UX Designer

El Segundo, CA • Engineering • Full Time • Mid Level

Wpromote Los Angeles

L.A. The City of Angels. La La Land.

All of these nicknames refer to our beloved Los Angeles, and while many cite the “near perfect weather” (what isn’t perfect about 70 degrees and sunny everyday?), we know that there are so many more reasons to love our hometown.

If you’re looking for a healthy lifestyle, take your pick of countless hikes and farmers markets. If you want a night out on the town, you’ll find interesting pop-ups and new restaurant openings everyday of the week. And from the best fish tacos to elegant fine dining, we can satisfy the hunger of every kind of foodie.

On a professional perspective, Los Angeles has so much more than entertainment. Silicon Beach and the revamped downtown are a few exciting areas for new companies, hosting a range of brands from scrappy startups to campuses for Facebook and Google.

In a city of 13 million people, no matter what your interest or preference, we have something for you. Come see what a few months of sun and a true work/life balance can do for you.

UX Designer

About Wpromote

Here at Wpromote, one of the nation’s leading digital marketing firms, we invite you to “Think Like A Challenger” and push our clients to take on the 800 lb. gorillas of their industries. Our crew of 400+ digital marketers breathes in marketing and exhales ROI, and we challenge our clients and ourselves each and every day to surpass yesterday’s expectations! Our award-winning campaigns have helped hundreds of companies from startups to Fortune 500 brands thrive. If you’ve heard of Toyota, Verizon, Dickies, TOMS, Wienerschnitzel, or Zenni Optical, you’ve heard of our clients. And we want you to join us in making our clients even better.

The Perks 

If you’re not already convinced, our amazing perks have made us one of the Best Places to Work in the US two years running according to Ad Age, and one of Los Angeles’ best places to work 5 years in a row. Here’s why:

  • 80% coverage of basic medical, vision, and dental insurance.
  • Traditional 401k and/or Roth 401k matching.
  • Quarterly team social events, birthday celebrations, chili cook offs, holiday half days and summer half day Fridays, and more.
  • Yoga sessions once a week to help you de-stress and recharge. Stretch it off; it’s the new norm.
  • Unlimited PTO and an innovative Work From Anywhere policy that gives our employees freedom to stretch their wings - and catch the cable guy.
  • Coffee, tea, juice, and cereal. A vending machine that has every snack imaginable.
  • Fresh fruit Mondays, Veggie Tuesdays, Yogurt Wednesdays, Throwdown Thursdays, and Bagel Fridays!
  • Dog friendly office. Seriously.
  • Beautifully designed and modern office: standing desks, outdoor seating, courtyard, and breakout rooms.
  • Break time: ping-pong, shuffleboard, and Bocce ball. Any time is break time.
  • But wait, we have more! We have electric full body massage chairs so you can work while getting a massage.

The Role

As a UX Designer in our Los Angeles office, you will serve as a key team member and partner with other teams such as Design, Software Development and Content to deliver superior products, websites and tools. The candidate should be able to understand business requirements, technical limitations, conduct research and interviews then translate them into sitemaps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes.

 

You Will Be 

  • Working with stakeholders to understand and determine the project goals
  • Translating requirements into wireframes, mockups, prototypes and sitemaps that fit a wide range of devices and interfaces
  • Analyzing user feedback and product activity, then iterating to enhance the user experience
  • Identifying design problems and providing workable solutions
  • Making strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, functionality and features
  • Communicating and collaborating with other team members to deliver the final product

You Must Have

  • Three or more years UX design experience, preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex web-based solutions for SAAS products and websites
  • Bachelor’s degree in Visual Design, Communications, Computer Science or related field
  • Experience utilizing UX design best practices to design solutions with a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design for the web
  • Expertise in one or more of the following standard UX software - Sketch, Axure or Balsamiq.
  • A solid understanding of design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks and InVision.
  • A solid understanding of front-end software skills such as Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript are a plus.
  • Ability to understand detailed requirements and design the user experience to accomplish the goals
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design ideas, and solutions to other teams and stakeholders
  • Experience working autonomously and being part of a team
  • An energetic attitude and be passionate about your career

 

 

 
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