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Lead UX/UI Designer


About Lovevery

Lovevery is a fast-growing digitally native brand co-founded by successful serial entrepreneurs and based in Boise, Idaho. Our customers are parents, and our mission is to help them feel confident they are giving their children meaningful development experiences in the critical early years of life. Taking a science-based approach, Lovevery products have won awards from Red Dot, Parents’ Choice, and NAPPA. TIME Magazine named The Play Kits subscription offering as one of the Best Inventions of 2018.

The role

We are a company striving to create world-class physical products, web and mobile experiences for our customers. In this role you will report directly into the VP of User Experience & Digital Design and focus on leading the creation of our upcoming best-in-class native app. You will be a key player in helping to define and shape the strategy and end-to-end user experience of this platform in close partnership with Product, Engineering, Marketing and Executives. The ideal candidate is a resourceful self-starter with a passion for developing design solutions driven by real customer insights, data and research. You not only have a mastery of interface design, but also think about design in a systematic way ensuring we are developing a consistent and holistic digital ecosystem for our customers. As the Lead UX/UI Designer, you will inspire team members and cross-functional partners by executing elegant, intuitive UX flows and delivering UI designs that advance the digital product experience for Lovevery.

Your design work will help

  • Create experiences that bridge the gap between physical and digital products
  • Define, test, and spec new architecture and navigation for our growing product lines
  • Create, test, and spec community and content functionality for our upcoming native app
  • Design for international considerations such as localization and compliance
  • Create and refine reusable and accessible components for our growing design component library

Your accountabilities

  • Be a champion and voice for our customers
  • Have a deep knowledge and understanding for native app design patterns and best practices
  • Support on web optimizations and features as needed
  • Apply conceptual thinking and creativity to complex design problems from conception to production for native app and site
  • Create user-centered designs that drive business metrics (ex. conversion rate, engagement, NPS)
  • Create low-fidelity prototypes followed by high-fidelity prototypes, demonstrating first functional thinking and then visual communication
  • Unite with other design and creative partners to deliver designs that demonstrate brand consistency across all platforms and devices
  • Thoughtfully and professionally communicate your design solutions and rationale both with your peers as well as cross-functionally team members in a collaborative and personable way
  • Facilitate alignment with stakeholders across the org and all levels of leadership
  • Bring positive energy and freshness to your daily collaboration with the product, tech and marketing teams to execute digital projects across all platforms
  • Manage and track asset handoff and production process for all designs
  • Mentor other designers on the team to promote a culture of design excellence
  • Recruit, manage and mentor junior design talent as the team grows

Your qualifications and attributes needed

  • 8+ years of professional experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, visual designer, information architect, or similar preferably with rich app experience
  • A strong eye for visual design — visual hierarchy, layout, typography, and color choice. Marketing or eCommerce design experience is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree or comparable professional experience in human-centered design, psychology, web design, or other relevant disciplines
  • Strong experience and examples of designing for native app, specifically iOS (android is a plus)
  • Have experience with modern design and prototyping tools (We use Figma)
  • Have a high standard for design excellence and are on top of latest UX and interface design trends
  • You build empathy and understanding by listening to our customers—parents, caregivers, and young children—and use those learnings to create impactful and delightful experiences
  • You are a go-getter who makes things happen. You’re aware you don’t know everything, are willing to learn new things and have an idea/methodology to go about getting things done. You are organized, kind, clear, and thorough
  • You have solid written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present a strong rationale for decisions
  • Experience collaborating with engineering, product and marketing teams.
  • Time management skills and the ability to adhere to deadlines
  • Demonstrates a strong sense of urgency with the flexibility to shift gears as priorities change
  • Experience managing and mentoring junior design talent
  • You have and are willing to share a strong portfolio of design projects that are driven by clear metrics (ex. usability, conversion rate, NPS, engagement, accessibility)
  • A general understanding of web and mobile technologies. Front-end coding experience is a plus, but not required

Our benefits include

  • Competitive salary, benefits, and stock options package
  • The usual paid holidays and a few extras (ex. Election day)
  • Paid maternity or paternity leave
  • MacBooks are our standard, but we’re happy to get you whatever equipment helps you get your job done
  • A fast-paced startup culture with lots of learning and growth
  • Free and discounted Lovevery products
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