Middle Designer

Ukraine
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Full-time /
Remote
Five Jars is looking for a proactive Middle Designer to create top-notch web designs, UI/UX solutions, and engaging graphic marketing materials to contribute to the company’s growth. 

If you're eager to take on a new role in Web/UI/UX Design in a fast-growing software development environment, we have a great opportunity for you!

Who are we

Five Jars is a Full-service Design, Strategy, and Web Development digital agency that creates intuitive, data-driven web experiences. Over the past six years, we've delivered more than 100 projects for clients in various industries, including health and fitness, media, arts and culture, and NGOs. As a team of creative and talented experts, led by leaders with 15+ years of experience in technology, we love our projects, working together and doing everything to ensure the company’s and client’s growth.

Responsibilities

    • Web & UI/UX Design (60%)
    • Design intuitive, responsive, and user-centered solutions for websites and web applications
    • Participate in all design phases from definition to implementation and optimization
    • Develop wireframes, mockups, and interactive prototypes to effectively communicate design concepts and interactions
    • Conduct user research (if a project requires so) to gain insights into user behaviors, needs, and motivations, leveraging the findings to drive design decisions and enhance user experiences
    • Define and design user interactions, including user flows, navigation models, and micro-interactions, with a focus on creating seamless and engaging experiences
    • Conduct thorough discovery phases to gather requirements, understand project goals, and define design strategies
    • Collaborate with developers and other stakeholders to implement and refine designs based on technical feasibility and feedback received from the team
    • Present and demonstrate design team results to team and clients, collect valuable feedback, and incorporate necessary adjustments
    • Produce visuals that resonate with clients' brands and amplify the user experience.
    • Keep up with industry trends, emerging design techniques, and software tools to continuously enhance design skills and stay at the forefront of design practices
    • Graphic Design (20%)
    • Create visually appealing and engaging designs for various marketing materials, including social media graphics, website banners, website blog posts, brochures, white papers, and presentations
    • Develop and maintain the brand identity by following established design guidelines and standards
    • Collaborate with the marketing team to conceptualize and execute design projects effectively communicating the brand’s message and objectives
    • Ensure consistency and coherence in design elements across different platforms and marketing channels
    • Business Development (Pre-Sales & Marketing)  (15%)
    • Attend pre-sales meetings and conduct client interviews to gather design direction and requirements
    • Develop design strategies and accurate project estimates for new initiatives
    • Collaborate with the sales team to prepare compelling proposals
    • Analyze project requirements and propose innovative design solutions
    • Conduct thorough project estimations and provide a comprehensive scope of work reviews for the design aspects
    • Collaboration and Communication (5%)
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing, content, and development, to understand project requirements and deliver design solutions that align with business goals
    • Communicate design concepts, ideas, and rationale effectively to stakeholders and team members
    • Incorporate feedback and revisions to improve design work and continuously meet project objectives and deadlines
    • Proactively seek opportunities to learn and grow in design
    • Work closely with marketing, product, and development teams to align design strategies with business goals.

Requirements

    • 2+ years of experience in Web/UI/UX Design within a software development environment (software development agency, outsourcing company, or design agency)
    • Skilled in design principles, UX, and UI design, with a proven track record of leading successful projects and delivering top-notch designs, particularly in web design
    • Experience in creating visually appealing and user-friendly web layouts is essential for this role
    • A portfolio with design examples (such as landing pages, wireframes, mockups, products, etc)
    • Excellent skills in Figma; Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite
    • Experience in working with design systems and the ability to develop them
    • Ability to present design work to clients and internal stakeholders, effectively communicating design decisions
    • Adaptable to changing project requirements and skilled at solving design challenges
    • Strong visual skills and attention to detail
    • Passionate about learning the latest design trends, tools, and technologies and encouraging the team to enhance their skills
    • Knowledge of Webflow is a plus
    • Fluency in spoken and written English (B2/C1 level)

We propose

    • 100% remote work and flexible schedule
    • 7-hour working day
    • Professional growth in the company
    • Performance and salary review
    • Benefits such as vacation, sick leaves, days off during official national holidays, and your birthday
    • Happy Hour on Fridays with team members
    • Help with learning new things (courses, books, etc.)
    • Support in participating in conferences
    • Warm and friendly working environment
    • Respect and support with all activities
    • Team building and other sorts of online/offline team activities