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offices around the world

700+

Employees strong

51%

Senior Engineers

1400+

Projects Completed

30+

Programming Languages

100+

tech & non-tech trainings per year
Overview

Note: We offer flexible working models for all open positions. You can choose from three options: a combination of work from home and office, work only from home, or work from anywhere in the world.

A custom development company, MentorMate is a design and software powerhouse with mature and established practices in Enterprise Web & Mobile Development, Human-Centered Design, Cloud & DevOps. MentorMate Design team is looking to hire a Senior UX/UI Designer who will work in our team to design, implement and extend groundbreaking mobile, web, and custom software experiences for a wide range of clients.

In this role, you will participate in the creation of enterprise-class mobile and web applications using proven design processes, and best practices. This position requires an experienced, hands-on designer that will participate in the end-to-end software development process, from early design strategy, to discovery workshops and feature definition, to pixel-perfect execution of visual designs. In this role, you will participate in creating modern and intuitive software solutions that follow best-practice while also pushing the boundaries of what is possible as technology evolves.

As a top engineering employer, run by engineers, MentorMate provides challenging careers in a friendly, people-oriented environment. We value our employees and share our success through competitive pay and benefits, advancement opportunities, and flexible working models.

Job Description

If you are a curious and enthusiastic individual, excellent at empathy for the user, have a deep understanding of user-centered design (UCD), and strong analytical abilities, we want to hear from you! You will work to create innovative, user-centered solutions for a wide range of platforms including responsive web, web applications, native applications, and more. The ideal candidate has 5+ years of working within a software development team and has the ability to work both independently and collaboratively to produce simple and elegant solutions to complex problems, and has experience with:

  • Participating in the design discovery process, including the facilitation of immersion workshops, user research, competitive analysis, heuristic evaluations and other parts of the design process that involve research, experimentation, and synthesis
  • Make complicated ideas easy to understand
  • Be an advocate for the users you design for
  • Challenge ideas/problems and validate solutions using data and insights from end-users and stakeholders
  • Follow the established practices and processes of the design team while also identifying and recommending areas for improvement
  • Work on an international team of 15+ UX/UI designers located in Bulgaria (Sofia) and the United States (Minneapolis, MN)
Required skills
  • 5+ years of experience working as a UX/UI designer within a digital product development environment
  • Expertise in design facilitation, with a solid understanding of research techniques and best practice
  • Strong knowledge and experience of building Information architecture, User flow diagrams, Personas, Lo-Fi/Hi-Fi wireframes, and interactive prototypes
  • A portfolio that demonstrates excellent analytical thinking and UX process
  • Demonstrated awareness and a high level of interest in the latest trends in the field
  • Proficiency within Figma, Whimsical, Mural and other relevant design tools
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills
  • Responsible and team-oriented person
A significant advantage would be
  • Experience with the Design Thinking methodology
  • Knowledge of guidelines and documentation for native iOS and Android applications
  • Experience designing for Enterprise users
  • An in-depth understanding of WCAG 2.1 guidelines and accessibility compliance
  • Experience with usability testing and validation
We offer

Career Development

  • Professional growth in a global company
  • Variety of meaningful projects
  • Latest technologies to choose from
  • Work side-by-side with top engineers
  • Challenging problems to solve
  • A career path with regular salary increases
  • Individual learning budget
  • Internal technical and soft skills trainings
  • Leadership program
  • Business English classes
  • Knowledge sharing

Work & Life Balance

  • Flexibility to work from home, office, or anywhere else
  • Opportunity to work from one of our five offices in Bulgaria
  • Additional paid time off for loyal employees
  • Regular team buildings and initiatives
  • Employee Referral program with bonuses
  • Gamification program
  • Modern offices with implemented health measures and chill out zones
  • Internal communities of interest such as sports, hiking, etc.
  • Charity and volunteer activities
  • Diverse working environment
  • MentorBike to use

Flexible Benefits

  • Additional health and dental insurance
  • Investment plan
  • Additional voluntary pension insurance
  • Different types of insurances to choose from
  • Covered transport expenses
  • Multisport card
Career Path
6
Creative Director
5
Experience Design Lead
Experience Design SME
4
Senior Experience Designer
3
Experience Designer
2
Junior Experience Designer
1
Design Intern
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