Senior UX/UI Designer

The MentorMate Experience Design team is looking to hire a Senior UX/UI Designer who will work in a team of uniquely intelligent technologists to design, implement and extend groundbreaking mobile, web and custom software experiences for a wide range of clients.

You will participate in the creation of enterprise-class mobile and web applications for companies of all sizes and industries. This position requires a hands-on designer that will fully participate in the software development process, from early 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 design patterns and techniques evolve.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong background across all fields of digital product design including web, mobile, wearables and other emerging technologies. You will have an expert understanding of user-centered design thinking techniques, including user research, user personas, journey maps, user flows, etc. The ideal candidate also demonstrates a strong desire to learn and advance his or her career within the Experience Design team at MentorMate.

As a fast-growing company, MentorMate provides challenging careers in a friendly, team-oriented environment. We value our employees and share our success through competitive pay, recognition, advancement opportunities and a great working environment. MentorMate has been recognized as The Top ICT Employer in Bulgaria in the category ‘Software Development’ for 2016.

Job Description

If you are a curious and enthusiastic individual with excellent product design skills, we want to hear from you! The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of working within a software development team or agency and can also show the ability to work both independently and collaboratively to produce simple and elegant solutions to complex problems. The ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Experience designing native mobile apps
  • Experience designing responsive web apps
  • Experience working directly with clients
  • Experience working in the early stages of projects, including product discovery and requirements definition
    Experience defining project requirements and producing deliverables that include journey maps, user flows, wireframes, prototypes, user testing and additional UX documentation that helps to inform design decisions and meet business needs
  • Experience with participating and facilitating in the design discovery process, including participatory workshops, user research, competitive analysis, heuristic evaluations and other research and analysis
  • Proven ability to create low and high fidelity wireframes and visual designs
  • Proven ability to mentor and offer guidance to junior designers
  • Proven ability to present, persuade and discuss your work and the decisions that influenced your solution
  • Experience with scope management and an understanding of trade-offs within the design process

Required skills

  • 5+ years experience working as a UX/UI designer within a digital product development environment
  • Expert knowledge of user-centered design principles and best practices
  • An online portfolio that demonstrates excellent UX decision making and documentation, visual and typographic design skill
  • Ability to create both wireframes, visual designs and clickable prototypes
  • Expert knowledge of guidelines and documentation for native iOS and Android applications
  • Excellent proficiency with working in Sketch, InVision and Adobe CC suite
  • Familiarity with software design processes and production workflows
  • Familiarity and experience working within the Agile development process
  • An understanding of WCAG 2.0 guidelines
  • Ability to multitask and work on several projects at once
  • Ability to work autonomously and make proactive, educated decisions
  • Experience working directly with clients, product owners and end users
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills
  • Responsible and team-oriented person

Preferred skills

  • Experience with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Experience with motion and interaction design tools (i.e. Principle, Flow)
  • Experience with design strategy and design thinking techniques
  • 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
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

Flexible working locations in Bulgaria
Opportunity to relocate to one of our five offices within the country
Additional paid time off for loyal employees
Opportunity to work from home
Regular team buildings and office parties
Gamification program
Lounge and game zones
Charity and volunteer activities
Internal communities of interest such as board games, sports, etc.
Diverse working environment

Company benefits

Additional health and dental insurance
Covered transport expenses + MentorBike to use
Employee Referral program with bonuses
Discounts in shops & restaurants
Exclusive financial offers and consultations

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