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UX/UI Designer

Swoop

Full Timeui/ux$70k – $95k AngelList Est.Los AngelesUnited StatesPosted 10 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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