UX Designer

Kingston, NY Design & Development

13 May 2020

Kingston, NY

Design & Development

Arts and Design

Full Time

1

3 years

Moonfarmer is looking for a full time User Experience and User Interface Designer to join the team. If you love collaborating, innovating, and learning, then we want to hear from you. The ideal candidate has a solid background in both user experience and visual design, as well as a working knowledge of implementation.

Send us a link to your portfolio with examples of apps and/or websites you have designed with your process outlined. We like to see sketches and wireframes that go to the finished product! Please also include a cover letter and resume. We look forward to meeting you.


Responsibilities

  • To conduct group UX research and testing exercises with key stakeholders and document outcomes such as business requirements, personas and user stories
  • To write and maintain behavioral specifications
  • To create UX wireframes and flowcharts of all shapes and sizes
  • To create best-in-class interface designs and style guides for websites and applications
  • To produce custom artwork and graphical assets for front-end interfaces and content
  • To engineer and maintain Design Systems and Pattern Libraries
  • To create interactive UX/UI prototypes
  • To articulate requirements and provide meaningful feedback to other design team members as well as front-end developers
  • To remain abreast of competitor products and industry trends

Skill Requirements

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to receive and give critique gracefully and effectively
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively
  • Concern for accessible design and familiarity with web accessibility guidelines and standards
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and to prioritize tasks
  • Eagerness to learn new skills

Hard Skills:

  • Fundamental understanding of BDD
  • Strong background in typography and layout for web
  • Competency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Advanced use of Sketch (Symbols & Shared Libraries for Design Systems)
  • Fundamental understanding of Atomic Design and Design Systems
  • Image & Video handling/optimization
  • Icon/graphics design and composition
  • Solid fundamentals in HTML/CSS
  • UI animation design (eg. Principle, After Effects, CSS3)
  • Solid fundamentals in JavaScript
  • Advanced understanding of all industry standard browsers/devices
  • Advanced understanding of WCAG/Accessibility
  • Comfort using git and the command line terminal

Desired Experience

  • At least 3 years UX Design experience
  • At least 1 year experience working on a dedicated team with other designers
  • At least 1 year experience working in an Agile Development environment