Help millions of potential customers discover the value of Animoto. We are seeking a UX designer to bring strategic design thinking and human-centered process to our Marketing and Marketing Engineering initiatives while also helping improve the practice of design at Animoto.
Your work will be informed by first-hand user observation as well as insights from intersecting disciplines. You will lead design solutions for our marketing website, sign-up and registration flows, first-time experience, and dashboards. You will collaborate with a product manager, a visual designer and engineers within a full-stack team. You will also work closely with a UX researcher, our marketing and customer-facing teams, and other UX designers.
Being successful here will require a proactive approach when working individually, and an open-minded approach when working collaboratively. We are looking for thoughtful designers, so communicating as well verbally as you do visually is essential.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
-Collaborate with a product manager, visual designer, and engineers to define and implement a cohesive, engaging, and effective total web experience for potential and returning customers
-Work with a UX researcher to unpack complex user issues and build our understanding of customers
-Bring human-centered design thinking and an iterative learning-driven approach to our marketing presence, from innovating on the IA of a pricing page to streamlining our conversion strategy
-Create flows, wires, prototypes, and other UX artifacts as needed to effectively communicate design ideas
-Present designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and stakeholders and guide the collection, synthesis and integration of feedback
-Design for real users. Our product is used by millions of peopleÃ‚Â
-Ship elegant and thoughtful design in an agile environment
-Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices, and standards
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:
-Design geek who is passionate about the practice and evolution of UX design.
-T-shaped designer with a broad awareness of culture and technology and deep knowledge in one or more facets of human-centered design, and/or marketing design.
-User-centered, process/validation driven problem-solvers with exceptional visual design sensibilities
-3+ years of UX design experience working in agile with product managers and engineers
-A strong portfolio with case studies demonstrating creative problem-solving based on an understanding of marketing needs and empathy with customers
-Understanding of how to utilize qualitative and quantitative findings in the design process
-Demonstrable knowledge of responsive web design, HTML, and CSS
-Collaborative and articulate individuals with proven ability to work across teams
-Expert skills with the tools of the trade: Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, Invision, Marvel, Proto.io, Principle
-Working knowledge of scalable and seamless web experiences
WHY JOIN ANIMOTO?
-Work with really smart, talented and interesting people
-Work with a diverse team of designers spanning product, marketing, and motion design
-Weekly catered lunch, bi-weekly Product Demos, Social Fridays, fully stocked kitchen, fun environment, and 5 ways to make coffee at our amazing NoHo office
-Bi-annual company events and hackathons
-Competitive compensation and amazing benefits such as 100% medical/dental/vision, equity, 401k, upgraded Netflix, Amazon Prime, Spotify, and corporate discounts with AT&T and Crunch
We actively seek diversity of beliefs, backgrounds, education and ways of thinking. We aim to build an inclusive culture where differences are used to inform better marketing and business decisions. Animoto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer.