As a UI designer on a multi-disciplinary product team, you’ll work alongside developers, project managers, strategists, and writers to plan and build custom digital experiences. Your job is to design interfaces that are engaging, human, and simple.

To be successful in this role, you must:

  • Be passionate about digital and UI design
  • Take your work more seriously than yourself
  • Have a solid understanding of current and emerging web standards (don’t worry, no coding necessary)
  • Be comfortable presenting and explaining the design process
  • Understand that feedback is part of every project
  • Communicate ideas clearly to internal and external partners
  • Enjoy coming to work every day
  • Be scrappy, resourceful, and take initiative
  • Be a productive and complimentary member of a multi-disciplinary team that explores solutions from a variety of perspectives

The person chosen for this position will:

RESEARCH-20%

  • Perform competitive and qualitative research across industries and audiences to help inform your design thinking and decisions
  • Clearly communicate your research findings, both informally and formally
  • Leverage Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, and other quantitative data sources to compliment qualitative research

CREATE-50%

  • Translate UX strategy and thinking into polished interfaces that are clean, focused, and on-brand
  • Design within, contribute to, and create UI systems from existing standards, guidelines, best practices, and other available assets
  • Work alongside other team members to design seamless experiences from copy to code, articulating decisions and thinking to both internal and external partners

BUILD-30%

  • Export and optimize approved designs into ready-to-use production artwork
  • Source, curate, and style images and other assets for use
  • Work alongside developers and writers to finesse the design during its implementation and QA

Experience/Education Requirements

  • At least 5-7 years of combined applicable education and experience
  • Degree in art, graphic design, industrial design or other relevant life experience
  • Portfolio of demonstrated UI design experience
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite with advanced prototyping skills in XD
  • Experience designing with and for content management systems, especially WordPress, is preferred but not required

Why Firefli?

Firefli is a digital agency built on a relationship-focused culture and a proven track record and was recognized as one of the “2021 Best Places to Work in Virginia” by Virginia Business Magazine and Best Companies Group, ranking in the top 20 for small employers. Firefli was also recently honored by the W3 Awards for our work in activism, tourism, and transportation.

Perks & Benefits

We believe that it is our responsibility as a company to take care of each other. We work hard, play harder, and the results are undeniable. Our benefits are a thank you to the amazing individuals who make Firefli everything it is.

  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Health Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Continuing Education