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UXUI Designer : 19-03078
Ref No.: 19-03078
Category: Creative - UI, UX, Accessibility, Graphic, Visual Designer
Location: San Mateo, California

Primary Skills: UX/UI, Sketch, In-Vision, Adobe Suite. 
Duration:  12+ Months with likely extensions.
Contract Type: W2 Only

The Role: 
  • We're looking for a passionate, well-rounded, kickass Junior UX/UI Designer to join the Creative team.
  • We're committed to better understanding our diverse global customers; we want to know who they are, what motivates them and how they connect with our products and services.
  • We're building a new web team to create online solutions that inspire, captivate and convert.
  • The Jr. UX/UI Designer will help design our future.
Us: a high-fiving, humorous, hard-working team of talented people with a passion for killer creative.
You: a junior-level UX/UI Designer eager to play a part in the web revolution. Could this be you?
 
What You'll Do
  • Assist the UX/UI Design Lead on executing all phases of the design process—from wire framing concepts and creating pixel-perfect visuals to completing the final handoff to engineering.
  • Create responsive designs for multiple contexts and devices (e.g., desktop, mobile, tablet).
  • Prototype innovative solutions that go beyond interfaces and product specs to user goals, storyboards and journey maps.
  • Assist with user testing that involves analyzing data, A/B testing, and assimilating user feedback and activity.
  • Perform research to thoroughly understand user motivations, market opportunities and competition.
 Skills We're Stoked About
  • 2+ years of experience in UX and UI design at a relevant brand or agency. Portfolio/ samples required.
  • BA/BS in Design, User Experience, Human-Computer Interaction or related fields preferred.
  • You can wireframe, prototype, visually pixel push and validate work using tools such as Sketch, In-Vision and the Adobe Suite.
  • You can distill ideas, clearly communicate them, influence others and build consensus.
  • You have a passion for User Experience and designing interfaces that effectively serve the needs of the user and the business.
  • You can collaborate with various teams/team members with different skill sets, including Marketing, Consumer Insights, product managers, engineers and stakeholders.
  • You have experience with testing and usability labs, and rapid prototyping experience in agile environments.
  • You're a strategic and conceptual thinker as well as a tactical and pragmatic practitioner who gets stuff done.
  • You know when to uphold design conventions—and when to break them.
  • You're curious and love exploration, but you're a true a problem-solver at heart.
  • You want to learn, grow and elevate those around you, and you're the kind of person others want to work with.
 Perks
  • Live it. Eat it. Love it.—Two hours during your workweek to explore your passions and capture it.
  • Employee commuter shuttles throughout the Bay Area (San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose).
  • An awesome Wellness program including on-site fitness classes, health screenings and more.
  • A subsidized on-site cafeteria.
  • Fully stocked break rooms on each floor.

   To follow up with any questions, please contact Srikanth at 408-907-6419

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).

If this position is not quite what you're looking for, visit akraya.com and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better fit at one of our many amazing clients. 

Akraya is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Akraya is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.