User Experience/Interface Designer


Posted by loren on October 23, 2014

ONTRAPORT is looking for a skilled User Experience/Interface Designer to join our fast-growing product team. As a UX designer, you will work directly with the product team on interface design for our SaaS platform used by thousands of businesses around the world.

This person should have a talent and passion for translating complex tasks into simple interactions — driving our product’s ease of use. The ideal candidate thrives in a highly collaborative environment, working alongside UX design peers, Software Engineers, QA Engineers, and Product Managers to create revolutionary software solutions.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop wireframes, designs and detailed UI specifications for the engineering team.
  • Present designs to Product Team, continuing to iterate and incorporate feedback as necessary.
  • Facilitate user research, in collaboration with the team, to validate prototypes and conduct ongoing usability testing of the working software.
  • Contribute to the continual development of user interface design requirements and standard UI components.
  • Support the team as needed with wireframes, flow diagrams, rapid prototypes to communicate and validate design ideas.
  • Be the advocate of the customer, sharing data and insights with the team to communicate customer needs and best practices.
  • Participate in the evolving UX team strategy, discovering new tools and resources.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in user experience or interactive visual design.
  • Must possess a sense of practicality and curiosity combined with a genuine love for products, people, and user experience.
  • The ability to understand and design for complex technical products, using modern design best practices.
  • The ability to clearly organize design documents, communicate design rationale, and build consensus.
  • Adobe design tools expertise.
  • Strong technical aptitude.
  • Experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript prototyping. Direct experience optimizing design concepts around these technologies.
  • Experience in a collaborative design environment and the ability to constructively contribute to team growth and maintaining excellence throughout the department.
  • A cutting edge portfolio of software design that demonstrates outstanding interaction design skills.
  • Experience with a variety of UX deliverables (wireframes, user flows, mockups, prototypes, etc.)
  • Experience with large and complex software interfaces and projects.

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Graphic Designer


Posted by loren on April 15, 2013

ONTRAPORT is looking for a Graphic Designer to help build our brand by creating impactful visuals, collateral, interactive design and brand identity for all departments. The designer will contribute to and design the interface for various web applications such as our brand magazine and blog, as well as help maintain the look and feel of our main consumer-facing website.

This amazing opportunity requires 2-4 years experience. It also requires a comprehensive knowledge of design methods and techniques that apply to the conceptualization and implementation of design solutions to meet business and marketing needs.

Primary Duties:
  • Interact with Design Director to define and develop new branding concepts, collateral, UI, landing pages and campaigns.
  • Build mockups and prototypes to communicate and refine creative concepts.
  • Contribute creative briefs, wireframes and storyboards when pitching ideas.
  • Develop reusable brand materials.
  • Promote best practices for web user experience and print production.
  • Recommend improvements to the user experience, branded collateral and marketing campaigns.
  • Collaboratively work with Growth, Content and Brand departments to develop new briefs for creative campaigns and initiatives.
Ancillary Duties:
  • Proactively improve all systems and processes on a continual basis.
  • Actively participate in the weekly Think Tank.
  • Uphold all brand standards and continue to evolve and improve upon them.
  • Provide design point of view and peer feedback in design meetings.
Required Skills:
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Basic working knowledge of HTML and CSS and best practices for web design
  • WordPress experience a plus
  • Knowledge of printing procedures and print file preparation
  • Knowledge of photo retouching for print and web
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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