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UX/UI Designer

Practising Law Institute k

New York, NY

Mar 6
Job Description

UX/UI Designer

PLI educates and informs lawyers and other professionals with innovative programs, publications, podcasts, and additional resources. With a sterling reputation developed over 90 years, PLI is a trusted source of professional development and knowledge for the legal community. A nonprofit organization, PLI is also known for its dedication to providing pro bono training and resources to ensure access to justice.

Join PLI and represent the legal community’s premier provider of continuing education and research services as an UI/UX Designer in our New York office. Work in a collaborative environment with a diverse employee community that prides itself on a genuine commitment to a work-life balance (3+ weeks of vacation days and hybrid remote/in-person schedules for most roles!). We’re looking for a UI/UX designer who is strong on UI and front-end visual HTML/CSS design, but with a good knowledge of UX as well. The ideal candidate will like the challenge of organizing complex information and presenting it in a clear, elegant fashion in your designs.

For more than 90 years, PLI has served the legal community with innovative products and quality programming, building a sterling reputation spanning the country.


• Collaborate with iOS and Android stakeholders on business needs definition and iteratively edit a set of Figma files with an existing style guide for delivery to our full stack developers. And update the style guide as needed.

• Collaborate with website business stakeholders on business needs definition and iteratively edit a set of Figma files with an existing style guide for delivery to our full stack developers. And update the style guide as needed.

• Research and conceive of best design patterns for user and business needs; Proactively advise and collaborate in design iterations with product managers, business stakeholders and sometimes end users.

• Contribute to the digital product UX vision and strategy and communicate it to business stakeholders across departments to build consensus and convey the impact of design decisions on user, customer, and business outcomes.

• Design and deliver for quarterly enhancements user journeys/process flows and low and high-fidelity wireframes with explicit functional spec annotations that account for all exceptions for responsive web and mobile applications as needed.

• Factor ADA (accessibility) guidelines into your designs. We conform to WCAG AA 2.1.

• Estimate how long tasks will take and meet deadlines.

• Fulfill several project requests simultaneously while meeting deadlines and manage your workload by communicating well in advance of a deadline so we can manage delivery expectations.

• Attend AGILE Scrum ceremonies like stand-up meetings and backlog grooming, and use JIRA and Confluence.

• Consult proactively with front-end developers so their work meets your UI/UX specifications. Perform visual UAT.

• Communicate daily in person, digitally in emails, video calls, shared documents, and Slack. Consistently be on Slack and available during working hours unless planned otherwise.

• Other duties, as assigned.


• A portfolio of responsive website designs and mobile apps that shows an advanced proficiency in Figma including wire frames, user journeys/process flows, site maps and design systems/style guides that were followed by a development team.

• Experience using Sketch, Zeplin, Figma (advanced), Slack, Adobe Illustrator.

• Stay current with the latest UX topics, techniques, and technologies.

• Front end coding is not required but a demonstrated working knowledge of HTML/CSS is required.

• Bachelor's or master’s degree, 3 or more years of experience.

• Bonuses are experience in Sketch, Storybook (or similar) front end code library connected to your design system, HTML/CSS, creating vector icons for a font set.

Your benefits at PLI
PLI offers a generous benefits package and is committed to creating an interesting, collegial, and supportive work environment:

• Medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their families

• Generous employer contribution to employee retirement savings account

• Ample paid time off and holidays, summer Fridays

• Flexible hybrid remote/in-person scheduling for most roles

• Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning web-based training along with other career development opportunities

• Work-life balance initiatives

• One-time $500 Home Office Allowance

• Gym/Wellness Allowance of up to $300 each calendar year

Compensation Range for this position
$110,000 - $120,000 per annum
(Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.)

About PLI
Founded in 1933, Practising Law Institute (PLI) is a nonprofit learning organization dedicated to keeping attorneys and professionals at the forefront of knowledge and expertise, as well as preparing them to fulfill their pro bono responsibilities.

PLI delivers the highest quality, accredited, continuing legal and professional education programs in person and online, presented by more than 4,000 expert volunteer faculty members. Additionally, PLI publishes a comprehensive library of treatises, course handbooks, answer books, and journals, also available through the PLI PLUS online platform. The essence of PLI’s mission is a commitment to the pro bono community, with scholarships and complimentary memberships available to qualified legal services organizations and individuals.

More information about PLI may be found on our website

EEO Statement
PLI is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any candidate based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor protected by federal, state or local law.

Only those applicants who meet our requirements for this position will be contacted.

Practising Law Institute is an equal opportunity employer

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