User Interface Designer

User Interface Designer

User Experience | Tysons Corner, VA

Job ID

4926

Role

10Pearls is looking for a talented UI Designer to join our growing creative team. The ideal candidate is exceptional at creating clean, precise design, has superior technical design skills, and can take ideas and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces. You will be responsible for the look and feel, information flows or wireframes, and visual aesthetics of our projects, and work closely with our engineers to implement the designs. You are ready to grow your skills and are eager to become an integral part of the Design team here at 10Pearls, where your opinion will be highly valued. You will be working in a close, collaborative environment with our Creative Director (to whom you will report), Developers and Product Managers to come up with clean, highly polished user experiences for web and mobile platforms. You ideally have experience designing for mobile apps, websites, and games, and have the ability to create art assets/icons that match existing branding. This is an opportunity to build high-quality products from the ground up with a great team.

Description

As a UX Designer you will:

  • Lead and participate in the project process from start to finish, including initial brainstorming sessions with the creative and technical teams
  • Develop use cases for different scenarios and think about a project from all angles
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Understand that the best approach to successful UX design is collaborative
  • Assist in managing the project goals and client expectations
  • Be an important bridge between visual design and mobile engineering
  • Sweat over every pixel and details of your Photoshop comps
  • Provide concise, clear, and well-communicated feedback to the development team on each release of the app
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Practice a highly efficient, iterative design process with documentation to support your vision
  • Ensure the quality and usability of the design across mobile, tablet, and desktop interfaces
  • Design a variety of work for the iOS and Android platforms, as well as mobile web and contribute to an ever-evolving mobile styleguide
  • Do extensive research and continually stay up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Confidently present your work and ideas to the clients and sell your solutions to various stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in the design field, preferably in web, digital, mobile app, or interface design
  • BA/BS in Graphic Design or equivalent
  • Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio captures your amazing design skills
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Excellent proficiency in Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Ability to quickly grasp and distill highly complex user design issues into clean, understandable solutions
  • Ability to create wireframes as well as visual design comps
  • A natural eye for layout, typography, composition, color, and spacing
  • Strong communication and organizational skills, as well as an aptitude for learning and taking directions well
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Ability to work directly with highly technical teams and handle multiple projects in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment
  • Self-motivated and capable of working independently
  • Have a passion for design, user experience, customer service and mobile

Perks

  • Work from home opportunities
  • A fully-stocked kitchen and fridge with snacks and drinks
  • Competitive salaries with opportunities for advancement
  • Work on MacBookPro laptops connected to 27 inch Thunderbolt displays
  • 2 weeks of paid time off per year. Additional PTO is earned based on tenure
  • Health insurance plans that include dental and vision
  • Short-term, long-term disability and group life insurance benefits
  • On site gym facility
  • Quarterly team outings and fun day trips (like fishing on the Chesapeake)

About 10Pearls

10Pearls is a growing, energetic, and highly-reputed product development company that specializes in mobile apps, enterprise software, gamification and great user experiences. Led by an experienced management team, and serving impressive clients, 10Pearls is seeking professionals with entrepreneurial spirits. We seek professionals who thrive on new challenges. Our employees have the unique opportunity of not only helping solve challenges for our clients, but also to help define 10Pearls’ growth and direction. Our unique business practices, culture and immense opportunity for growth help us attract professionals that have an entrepreneurial spirit. 10Pearls‘ diverse clientele includes start-ups and entrepreneurial ventures, high growth small and medium-sized business, as well as, large enterprises and corporations that are publicly traded.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to maintaining a diverse workplace.

If you’re up for the challenge, please send a cover letter and resume via email with the subject line “User Interface Designer” to

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