Jr. UX Designer
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: September 16, 2023
You Might Be a Great Fit For This Position if You Have...
A Bachelor's Degree
Successful Nutshellers in this role have majored in graphic design,
web design, UX, and other related fields
GPA above 3.4
A Background in Design
Please include a portfolio showcasing excellent graphic design
work, with a premium on web design and/or UX work - we want to get
a sense of your style!
We're looking for an excellent design eye and a thorough
understanding of how to apply design fundamentals such as
Typography, Hierarchy, Layout, etc.
A Few Related Skills and Experiences
(This is an entry-level role, and experience in every one of these
areas is not required - training is provided on all core platforms,
tools, and technologies you will need to know! But the following
skills/experience are awesome to have, and will help get your
career off to a running start:):
-0-2 years of experience (We're absolutely open to candidates with
no prior full-time work experience, but we'd love to see an
internship/part-time/summer job experience in that case!)
-Outstanding skills in Adobe Creative Suite and/or Figma
-Knowledge of web design/UX best practices
-Knowledge of responsive design best practices
-HTML/CSS coding experience
-Experience in creating end-to-end UX processes and workflows,
including user journeys, task analysis, information architecture,
wireframing, prototyping, and evaluative research methods
-Understanding of how to use design artifacts to effectively build
alignment, communicate ideas, and deliver an experience
-Experience in Saas product design - a bonus!
Any of these Signature Nutsheller Traits!
You're passionate about UX and web design - you even find yourself
spending your free time designing and learning new
You are passionate about typography and color theory
You have a high level of design skill and technical proficiency
You're energized by designing memorable and effective experiences
You take direction well, but aren't afraid to take initiative and
You see yourself as a problem-solver, and face challenges with a
You put the customer and their goals first
You are a professional, dependable, and independent worker with a
solid work ethic
You're self-motivated, thrive on challenges, and enjoy getting
You have an eye for detail and dedication to high-quality work
You have an exceptional level of follow-through
You possess excellent time/project management skills
You work with a sense of urgency and can consistently meet
You are an outstanding communicator and possess strong
You are a lifelong learner who loves to grow and stretch outside of
your comfort zone, and are always looking to improve your
If any of these sound like you, then we want to hear from you! We
are committed to growing 1% better every day, and we believe
working at Nutshell could quite possibly make your life 1(00)%
In This Role, You'll Get To...
-Lead the UX process and workflow, and work closely with a
cross-functional team to build and ship designs.
-Produce high-quality creative solutions to complex problems based
on research and goals.
-Create clear user flows, wireframes, and prototypes for user
-Plan and lead design sessions to generate ideas or feedback both
remote and in-person.
-Work from and contribute to our existing design system and UI
-Partner closely with UI developers on a day-to-day basis to create
-Partner with UX researchers to write, facilitate, and analyze user
-Partner with UX writers to ensure all UI copy meets standards
-Advocate for the user in projects.
-Work at both a detailed design level and a strategic level to
influence the product roadmap
What You'll Get From Us!
As a product team
Nutshell's product team offers the opportunity to learn from a
smart group of teammates who support and drive one another to
succeed. Today, our product group comprises nine designers and
engineers. Some have decades of experience, some are just out of
college with their degree, and a few have entered this field as a
As a company
-Opportunities to learn and thrive in a friendly, growing SaaS
-A commitment to an inclusive environment that supports our diverse
-A connection to Ann Arbor's software and startup community through
our network of friends and partners
-A modern office located as an anchor tenant at Cahoots in downtown
-Flexibility in working modes and locations, as we regroup at our
office, and support other distributed team members
-The sincerity and commitment of an established company: excellent
health benefits, 401(k) matching, an experienced leadership team,
and a profitable, growing financial position
-The opportunity to help thousands of small businesses each day
-Trust and autonomy to ensure you can be the best version of
Potential promotional path for Jr. UX Designer:
Associate UX Designer
Associate Lead UX Designer
Lead UX Designer
Sr. UX Designer
Negotiable based on work experience
Potential additional bonus may be offered for GPA's of 3.8+ or
graduating with high honors
Check out our culture on social media:
*You don't need to apply more than once even if you're interested
in multiple positions - you can simply let us know! We consider all
open roles when reviewing resumes and applications!
Nutshell is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing
and fostering an inclusive environment where all people, including
women, minorities, LGBTQ+ and other underrepresented groups are
supported, respected, and encouraged to excel within STEM careers.
Our goal as an organization is to empower our team to achieve their
personal best, bring people together, and provide equal opportunity
to do so regardless of race, age, gender, sexual orientation,
religion, physical ability or disability, or political affiliation.
You can learn more on our parent company's website here!!
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