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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 open to freelance/contract or traditional full-time employment. If freelance, we're seeking 24-32 hours per week for at least 4 months, and potentially ongoing. If you prefer full-time we're looking for 40 hours per week, and offer a wide range of benefits including health insurance, paid vacation and sick time, educational opportunities, and a 401(k) with company match.

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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