UX Designer

Prefer Senior-level, but open to Mid-level

Yankees, Angels, Eagles, Seahawks, Lollapalooza, Governors Ball, Bonnaroo…the biggest names in entertainment are our customers. We power the tech behind every t-shirt, hotdog and drink sold at these venues, and at a global list of other clients that you just wouldn’t believe. Didn’t think Point of Sale could be sexy? Think again.

We’re looking for UX designers who are ready to help establish the UX practice at Appetize and transform complex tasks into intuitive products. You should be able to operate without much direction, but be excited to work closely with a team. We want designers who are opinionated about usability principles and design practices, yet humble enough to listen and take input well. We’re looking for curious and empathetic UX designers who think deeply about design at a strategic level and are passionate about their craft.

Responsibilities:
  • Analyze analytics and conduct competitive analyses, interviews, etc. to understand user behaviors and needs
  • Balance user and business needs to define problems, opportunities, and scalable solutions
  • Visually communicate through detailed personas, mental models, wireframes, user flows, sitemaps, and prototypes
  • Be a thought-leader to constantly improve how we work
We'd like to see:
  • Serious passion for human-centered design
  • In-depth UX knowledge that goes far beyond UI
  • Both a conceptual thinker and a detailed designer
  • Experience and examples of creating websites and mobile applications, kiosk is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in HCI, Psychology, Computer Science, Design, Library Science, or related field; or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience as a UX designer, interaction designer, information architect, product designer, researcher, or similar
  • Examples of highly detailed wireframes and ability to design in low to high fidelity
  • Examples of high-level product strategy
  • Examples of both quantitative and qualitative based decision making
  • Examples of information architecture work
  • Knowledge of UI animation principles
  • Familiarity with iOS UI Guidelines and Google Material Design
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, and excellent listening skills
  • Expert-level knowledge design software such as Sketch and InDesign, and your preferred prototyping software
Application requirements:
  • Resumé
  • Online PDF or URL of your portfolio
Note: Only applicants with online portfolios will be considered.