WAX/OPSkins is hiring

Senior UX/UI Designer

Remote/  Contract
3m ago

Why work at WAX?

Simple. Instant. Secure. Global.

WAX is the safest and most convenient way to create, buy, sell, and trade virtual items - to anyone, anywhere in the world.

Hundreds of millions of people around the globe already trade digital items. But the problems that plague the item trading community have stunted its growth far beneath its full potential. That's because the world of digital ownership today is defined by its restrictions. WAX is building a future to where it will be redefined by its freedom.

WAX is creating a full suite of blockchain-based tools that allows anyone to trade digital or even physical items instantly and securely, to anyone, anywhere.

Participants of the Worldwide Asset eXchange gain access to a global community of collectors and traders, buyers and sellers, creators and gamers, merchants and game developers.

We're building the tools to create the future of digital ownership and trading through e-commerce blockchain, the first of its kind.

Summary

Our team is growing, and we’re looking to add a Senior UX/UI Designer to help drive our product roadmap and manage the development of our core virtual goods business.

You will have the opportunity to be a part of an exceptional team of distributed designers, designers, product managers and marketing that are responsible for building and creating new solutions around the WAX platform, which allows millions of traders to create their own virtual stores on one decentralized platform, providing instant payments, security, and trusted service that will bring millions of new participants into a growing ecosystem.

As the Senior UX/UI Designer you will have the opportunity to create a wide range of experiences for web, mobile apps, print, and much more. This is a unique opportunity to shape every aspect of the product and visual communication.

This role reports directly to the UX Design Manager.

Responsibilities
Translate requirements documents or creative briefs into user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences
Design experiences optimized for a wide range of digital products, audiences, devices, and interfaces, languages and locales
Create marketing and branding materials such as banner ads, landing pages, web assets, logos and style guides
Optimizing assets for web and mobile apps
Identify user experience problems and devise elegant solutions related to core, and new, functions and features
Work closely with product managers to understand requirements and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and/or prototypes
Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders – ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas

Qualifications:
7+ years of experience in UI/UX 
Significant experience designing experiences and UI for mobile apps and responsive web
Significant experience working knowledge in UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, Balsamiq, Photoshop, and Illustrator
Deep understanding of UI/UX principles including layout, interaction, design patterns and user flow
Ability to take a design from initial sketches to wireframes/designs and then to prototypes
Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements, iterate design solutions, take constructive feedback, and meet the needs and vision of the stakeholders
Experience with UX/UI design best practices, mobile-first and responsive design
A solid grasp of design thinking, user-centered design (UCD), conversion rate optimization, e-commerce, rapid prototyping, usability, and accessibility concerns
Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design
Nice to have:

E-commerce experience.
Benefits & Perks

100% remote
Competitive Salaries
Other things to note

This will be a long-term contract role (dependent on location) 
WAX is an equal opportunity employer

*Recruiting firms that submit resumes to WAX without first entering into a written contract will not be entitled to any compensation on candidates referred by that firm.

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