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UX/UI Designer

Portland, Maine

Position Summary

As a UX/UI Designer, you’re more than an advocate for the user - you have a vision for what a truly great experience can be. You’ll identify customer needs and behaviors and intersect with business goals to create products that are intuitive, effective and impactful. You are innovative, know what’s happening in the digital space, and can take your client’s project to the next level.

Essentials

Employment

Full-time with flexible employment options

Project Industry

Software development for HealthTech, FinTech, and FoodTech industries

Company Size

40+

What You'll Do

  • Develop concepts, wireframes, and construct quick interactive prototypes
  • Conduct research, map customer journeys, and design products and services
  • Participate in defining requirements and creating specs
  • Coordinate user testing, communicate findings and incorporate iteratively into the design
  • Work collaboratively with the client to define digital branding and identity
  • Collaborate with Dev and QA team on daily basis

What You'll Need

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in designing user experiences and building products; experience in a startup, tech company and/or agile environment is a plus
  • Passion for a human-centered approach to design; from research and insight generation to concept to deliverable
  • Understanding of business strategy and follow UX design best practices
  • Rock the visual design software - we use Sketch
  • Excellent knowledge of prototyping tools such as Invision
  • Can demonstrate skills in a professional portfolio
  • Must be able to work independently, make your own decisions and deliver finished products on time
  • Business fluent in English
  • Must be willing to travel occasionally (US and Europe)

Nice-to-haves

  • You might know a little programming: HTML/CSS
  • Familiar with agile/scrum methodologies

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Profit-sharing bonus pool participation
  • Collaboration with skilled, smart, international co-workers and clients
  • Flexible, comfortable, friendly, and professional work culture
  • Freedom to influence Freeport Metrics analysis & design strategy
  • Our own office in Portland's Old Port, close to great lunch and coffee spots
  • Be part of shaping Maine's burgeoning startup scene
  • Choice in toolset mix (hardware and software) such as workstation, MacBook Pro, large screen, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
  • Annual education & training stipend
  • Free coffee, tea, and snacks

The Application & Recruitment Process

Interested?

Please send your portfolio & resume to careers@freeportmetrics.com (in the title please add reference UX/UI DesignerUS_2019). The recruitment process will consist of a combination of these steps:

  • CV/cover letter review
  • phone interview
  • on-site interviews