UI Designer

APAX Software is a digital product development consultancy based in Lexington, Kentucky. As a key member of our 25-person team, you'll join an Inc. 5000 company and work alongside a multi-talented group of designers, developers, marketing, and branding professionals to build complex and innovative projects for our clients across many industries. 


Now operating in its 15th year, APAX attributes its longevity in part to the strong client relationships it has built as well as the core values it is built upon:

#1 Be Good
#2 Be Excellent
#3 Be a Friend
#4 Be You

REMOTE, Contiguous U.S., with a hub in Lexington, KY.

What You'll Do

  • Conduct user research and analysis of existing designs in order to understand user needs and product goals, either in collaboration with UX designers or independently

  • Conduct competitor analysis to understand how users might expect the product to look and behave based on their experience with similar products

  • Understand graphic design principles such as typography and color palettes and feel comfortable designing logos and individual UI elements such as buttons, icons and forms

  • Design the interactive properties of different UI elements (i.e. design states, transitions, animations)

  • Create wireframes and prototypes to communicate the look and feel of the UI before it’s developed

  • Document specifics to make for a smooth transition to development teams

  • Develop and maintain a UI style guide to ensure design consistency

  • Understand and design atomic design principles and design systems

  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team

  • Be okay with terrible puns


What You’ll Bring
You possess a talent for creating visually appealing and intuitive user interfaces that enhance user experience and drive user engagement. You have experience collaborating closely with cross-functional teams including project managers, developers, and UX designers to translate business requirements into visually stunning and functional UI designs. You have a strong eye for design, a deep understanding of user-centered design principles, and excellent proficiency in industry-standard design tools.


How you work

  • Adobe Creative Cloud - XD, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign

  • Google - Forms, Sheets, Slides, Docs

  • UX and Prototyping - Figma, Sketch, InVision, Proto.io

  • Confluence & Jira


Bonus Points

  • Ability to construct designs in-browser and function as a front end developer

  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript

  • Post graduate degree in human-centered design, graphic design, interaction design, computer science

  • Experience with Drupal CMS

  • Experience working in agile software development


Build great things at a company where you’ll be happy to head into work! You’ll receive generous benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Flexible schedule

  • Flexible working location (work fully remote, or grab a desk at our downtown Lexington HQ)

  • SIMPLE IRA match

  • Paid parental leave

  • Health (75% employer-paid), vision, dental, and life insurance benefits

  • Employee perk program

  • Flexible PTO and paid holidays

  • Annual team retreat at awesome destinations


  • No recruiters, please.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. 

  • We cannot offer visa sponsorship or visa transfers at this time.