Senior UX / UI Designer

Mapleton Hill Media is seeking a Senior UX / UI Designer to join our team. Our core focus is designing clean, intuitive, web applications for a wide variety of clients. Being a small team allows our designers to collaborate across multiple projects and a typical day can include project planning, wireframing, UX discussions, and visual design review.

Responsibilities

  • You’re a team player that enjoys a collaborative design process.
  • Creation of page layouts/flows/UIs with expert sensitivity to hierarchy, color palettes, typography, iconography and final production assets, while monitoring design consistency across all projects.
  • Produce rapid prototypes for user testing, page layouts, user interface elements as needed for project design deliverables
  • Communicate your design thinking to designers, developers, product managers, etc. through appropriately detailed specifications and reviews.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently, making deadlines consistently.
  • Participation and collaboration on concept development and design ideation.
  • Work directly with the development teams to ensure designs are implemented to your design specifications.

Requirements

  • 5+ years as a user experience designer
  • Strong online portfolio of UX/UI and visual design work
  • Expert knowledge of: Adobe Creative Suite, Axure
  • Expert with wireframing/prototyping
  • Great talent for understanding and improving web site architecture
  • Passionate about user experience and web site usability
  • Ability to translate the business goal and user experience into a site map
  • Expert visual design skills within the product space: layout, hierarchy, typography, color theory, patterns, asset production, and attention to pixel-level details.
  • Solid understanding and application of user-centered design principles with the ability to address complex design problems and provide sound design solutions.
  • You can take a task and deliver on it but also work well in a collaborative environment
  • You quickly understand the constraints of a design problem and identify the tradeoffs; you can communicate those tradeoffs to fellow decision makers.
  • You’re not a diva, and you see feedback as an opportunity to make a design better.
  • You keep a user focus through the design and development process.

Nice to Have

  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Design experience in mobile or tablet
  • Experience facilitating or running user research studies

At Mapleton Hill Media we work in a fast-paced environment yet value a fun, laid-back culture. Our office is located at Pearl and Broadway with direct access to all downtown Boulder has to offer.

Employee Benefits & Perks:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • 401(k) Plan
  • RTD Bus Pass
  • New Laptop
  • Stocked Fridge, Coffee, and Snacks
  • Bike parking
  • Pearl Street Mall Location

Our Hiring Process

Step 1: Submit your info to jobs@mapletonhillmedia.com. We want to hear about your work, but are also interested in links to past projects, your resume and/or portfolio, personal website, or anything else that tell us about you.

Step 2: Write code. We find it helpful to have our applicants come into the office, write a little code, and discuss it with us. We're curious to see how you solve problems and to talk about the decisions you make when programming.