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Jr. UX Designer

Company: WebFX
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

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 technologies!

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 online

You take direction well, but aren't afraid to take initiative and make decisions

You see yourself as a problem-solver, and face challenges with a can-do mindset

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 things done

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 deadlines

You are an outstanding communicator and possess strong interpersonal skills

You are a lifelong learner who loves to grow and stretch outside of your comfort zone, and are always looking to improve your skills

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)% better!

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 interfaces.

-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 pattern library.

-Partner closely with UI developers on a day-to-day basis to create designs.

-Partner with UX researchers to write, facilitate, and analyze user research.

-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 second career.

As a company

-Opportunities to learn and thrive in a friendly, growing SaaS business

-A commitment to an inclusive environment that supports our diverse team

-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 Ann Arbor

-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 you

Potential promotional path for Jr. UX Designer:

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

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*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!!

Keywords: WebFX, Ann Arbor , Jr. UX Designer, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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