UX/UI Designer

Background

APAX Software is a growing Inc. 5000 company that provides custom software development. 

As a key member of our team, you'll take on challenging situations as you work alongside a multi-talented and enthusiastic group of designers, developers, marketing and branding professionals.

Together, we get to create, iterate, and launch projects across a variety of industries. And we have a lot of fun along the way!

 

Location

Working remotely is an option, but the person in this role must be located in the United States.

 

Who You Are

You are a talented and driven designer, ready for hands-on projects from the ground up, from brainstorming creative concepts with the team to participating in client presentations and ensuring deadlines are met, all the way to launch. You're a strong, creative problem-solver who has a knack for making complex things simple - you’re guided by customer data and business needs and know how to work with others to drive ideas into reality.

 

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate with clients and the development team to create intuitive, user-friendly software.

  • Develop wireframes and task flows based on user needs. Understand product specifications and user psychology.

  • Create UX flows and high-resolution UI mockups based on the specifications provided by the client. Both for mobile applications and websites.

  • Communicate design ideas and prototypes to developers.

  • Work closely with our development teams as part of an agile development process as product features move from product specs to production software.

 

What We'd Like to See

  • A strong background, with a min. of 3 years of UX and UI design experience.

  • Design skills using tools like Sketch, InVision, Balsamiq, and familiarity with Adobe products are a plus (XD, Photoshop, Illustrator).

  • A solid understanding of UX - Wireframes, User personas, User flow, User Journeys. You know a product needs more than just a pretty face.

  • Strong teamwork skills— the ability to work with Project Managers and Developers, experience working with development teams as well as the confidence and skill to communicate your ideas clearly

  • Direct client interaction experience with the ability to build relationships, understand client vision/direction, and present designs and concepts

  • Understanding of or experience in agile software development

  • Bonus but not a requirement: familiarity with propotyping tools such as Figma and Axure.

 

Benefits

  • Flexible work hours

  • Flexible vacation policy

  • Paid parental leave

  • Employee perk program

  • Retirement match

  • And more!