UX Designer

SmartBug Media

UX Designer SmartBug Media, a leading digital and content marketing agency, is seeking a remote UX Designer to lead research, strategy and wire design for a large web redesign. The position will have the opportunity to become full-time after an initial trial period.

The UX Designer will report to the Creative Director and work closely with project managers and developers. This is a client-facing role that includes leading research in the form of client and customer interviews, persona development, buyer’s journey creation and usability testing.

We’re looking for a passionate, detail-oriented individual who will work as a team player and deliver high-quality work. We’re building a different kind of agency—one that lets you produce great work without a sweatshop grind. SmartBug Media believes people can deliver great results, work with co-workers you respect, and still embrace the things that matter in life.

…And we do it all remotely.

Responsibilities

  • Lead research and strategy of a large web redesign
  • Attend client and internal meetings
  • Work collaboratively with the CD and project manager
  • Conduct client and customer interviews
  • Create personas and buyer’s journey
  • Perform content audit with subsequent sitemap recommendation
  • Deliver clear design strategy
  • Design clean, strong wireframes or prototypes
  • Validate designs through usability testing

Requirements

  • 2-4 years of UX design experience
  • Ability to simplify and distill complex ideas into intuitive experiences
  • Ability to present cohesive design approaches to internal and external teams
  • Ability to prioritize and manage workload to adhere to project timelines
  • Strong design chops with the portfolio to prove it
  • Proficient in Axure, Sketch, InVision, Adobe Suite or comparable tools
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in design, human-centered interaction, related field or relevant work experience

Key Attributes

  • Excellent teamwork skills and the ability to deliver high-quality work, on deadline
  • Not afraid to speak up and contribute to make a project better
  • Values, ethics and integrity
  • Exacting attention to detail
  • Fun to work with

About SmartBug Media

SmartBug Media is a fast-growing and nationally recognized inbound marketing agency. We’ve built our name and client base by delivering game-changing marketing campaigns that increase traffic, leads, customers, and brand value. That’s why we are recommended by some of the biggest names in inbound marketing and maintain a client roster that’s growing by the day.

We are a 25-person virtual company that believes you shouldn’t have to compromise work/life balance in order to deliver great work, and we believe that you can do this from anywhere.