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UI Designer

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Are you a UI designer who loves building elegant user experiences? Do you want to measure the effectiveness of your designs through data and testing? Are you looking to grow your skills and work on all stages of design + development? Then we want to talk to you! Cogo Labs is seeking a full-time designer to work on the branding, marketing, and design testing for our new and ongoing business ventures in our incubator.

What you would do:

As a member of our design team you’ll contribute to all aspects of design and UX strategy for a variety of projects and businesses. This includes wire framing, prototyping, branding, and site + email design. You should also be willing to jump into the front-end code and work with engineers to build + ship the products you design, and to collaborate with analysts to test and optimize our products.

What we’re looking for:

  • A solid design portfolio with an emphasis on UI and mobile design. Maybe you have a BFA in Graphic Design, maybe you’ve learned by doing the job. The important thing is that you have an extensive and varied portfolio to show us.
  • Experience working with design and wireframing tools: Our design teams work with Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch and Balsamiq most days, but we are always open to suggestions.
  • Experience with front-end code (HTML/CSS). Maybe you’ve even dabbled in Javascript & React or fought the good fight against email code, but willingness—and ability—to learn is more important than high-level skills. You will be helping us build + ship in addition to designing.
  • Strong user experience fundamentals. For you, design is as much about guiding a user to what they need as it is about crafting striking visuals.
  • Willingness to step outside of your comfort zone on a regular basis.
  • Ideally you have a few years of professional design experience, however recent graduates with strong portfolios are also encouraged to apply. We need a self-starter who can take a bit of directional input and then take off.

Extra points if you have…

  • Built out the front end within a web application framework (Ruby on Rails, Django).
  • Experience with email marketing and development.
  • Taken a stats class. Understanding phrases like “normal distribution” and “confidence interval” is a benefit.
  • Previous work with tech startups and the desire to build a business.

Job Perks

salary & equity & full benefits, 401k w/ match, cold brew on tap and all the Polar seltzers, T passes, catered lunches & frequent outings

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