UX/UI Designer

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. The MentorMate Experience Design team is looking to hire a 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 using proven design patterns, processes, and best practices. 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 background in all fields of digital product design including web, desktop, and mobile apps. The ideal candidate also demonstrates a strong desire to learn and advance their career within the experience design team at MentorMate.

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 with excellent skills in creating a visual language with iconography, typography, and a color palette, 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 2+ 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 participatory workshops, user research, competitive analysis, heuristic evaluations and other parts of the design process involving research and experimentation
  • Designing components with visual and interactions that are clean and consistent
  • Being an advocate for the users you design for
  • Translating sketches, low and high fidelity wireframes into complete visual compositions, mockups, and clickable prototypes
  • Delivering visual assets to developers that are ready to be plugged into production code
  • Working on an international team of 14 experienced designers located in Bulgaria (Sofia) and the United States (Minneapolis, MN)
Required skills
  • 2+ years of experience working as a UX/UI designer within a digital product development environment
  • Possess clean, elegant and innovative design sense
  • Understanding of design systems and accessibility standards
  • Basic knowledge of user-centered design principles and best practices
  • A portfolio that demonstrates excellent visual and typographic design skill
  • Proficiency in working with Adobe CC suits, Figma, or Sketch
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and documentation skills
  • Responsible and team-oriented person
A significant advantage would be
  • Ability to create clickable prototypes
  • Knowledge of guidelines and documentation for native iOS and Android applications
  • Experience designing for Enterprise users
  • Motion design
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Available for the following work models:
Hybrid
Remote
We offer

Career Development

  • Professional growth in a global company
  • Meaningful enterprise 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

Work & Life Balance

  • Remote or hybrid working model
  • Five offices in Bulgaria to work from
  • Additional paid time off for loyal employees
  • Regular team gatherings
  • Employee Referral program
  • Gamification incentive program
  • State-of-the-art offices
  • Internal communities of interest
  • Charity and volunteer activities
  • Diverse working environment
  • Metro Station next to the office (Sofia)
  • MentorBikes to use

Flexible Benefits

  • Additional health and dental insurance
  • Investment savings account plan
  • Additional voluntary pension insurance
  • Different types of insurances to choose from
  • Covered transport expenses
  • Parking (Sofia)
  • Multisport card

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
5
Manager / Principal Level

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