Job Description

We are looking to add a talented UX/UI designer to our team - someone who has experience designing and shaping unique, user-centric websites, products, and experiences. The ideal candidate will have spent time working on teams - with both designers and developers. You should be able to make and communicate deliberate design decisions and to translate any given user-experience journey into an intuitive user interface. This is a full-time, salaried, Washington, DC-based position with benefits.

Responsibilities

  • Create, improve and use brands, mockups, wireframes, prototypes, style guides, user flows, etc. and effectively communicate your ideas using any of these methods.

  • Be a great team player. Demonstrate a history of successful collaboration within a team-based setting.

  • Comfort with technology, and an ability to collaborate closely with developers, database architects, system admins, system configurators, etc.

  • Present and defend your design decisions. Demonstrate an awareness of (and position on) the relationship between the project roadmap, your own design thinking, and fundamental design principles.

  • Ability to interact with and educate clients throughout the design process.

  • Continually keep yourself and your design team updated with the latest changes and trends in the UX design space.

Requirements

  • Three or more years of experience and proven track record.

  • Strong portfolio with digital web/product design work to be presented and reviewed during interview.

  • Hands-on experience creating mockups, wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows, etc. as well as creating, applying and/or extending brands to these deliverables.

  • Experience using tools such as Sketch, UXPin, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, InVision.

  • Ability to generate creative ideas with a problem-solving mindset.

  • Comfort/openness to receiving objective criticism and improving upon it.

Nice to Haves

  • Experience working within a technological development process or methodology (e.g. Agile, Kanban, etc.)

  • Understanding of basic front-end languages: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript.

  • Comfort using/administering common CMS platforms (e.g. Drupal, WordPress, etc.).

  • Experience presenting to and/or communicating directly with end clients.

 

If interested please send resume and portfolio link to Bethany at bethany.f@lookthink.com.

 

About LookThink

LookThink is a user experience consultancy based in Washington DC—just south of Dupont Circle. We’re a tightly-knit team of energetic problem-solvers (20 strong) that prides itself on bringing a fresh perspective to our clients’ business challenges each and every day. Our clients range from small startups to large Fortune 100 corporations across the commercial, nonprofit, and public sectors. Our niche is the rethinking and enhancement of mission-critical business platforms and software that our clients depend on everyday from the perspective of the end-user.