Job Description

At GuardRails, UI/UX Designers collaborate closely with Product Managers, Engineers, UX Researchers and other Designers to create a productive, minimal, and human experience. UI/UX Designers report to Product Design Manager.

Mission

As our UI/UX Designer, you will be working with a team of highly skilled and experienced engineers. GuardRails is supporting a growing number of users from all over the world and you will play an important role in ensuring that we ship high-quality products on time.

Responsibilities

  • Help to define and improve the interface and experience of GuardRails.
  • Design features that fit within the larger experience and flows.
  • Create deliverables (wireframes, mockups, prototypes, flows, and so on) to communicate ideas.
  • Work with Product Managers and Engineers to iterate on and refine the existing experience.
  • Define and contribute to research initiatives (usability tests, surveys, interviews, and so on) alongside UX Researchers and Product Managers.
  • Stay informed and share the latest on UI/UX techniques, tools, and patterns.
  • Understand responsive design and best practices.

Skills

  • Use visual design software, like Figma, Sketch, Photoshop, and Illustrator ect.. to create the visual elements of a product.
  • Have knowledge and understanding of design systems theory and practice.
  • Creating wireframes, low or high-fidelity prototypes, mockups, or user flows.
  • Conducting the right type of user research for the product or feature.
  • Very strong attention to detail and consistency in design
  • Understanding of Agile methodology.
  • Have a basic understanding of application development, including languages like CSS and HTML.
  • Having general knowledge of Git (for example, branching, push/pulling, committing, squashing) and DevOps (for example, pipelines, deployments, monitoring) flows is a PLUS.
  • Being able to read & write in English.

You pretty much have the job if

  • At least 3+ years of product’s UI/UX design experience.
  • You have a portfolio demonstrating creativity or originality.
  • Ability to work independently and work with the team. Prioritize managing work to meet the project deadlines.