Freelance Senior Visual Web Designer (UI)

Remote
Contracted to Full Time
Experienced

Who we are

Urban Insight 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 looking for a Freelance UI Web Designer with top notch figma skills to join our team. From concept, to execution and fine tuning, you will be leading design on projects from start to finish. This position works closely with our Creative Director and project managers on a variety of projects.


Who you are

  • US or Canadian Citizens only
  • You have 5+ years of visual web design experience, preferably in an agency environment.
  • Expert and best practices with Figma (components, variants, responsive design).
  • You love designing websites and excel at web layouts and UX thinking.
  • 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 with an ability to prioritize and meet deadlines while having full ownership of your responsibilities.
  • A strong eye for detail, type, and color.
  • Webflow expertise is a plus.


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


Location & Availability

  • Work from any location in the US, available 9am - 5pm in any US time zone.
  • This position is available for fully remote (US only), partially remote (a few days in the office) or in-person in our office located in sunny Los Angeles, CA.
  • We're seeking 16-32 hours per week for at least 4 months, and potentially ongoing with the opportunity to become full-time. 


Your Career Path

The most likely career path for a high achieving designer is to potentially join the team full-time as a Senior Visual Web Designer as we continue to grow our design team. 


About Urban Insight

  • Urban Insight is a leading digital agency with 30+ team members.
    https://www.urbaninsight.com/
  • We work with some of LA’s best-known institutions, such as LACMA, The Broad, Planetizen Courses, University of Southern California, City of Los Angeles, and the Japanese American National Museum.
  • We’re the top-ranked Web development agency in Los Angeles, according to Clutch, an independent analyst. Have a look at what our clients say about us:
    https://clutch.co/profile/urban-insight 
  • We design and develop custom applications using our favorite tools: Figma, Adobe XD, Zeplin.
  • We have a clearly defined project management methodology and case management system.
  • We run on the Entrepreneurial Operating System.


Why Work At Urban Insight?

  • We take on interesting, meaningful projects for appreciative clients
  • We work with you to create a career path that works for you
  • Work from anywhere in US or Canada
  • The average employee tenure is 6.5 years.
  • We're stable; We've been in business for 21 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
  • We allocate time for training and professional development
  • There are many more reasons: 
    https://www.urbaninsight.com/careers


Why Work At Urban Insight?

We offer a highly competitive salary, which depends on your qualifications and experience. Our salary package includes:

  • Paid time off (15 days increasing to 20 after four years)
  • Holiday time off (~10 days per year).
  • Health insurance (95% employer-paid).
  • Dental insurance (95% employer-paid).
  • Company-sponsored 401(k) plan with employer match (after 60 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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