UX Designer

Location: San Diego, CA
Date Posted: 09-18-2018
Located in the heart of downtown San Diego, our clienr is changing the game for businesses in how they build, manage, and deploy a mobile app solution. Let’s face it, smartphones are not going anywhere, more and more companies are turning to them to solve challenges with their internal employee communication strategy or a strategy to gain and build loyalty with customers. Our app development platform powers over 10,000 mobile apps with millions of users using our apps every day.
  • G2 Crowd - Top B2B Tech in San Diego 2018
  • TEDx - Most innovative companies in San Diego 2017
  • An office with a view - sitting on the 28th floor overlooking all of San Diego
     
Skills Needed
 
Past Performance That Make Them Right For This Job.
  • Worked in a custom dev agency. Can understand the true nature of a new clients needs
  • Has developed mobile friendly web apps
  • Is capable of creating new designs that are uptodate and trendy
  • Is skilled with Sketch and Zeplin
  • Is comfortable with  in HTML CSS and JS
  • Has a history of communicating with clients directly
  • Entrepreneur at heart
 

Goals And Responsibilities

  • Hold kickoff meetings with clients to understand their needs and goals
  • Supervise a group of junior designers to design mobile web apps
  • Help the project manager to ensure projects are finished in time with high quality
  • Hold handoff meetings with customers as well as training
  • Create new templates each year for trending designs
  • Help Core team develop new features to keep designs fresh and trendy
 

Essential Activities

  • 20% Kick off meetings with new clients
  • 30% Managing junior designers
  • 30% Setting new design trends
  • 20% Client handoff meetings and training


 

People Managed

  • Supervise 2-3 junior designers alongside the project manager to make sure they are following the design structure/pattern suggested in a timely fashion.
  • Managing customer expectations and scope creep.
 

Primary People Contacts

  • Reports to the CTO yet is supervised by the Project Manager.
  • Speaks to clients directly.
  • Supervises Junior Designers
 

Toughest Parts Of The Job

  • Managing customer expectations while ensuring a continuous flow of projects
  • Making sure designs stay trendy and not go stale
 

Review Process

After the sales team close a client, you will hold a kickoff meeting to understand the clients branding and mobile app goals. Once this is complete, you will come up with a design strategy to implement using tools. After getting sign off from the client, you or another junior designer will then begin implementing. Upon completion, a handoff meeting is made with the client to give them the reigns of their app as well as a brief training session on how to use the application.
 
Compensation Range & Benefits:
  • Negotiable
  • Gym
  • Downtown highrise 28th floor
  • $100 monthly parking
 

 

 
 
 
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