Mapleton Hill Media

Junior UX / UI Designer

Type of work: Full-Time
Location: United States
Date Posted: October 14th, 2013
Description:

Mapleton Hill Media is seeking a Junior UX / UI Designer to join our team. If you have passion for web application design and user experience and want to learn from some of the most creative designers in the front range this could be the opportunity you are looking for. Our core focus is designing clean, intuitive, database-driven web applications for a wide variety of clients. Being a small team allows our designers to collaborate across multiple projects and a typical day can include project planning, UX discussions, and design review.

Responsibilities

You’re a team player that enjoys a collaborative design process.
Produce wire frames for user testing and page layouts.
Creation of page layouts, user flows, UIs with sensitivity to hierarchy, color palettes, typography, iconography and final production assets, while monitoring design consistency across all projects.
Communicate your design thinking to designers, developers, product managers, etc. through appropriately detailed specifications and reviews.
Self-motivated and able to work independently, making deadlines consistently.
Participation and collaboration on concept development and design ideation.
Work directly with the development teams to ensure designs are implemented to your design specifications.
Requirements

Passionate about user experience and web site usability
Ability to translate the business goal and user experience into a site map
Strong online portfolio of UX / UI and visual design work
Visual design skills within the product space: layout, hierarchy, typography, color theory, patterns, asset production, and attention to pixel-level details.
Solid understanding and application of user-centered design principles with the ability to address complex design problems and provide sound design solutions.
You can take a task and deliver on it but also work well in a collaborative environment
You quickly understand the constraints of a design problem and identify the tradeoffs; you can communicate those tradeoffs to fellow decision makers.
You see feedback as an opportunity to make a design better.
You keep a user focus through the design and development process.
Nice to Have

Experience using Balsamiq or Axure
Experience working in an Agile environment
Design experience for mobile or tablet
At Mapleton Hill Media we work in a fast-paced environment yet value a fun, laid-back culture. Our office is located at Pearl and Broadway with direct access to all downtown Boulder has to offer.

Employee Benefits & Perks:

Health, Dental, and Vision coverage
401(k) Plan
RTD Bus Pass
Vacation Package
New Laptop
Stocked Fridge, Coffee, and Snacks
Bike parking

How to apply:

Apply to jobs@mapletonhillmedia.com. We want to hear about your work, but are also interested in links to past projects, your resume and/or portfolio, personal website, salary requirements, and anything else you'd like to tell us about yourself.

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