UX/UI Web Designer

Monday January 28, 2013

6 Wallis Court
Lexington, MA 02421


Daily Grommet is an innovative, social media-charged company looking for fresh talent to join our fast-paced direct-to-consumer business based in Lexington, MA. Every day at noon ET we launch an undiscovered product and broadcast its story across the web. Our community has proven to be a great predictor of which products succeed, and many early Grommets have gone on to become household names. Our work levels the playing field for companies of all sizes, helping the best products win. We build trust between creators and consumers by telling the true story of products, and give people a platform to make purchases that reflect their values and interests.

Our team is composed of creative and driven individuals with unique vision who are building a disruptive product launch platform with no direct competitors.  We have blue chip investors, including Rakuten, and are in high-growth mode.

We’re seeking high-energy players who are eager to contribute to the growth of our company and to share in its success. These are high-potential positions on Daily Grommet’s team with exposure and opportunity to reach into all areas of this exciting company. Our team is growing, and these hires will have the opportunity to make a deep and immediate impact on our business.

Please submit cover letters & resumes to careers@dailygrommet.com. Tell us the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line and describe why you’re a good fit for this position in your cover letter.

UX/UI Web Designer

Reports to Product Manager

As UX/UI Web Designer, you will collaborate with cross-function teams from concept to launch to create intuitive, engaging and brand-consistent design solutions. You will be required to utilize your full range of design, communication and problem solving skills to create a variety of assets for our website, newsletters, email marketing and promotional materials, presentations and more.


General Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple projects from concept through execution
  • Work collaboratively with marketing, merchandisers and developers on ongoing design solutions
  • Articulate and design concept interactions across platforms: web, phone, tablet and email
  • Work with the product team to develop and lead user research and testing

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • An online portfolio that displays an elevated sense of layout, form, color, and strong typography, iconography, illustration and web design skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to empathize with a variety of different types of users
  • Ability to document user experience and interactivity through wireframes, flowcharts, screenshots, design specifications and demos
  • Ability to rapidly prototype and iterate designs
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload to meet project milestones and deadlines

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent within a creative-related field

  • 3-5 years of professional web design experience

  • Experience with responsive design a plus
  • Experience with e-commerce, Magento and retail centric design a plus
  • Experience in Product photography a plus

 

 

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