Senior Experience Designer (Contract)

United States /
Product /
Remote
Who we are

We work at the intersection of deep technology, science and experience design. Sensible is built to help consumers and businesses understand, plan for, and mitigate all types of climate and weather risk, from travel and events to homeownership and energy production. Our first product embeds with travel and outdoor events partners, offering their customers a guarantee against the weather. This means a customer can have confidence that they will have a great time in the sun, otherwise they'll get money back!

We recognize that we're living in a world with more climate disruption than ever before. We also believe that it is one of unprecedented opportunity for solutions.

With rich data from satellites and other developing technologies, we have the right information, engineering and technology to help us relate to our environment with a new kind of awareness and understanding.

Sensible is a team built on trust, feedback, and communication. We recognize that diversity of background, skills, and experiences makes stronger teams, and we are therefore an equal opportunity employer.

As an Experience Designer at Sensible Weather you will be tapped into all verticals of the business - from product to partnerships, design systems to brand strategy. You will sit on the User Experience Team, and report to the Head of User Experience. 

What You'll be Working On

    • Core contributor in the evolution of the Sensible Weather design system and translation of our brand guidelines into a robust design system to use across product, marketing and more
    • Working with product and marketing teams to analyze the multiple channels our design system will be utilized and putting those findings into practice
    • Partnering with the Head of User Experience and Product Team to apply our design system across Sensible Weathers multiple products
    • Partnering with the Head of User Experience and Marketing Team to apply our design system across Sensible Weathers multiple marketing channels (email campaigns, social, marketing campaigns)
    • Creating a Databank of assets that can be easily accessed by the Sensible Weather Team at-large
    • Assisting in the evolution of the Sensible Weather Brand

You Might be a Fit If You're

    • Highly proficient in UI design, UX design knowledge
    • Experience in end to end design of digital products
    • Highly proficient in figma
    • You have experience working within brand guidelines, but also enjoy finding new and creative ways to apply them
    • You’re a self-motivated person with an eye for pixel-perfection and fine-tuned aesthetics
    • You enjoy the challenge of explaining complex ideas simply

Required Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience in an IC design role
    • Highly-organized with experience in design system creation and upkeep
    • Awareness of product design best practices and the ability to implement to create accessible, modular and user-centered designs, that can scale - specifically around UI design, with the awareness of UX
    • Ability to work with cross-functional teams, finding value in receiving constructive feedback and synthesizing insights
    • Experience working in an agile work environment

Nice to Have

    • Visual design background
    • Brand design background
    • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative user research methods and the ability to contribute to those initiatives through wire-framing and prototyping


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