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11 May 2022

Full-Time Sr UI/UX Designer

Alluma – Posted by 1Degree Completely remote, with some Pacific Time hours

Job Description

Benefits: Alluma offers comprehensive benefits including flexible paid time off (3 week minimum for most new roles that increases with tenure), plus 13 annual holidays, 1 float day, 1 volunteer day, and a winter break to recharge at the end of the year. We pay for 100% of medical, dental, and vision insurance for full-time employees, and 75% for dependents. Additional benefits include a 403b program with employer match, and flexible spending account for medical, commuter, and dependent care costs.

What We Do:

Alluma works with communities to shape a social opportunity system that supports and propels economically insecure people and centers women of color. We are reimagining the way technology enables people to connect to opportunity and have agency. We believe that applying for benefits and finding the food, shelter, or health services you need should be quick, simple, and dignified.

How We Work:

We listen and learn from our communities to design technology solutions that put people on a path toward economic and social well-being. Better yet, we bring our full selves to work each day and use our personal and professional experiences to understand the challenges that communities face–and how organizations and social service agencies can streamline their services to address those challenges. We are a low-ego, humble group of people that love what we do and love bringing out the best in each other. You’ll be a great fit for this team if you foster engaged collaboration and believe it’s time to reimagine how technology can bring agency to communities and connect families and individuals to opportunity.

We are fully committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We know a team with wide-ranging ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds foster a stronger and more creative work environment. We encourage everyone to apply, especially those from underrepresented communities, such as people of color, LGBTQ community members, people with lived experience as low-income, and individuals with disabilities.

 

Position Description: 

The Sr. UI/UX Designer role will help drive product improvement in a mission aligned way by ensuring that Alluma centers the voices and needs of those who use our technology and by delivering excellent designs informed by our community. This role will be focused both on our product innovation efforts as well as on client-driven projects. This position is part of the Product & Community Success department, which is responsible for developing our product roadmap from community input, conducting community outreach, and providing community support. This role will also work with our product leadership team and customers, clients and partners to ensure mission, process, and brand alignment in all work.

Role and Responsibilities:

    • Design and lead user research efforts with the communities we serve, primarily Women of Color
    • Lead the design and UX work on our One Degree platform, a one-stop website and app for community resources
    • Establish UX work quality standards and processes that uphold good research and design execution
    • Investigate, gather, and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers
    • Manage UX contractor, including goal setting and performance
    • Provide guidance, vision and support to product teams as needed for project, client, and innovation work
    • Contribute to business development, proposal writing, and project scoping
    • Provide leadership to the product team on innovation discovery and ideation work
    • Develop expertise in Community Information and Referral networks and the populations served by Alluma
    • Help foster a culture of innovation

 

Qualifications:

    • 6+ years of experience with UX
    • Expert grasp of human centered design practices, research methods, and usability principles
    • Portfolio includes business to business and consumer-facing work, showing complex applications, mobile apps, and/or responsive web designs (commensurate with years’ experience)
    • Work demonstrates the application of user needs and usability principles
    • Able to teach human centered design and usability principles to organizational and client audiences
    • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills
    • Experience with ADA standards and their implementation and application online
    • Experience delivering UX work within Agile/Scrum methodologies

 

Education/Training Requirements:

  • Prefer a Bachelor/Master degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Information Design, Visual Design, or a related subject but not required. Alternate career and learning paths welcomed.

 

Alluma believes that everyone has the right to express their identity in however manner they choose, including the use of whatever pronouns they would like. Job applicants may, but are not expected to, provide their pronouns at any point in the hiring process by notifying the hiring manager or any other employee with whom they are in contact, over the phone, over email, or in person. We believe in maintaining a welcoming and inclusive workplace. Every employee, volunteer, contractor, community member, and job applicant may discuss their gender identity or expression openly, or keep that information private.

How to Apply

Follow the link and click the “Apply” button on the bottom of the page.  Please include your resume. No cover letter is required. 

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

Job expires in 36 days.

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