At VarahiSoft, we’re really good at what we do. And when we’re great at our jobs, we help parents be great at their jobs.
Parenting is demanding, and that’s where we come in. We want to reimagine how brands can make it easier for early stage parents – not by just selling them products, but by providing holistic solutions that transcend borders, categories and aisles.
No matter our title or department, at VarahiSoft, our job is to create more tiny wins for parents, so they can create bright futures for their little ones. That’s a big task!
We’re serious about what we do, AND we love to have fun. Our team is hardworking, entrepreneurial, and passionate about helping families create millions, if not billions of tiny wins.
The Designer of User Experience role is an integral part of the creative team and participates in the day-to-day user experience engagement activities. with a focus on delivering high quality, highly interactive, high performance applications that match or exceed expectations. This role interprets customer needs, presents design concepts, and effectively communicates with project teams. The Designer, UX creates interaction work flows, wireframes, prototypes, and interface requirements, as well as interprets user input, presents testing and research feedback and effectively communicates with project teams. This role position also creates visual design mock-ups and UI assets and contributes to the success of the user experience in cross-functional teams that include Creative Designers, Product Owners, Category Experts, Project Managers and other stakeholders.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Champion principles of usability and user-centered design
Create and evolve the brand design language for our products while maintaining awareness of the larger ecosystem and design standards
Develop user flows, journey maps, page flows, wireframes, and sitemaps
Collaborate with our cross disciplinary teams to transform requirements into compelling designs that fulfill on the promise of the product and gather requirements from user research, stakeholder interviews, competitive analysis, etc.
Take an active role in the quality assurance throughout development and deployment
Develop visually rich mock-ups and UI assets in accordance with brand standards.
Revise and improve designs based on user feedback, research, technical constraints, and business decisions.
Strong understanding of combining User-Centered Design principals with user research.
Secure understanding of responsive design principles and creating such environments
Experience working on Mobile Web, Mobile Applications and Desktop Web
Proven knowledge of web-based application design trends, patterns and best practices.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
5+ years’ working in a professional capacity as an interaction, user interface, motion or similar role
Experience at planning, organizing, prioritizing and executing simultaneous projects and activities; proven ability to work well under pressure and adapt quickly to change
Ability to think creatively and flexibly and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
A strong portfolio of work emphasizing his/her depth of experience with graphic and information design for interactive and mobile products/sites, and where possible data visualization
A proven track record creating design languages for an interaction-complex applications, sites, mobile
EDUCATION & SKILLS
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience with emphasis in one or more of the following: Digital Design, Interaction Design, Motion Design
Detail oriented and always concerned about the end products
Skilled at building relationships, expert organizational skills, strong ability to multi-task, and outstanding communication skills
Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, and InVision
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
General office environment
We offer competitive pay, flexible hours, and generous benefits. Plus, to keep things fun (because we are all kids at heart), we offer a host of team member activities and philanthropic efforts throughout the year and company-wide awards and recognition for a job well done!
Must be proficient in Axure, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe In-Design, Adobe Photoshop and
Adobe Acrobat. Working knowledge use of Microsoft Office Sutie–Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint. Must have excellent hand mock-up skills.
While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to talk or hear. The team member frequently is required to sit; have flexible use of hands; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The team member is occasionally required to stand, walk, and taste or smell. The team member must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 - 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.