Senior UX / UI Designer – Contractor

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, and Advanced Data Мanagement & Analytics.

For our Design team, we are currently looking for a Senior UX / UI Designer with React who will participate in the creation of enterprise-class applications on the latest technology platforms using proven design patterns. Our software solutions tackle specific tech challenges across several industries. While our roots are in education, nearly half of our current projects are focused on healthcare and the large amounts of secure data that come with it. We also innovate in finance, real estate, commerce, IoT, and others.

As a top engineering company, run by engineers, MentorMate provides challenging opportunities in a friendly, people-oriented environment. We value our people and share our success through competitive pay and advancement opportunities. Additionally, we offer free accounting services to all of the contractors in Bulgaria.

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
Let’s work together
Available for the following work models:
Contractor
Remote
We offer

What We Offer

  • Freedom to work remotely from anywhere in the world
  • Opportunity to join a community of 700+ developers worldwide
  • Free accounting services and consultations to all of the contractors in Bulgaria
  • Clear and fair negotiation on your payment terms
  • No third-party intermediaries. Open communication with our teams
  • Inspiring opportunities to work on various enterprise projects that set standards

Career Path

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Intern Level
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Junior Level
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Regular Level
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Senior Level
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Lead / Architect Level
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Manager / Principal Level

Let’s Work Together