UI Designer

Farmington Hills or Remote (US only) /
Product Development /
Full-time
A Product Designer at Mango will need to create innovative, simple, and scalable user-interface solutions to complex language learning problems. When creating solutions to any number of challenges, you will need to effectively explain your solution to people in multiple departments. You have experience working on both UX and UI design and are familiar with creating apps for iOS, Android, and the Web. Testing with real users is an important aspect of this position. You will work closely with UX professionals to interpret and respond to feedback from these tests.   A Product Designer at Mango creates excellent work while maintaining a humble attitude, accepting honest feedback from people inside and outside the company.

At Mango Languages we are a team of talented individuals passionate about transforming the language-learning space by building tools that will help people in classrooms, organizations, and households around the world learn a new language. We are looking for a Product Designer to be on the front lines of developing these new tools. If you are interested in being a part of this team, we’re excited to get to know you more.

Responsibilities

    • You will be working every day on designs and prototypes for features of the Mango Languages app on iOS, Android, and the Web.
    • Your designs should ship quickly with high quality.
    • You will create flows, prototypes, and high-fidelity visuals for new or proposed features.
    • You will work closely with engineers to ensure a high-quality implementation using  thorough production-ready designs.
    • You will seek out long-term opportunities to improve features of the product.
    • You will respond to user feedback with well-thought-out solutions.
    • You will stay in close communication with your team and effectively communicate your design work and ideas to internal and external stakeholders

Job Requirements

    • 3 or more years working as a professional designer
    • Great work. Submit a link to your portfolio website
    • Minimum of 1–2 years working as a User Interface Designer at a digital product-focused organization creating apps for iOS, Android, and the Web
    • A portfolio that demonstrates an ability to create world-class Product Design for iOS, Android, and Web applications
    • Excellent visual design skills showcasing intimate knowledge of color theory, typography, and layout
    • Experience designing in Figma, Sketch, InVision Studio, or Adobe XD

Key Characteristics

    • Creative-thinking and problem-solving skills with a real passion for design
    • Ability to think through complex interaction design
    • Ability to express ideas through prototyping and flow diagrams
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Inspiring portfolio that demonstrates creativity as well as practicality

Bonus

    • Experience designing UX flows
    • Experience working in Adobe After Effects
    • Experience working with accessibility standards (ADA compliance, WCAG, etc.)
    • You can speak more than one language

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    • Make sure you have submitted a link to your portfolio
Mango was founded to empower deeper human connections through language. We believe that language is an adventure.  A journey to be embarked on by those of a bold and curious spirit. Those with a passion to connect more deeply with their global friends. Our award-winning language-learning system is powered by proven methodologies and world-class learning content. Available on mobile, tablet and web-based platforms, our software is designed to establish retention and rapidly build conversation skills through smart, adaptive technology. 

Mango Languages is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, height, weight, marital status, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category. All employment decisions are made solely on the merit and capability of an individual applicant.