Phone2Action, Inc.: User Experience and Visual Designer at Phone2Action, Inc. (Arlington, VA) (Arlington, VA)

Posted: Feb 13, 2020

Phone2Action is seeking a rockstar to join our UX & Visual Design team and own the look-and-feel of our new products and features. We want someone who’s experienced and comfortable with a fast-paced startup environment, which means you’ll be given ownership and great responsibility.


Reporting to the VP of Product, you will have the opportunity to play a major role in building products that reach millions of people.  Phone2Action is constantly looking to iterate, evolve, and improve our products and working processes. You will be expected to develop a deep understanding of our users and act as the user-advocate during the product development process, helping to ensure that we create products that people love to use.



WHO YOU ARE:

  • An interactive prototyping guru who is able to test ideas in front of real users.

  • A strong visual design expert who can create informed eye-catching and engaging compositions.

  • Obsessed with understanding how users interact with your product through interviews, observation, data collection, and testing.

  • Experienced with agile and lean startup methodologies as a UX designer. 

  • A team player who loves working with smart people and is flexible and adaptable to change.



YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the development of the UX/UI for each of our product initiatives.

  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test, iterate, and evolve your designs.

  • Build user personas and interactive prototypes in order to test the user experience.

  • Prioritize and promote accessibility through design.

  • Iterate on existing product features, identify user experience issues and opportunities, and recommend and champion changes.

  • Contribute to a growing design system.

  • Create final visual designs that can be implemented by the engineering team.



QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience working as a UX and/or visual designer in a growing SaaS business.

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent design background. Please provide a portfolio link or pdf.

  • Demonstrated understanding of layout and typography.

  • Experience as a UX designer for mobile-first and responsive design, business to business SaaS products, and landing pages.

  • Experience with prototyping and mockup tools such as InVision and Sketch.

  • Fluency in the latest Web standards and responsive design. Well-versed in fundamental visual and interactive design disciplines and principles.

  • Deep experience with page optimization, A/B testing tools, and end user data analysis.

  • Strong conceptualization and visual communication ability.


Pluses:

  • Previous experience working in digital advocacy/civic technology.

  • Knowledge of design systems and translating brands into digital components. 

  • Experience as a UX designer for native iOS and Android apps. 

  • Ability to take initiative when bringing projects to fruition.

  • Basic HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript skills are a plus.



BENEFITS: 

Some of our benefits include:

  • PPO Health, dental and vision plan 

  • 17 days paid time off 

  • 8 paid holidays 

  • 1 day paid time off for public service (volunteering for a local non-profit, working on a campaign, doing a service-trip in another country, etc.)

  • Up to 8 additional days off for meeting performance goals



THE ENVIRONMENT: 

  • State of the art office space full of amenities 

  • Fully stocked kitchen, unlimited coffee and selected snacks 

  • Smart-casual dress code 

  • Endless company outings, happy hours, and more 

  • Executive coaching and performance management for personal and professional growth 

  • Constant opportunities to meet leaders in government and technology and advance your career 



Phone2Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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