UX/UI Designer Job at Aten Design Group, Denver, CO

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  • Aten Design Group
  • Denver, CO

Job Description

Aten Design Group is seeking a seasoned UX/UI Designer with full-cycle web design experience to work with our remote team. This is a freelance contract position.

About Aten

Aten Design Group is a team of digital project managers, strategists, digital accessibility experts, designers, and open-source developers serving a broad range of clients in education, non-profit, government, and other mission-driven verticals. Since 2000 we've been building and supporting complex websites and web applications for organizations like Stanford University, City of Boulder, Human Rights Watch, Smithsonian, and many others . We are dedicated to creating accessible, user-centered digital platforms in open-source solutions like Drupal and WordPress. Our team is smart, passionate, collaborative, and fun. We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado with a distributed workforce across several time zones.

About You

You love the web, content, and understanding user needs. You think critically about communication and are passionate about telling stories. You are a strong verbal and visual communicator who excels at collaboration with both internal team members and external clients. You are highly organized and can balance multiple priorities while maintaining a productive drive.

About the Position

You will work with some of the most impactful cause-driven organizations to help them use technology and design to achieve their mission and create meaningful connections with their users. You're passionate about all things design. You will work closely with clients, strategy, and architecture teams to create effective and meaningful user experiences. You will work closely with our project management, strategy, and engineering teams throughout the full lifecycle of the project. Your participation in client presentations will include articulating and selling your creative ideas based on your research and design. You will also provide design support for Aten's marketing and business development efforts.

Well-qualified candidates will have experience in the following:
  • 3 or more years of professional agency or freelance experience designing large, complex CMS-driven websites (Drupal, WordPress)
  • Collaborating with a diverse and cross-functional team to see projects through to completion
  • Communicating your work to developers and engineers
  • Using research to create user-centered designs
  • Estimating time to complete tasks and managing multiple deadlines
  • Presenting work and creative ideas to peers and clients
  • Experience creating designs that will be used in flexible design systems
  • Using Figma and Adobe Creative Suite while being comfortable with using new software
  • Experience using time tracking software (Harvest)
  • Experience using project management software (Jira, Basecamp)
Nice to haves:
  • Branding & visual identity experience
  • Illustration skills
  • Skills creating icons and iconographic systems
  • Creating video-based animations
  • Frontend animation
  • Understanding and experience in creating data visualizations
  • Ability to conduct quality assurance (QA) testing to ensure the implementation is in line with approved design systems
Your submission should include a stellar digital portfolio/website. Here is what we would be excited to see:
  • Design work for large websites
  • Design documentation systems & style guides
  • Clear descriptions of previous roles and the part you played in each step of your highlighted projects
  • Resumes without a portfolio will not be considered
Compensation and Benefits

We think we have one of the best workplaces on the planet. Here are a few reasons why:
  • Exempt, annual salary $75k - $110k based on location, skills, knowledge, and experience
  • Generous flexible PTO policy
  • Flexible working hours
  • 3% matching Retirement Plan
  • Paid family leave
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your dependent(s)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Regular in-person company summits

Aten Design Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe the strongest teams are built when they are composed of people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We consider all qualified candidates without regard to race, ethnicity, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

This employer participates in E-Verify. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Job Tags

Contract work, Freelance, Remote job, Flexible hours,

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