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Slate

Slate

Full-time | United States

Full-time | United States

 Listed 11/10/21

 Listed 31.01.19

 Listed 31.01.19

 Listed 11/10/21

Role:

Role:

Slate is a web and mobile product used by some of the top brands in the world to create branded social content in real-time. They have customers from the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, EPL as well as some of the largest media, beauty and entertainment brands in the world. They are a young company that consists of a small, dedicated, team distributed across the globe. Slate is backed by great investors including Titletown Tech (associated with the Green Bay Packers), WISE ventures (associated with the Minnesota Vikings) and LAUNCH. They have ambitious plans to continue and accelerate their strong growth of the company and have been working on exciting new developments that will shape how their brand and products will look in the future. And this is where you fit in!
They’re looking for a Junior UX/UI Designer to join the team to work alongside their Senior Product Designer, Product & Project Manager, Founding team and Engineers as they evolve their powerful and intuitive web and mobile products. While they are looking for someone that can contribute in every aspect of the design process they are prioritizing candidates with very strong visual design and UI skills. Being a part of a small, focused team, you will be working closely with their co-founding team including Michael, their CEO / Head of Product as well as other co-founders, designers and engineers.

Slate is a web and mobile product used by some of the top brands in the world to create branded social content in real-time. They have customers from the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, EPL as well as some of the largest media, beauty and entertainment brands in the world. They are a young company that consists of a small, dedicated, team distributed across the globe. Slate is backed by great investors including Titletown Tech (associated with the Green Bay Packers), WISE ventures (associated with the Minnesota Vikings) and LAUNCH. They have ambitious plans to continue and accelerate their strong growth of the company and have been working on exciting new developments that will shape how their brand and products will look in the future. And this is where you fit in.
They’re looking for a Junior UX/UI Designer to join the team to work alongside their Senior Product Designer, Product & Project Manager, Founding team and Engineers as they evolve their powerful and intuitive web and mobile products. While they are looking for someone that can contribute to every aspect of the design process they are prioritizing candidates with very strong visual design and UI skills. Being a part of a small, focused team, you will be working closely with their co-founding team including Michael, their CEO / Head of Product as well as other co-founders, designers and engineers.


Details:

Details:

Your Responsibilities will Include
  • Strong focus on UI and Visual Design skills Translate wireframes, flows, and product requirements into intuitive, and easy-to-use UI.
  • Contribute to the execution of UX and UI designs of new features across web and mobile products.
  • Creation of hi-fidelity, interactive prototypes in Figma or other prototyping tools as required.
  • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the product and executive teams.
  • Collaborate closely with their founding team, engineers, as well as other designers.
  • Build empathy for their customers.
  • Understand their wants and needs and help build the vision for how to improve their experience across all devices.
  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of their design system, design guidelines, best practices, processes and standards of quality in all design work.
  • You will be at times asked to help with other design projects such as decks, social graphics, marketing materials etc.
Skills And Qualifications
  • 2+ years of experience shipping digital products that customers love.
  • You have a strong portfolio showcasing your UI design process and visual design skills.
  • You facilitate and foster a user first design approach.
  • Fluency in commonly used design software and related tools (Figma, Adobe CS, etc.)
  • A team player who is willing and happy to help.
  • Strong attention to detail, organized in your work and following design best practices
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • A proven understanding of UX principles.
  • Mobile design experience preferred but not required
  • Fluency in English
Bonus Points

Visual design background (i.e. graphic design) Startup experience deep understanding and technical knowledge related to Figma, Zeplin, and prototyping tools Understanding of Human Interface Guidelines & Material Design best practices

The Perks
  • Fully remote - North American Time zones Flexible PTO policy Health Insurance Benefits 401(k) options (US only) Equity
  • They are a distributed team so this will be a fully remote position.
  • Salary and equity TBD based on experience.

Your Responsibilities will Include

  • Strong focus on UI and Visual Design skills Translate wireframes, flows, and product requirements into intuitive, and easy-to-use UI.
  • Contribute to the execution of UX and UI designs of new features across web and mobile products.
  • Creation of hi-fidelity, interactive prototypes in Figma or other prototyping tools as required.
  • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the product and executive teams.
  • Collaborate closely with their founding team, engineers, as well as other designers.
  • Build empathy for their customers.
    Understand their wants and needs and help build the vision for how to improve their experience across all devices.
  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of their design system, design guidelines, best practices, processes and standards of quality in all design work.
  • You will be at times asked to help with other design projects such as decks, social graphics, marketing materials etc.

Skills And Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience shipping digital products that customers love.
  • You have a strong portfolio showcasing your UI design process and visual design skills.
  • You facilitate and foster a user first design approach.
  • Fluency in commonly used design software and related tools (Figma, Adobe CS, etc.)
  • A team player who is willing and happy to help.
  • Strong attention to detail, organized in your work and following design best practices
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • A proven understanding of UX principles.
  • Mobile design experience preferred but not required
  • Fluency in English

Bonus Points

Visual design background (i.e. graphic design) Startup experience deep understanding and technical knowledge related to Figma, Zeplin, and prototyping tools Understanding of Human Interface Guidelines & Material Design best practices


  • The Perks
    Fully remote - North American Time zones Flexible PTO policy Health Insurance Benefits 401(k) options (US only) Equity
  • They are a distributed team so this will be a fully remote position.
  • Salary and equity TBD based on experience.

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