About the Role
You’ll be the first UX/UI hire at NotPublic, playing a critical role in shaping our design principles and the resulting products.
You will lead interaction and visual design. You will architect and understand the user personas and journeys, help conduct user tests, and define and present solutions from your conclusions.
You will lead brainstorming sessions, design wireframes, test features through rapid prototyping and work with engineering to define and support effective sprints and the resulting QA work.
Our founders are technical. You will be working side-by-side with most of them on day 1!
This position is ideal for a creative self-starter with strong mobile design experience.
You have a love for all things beautifully designed and a passion for creating simple interfaces.
You want to leverage technology to amplify a good idea into something amazing that can benefit millions.
You are highly autonomous, detail-oriented, and comfortable working on global cross-functional teams in a fast-paced Agile environment.
You have your own point of view, but you take feedback and ideas from others, and listen to data from users and testing to create solutions.
You have a "rising tides" approach to success where the enjoyment and fullfillment comes from "doing it together".
Your Ideal Background
Expertise in mobile app design and principles.
Experience in human-centered design methods and techniques.
Excellence in distilling complex ideas into simple concepts, defending the work and being the expert in the room.
Experience with customer research and experimentation in user testing
Understanding of business metrics and ability to translate company goals and objectives into mobile digital experiences
Attention to detail and mastery of information design.
Proficient knowledge and understanding of accessibility standards, Interaction and Visual Design trends and best practices.
User interface challenges and solving for user experience deficits
Collaborating and solving problems with others, keeping solutions as simple as possible
Ambiguity and engaging with customer research and data to educate decisions
Working both independently and in a team
Learning new skills and keeping up to date with developments in technology
A creative hobby that you are more than happy to share with us.
You are an expert
Figma and comfortable with other design tools such as Principle, Sketch, Adobe XD, Abstract, Miro, Anima, Canva, and lottie.
Prototyping, testing and iterating on new and existing designs
Communication tools (Slack, Trello, Notion, etc)
Communicating your ideas to developers and the product team
In a design system methodology or methodologies.
Big Bonus Points If You Have...
Experience working with startups
Experience with Xcode (Specifically - UIKit, AVFoundation, coreHaptics using AHAP, various UI Pods such as Snapkit).
Experience building Icon Style Guides
Experience with Creative Writing.
Required Reading and activities on your first day:
About the Company
We’re a fast-growing mobile app company that is revolutionizing private communications. We’re on a mission to amplify privacy as a fundamental human right.
You’ll be joining a rapidly growing, highly curious, and extremely invested team that is laser focused on building and growing our privacy-first app to improve the lives of people everywhere. The founding team is made up of engineers and entrepreneurs who have collectively started 7 companies employing over 500 people and having raised over $70MM in venture funding.