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Mixbook is hiring a

UX/UI Design Lead

About Mixbook

Mixbook is an award-winning design platform giving consumers unrivaled creative freedom to design and share one-of-a-kind stories, transforming the lives of more than 6M people. Today, we are the #1 rated photo book service in the US with 26K 5-star reviews and a profitable, growing business. Customers love Mixbook for our powerful and intuitive editor, superb quality, designer themes, and our fanatical customer service.

Founded by two Inc 30 Under 30 entrepreneurs from UC Berkeley California, Mixbook has been featured on the Today Show, Good Morning America, TechCrunch, The Verge, Washington Post, New York Times, and many other global media outlets.

Overview

Our Product Team is growing as we write the next chapter in Mixbook history! We are seeking a UX/UI Design Lead to apply their mastery between day-in-day- out excellence and forward-looking innovation. Alongside Product Managers, you’ll collaborate across functions to form product strategies, facilitate design thinking, design new features (while enhancing existing ones), and launch new products. You are a human-centered user advocate who leverages research and data insights to design unforgettable experiences that solve our customers’ needs. You are a rockstar teammate with a passion for outstanding usability, beautiful design and delighting customers.

Location

This is a US-based remote position with quarterly travel to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Job Description

Using your experience in user research and UX/UI design, you will be involved in every aspect of our iterative product development process from ideating on Mixbook’s next mind-blowing innovation to upholding final UI excellence. You’ll actively explore ideas through research and testing while using your insights to drive our long-term product vision and enabling our engineers to ship great products.

Please provide a portfolio of work that demonstrates your experience in end-to-end product design.

What You’ll Do

  • Design simple, clear, data-driven, human-centric experiences that delight users
  • Create low/high fidelity designs & prototypes that drive product discovery and innovation
  • Contribute to high-level, strategic decisions collaboratively with Product Managers and Engineers
  • Carry projects from research/mock-up phase to high-fidelity visual designs and pixel-detail deliverables
  • Drive the product discovery process through research (quantitative and qualitative) and collaborative workshops
  • Ensure a unified customer experience across all channels and touchpoints
  • Uphold design excellence by evangelizing our design vision, principles, and strategy

What You’ll Need

  • 8+ years of overall work experience with at least 4+ years of experience in UX/UI design building high-quality consumer web experiences
  • Previous experience designing for creation or design software/apps highly preferred
  • Experience with common design tools (e.g. Figma) and prototyping tools (e.g. Framer, Proto, Principle)
  • Experience in planning and executing user research
  • Strong communication & presentation skills with proven ability to work and influence cross-functionally with stakeholders and offshore developers
  • A portfolio of case studies that showcase a consistent ability in UX, visual design, product thinking and storytelling
  • Excitement for working in a fast-paced, continuously iterative, highly collaborative, and data-driven environment
  • Experience with creation software, mobile apps, e-commerce, HTML and CSS experience are a plus!

What You’ll Enjoy

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage, including fully-covered premiums for you and your family
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave for birthing parents and 12 weeks for non-birthing parents
  • Unlimited paid time off (plus vacation bonuses!) and flexible schedules
  • $2,000 per year for external learning and development
  • 401k + match, monthly events, travel opportunities, and more

Company Mission

Our mission is to empower people to be creative and connect deeply with the ones they love. Unlike most growth companies, we have invested deeply in culture. Organizational health is central to our long-term strategy – we believe that when we love our people, they will love our customers, and our customers will love our business.

We want people to join us who exude our core values:

  • Scrappy (Act like an entrepreneur)
  • Caring (Heart of empathy)
  • Craftsmanship (Spirit of excellence)
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