Countr (www.countr.com), a fully funded startup, is looking for a Lead UX/UI Designer who is up for the challenge of tackling some big problems, shaking up both the payments and retailing industry and most importantly building something of value. The outcome (if we succeed) is creating a product that could revolutionize how we transact (and be quite profitable too).
Our ideal misfit must possess superior UI/UX skills and be able to translate high level concepts into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into clean, intuitive, and functional user interfaces.
We will be presenting a lot of data (in a fun way) to our users and retailers, so someone with info-graphic/gaming experience would be a plus.
This enthusiastic, creative individual will help build and bring to life the front-end design; getting it through MVP stage, in the 1st half of 2014 and grow with the team for the long term. Past MVP we look to build out our mobile and tablet versions of our product as well.
Top 3 Reasons to Work With Us
1. Individuality and taking risks is highly encouraged.
2. Opportunity to make your own mark in the interactive space and own the creative direction of the brand.
3. Work with a bunch of highly motivated, passionate lunatics looking to shake up the system.
Work along side the company’s C-level and Engineering team to define, solve, and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience.
Look at the big picture and conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design challenges.
Execute all visual design stages and deliver intuitive user centric UI/UX designs from concept through launch.
Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders on a fast-paced startup schedule.
Define and develop style guides, standards and design practices.
Passionate and hungry to learn
3+ years of UI/UX design experience
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
User interface Modeling Tools: Axure, Omnigraffle a plus
Design Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
Excellent communication skills and ability to present to all levels within an organization
Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
Up-to-date with the latest UI/UX trends, techniques, and technologies
Must have an Associates or BA degree in web and/or interactive design
• Full-health coverage
• Commuter benefits
• More benefits to come as the company grows