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Senior Visual Web Designer (UI/UX)

Who we are

Urban Insight plans, designs, and develops innovative websites for mission-driven organizations like museums, universities, nonprofits, and cities. We thrive on having a professionally rewarding environment where you continue to learn and grow while creating meaningful projects for appreciative clients.

The opportunity

We're seeking an experienced Senior Visual Web Designer (UI/UX) to join our team. Join a supportive team that values your contribution, and work together to help our clients improve our communities. This position will work closely with our Creative Director on a variety of projects.

Who you are

  • You love designing websites and excel at web layouts and UX thinking.
  • You have 5+ years of visual web design experience, preferably in an agency environment.
  • A portfolio that exemplifies strong visual design and a focus on defining the user experience
  • You’re a conceptual thinker that can translate customer needs, behaviors, and project requirements
  • Experience creating wireframes and iterating them into a high-fidelity mockup.
  • Familiarity with Atomic Design and designing with a component-based design system.
  • A true commitment to excellence, and full ownership of your responsibilities.
  • Expert and best practices with Adobe XD or similar web design and prototyping applications.
  • A strong eye for detail, type, and color.

Responsibilities

  • Wireframing 
  • Conceptual designs from wireframes
  • Prototype interaction and states
  • Tablet and mobile views
  • Export ready files and style sheets for development
  • Participate in regular design reviews where you’ll seek out specific feedback on your designs and incorporate relevant feedback

Bonus

  • Experience designing for Drupal or WordPress.
  • An understanding of front-end web development (HTML, CSS, JS) (no coding necessary).

Availability

  • Work from our LA office in sunny LA, or remotely anywhere in the USA, available 9-5 from any US time zone.
  • We are seeking a contract-to-hire position. We'd like to work with you for a month or so on a project on a freelance basis, and then move to a full-time position.

About Urban Insight

Why Work with Urban Insight?

  • We take on interesting, meaningful projects for appreciative clients.
  • We work with you to create a career path that works for you.
  • The average employee tenure is 6.5 years.
  • We're stable. We've been in business for 20 years, and continue to grow each year.
  • We offer a casual and flexible working environment with plenty of opportunities for growth for the right candidate.
  • We believe in a reasonable life/work balance and enjoy 40-hour work weeks 98% of the time.
  • We allocate time for training and professional development.
  • There are many more reasons: https://www.urbaninsight.com/careers

Compensation

We offer a highly competitive salary (benchmarked using Payscale) which depends on your qualifications, experience, education, and certifications. Our salary package includes:

  • Health insurance (95% employer-paid).
  • Dental insurance (95% employer-paid).
  • Company-sponsored 401(k) plan with employer match (after 60 days).
  • An annual, customized training plan and time to work on it.
  • Paid sick leave (5 days).
  • Paid vacation leave (10 days).
  • Performance and compensation reviews annually.

To Apply

Please submit:

  • Your resume
  • Your portfolio (please include web examples)

Thanks for your interest in working with us at Urban Insight.

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