UI/UX Designer


Charlotte, NC, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 03/27/2021
  • Website: skiptown.io
  • Company Address: 222 Rampart St , Charlotte, NC 28203

About Skiptown

Ditch the dog guilt with an on-demand, tech-enabled dog walking startup bringing you happy pets, peace of mind, every time.

Job Description

We are looking for a UI/UX Designer to join us in revolutionizing the pet industry.

Who We Are: 

Skiptown is on a mission to make the lives of pets and their people easier, and even more fun, through a fully integrated pet services platform. A dog social club, Skiptown is the first tech-enabled, premium pet services ecosystem offering first class fun for pups and people. Our 24,000 sq ft flagship location in South End offers dog daycare, boarding and a social bar - and will soon expand to include retail, veterinary, grooming, training and transportation services. 

Who You Are: 

You are someone who makes an impact and adds value, always. You have a passion for making the complex simple through innovative design, and are experienced in UI/UX design, visual design, prototyping, and user testing. You’re a passionate champion for the user but also know how to factor business considerations into your design goals.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead the design process for all of the Skiptown tech products
  • Participate in user discovery process for potential new features and products
  • Support user testing of new products and features
  • Review the implementation of designs by the tech team
  • Find ways to add small touches to our digital products that “surprise and delight” our clients
  • Help shape product roadmap based on insights from Skiptown software users
  • Expand the visual experience of our existing Skiptown brand, including the digital products, physical space, and marketing assets

What You’ll Bring:

  • At least 2 years of UI/UX design experience 
  • A proven track record of success in building engaging products and a portfolio that showcases your work
  • Top-notch skills in interaction design and visual design
  • Experience leading user testing and research sessions and translating that feedback into actionable tasks
  • A deep understanding of software usability principles
  • Experience working with developers and translating designs for development needs
  • Excellent communication skills and comfort having discussions with users, engineers, and executives
  • Experience designing using both quantitative and qualitative data points

Extra Credit!

  • You’ve mastered website design
  • You’re an expert illustrator
  • You’ve created a brand identity from scratch
  • Your poster and flyer designs turn heads wherever they’re placed
  • You know how to design a killer t-shirt or bandana
  • You’re familiar with Figma

More Information:

  • This role is based in Charlotte, NC
  • Skiptown offers a competitive compensation package, including medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Dog-friendly office!
  • Free dog daycare
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • PURPLE swag

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.