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Web/UX Designer

Remote
Employment: Full Time Experience: Senior

GitLab Inc. is a company based on the GitLab open-source project. GitLab is a community project to which over 1,000 people worldwide have contributed. We are an active participant in this community, trying to serve its needs and lead by example. We have one vision: everyone can contribute to all digital content, and our mission is to change all creative work from read-only to read-write so that everyone can contribute.

We value results, transparency, sharing, freedom, efficiency, frugality, collaboration, directness, kindness, diversity, boring solutions, and quirkiness. If these values match your personality, work ethic, and personal goals, we encourage you to visit our primer to learn more. Open source is our culture, our way of life, our story, and what makes us truly unique.

Responsibilities

  • Lead design of about.gitlab.com, emails and standalone landing pages from end-to-end — UX, visual design, front-end development (with little or no help from our front-end team), and A/B testing.
  • Develop & maintain a top notch user experience across all of these properties.
  • Research and design concepts that increase engagement and conversion.
  • Translate problems and new concepts into creative, intuitive, and data-driven web experiences.
  • Define UX style guides and user flows to drive efficiency and consistency in our user experience.
  • Build and establish a cohesive visual language.
Requirements
  • 6+ years experience specializing in web design, UX design, and front-end development.
  • A professional portfolio demonstrating a strong background in web design, UX, front-end development, and visual design (candidates without a portfolio will not be considered).
  • Expert-level understanding of responsive design and best practices.
  • Proficient in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (jQuery).
  • Experience running effective A/B tests.
  • Exceptional knowledge of design tools (Sketch, Adobe CC, etc.).
  • You use research and best practices to create, validate, and present your ideas to project stakeholders.
  • Obsessive over the details and creating thoughtful and intuitive experiences.
  • Able to iterate quickly and embrace feedback from many perspectives.
  • Strong understanding of information architecture, interaction design, and user-centered design best practices.
  • Understanding of Git and comfortable using the command line.
  • A track record of being self-motivated and delivering on time.
  • Candidates in Americas timezones will be preferred.
Nice-to-haves
  • Basic Ruby knowledge, our website is built on Middleman using HAML.
  • Able to pitch in on other design efforts; i.e. branding, illustration, swag, social ad campaigns, digital publications, etc.
  • Experience working in a fully or partially remote company.

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