We are seeking a passionate, creative, and thoughtful web / ux designer to join our Creative Team. We are changing the way people discover ecommerce products and we want someone who can’t wait to play a huge role in defining and designing these new experiences.
The ideal candidate is fluent in current UX best practices and knows how to push the boundaries and create fresh designs. You notice every tiny detail without losing the big picture and are constantly critiquing and analyzing every web experience. You are skilled with breaking apart problems into manageable parts and tackling each component with fervor and confidence. You are well-versed in our industry and product and know exactly how you’d like to make it better. Your design chops must be outstanding and you must care about every button gradient and every pixel of padding.
We work as a tight cross-disciplinary team so you need to feel comfortable working closely with Engineering, Marketing, and all Product team members.
Create the right documentation for the task at hand, ranging from a sketch on a piece of paper or a whiteboard brainstorming session
Design for ecommerce and subscription experiences from start to finish including sign-up flows, browseable shop pages, and immersive content environments
Be able to juggle high level redesigns and low level daily needs and easily pivot between the two
Help establish and reinforce consistent design patterns across platforms
Work closely with our creative director and product team to define the best way to approach a problem
Know how to ask the right questions and how to come up with answers
4+ years designing across multiple platforms
A portfolio that includes self-started personal projects for which you had total creative control. Something where you were able to realize your vision, whether it’s an app, website or blog
A genuine understanding of the ecommerce space
Ability to understand and design for a variety of different kinds of users
Familiarity with progressive enhancement, responsive layouts, and building proper grid systems
Experience building for mobile: understanding platform limitations, optimizing for webkit mobile, performance tuning
Functional understanding of the technology that makes what we do possible
Passion and ideas about the future of Birchbox
Base+Bonus+Benefits+Free Products+Great Snacks+FUN!