Full Time

UI/UX Designer

Remote, Brazil preferred
Job | Posted on 08/11/2021

Job Description

Remote, Brazil preferred

At Blue Coding we specialize in hiring amazing developers. Through our work, we help companies both large and small build great development teams and develop great products. Our team of over 50 is distributed in more than 10 countries across the Americas. Our clients include online retailers, digital agencies, SaaS companies, and software consultancies.

In this opportunity, we are looking for a UI/UX Designer to work with one of our American clients and help them drive new products and project development. Our client is a nonprofit organization working in different areas such as climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean. The foundation of their work is delivering high-quality research, data, maps, and analysis to solve the world’s environmental and international development challenges and improve people’s lives. 

If you are creative, capable, and collaborative, this is a great fit for you! 

Responsibilities

User Experience/ User Interface Design (most of the responsibilities)

  • Gather and evaluate user and technology requirements in collaboration with Product, Engineering, and Engagement teams for expanded reporting feature
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows, and sitemaps
  • Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs, and dropdowns 
  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields
  • Develop UI mockups, wireframes, prototypes, and visual designs that clearly illustrate how sites function and look, and how they will integrate with the existing GFW Pro UI
  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders, iterate on presented designs based on team feedback
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback, product development roadmap, and industry best practices
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors, and images

Product Development and Operational Support (other responsibilities)

  • Conduct user interviews and usability tests, summarize responses, and share with a matrixed team
  • Understand user journey to identify pain points and propose design solutions
  • Participate in user acceptance testing for all product releases and ongoing platform maintenance
  • Respond to user support requests and work with the Engagement team to onboard new GFW Pro accounts
  • If interested, participate in data modeling for usage analytics to inform product development
  • Support on other product development tasks as needed

Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant full-time experience required
  • Knowledge of Adobe range of products including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, and Dreamweaver
  • 2 years of experience with HTML5 & CSS3
  • 2 years of experience as a UI-UX Designer or similar role UI design portfolio
  • Artistic eye for design
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • ArcGIS, ESRI, Mapbox, Google Earth Engine experience in any of these skills is preferred.
  • Communicative, passionate about the work they are doing
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Accuracy and attention to detail

Benefits

  • Salary in USD
  • Flexible schedule (within US time zones)
  • 100% remote
  • Long term
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