Designer, UX/UI (Contractor)

Employer
Block One
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2020
Closes
Sep 20, 2020
Ref
1200731834
Hours
Full Time
Reports to:Director, CreativeBlock.one's marketing creative team is seeking a highly strategic UX/UI Designer (Contractor) to concept, design, and deliver best-in-class responsive websites for our brands. You thrive at the axis of user, data, technology and design and will work closely with strategists, copywriters, developers, internal and external key stakeholders. Experience in human-centered design, production, collaboration, and understanding modern interaction design is a must. We are looking for designers who can work in an iterative process with strong strategic thinking, organizational skills, and acute attention to detail. Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills with a collaborative mindset will be key. You can gracefully present and defend your design decisions to senior leadership, and can easily partner with and provide feedback to internal and external business-owners regularly.Responsibilities:Partner with copywriters, designers, developers, and key stakeholders to create functional and memorable website experiencesUnderstand and respond to performance data (metric tests, usability studies), and steer the direction of future creative designsUnderstand user experience best practices for web design & mobile interactionsWork iteratively to create initial concepts, user flows, wireframes, storyboards, visual design and prototypesIdentify and solve design needsAssist with marketing needs in producing social media, keynotes, and event assetsQualifications:5+ years experience in responsive web and app design, type and layout designStrong conceptual thinker when solving user, design and layout challengesStrong organization skills and detail-orientedProficient in: Sketch App, XD, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, InVision App, and KeynoteUnderstanding of HTML/CSS and WordPress preferredA solid understanding of design thinking and design sprint processDeep understanding of current technology trends and how they influence user experienceBlock.one is a global software company specializing in high performance blockchain software. Its flagship product EOSIO is a free, open-source protocol designed to bring speed, scalability, and ease of use to the secure and transparent fundamentals of distributed databases. Block.one invests in companies, projects, and developers around the world leveraging EOSIO technology through its EOS VC initiative. Full time