Sr Experience Designer

Braintrust

Full Time
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Remote,
North America
Posted
January 5, 2023

ABOUT US:Braintrust is the only network that gives in-demand talent all the freedom of freelance with all the benefits, community and stability of a full-time role. As the first decentralized talent network, our revolutionary Web3 model ensures the community that relies on Braintrust to find work are the same people who own and build it through the blockchain token, BTRST. So unlike other marketplaces that take 20% to 50% of talent earnings, Braintrust allows talent to keep 100% of earnings and to vote on key changes to improve the network. Braintrust is working to change the way freelance works – for good.

  • JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position (no agencies/C2C - see notes below)
  • LOCATION: Remote - United States only (TimeZone: EST | Partial overlap)
  • HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $100 – $125/hr
  • ESTIMATED DURATION: 40h/week - Long term

THE OPPORTUNITY

US ONLY (no exception)

Preferred locations: Charlotte, San Francisco, Boston, NYC, LA, and Atlanta with hybrid work arrangements (in office 3 days a week)

What You’ll Be Working On

However, open to strong remote candidates.

A common purpose guides: to help make financial lives better by connecting clients and communities to the resources they need to succeed. Our Client’s Experience Design (XD) team creates world-class end-to-end digital experiences that are intuitive, innovative, engaging and inclusive.They are a multi-disciplinary design organization with expertise across product design, user experience, conversational/AI design, creative direction, ux research and user testing, design program management, production design, content strategy, copywriting, and design technology.The team is constantly defining, iterating, solving problems, and working together to find ways all their digital platforms can empower customers to reach their financial goals by designing and delivering next-level experiences that provide ease, convenience and safety while matching to individual needs and preferences.As a Senior Designer you will

  • Design, optimize and deliver useful and elegant best-in-class digital experiences working from a multidisciplinary, holistic perspective from concept to execution and implementation – applying a broad range of product design capabilities across user experience and visual design to craft complete product and experience solutions
  • Partner with a diverse set of project stakeholders and cross-functional teams – including product management and engineering. Build influence and partnerships with stakeholders outside of ongoing project work.
  • Collaborate with researchers, technologists, designers and delivery managers across the team
  • Develop and deliver advanced experience design deliverables across the discovery and delivery design workflow with limited oversight, including: information architectures, user flows, wireframes, high fidelity designs, compositions, design specifications, redlines and prototypes. Deliver exemplary solutions leveraging internal and external best practices and methods.
  • Design digital experiences across web, mobile web, and native apps (iOS and Android)
  • Support and leverage evaluative testing across the customer journey, from rapid user testing to usability studies.
  • Evaluate and benchmark existing product and service experiences.
  • Participate actively in design critique and be available as a mentor and resource to other designers
  • Work on multiple complex designs/projects, managing time and expectations with stakeholders across the organization and XD, staying knowledgeable on project and product details. Drive timely, quality delivery by managing multiple projects and actively providing status updates to XD and partner management.
  • Respect standards, reflect their design system patterns in work and champion best practices while also helping us set visions for innovative digital and technology experiences.
  • Use excellent visual, communication and storytelling skills. Demonstrate thought leadership by challenging the status-quo, present independently and navigate questions, conceive, pitch, execute creative ideas, patterns and standards.

You’re a Person Who Has (required Skills)

  • 5+ years of industry design experience operating as an end-to-end multidisciplinary product designer, with strong capabilities across a range of design disciplines with a portfolio of designs that you’re proud of
  • Extensive experience designing multi-channel consumer-facing apps, responsive web and websites including complex system, user, ecommerce and transactional experiences
  • Expert understanding of user-centered design principles and best practices and rapid ideation processes like Lean UX, Design Sprints, and Agile
  • A track record for working with cross-functional product development and design teams to ship customer-facing digital products
  • Ability to design with a design system and within brand guidelines
  • Experience defining and utilizing quantitative and qualitative data to inform and inspire design
  • Highly proficient with InVision and Sketch
  • Financial services experience a plus

And you are a person who:

  • Is a self-motivated problem solver with a strong work ethic, reliable issue resolution and time management skills with an intense focus on achieving results
  • Works well with others, builds and nurtures strong relationships and fosters a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Has a track record of maximizing impact, leading design work, being reflective and inspiring others to do their best work
  • Has a strong interest in, and aptitude for self-learning new design and technology skills
  • Demonstrates strong listening, with excellent communication, and presentation skills
  • Adapts quickly and positively to change

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ABOUT THE HIRING PROCESS:

Qualified candidates will be invited to do a screening interview with the Braintrust staff. We will answer your questions about the project, and our platform. If we determine it is the right fit for both parties, we'll invite you to join the platform and create a profile to apply directly for this project.C2C Candidates: This role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency. If you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around their consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and we’d welcome your application.Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status

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