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UX Designer

Company: Electives
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

We are a mission-driven, corporate education platform, redefining how organizations deliver training content to employees.We help organizations build more impactful leaders in their ranks with our innovative delivery on topics such as DE&I, Leadership Training, Negotiation, Storytelling, and more. Electives' programs make workforces stronger and more empathetic, and help companies create winning cultures. If you are interested in helping to change the way companies nurture and promote their most valuable asset, people...keep reading.At Electives, our mission is to build an innovative training curriculum that employees will love, taught by people they'll never forget. We serve a portfolio of global partners, and are building a new kind of Learning and Development (L&D) and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) platform to connect employees to unique teachers - from Olympians, to FBI agents, to professors and social justice advocates. We believe that great teachers can be life-changing, and we help organizations embed these life-changing moments into their culture.Electives is backed by top investors, including G20 Ventures, Accomplice, Boston Seed, and Bertelsmann Media.Why Join Us?

  • Create meaningful impact: Our team has an ambitious vision to change how we think about learning as adults and how we can shape the future of workplace culture.
  • Play a founding role: As one of our first twenty (20) employees, and the first hire for the User Experience team, your ideas, passion, and output will become part of our core DNA.
  • Get compensated: We provide competitive salary, performance incentives, equity, and benefits (medical, dental, vision, life, and 401K contributions). Electives will also make a donation to the charity of your choice during your first week.
  • Spend more time with loved ones: Paid and flexible vacation, time-off, sick, and parental leave policies, alongside a fully-remote work culture, supported by a home office stipend.
  • Access to unlimited learning: Every employee can take any Elective at any point. We'll also provide a learning stipend to learn and grow on your own.Role Impact:We are looking for a UX Designer to join our team. In this role, you will play a critical role working cross functionally with our engineering team and fully supporting product development. You will be responsible for creating workflows, interaction design, and information architecture documentation and deliverables such as wireframes, interaction design patterns, and clickable prototypes. A firm understanding of user-centered design principles and of the latest innovations in interaction design across devices and bridging the offline and online experience will be critical to your success.Responsibilities
    • Articulate a human-centered approach to design and be comfortable going out into the world for inspiration. You understand basic human-centered design philosophy, are comfortable with ambiguity and want to push design methodologies.
    • Clarify the needs, tasks, and goals of an audience and translate them into creative concepts and functional flows that are simple and elegant.
    • Design and run sprints to test and solicit feedback from users, identify key opportunities to meet client needs, and iteratively build solutions with a rapid prototyping approach.
    • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into something useful and valuable for our clients or stakeholders.
    • Work confidently and flexibly as a member of an interdisciplinary team tackling all parts of the design process - including brief-setting, user research, concept development, prototyping, executive storytelling, documentation and design stewardship.
    • Contribute to strategic decisions with the rest of the product team.
    • Maintain leading industry knowledge on the technology, methods, and trends in UX design.Qualifications
      • 5+ years of experience as a designer for SaaS and/or mobile experiences
      • Experience with both consumer and business facing applications is a plus.
      • 3+ years' experience contributing designs to software prototypes.
      • Demonstrated experience with end-to-end (hybrid UX and UI) product design.
      • Experience with front-end programming.
      • Working experience in application design, visual design, interaction design.
      • Extensive experience with a variety of graphic design and interactive tools such as Figma, InVision, Sketch, HTML/JS/CSS, Principle, Frame, and After Effects.
      • Great visual communication skills.
      • Solid interpersonal communication skills to contribute to interdisciplinary team work.
      • Demonstrated strategic product thinking and vision.
      • Ability to prioritize and manage work in a fast- paced fluid environment.
      • Background in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Human-Computer Interaction is a plus.Electives is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We value the individual and diversity of perspective and believe that creating teams composed of individuals from various backgrounds and experiences is not only the fair approach, but the best approach.We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Electives prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. If you need any assistance with your application or interviews due to a disability, please contact us.

Keywords: Electives, Boston , UX Designer, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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