Human Interface Guidelines.
- Knowledge of user research methodology (quantitative and qualitative)
-Experience working in an Agile software environment
-Strong grasp of HTML, CSS, and Javascript

Bonus Points
-Direct experience designing for natively coded mobile applications
-Experience leading ideation workshops/sessions (brainstorming, mapping, prioritizing)

Application Details

In addition to your resumé and portfolio link, please include a cover email letting us know why you'd be a good fit for us here at Small Planet.

Small Planet

Small Planet makes world-class digital products for some of the world’s leading brands and organizations. From Warner Bros and FanDuel to Planned Parenthood and Voto Latino, we create meaningful user experiences that drive business success.

We’ve built a work culture that is deeply collaborative and hard-working, but also supportive and friendly. We truly respect a work-life balance, which can be a challenge (now more than ever).

Small Planet also strives to support a more inclusive, safe, and diverse world. Our core values propel us to foster an inclusive work environment, support organizations that advocate for social justice and diversity, and ensure that accessibility and inclusivity are reflected in the work we create.

Small Planet is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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