ScholarshipOwl is hiring a

UX/UI Designer

Who you are:

We are looking for a talented UX/UI Designer to join our team. The ideal candidate will possess a skill set that encompasses both UX and UI and the ability to carry out the implementation with our remote team in an Agile environment. S/he should have a varied experience that included being able to do assist with product research, take concepts from whiteboard to wireframes, through high fidelity prototypes and roll-out to customers. The focus of the job will be working closely with the Product Manager and the development team.

Who we are:

ScholarshipOwl.com is a scholarship search and application productivity tool that helps students obtain scholarships to reduce their out-of-pocket costs, and potentially graduate debt-free. It streamlines and enhances the scholarship search, match and application process, enabling students to work more quickly and efficiently, resulting in an increased odds of earning scholarships.

We are a company that values the investment of time in people and mirror your success with recognition and a career path.

What you will do:

Responsibilities:

- Plan and implement new designs;

- Optimize existing user interface designs;

- Test for intuitivity and experience;

- Communicate with product manager to understand business goals and objectives;

- Communicate with the development team to understand technical limitations and ease the implementation;

- Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers;

- Translating requirements into style guides, design systems, design patterns and attractive user interfaces;

- Incorporating customer feedback, usage metrics, and usability findings into design in order to enhance user experience;

- Always strive to deliver intuitive and user-centered solutions;

- Create prototypes for new product ideas;

- Test new ideas before implementing;

- Conduct an ongoing user research;

- Combine creativity with an awareness of the design elements;

- Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders.

Required:

Qualifications and Competences:

- Extensive experience as a UI/UX Designer, minimum 3 years;

- Strong portfolio of professional UI/UX design work for both web and mobile platforms;

- Extremely proficient in Figma and in Adobe Creative Suite;

- Thorough understanding of user-centered design;

- Strong understanding of the requirements and limitations of mobile/desktop development technologies as well as their impact on UI/UX design;

- Pay strong attention to detail and have a keen eye for aesthetics;

- Have excellent communication skills and can clearly articulate your ideas, designs, and suggestions;

- Strong team player who can collaborate effectively with different stakeholders.

What we offer:

- Fully remote work environment;

- Unlimited vacation days;

- Company summits once or twice a year in different locations;

- $200/month workspace allowance;

- Flexible schedule;

- Hardware budget;

- Very attractive work culture in an established technology company. We take pride in our work and people;

- The ability to contribute to our company and product, and see your contributions come to tangible fruition;

- Opportunity to work in a small but growing company, and have a direct influence on the future of the company;

- Be part of a product that helps millions of students live a better life.

Note: This is a fully remote position, location independent.

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