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UX/UI Designer

Swoop

Full Timeui/ux$70k – $95k AngelList Est.Los AngelesUnited StatesPosted 6 months ago

Swoop has provided hundreds of thousands passengers rides all over the U.S., becoming one of LA’s fastest growing startups. We’re tackling this head-on by centralizing the $40B group mobility industry so groups from any type of event (corporations, venues, experience destinations) can instantly book a trip from a local operator.

We're backed exclusively by Silicon Valley VCs and angels – and growing fast.

Swoop is looking for underdogs who enjoy a fast-paced, hard-working environment of builders to join our team in Los Angeles. We have the resources and the appetite to conquer the $40b group mobility space and are in need of versatile hustlers to help us. If you are ready to get your hands dirty and make a real impact, apply to join the rocketship.

Responsibilities

  • Own projects throughout the entire design cycle, from the jobsboard.com/c/ui-ux-designer-jobs'>UX/UI design to the actual development
  • Gather user needs/feedback through research methods such as observations, interviews, and usability testing, and translate these findings into design solutions and refinements
  • Create process flows, wireframes, and visual design mockups for our clients
  • Collaborate closely with the UX/UI team to refine and build our design system, share user research, and identify design solutions
  • Clearly communicate your design decisions to team members
  • Partner with engineers and product owners to provide value through designing the interactions, interface, and functionality of our products
  • Educate co-workers and stakeholders about the importance of design thinking and the importance of user research
  • Keep up-to-date on design trends and look to make process and UX improvements
  • Collect all business requirements from the client during kickoff, collaborating to define an MVP
  • Work with Business Development and Product Managers to define the design scope of a project
  • Be the main design liaison between the client and the design team

Requirements

  • Minimum 1 year working on UX/UI and developing flows and wireframes, solving complex experiences, and making them intuitive to the user
  • An impressive mobile portfolio showcasing market-leading user interface and visual design work
  • Fluency in best practices for app-based information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques
  • Strong understanding of iOS and Android design principles
  • Sketch, Zeplin, Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. You know your tools without even having to think about them
  • Strong experience working from flows and wireframes through to a final product
  • Ability to lead a team and gain stakeholder confidence
  • Solid organizational and time management skills
  • Experience mentoring designers and leading the design on projects
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment a plus (We’re Kanban, but our Dev teams are Agile)
  • Rapid Prototyping experience a plus
  • Not afraid to do fast usability testing and can interpret the data intelligently and act rapidly on the information

Personality Traits

  • Creative: Tailoring the right solution for a variety of requests
  • Great Communicator: You are a clear, concise and compelling communicator. You have excellent written and oral communication and can change up your communication style depending on your audience.
  • Coachable: You know there's always room for improvement. You seek out constructive criticism and opportunities for growth
  • Excellent Attitude: Diligent and positive attitude, willing to go the extra mile risks while being a team player and you are resilient in the face of challenges
  • Self-starter: You're always looking for ways to do your job better and you never wait to be told what to do

Swoop Perks:
• Help solve meaningful problems, many of which have never been considered before
• Join and early start-up at the beginning of hypergrowth
• WeWork Office in the heart of Silicon Beach
• Flexible working culture
• Competitive salary
• Full benefits (medical, dental, vision)
• Smart (and fun) co-workers
• Free team lunch every weekday

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