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Mid-level UX Designer

POP ART INC Portland, OR
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

Pop Art is seeking a mid-level UX designer to join our team.

We are looking for a strong UX/UI designer to expand our contribution to a technically challenging, long-term project and help to grow our own brand presence in the market.

We seek a designer who possesses strong interests and capabilities in the design and development of engaging user experiences for complex, enterprise-grade software applications.

The ideal candidate will possess a thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methodologies with proven results in product usability.

This role requires a lot of collaboration with the design team, the product team, and the development teams. Experience in the manufacturing and/or transportation industries is a plus.

Role Requirements

  • Create amazing, influential and impactful work

  • Create original, persuasive, visually compelling design work

  • Work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to develop and execute interactive design and visual design.

  • Consult and work on-site with clients, as part of a cross-functional agile team, to understand and interpret unique business needs as they apply to user experience and interface design.

  • Document requirements during sprint planning meetings and produce annotated wireframes for client approval.

  • Participate in daily stand-ups, demos, and retrospectives.

  • Maintain awareness of new and emerging technologies and their potential application to application/product development and client engagements

  • Conduct competitive analysis for product design, documenting competitive functions and features

  • Rapidly develop working prototypes to communicate with key stakeholders

  • Work collaboratively with project managers to ensure on-time, on-budget, quality deliverables

Minimum Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years in a UX design role for software and web applications

  • A portfolio of work relevant to Pop Art’s existing and future direction as a leader in the manufacturing industry for both cross-platform mobile apps and SaaS. Can you show us your thought process from kick-off to thumbnails to final output in application design?

  • Experience developing digital experiences, with an understanding of UX best practices

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, and experience presenting creative vision and recommendations to clients. Can you tell us a story of winning over a hard-to-please-and-usability-challenged client?

  • Strong knowledge and/or personal use of Sketch App, Adobe Creative Suite, and prototyping tools such as Invision or Principle

  • Strong conceptualization ability, visual communication ability.

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field

  • Ability to collaborate across disciplines, and advanced skills in proactively identifying issues and solutions

Additional (Preferred) Skills and Experience

  • SaaS product experience

  • Demonstrated expertise in user experience design and prototyping for software applications

  • An excellent sense of copy within design, copywriting skills, type and design. Can you show us a style guide you created that became the client’s bible?

  • Experience with HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript; can you inspect and modify properties live in a browser using the inspector?

Why Pop Art?

We admire companies that live by a set of values, that know their north star. Our seven values guide us every day:

  1. RESULTS: “Begin with the end in mind; pursue the mission/goal/objective with determination, clarity and focus”

  2. SELF-DISCIPLINE: “Commit thoughtfully and follow-through tenaciously”

  3. TRUTH: “Face facts, speak plainly, and embrace conflict”

  4. AUTONOMY: “Seek and earn more responsibility”

  5. RESPECT: “Treat others as they want to be treated”

  6. TEAM: “Make others around you better and let them make you better”

  7. GROWTH: “Strive to be more than you are today”

Some other reasons to consider joining our team:

  • In 2019 (and six times previously) Pop Art was named one of the 100 Best Companies to work for in Oregon by Oregon Business Magazine

  • Our CEO believes that our most important asset is the energy and enthusiasm of our team

  • We like collaborative problem-solving. Our team is cohesive and low-ego. We regularly have team celebrations and company events. Not to mention it’s a company where management remembers your birthday. And there’s beer on tap.

  • Creative office environment located at the heart of the burgeoning Burnside Bridgehead

  • Abundant, effectively limitless opportunities for skill development and professional growth

  • Pop Art is committed to maintaining a positive work environment full of great people who live the core values

In addition to competitive compensation, company benefits include:

  • Medical (including an HSA option), Dental and Flexible Spending Account

  • Company-paid ongoing training and personal development opportunities

  • Paid holidays (10)

  • Paid time off (3 weeks to start)

  • 401(k) match

We are an equal opportunity employer.

A background check is required for this position.


Why Work Here?

Amazing team, endless opportunity for professional growth, bright future


310 SW 4th Ave. STE 610 Portland, OR 97204
Portland, OR

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