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Junior UI/UX Designer

Avōq
Full-time
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Hybrid
Washington
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US 🇺🇸
February 5, 2024

Use your creativity and design talents to create standout UI/UX experiences, from inception through launch. As a junior UI/UX designer, you’ll turn imagination into impact for a diverse range of national clients. This role supports senior UI/UX leaders and other teams across the company to create human-centered experiences that convince and convert.

Avoq is an advocacy firm driven by data insights and creative advocacy. This position on our Creative & Production Team offers room to continually learn and grow. If you’re ready to bring your passion for experience design and big ideas, we can’t wait to talk to you.

What you’ll do:

  • Translate creative strategy into persuasive digital solutions, from landing pages and websites to marketing campaigns and experiences
  • Take a holistic view of UI/UX by considering how all the elements of the interface and interaction come together to hit the sweet spot between user needs and client goals
  • Collaborate with and support UI/UX leads, creative directors, designers, copywriters, UX strategists, content strategists and technologists to concept and design effective solutions that drive measurable results
  • Participate in/review stakeholder and user research to underpin your design decisions with strategic insights
  • Visualize and architect ideas for customer journey maps, wireframes, user flow diagrams, prototypes and other interactive designs–while championing consistency, flexibility and user experience best practices
  • Present your work with clarity and confidence, in layperson terms for internal teams and clients with varying levels of digital experience
  • Create, maintain, expand and scale design systems
  • Discuss and document functional requirements for technology team so they understand how to effectively bring the experience to life
  • Stay up-to-date with technologies/industry trends, apply them to your day-to-day activities and be an advocate for digital best practices
  • Assist with various design deliverables, not limited to digital, but also including marketing collateral, ad resizing, data visualization, etc.

Your experience:

  • 1-3 years of experience designing responsive interfaces for websites, landing pages and design systems
  • Proven experience with prototyping and communicating concepts using Figma and Adobe Creative Cloud products
  • Familiarity with information architecture and user experience design process and deliverables. These include but aren’t limited to user research, information architecture, wireframing, design, prototyping and quality assurance.
  • Ability to follow, understand and refine digital design and development processes
  • Understanding of product design, user experience, information hierarchy, user flows, composition, layout, color and typography
  • Familiarity with web and mobile technologies and content management systems such as WordPress and Drupal
  • Familiarity with WCAG, 508 and ADA accessibility standards
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

Benefits

Avōq prides itself on the kind of innovation that is only achieved through inclusive collaboration and equal opportunity.  Maintaining a diverse staff of first-class talent (including those from BIPOC, LGBTQ communities, and others from historically underrepresented groups), and conferring a sense of value and belonging on each team member is central to our mission as expert communicators and advocates.

We offer a uniquely rich benefits package to support our team’s quality of life outside of work that includes:

·    100% Company-paid Medical, Dental and Vision insurance

·    Paid parental leave

·    401(k) contributions

·    Flexible, hybrid work arrangements

·    12 paid company holidays per year, up to 39 days individual paid time off

·    Winter break: Offices close the last week of the year

Avōq also provides necessary assistance or modifications to the application process for prospective candidates. If you need support, please reach out to Talent@teamavoq.com and include your full name and the accommodation needed to assist you with the application process. Decisions to grant reasonable accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis.

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