UX/UI Designer, Contracted

Scout Digital

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Type: Full Time

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Experience: 1 - 2 Years

Working at Scout Digital, you’ll apply your design thinking skills to define, design, and refine real-world problems for clients of all sizes across a wide variety of industries. You’ll primarily focus on designing, prototyping, and testing for our custom WordPress sites with occasional contributions to other assets like marketing collateral, branding, and social graphics. You should be able to think on your feet, learn from mistakes quickly, have excellent attention to detail and consistency, communicate fluidly with clients and teammates, and be ready to work at the edge of your comfort zone.

Essential Job Duties

  1. Collaborate with team in design sprints
  2. Assist in conducting user research and competitor analysis
  3. Utilize user insights to create personas, sitemaps, user flows, and storyboards
  4. Create wireframes and visual designs
  5. Create and maintain project design systems
  6. Create prototypes
  7. Conduct usability testing
  8. Present project progress to clients
  9. Collaborate with Developers to ensure the faithful execution of designs
  10. Estimate effort, collaborate with project managers to plan schedules and manage time effectively

Job Specifications/Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Experience: 1-2 years of UX or Web Design Experience (or equivalent experience)

Skills: Time management, core understanding of design principles, knowledge of UX best practices and trends, fluency with: Sketch, InVision, and Adobe Creative Cloud tools

Personal Qualities: Empathetic approach to design, attention to detail, openness to collaboration and teamwork, openness to keeping up to date with evolving UX and design methodologies/best practices

Nice to Haves

  • Project management experience
  • Motion design experience using After Effects or Principle
  • Experience working with and designing for WordPress
  • Knowledge of Atomic Design or similar modular design methodology
  • Experience working with GV Design Spring or Lean UX methodologies
  • A love for dogs

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