Product UI Designer - Contract

| Greater LA Area
AppOnboard is a next-gen platform that powers Full-Fidelity Demos, which allow users to instantly experience an app or game in the highest quality possible before downloading it. AppOnboard enables app and game testing, driving insights to product teams and optimizing app launches and onboarding.
We are looking for a Product UI Designer - Contract to create amazing user experiences. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and useful design, possess great UI skills, be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces. You will join the Product / Tech team working closely with engineers, product managers and other designers.
You need to be a team player with a min. 4 years of professional experience in UI, Visual Design, prototyping and min. 2 years designing client-side applications for Mobile and Web.
This is a unique opportunity for someone looking to have an impact at one of the hottest startups in Los Angeles and top companies defining the future of app development. We secured $30 million dollars of funding in 2018! Watch our COO Bryan Buskas talk about AppOnboard with Cheddar on the NYSE!

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with UX designers, product management and engineering to implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Transform UX requirements into pixel-perfect beautiful UI to enhance user experiences.
  • Create illustrations and animations to help visually guide users through the product interface
  • Ensure design consistency - refine the style guide, or visual language, to be used across the board while promoting design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Product prototypes to showcase visual designs, identify flaws, smooth out rough edges and user testing.
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and product team
  • Participate in design reviews and critiques

Requirements

  • Bachelors or Master degree in Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or equivalent
  • 4+ years experience designing digital experiences, products, and platforms
  • A strong portfolio with amazing UI and strategic user experiences
  • Strategic and collaborative thinker; ability to ideate and execute new product features
  • Proficiency in design and prototyping tools such as Adobe CS, Illustrator, Sketch, InVision, Zeplin or other visual design and prototyping tools
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Front-end development skills (javascript/html/css) is a plus

  • Must Haves:
  • Strong communication skills. Must be able to collaborate well with other designers, developers and cross-functional team members
  • An inherent talent for creating simple, clear solutions from complex problems
  • Be agile, flexible and able to give and take feedback
  • Comfortable presenting your designs
  • A can do and positive attitude

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Location

AppOnboard's headquarters is located in West LA, close to plenty of bars and restaurants (e.g. Westwood, Santa Monica, Sawtelle).

An Insider's view of AppOnboard

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Our open office space fosters an environment of collaboration where we can always catch up with members of any team. We have frequent check-ins and roundtable discussions, which help us maintain clear communication throughout the entire organization. We all benefit from knowing about each department's goals and tackle problems together!

Molly Stott

Account Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

AppOnboard has supported my professional development by empowering me with the responsibility and freedom to explore my strengths and dive into the aspects of the business that excite me. From Day 1, I’ve felt supported in the risks that I take and encouraged to break through the professional and personal comfort zones I had created for myself.

Katie Weinstock

Senior Director of Business Development

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Just like you'd expect with any start-up with tons of promise, the office has a very exciting and high energy vibe. Everyone has a positive attitude and will pound the pavement to accomplish our goals together!

Sohair Mahmood

Head of Ad Ops

What are AppOnboard Perks + Benefits

AppOnboard Benefits Overview

We provide a multitude of benefits (Dental, Health, Vision) and a fun, start-up environment! Our main mottos are #OneTeamOneDream and #WorkHardPlayHard. We also take pride in offering all our employees with equity within the company. Check out additional perks about working at AppOnboard below!

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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