UI/UX Designer

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Charlotte, NC
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Full Time

Ekos is on a mission to empower craft manufactures all over the world to scale their business, streamline their processes, and optimize their teams. We are seeking a UI/UX Designer to help us optimize our proprietary platform and help design future product offerings. This position reports directly to the CEO.

What you'd be doing:

·       Collaborate with the CTO, Developers, QA, and the Product Management team to design the best solution based on structured requirements

·       Translate concepts into user journeys, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences for web and mobile experiences

·       Quickly implement and fine-tune new and existing workflows that will create and optimize the user experience

·       Engage with key stakeholders in target market segments to identify pain points & product/feature opportunities to properly communicate ideas and prototypes to product and development teams

·       Design and envision future experiences iteratively in a dynamic environment by being mindful of how the experience needs to evolve over time

·       Leverage user feedback as well as UI/UX best practices to drive and influence design decisions

·       Participate in application development meetings and assist in implementing action items as needed

·       Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.

·       Find creative ways to solve UI/UX problems (e.g. usability, findability)

·       Keep abreast of competitor products and industry trends

What we'd like to see:

·       Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in, preference to Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Design or equivalent education/experience

·       Two or more years of UI/UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex solutions for web products

·       Expertise in standard UI/UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Adobe, Framer, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus.

·       Ability to work with internal and external stakeholders to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet product needs and vision.

·       Extensive experience in using UI/UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.

·       A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.

·       Be passionate about all things UI/UX and other areas of design and innovation to resolve user pain points. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.

·       Strong portfolio of design projects

·       Problem-solving aptitude

·       Analytical mind with a business acumen

·       Excellent communication skills

·       Must be able to work from office located in Charlotte, NC

ekos_ is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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