UX Designer

| Seattle

UX Designer

We are looking for a User Experience Designer well versed in user-centered design principles, processes and skills. The role is responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, prototypes and visual design. This position is a great opportunity to make an impact from early-stage concepts through continuous improvement. The ideal candidate has breadth and depth of experience and a portfolio demonstrating knowledge and application of core UX capabilities. We are in a rapid growth phase and you will be expected to wear many hats and quickly craft innovative user experiences while collaborating with a cross-functional team of Product Managers and Software Developers.

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products.
  • Evaluate business and user requirements in collaboration with UX Manager, Engineering Leads, Product Managers and other UX collaborators
  • Design and deliver activity flows, wireframes, user journeys, prototypes and visual design mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Creating and maintaining digital style guides and pattern libraries
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
  • Follow a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Ability to assist with art direction with a strong point of view 

Requirements

  • Experience in standard UX software such as Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, Axure, InVision, Balsamiq, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus.
  • Ability to work with Product Managers and Developers to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet user need.
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a strong understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • Planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
  • Ability to communicate effectively: ask good questions, receive feedback gracefully, listen closely, and negotiate design decisions comfortably

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of UX design experience (with the portfolio to prove it).
  • Bachelor’s degree in a UX-related field of study or equivalent experience
  • Extra preference given to candidates experienced designing B2B SaaS products.
  • Nice-to-haves:
    • Experience designing a B2B SaaS product, with understanding of performance marketing and advertising.


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Location

Our company is located just north of downtown in Belltown. Lot's of coffee shops and food in walking distance.

An Insider's view of New Engen

What are some social events your company does?

We have done a lot of fun events together as group! We've gone wine tasting, been to Mariners game, and even went go kart racing!

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What are New Engen Perks + Benefits

New Engen Benefits Overview

New Engen offers progressive benefits for a young, growing company: flexible PTO so employees can take time when they need; flu shots to ward off cold and flu season; free beverages and healthy snacks; and more. The company encourages staying connected, and conducts cross-organizational events so employees can learn, leverage differences, share updates, accomplishments, ideas, and listen to each other to strengthen the culture.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

We promote an authentic, inclusive, no ego environment. Our weekly all company meetings are led by our CEO who shares regular updates, recognizes people, tells stories, solicits feedback and provides transparency will all employees. You can often see employees gathered, sitting on the floor, sharing, playing a game, hanging out with the office dogs, listening to music or sharing a beer with one another. Instead of closed behind office doors, most of our senior leadership team sit with their teams. On Slack, you can find our team collaborating, solving problems, joking, sharing funny pictures and videos about the work and all sorts of other topics. We are constantly reinventing ourselves - one of our core values - which we demonstrate by hiring adaptable and agile people who can learn, flex and change with our changing business.

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