UI/UX Designer 2

$62–80K/y Salary
0% Equity
Employment Herndon, United States Posted October 30 2016
About You

A talented UI designer with UX experience, who is ready to roll up their sleeves, dive in fearlessly and make a strong impact to our growing products and services. Self-starting, quick iterations and multi-tasking are in your DNA. On an ordinary day, you gracefully tackle everything from big-picture ideas (defining who we are, where we’re going and how we’ll get there) to the crucial details of usability, typography, readability and balance.

-Work in a fast paced product cycle, delivering interface solutions for our web and mobile applications
-Work with PMs, developers and designers to create wireframes, mockups and prototypes
-Collaborate with different stakeholders to help refine user requirements
-Conduct user research to understand user needs & requirements and to validate design decisions
-Create user interface implementation specs for the development team in the form of a UI Specification
-Collaborate with developers to ensure that products are being implemented to spec and that work is always meeting our high expectations
-Develop and maintain the K12 Insight brand across all creative work
-Communicate effectively with developers to find ways to push the limits of our existing technologies
-Work cross-departmentally as an integral member of our marketing, creative and product development teams

-Bachelor’s or Associate's degree in Design or related field; industry experience accepted in lieu of a degree
-2+ years’ experience designing complex applications for the web and mobile
-Rock-solid portfolio of work showcasing innovative UI design work
-Excellent communication and presentation skills; ability to communicate design ideas with a multi-disciplinary team in concise and clear terms
-A passion for creating beautiful, user-centered designs
-Calm, flexible and able to work under pressure or with short deadlines
-Power user of industry-standard tools such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
-Knowledge of modern HTML and CSS; familiarity with JavaScript is a plus
-Experience in designing for education (K-12) is valuable but not required
-Entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to make a measurable impact as we grow rapidly

About Us
K12 Insight is a close-knit group of creative thinkers, educators and technology entrepreneurs building software products that help schools create great surveys (Engage™) and give better customer service (Let’s Talk!™). We work hard, dream big and reach for the stars. We are a rapidly growing, hand-selected team of fun, high-caliber individuals who drive each other’s work and will give you the freedom to be creative and innovative.

Perks & Benefits
-Salary commensurate with experience
-Medical, Dental, Vision
-Paid vacation
-Life Insurance, Disability
-Choice of technology tools and software
-Tons of snacks and drinks
-Bi-weekly catered lunch
-Occasional happy hours
-Semiannual unprofessional development events
-Book Club
-Volunteering opportunities

A bit about you