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UI/UX Designer

YipitData

About Edison Software:

Edison, a division of YipitData, provides world class iOS, Android and Web consumer app experiences. Our flagship app Edison Mail is the most popular 3rd party mail application in the Google Play and App Store. Our users span across the globe and we are committed to providing the highest quality experience for our users. Edison’s design team takes complex tasks and makes them intuitive and simple. We promote a culture of innovation and creativity where all team members have the ability to make impactful contributions to our product line

As a team, we’re collaborative, engaged, and committed to continually improving as we serve our mission. None of us are on an island-- we trust our teammates to lend a hand when we’re stuck and our egos take a backseat to figuring out the best approach to tackling problems. We’re energized by tough problems and are excited to know that a challenge ahead of us does not have a textbook solution. Finally, we’re always in a posture of learning-- there is a lot we do not know but that does not hold us back from making an attempt at solutions. 

About YipitData: 

Edison was Acquired by Yipit to Accelerate Mission of Offering Independent & Privacy-Focused Products. YipitData is the leading market research firm for the disruptive economy, and recently raised up to $475M from The Carlyle Group at a valuation over $1B.

We have amazing reviews on Glassdoor and are one of Inc’s Best Workplaces - a fast-growing technology company with offices located in NYC (where we are based in), Hong Kong, and Shanghai, backed by Norwest Venture Partners and The Carlyle Group with a strong culture focused on mastery, ownership, and transparency. 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Why You Should Apply NOW:

  • You love creating rich and engaging design for consumer facing applications
  • You are passionate about designing consumer mobile applications and have a deep understanding of designing world class UI/UX
  • You are excited by the opportunity to work with a team of designers and working cross functionally with engineering, product management, and marketing

About The Role:

Edison is looking for a UI/UX Designer to help innovate in the Email communication. This person will report into the VP of Design and will work closely with design, customer support, marketing and engineering teams for Edison’s flagship email products, Edison Mail (the #1 independent email client) and OnMail (the brand new, modern email service).

In this role, you will be working collaboratively with the design team responsible for delivering ambitious concepts, and using data to iterate and improve, translating needs and constraints into simple, intuitive, customer-focused solutions. You will define concept and execution, articulating end-to-end experience, and drive that vision into solid design deliverables such as user interface designs for mobile applications, interaction models, design specs, and prototypes.

This is a remote-friendly opportunity that can sit in NYC (where our headquarter is located), or anywhere in the US.

As Our UI/UX Designer You Will:

  • Explore product concepts to find design solutions that address both user and business needs
  • Collaborate daily with product managers, engineering, marketing and customer service teams to ensure problems and interdependencies are holistically understood and solved from an ecosystem perspective.
  • Use quantitative and qualitative user data to inform design decisions
  • Understand and translate user needs, requirements, and technical capabilities into innovative and elegant visualizations
  • Own end-to-end design projects consisting of several product features and touch points from ideation, research, through execution and production.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members and users throughout the design phase to address iterative feedback and to ensure optimal design execution
  • Design for modularity, accessibility, and product expansion

You Are Likely To Succeed If You Have:

Required:

  • 2+ years in a Product Design/UX role, with deep experience in designing for consumer facing features for Android & iOS
  • UI & UX work for consumer apps.
  • Strong understanding of usability and user-centered design principles and methodologies
  • Thorough understanding of graphic design/layout principles mobile and web
  • Expertise in design basics including Typography, Color Theory, and Layout across different form factors
  • Experience with UX tool sets including Adobe XD, Invision, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.
  • Expertise in conducting user research and familiarity with A/B testing

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with CSS, HTML, Javascript
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, HCI, or a related field
  • Previous experience in the email-based experiences or productivity application

What We Offer:

  • Our compensation package includes equity and highly competitive salary
  • We care about your personal life and we mean it.  We offer flexible work hours, unlimited vacation, a generous 401K match, parental leave, team events, wellness budget, learning reimbursement, and more!
  • Your growth at YipitData is determined by the impact that you are making, not by tenure, unnecessary facetime, or office politics.  Everyone at YipitData is empowered to learn, self-improve, and master their skills in an environment focused on ownership, respect, and trust.
  • To learn more about our culture and values, check out our Glassdoor page!

This role may be performed fully remotely within the United States. Depending upon where the remote work is performed, income could be subject to New York State tax withholding.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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