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Web UI Designer

UniversalGiving® is looking for a candidate with 5+ years of UI design experience who has designed component-based e-commerce websites that operate on different platforms(mobile, tablet, etc.). The candidate must be able to create user experience scenarios, process flows, design architectures diagrams, wireframes, visual design redlines, and high-fidelity prototypes. He/She must be able to understand the design requirements of the high-level wireframe, UI kits, and prototypes. We hope you have a clear purpose of why you want to join our global team and serve the world in philanthropy.

 

Qualifications

  • Expert in InVision, Sketch, Photoshop, and Illustrator

  • Must have E-Commerce website design experience

  • At least 5+ years of UI design experience

  • Strong experience and understanding of Human Centered or User Centric interaction design principles and methods 

  • Expert in component-based design for the new website

  • Proven experience designing, architecting, and optimizing websites and/or applications, with a strong preference for consumer-facing transaction-focused interfaces

  • Experience creating and working with responsive designs that function on both mobile and other platforms’ standard displays

  • A portfolio featuring examples of visual and interaction design work with a focus on process

  • Knowledge and competency relating to consumer research using NPD, attitudinal and persona studies, and marketing mix analytics

 

Responsibilities

  • Create a robust, attractive, scalable component-based design for the new website

  • Ensure all designs offer complete website functionality on various platforms such as desktop, mobile phone, tablet, etc.

  • Create user experience deliverables including: wireframes, storyboards, sitemaps, user flows, user scenarios, data diagrams, and clickable prototypes

  • Allow the majority of UI to be editable by non-technical people through a Content Management System (CMS)

  • Be obsessed with mastering your craft, nailing the details, and driving impact (Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering)

 

Competencies

  • Action-Oriented:  Takes direction and implements tasks from management with ease and immediacy.

  • Professionalism: is respectful, trusting, has a positive attitude, and excellent execution.

  • Listening: attentive, active listener has patience and asks for clarity if needed.

 

To Apply:

Email your resume, portfolio (Please provide your Portfolio. Any application without a portfolio will not be considered.), cover letter, and references to ayetun@universalgiving.org with "UI Designer" in the subject line. In your cover letter, please describe your experience in designing web-based marketplaces and your specific role.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.  No phone calls, please.

UniversalGiving® is an award-winning website allowing people to donate and volunteer with top performing vetted projects all over the world. 100% goes directly to the cause. UniversalGiving Corporate provides Strategy, Operations, and NGO Vetting to scale companies’ CSR programs in more than 120 countries; our Corporate Services allow us to become self-sustaining. UniversalGiving has been featured on the homepage of  Bloomberg, Oprah.com, CBS, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. 

 

UniversalGiving™ is committed to understanding and representing the diverse populations it serves

worldwide. Members of all ages, genders, sexual orientations, races, ethnicities, nationalities, physical

abilities or disabilities, religions or beliefs, and cultures are welcome as employees and volunteers in

our organization. We believe that a diverse team will best serve our diverse populations.

 


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