UI Designer


Region: Americas
Location: Bellevue, Washington, United States

Duties

We are looking for a talented and passionate Graphic/UI Designer to design simple, slick experiences.

The ideal candidate will join a team of design geeks who breathe new technology and design. You will translate high-level requirements into storyboards, wireframes and finally into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces. 

A great candidate will love being challenged to make complex features feel simple through their strong design skills.

On a typical day you might…

  • Create visual designs based on knowledge of the 'K2 product brand', and translate that knowledge into a combination of screen layouts, color palettes, typography, user interface elements and icons
  • Contribute to design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Create detailed visual design specifications
  • Solve a complex interaction design problem
  • Create a high level wireframe of an important flow
  • Attend a feature team standup and talk with a developer about implementation details, and design intent.
  • Attend a team meeting to share designs and idea
  • Try out a new interactive prototyping too
  • Brainstorm with a Product Manager on a concept
  • Watch a youtube video about how voice is the new mouse.

Responsibilities

  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate product function.
  • Create iterative concepts and final designs including screen layouts, color palettes, typography and icons to fit the product/brand identity.
  • Contribute in defining a brand/look and feel for a new suite of products and applications spanning mobile, desktop and everything in between.
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to refining with Engineering.
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity to complex product features.
  • Contribute to design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Collaborate with Product Management and Engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience.
  • Develop detailed interaction and visual design specifications and work closely with the development teams to implement them.
  • Design the next generation of our no-code App builder platform.
  • Work with developers, other Designers, Product Management, and our customers to create great user experiences in complex web applications.
  • Create low and high fidelity task flow mockups and prototypes while integrating feedback from internal stakeholders and customers.
  • Enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment and have fun doing it.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • A strong portfolio with demonstrable UI design skills
  • Unmistakable passion for elegant and intuitive user interfaces
  • Experience of Graphic Design in the context of applications (rather than web sites).
  • Expert in Visual Design and Wireframing Tools
  • Desktop and mobile application design experience required.
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards and user flows.
  • User-centered approach with excellent visual design skills.
  • Confidently pitch and review your designs to various internal stakeholders.
  • Extremely detail orientated. Strives for pixel perfect implementation.

Desired Experience

  • Certification, Bachelor's or Master's degree in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, HCI, or other related field or related experience.
  • Strong visual design skills and a solid understanding of current visual trends
  • 2+ years of professional experience designing great User Interfaces and Experiences for web applications and websites
  • Internalized a rigorous design process and are able to tailor it to the needs of different types of projects
  • Strong conceptual skills and demonstrated ability to rapidly prototype and design to communicate ideas to others
  • Must love diving into complex user interface problems
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize and manage work to meet project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • A solid understanding of web application design and implementation
  • Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript (for prototyping)
  • A solid understanding of what it takes to create responsive web applications
  • Experience working closely with development teams on implementation
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills working in a multi-disciplinary, multi-time zone, collaborative environment
  • Experience with cross-browser design and development
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment (SCRUM/KANBAN)
  • Experience designing mobile applications
How to apply:

Please APPLY HERE through our application portal.