UI Designer

Blink UX

Blink is the user experience firm for the world’s leading companies. We use evidence-driven design to create products that people use, love and remember. With studios in Austin, Boston, San Diego, San Francisco, and Seattle, Blink brings two decades of experience to research, design, and strategy for clients such as Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, NASA, Starbucks, and USAA.

This opportunity is a part of Blink's Embedded practice which supports long-term opportunities with some of Blink’s largest client partners.

In this role, you will be a core member of our frameworks design and development teams, tackling challenges large and small and always focused on how to improve our customers’ experience. 

You are a true design/development hybrid: you have a refined, progressive design aesthetic and are a hands-on UI designer as well as an exceptional hybrid mobile and web front-end developer. In this role, you will be at the center of design for all our customer-facing digital products and play a pivotal role in building the next generation of products that delight our customers.

Hybrid - 3 days/week from San Leandro, CA

What you'll do

    • Design and develop beautiful, functional front-end UI and experiences for mobile apps and web-based applications
    • Translate business and customer requirements into elegant experiences
    • Collaborate with designers to build and maintain visually appealing, user-friendly, and accessible design systems
    • Collaborate with front-end developers to ensure design integrity throughout the development lifecycle, bridging the gap between design and code
    • Leverage your diverse skill set to craft prototypes and proofs-of-concept that push the boundaries of what’s possible and bring joy to every customer interaction
    • Craft code that controls the look and feel of an experience: colors, typography, responsive layout, motion, interactions, and any other visual aspect of the UI
    • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code
    • Optimize code for performance, stability and maintainability
    • Work with cross-functional teams of application/UI software engineers, UI/UX  designers, and QA/Validation

Your background

    • Experience with responsive design, mobile-first development, and cross-browser compatibility
    • Strong understanding of modern UI design patterns and human-centered design principles
    • Knowledge with React JavaScript framework
    • iOS + Android
    • Experience with version control tools such as Git
    • Strong desire to learn new languages and stay updated with new technologies
    • Strong understanding of code performance and optimization techniques
    • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills
    • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
    • Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Experience using with design patterns. High standards for code quality, maintainability, and performance
    • Experience creating, maintaining and shipping top-ranking, category-defining mobile and web apps
    • Bachelor's degree in Interaction Design, or related field
$100,000 - $125,000 a year
Blink is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.
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