UI Designer

Remote
Posted 21 days ago
Main Location
New York City, NY, United States
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PowerToFly's mission is to fast-track economic equality by upskilling and connecting underrepresented talent to roles in highly visible sectors. We achieve our mission daily through connecting diverse talent to free live virtual events with decision makers from companies, whether they're looking to change their career or they’re happy in their current role. We also feature upskilling content and host summits with industry leaders creating diverse, inclusive and equitable workplaces. We are women-led, intersectional and focus on empowering underrepresented talent across all races, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, abilities, veteran statuses and gender identities. We welcome allies.

We are looking for someone to be in charge of the UI and UX side of our platform: design the look of new features, define new features, design new pages, improve our mobile user experience. Also we will need your help with marketing material like: banners, social media images, reports, e-books and decks (in google slides). This position will report to the Director of Engineering and Product

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You will be responsible for ensuring that PowerToFly platform is intuitive, attractive, consistent, and cohesive.
  • Create marketing materials to promote our events, resources and partners.
  • Maintain and improve our web platform: Design interfaces and interaction patterns for new and existing features.
  • Look out for opportunities to make our app more intuitive and easy to use. Improve the mobile version of our website.
  • Create and maintain design style guides.
  • Help with marketing material needs like: promotional images for our events, social media images, banners, ads, newsletter graphics, blog graphics, etc.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Figma, Canva, Adobe Design tools (Photoshop, Illustrator), Google slides (for presentations), Project management and everyday tools like asana, Jira, Slack.
  • Being a multidisciplinary designer, who feels comfortable doing a little of everything, specifically in the UI-UX and Graphic Design area. You have worked on user journeys, wireframing, responsive web apps, mobile first designs, but also on marketing material like banners, newsletters, social media, Presentations in Google slides, creation of on pagers and e-books.
  • Strong UI focus and portfolio will make you a stand-out candidate: we’ll be looking for you to display your recent work in web, mobile and visual design; this includes web pages as well as other digital marketing assets.
  • Practiced knowledge of color theory, typography, and graphic design.
  • Have a rich creative vision with a strong ability to connect aesthetic, marketing and business. You understand your design should fit into the bigger business picture.
  • Able to give and receive constructive criticism. We're a highly collaborative team and believe that sharing and getting feedback on designs early and often produces the best work. You should be ok to seek out feedback on your ideas as a way to push your work to the best it can be.
  • Have a proactive attitude with a willingness to take on diverse design tasks.
  • Self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet project deadlines

NICE TO HAVE

  • You’re familiar or have experience designing Native Mobile Apps.
  • Basic understanding of HTML/CSS, no coding skills needed, but being familiar with how the web is built will help design better products.
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We're a community of women leveraging our connections into top companies to help underrepresented women get the roles they've always deserved. Simultaneously, we work to build truly inclusive hiring processes and environments where women can thrive and not just survive.
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UI Designer
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