UI/UX Designer - Remote! at Qualified

Qualified

UI/UX Designer - Remote!

Contract in Los Angeles, CA - Remote OK - Mid Level - Design

About Qualified

Qualified is the most effective platform for assessing engineers, in both workforce and education. Qualified enables companies to find the best engineers through merit-based hiring, by focusing on real-world performance instead of resumes and pedigree. The platform empowers recruiters to make accurate decisions, while cutting hundreds of hours of wasted engineering time with automated code assessments and collaborative coding interviews.

We hire great, trustworthy people so that we can optimize for a free and flexible culture: flexible hours, unlimited vacation, remote work options, and working on stuff you’re excited about. Turns out, when you’ve got a dedicated team that takes pride in their work, you don’t have to worry about how much time they’re spending in the office!

Qualified's Success

We sell a SaaS platform to companies for assessing potential candidates, and educational organizations for testing students. Our clients run from startups to enterprises, and include Apple, Canon, Truecar, Andela, and Domino's. We're backed by great investors including Social Capital Partners, Cornerstone OnDemand (Nasdaq: CSOD), Dr. Richard Ferguson (Former CEO of the ACT), and Brian Lee (founder of Legalzoom and Honest Company).

Recently featured in Forbes and Inc:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/julianmitchell/2017/09/26/codewars-founder-nathan-doctors-new-startup-makes-it-easy-to-recruit-top-developers/&refURL=&referrer=

https://www.inc.com/andrew-medal/top-4-ways-companies-can-recruit-better-technical-talent.html

About the position:

The ideal candidate for this opening is a senior UX/UI designer. We’re looking for someone with 3+ years experience with designing digital products, who has an exceptional ability to communicate and collaborate with other designers, product leads, developers, and clients.

Candidates must be available to work standard North American business hours. While there is flexibility in working hours, there is an expectation to be able to regularly attend team meetings and your working hours should largely overlap with our teams (Pacific Standard Time).

As our part-time UI/UX Designer, we want your experience to help turn ideas into engaging experiences that are implementable.

About you:

  • You are self-managed, know how to prioritize, meet deadlines and define deliverables.
  • You can effectively communicate and present your design thinking to teams and stakeholders
  • You can take a design from high-level concept to Sketch and Invision and static assets easily and quickly
  • You write and speak English clearly
  • You are up-to-date on industry trends in UI and UX
  • You are honest - You know what you don’t know and you have no problem raising your hand and asking for help.
  • You’re obsessed with simplicity and consistency
  • You’re okay working across the organization (product leadership, engineering, marketing, and the CEO)
  • You have experience working with visualizing large sets of data


You will be:

  • Collaborating with Qualified’s CTO, product lead engineers and CEO to align partner needs with company goals
  • Setting the standards on which the quality and direction of the overall branding and design is built.
  • Setting the tone for the look, feel, and quality of design.
  • Heading all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Developing original website design ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex roadblocks
  • Preparing wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Participating in project planning and project review (QA and post-mortems)
  • Designing everything from logos to icons to QA’ing final work and assisting with acceptance testing
  • Focusing on shipping a beautiful product you’re proud of

Role requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience of working in a UI/UX position, with a solid portfolio or fulfilled works
  • Experience with and proficiency in design and prototyping software (Sketch, Invision)
  • Significant experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Design experience with data visualization
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript and design limitations.
  • Strong graphic design and visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Experience in creating easy-to-use designs that display holistic thinking
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Stellar presentation skills
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) skills

Software skills

  • Sketch
  • Prototyping & wireframing software
  • Invision

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary (we don't use remote as an excuse to pay less)
  • Great healthcare
  • Unlimited vacation policy (Really! We want you to take vacation time when needed so that you can relax, recharge, and come back in with a fresh outlook!)
  • Annual Team Retreat to an awesome place

Does this all sound good? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Please send us your resume and cover letter, including anything that you feel would make you stick out from the crowd! As we generally end up with a large applicants, we're sorry to say that we are only able to review those with a complete application. Please also let us know: what draws you to Qualified?

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.