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UI/UX Designer

Reflexions is seeking a thoughtful and energetic designer to join our team. You will act as a UI, UX and system designer on websites, web apps, and other print/interactive materials. You will be expected to collaborate closely with other design, development, QA, and customer-facing team members; you can expect a supportive, knowledgeable, and inclusive team to help you succeed. Candidates must have a bachelors degree in design or a related field.

This position requires an ability to create, interpret, and iterate on different types of design documentation, including: wireframes, step-by-step user flows, high-fidelity mockups and style guides, and prototypes demonstrating user interaction and animation. You will need to be actively curious about improving and expanding your skillset.

This position requires a strong working knowledge of up-to-date best practices for web and interface design, including component-focused/pattern-based design, responsive and mobile-first principles, designing for accessibility, and sophisticated web typography and layout.

Note: Reflexions is working remotely for health and safety reasons for the immediate future. All interviews will occur via video conference. This position is available to any and all US-based candidates, with consideration given to candidates who are available during Reflexions’ core EST/EDT hours.

Reflexions is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply.


You will:

  • Create UX design documentation communicating critical flows and interface variations to both internal team members and clients
  • Design the look, layout, and interactive features of websites, apps, and interactive interfaces
  • Participate in the design and upkeep of components and patterns within libraries
  • Meet with clients to present and discuss design work
  • Iterate designs based on client and internal feedback
  • Participate in in-house design critiques of your own and others’ work and monthly check-ins
  • Participate as-needed in internal website testing, including constructively reporting UI/UX bugs to ensure high-quality launches
  • Play different roles on different projects, and take on additional duties as appropriate


A good candidate must demonstrate:

  • 1–3 years of professional experience working in a full-time capacity as a designer. This position is expected to be junior to mid-level.
  • An excellent portfolio of design work that must include both visual web design as well as meaningful UX documentation. We will be looking especially for completed work that has progressed through all stages of discovery, design, and development.
  • Creative and critical thinking, independence, initiative, and the ability to work with a team
  • The capability to manage their time, meet deadlines, and juggle several different projects with support from our management team and producers
  • The ability to work within and thoughtfully extend existing brand or interactivity guidelines as well as the ability to participate in the design of new visual and interactive systems
  • Confidence in all phases of a project, from ideation through creation of production-ready design work
  • Proficiency with Figma or similar software, especially using symbols, styles, and library files
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The drive to keep up-to-date on best practices, key software, and industry trends


A great candidate will also be able to demonstrate some (though not necessarily all) of the following qualifications:

  • Experience preparing for, participating in, and/or responding to user/usability testing
  • Experience with animation, especially web-based, interface-focused animation
  • Experience designing to WCAG/ADA accessibility standards and an understanding of basic concepts related to designing for accessibility generally
  • Experience designing web-based, mobile, or screen-based interactive applications
  • Experience with front-end development tools and concepts, including the basics of web production and various tools of the trade (such as CMSes, CSS3, JS, HTML5, layout frameworks, LESS/SASS, Git, etc.)
  • Experience communicating effectively with non-designers, particularly developers and/or QA


In your cover letter, please:

  • Include a link to your portfolio showing recent work,
  • Tell us about something you learned from a recent project, and how that new experience helps make you a great candidate, and
  • Tell us briefly about a skill you’d like to learn and in what way you think it would positively effect your working process.

Benefits

Our benefits include:

  • Salary range: 70-90k base, depending on experience
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverages, FSA, HSA
  • Generous paid time off, including parental leave
  • Learning and development stipends
  • Commuter benefits
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Because of COVID-19, Reflexions is currently 100% work-from-home. If you are accepted for this position, we will supply you with necessary computer hardware/software.