UI/UX Designer

Gravity Jack | Spokane, WA, United States

Posted Date 4/21/2022
Description

The Gravity Jack team is looking for a talented and technical UI/UX design person to work alongside our custom software design and development team to help meet the needs of our invaluable commercial and government clients. As design lead, your primary focus will be designing for mobile and desktop experiences. Additionally, you will be working on products targeted at unannounced platforms including head-mounted displays (HMDs) for augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) applications.

You will be responsible for the direction and creation of visual elements for both client facing projects as well as internal initiatives. Candidates for this position will work in an open and collaborative environment with a talented team of developers and marketers. You will have UI design and UX responsibilities including interactive user interfaces for mobile, web, and HMD systems using common tools such as Illustrator, Photoshop, XD (or equivalent) and other computer graphics tools to help merge the virtual with the real world.

This position will be full-time, in our Spokane, WA headquarters, located downtown at the historic Holley Mason building.

Your Duties

  • Interact with the software development teams to guarantee appropriate look and feel is attained in the end product

  • Have an up-to-date understanding and expertise of responsive design best practices, developments, and trends in UX and UI design

  • Create wireframes, interactive prototypes, etc., to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas

  • Establish brand identity, promote design guidelines, best practices, standards, and processes

  • Discuss projects with clients to understand the business objectives, brand guidelines, user needs, and define UX goals

  • Collaborate with the production team to assist in developing user stories for all acceptance criteria and work towards accounting for each user story in the final delivery

  • Create beautiful, intuitive user interfaces by leading the complete design process from conception to launch

  • Collaborate closely with clients and team members to create solutions that are within budget and solve a precise problem for the intended audience

  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks

  • Collaborate with product management and engineering to define and implement creative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience

  • Present and defend user stories, wireframes, designs and other deliverables both internally and directly to clients

  • Prepare assets for development and review application builds to ensure designs were implemented as planned and meet usability requirements

  • Collaborate with marketing, sales and design team members on various internal design needs (promotional materials, social media, slide decks, mockups for prospective projects, etc)

  • Design and assist conducting user testing around current project requirements as well as new UX for AR and VR

About You

  • Four-year college degree in graphic design, human computer interaction (HCI or a related field) or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Four years of agency experience or equivalent work history

  • Experienced and highly proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Illustrator, XD, InDesign and Photoshop

  • Experience fully developing wireframes, interactive prototypes, and application flow charts for mobile and web applications based on a list of requirements and other guidelines

  • Working familiarity and demonstrable experience with Apple’s HIG and Google’s UI guidelines

  • Passionate about learning, improving and receiving/giving constructive feedback

  • Be driven, organized and have a team-oriented approach, with a willingness to receive feedback and iterate on designs

Bonus Points

  • Experience in a technical environment

  • Knowledge in AR and VR fields

  • Expertise in prototyping with Adobe XD or similar prototyping tool

 

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