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UI/UX
Junior Designer

Company Overview

CEO/Founder and successful entrepreneur Jeanette Woods is a Creative Art Director and Visual Innovator. She is the founder of two amazing companies: Fuerte and Fearless, a streetwear brand celebrating the Latinx heritage, and Sketch & Form, an eCommerce website design firm. Jeanette has a unique combination of conceptual, technical, and management skills. She is a solutions-based strategist, creative thought leader, and expressive and unapologetic Latina. She has extensive experience in website design and holds multiple degrees in Design. Jeanette believes in lifting up others to their highest potential and it shows in everything she does. She doesn’t just talk the talk; she walks the walks. Her businesses are growing and now is your chance to be part of her amazing journey!

Position Overview

Jeanette is currently seeking a UI/UX Junior Designer to join Sketch & Form. Sketch & Form is a design firm that offers research and design services to help eCommerce businesses grow. Services include user-centered website design, customized website audit, user research and testing, and additional customized projects. The team creates high-performing eCommerce experiences for fashion, beauty, and lifestyle brands focusing on what consumers want, need, and prefer. The company is still in its infancy, and this is the best time to come on board, roll up your sleeves and be a part of shaping a growing multi-cultural firm.

 

This is an independent contractor, remote opportunity based on new projects booked. You’ll be required to work roughly 5-10 hours per week when a new project starts and we need someone with the capacity to add more time if additional projects are received. The compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Duties/Responsibilities:

As the business grows and changes, responsibilities are subject to vary.

  • Identify target user groups and carry out interviews or other types of inquiry to help understand user needs

  • Ensure the creation of customized experiences for the digital users

  • Produce high-quality solutions through user flows, wireframes, lo-fi & hi-fi designs, and site maps

  • Provide guidance on the implementation of UX research techniques and testing activities to assess user behavior

  • Maintain a competitive edge against competitor products and industry trends

  • Perform tests on user interface elements such as CTAs, layouts, target links, landing pages, and banners

  • Understand product specifications and user psychology and predict what might work for both

  • Gathering and evaluating user requirements, in collaboration with product managers and engineers

  • Illustrating design ideas using storyboards, process flows, and sitemaps

  • Designing graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs, and widgets

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers

  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like

  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches, and tables)

  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders

  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)

  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback

  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors, and images

Requirements:

  • Required, either Sketch or Figma (pref Figma)

  • Knowledge of eCommerce platforms preferred (such as SFCC/Shopify)

  • Google Analytics and User Testing experience not required but a plus

  • Proven work experience as a UI/UX Designer or similar role

  • Portfolio of design projects

  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders

  • Good time-management skills

  • Access to a computer and reliable internet connection

  • Distraction-free work environment

  • Scrappy, can-do attitude

You are NOT the right fit if:

  • If you’re not very responsive and usually take more than 24 hours to respond (excluding weekends, holidays and planned vacations)

  • Unable to manage your time.

  • Unable to work independently and need to be micromanaged.

  • Do not like to be 100% behind the scenes of a business.

If you believe you’re a good fit for this position we would love to get to know you. Click the button below to submit your application before February 13, 2022.

J Marin Consultancy’s Role: Our team works with the hiring company as their recruiting agency. We are responsible for finding the perfect fit so that our clients can build their team with the right people.

 

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