This is a remote position, with opportunities for project based and full time employment.

Who we are:

At Takeoff we provide digital strategy, user experience design, visual design, and web development services to large brands and high-growth companies.

We are looking for a UX and/or Visual website designer to support the growth we are experiencing!

As a designer with our team, you will own the delivery of the strategic visual presentation for web projects, working directly with project managers, clients, developers, supporting resources, and other stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Participation in project kickoff and strategic discovery with end client
    • Review client website and create questions for client that will help define needs for branding and general site aesthetic
    • Audit and validate existing client designs files like logos and color palette for use on website and compliance with accessibility standards
    • Find example websites or create a moodboard to present to client to gauge their desired design style
  • Creation of user experience requirements (UX design role only)
    • Research into industry best practices and client competitive analysis
    • Development of sitemap and information architecture
    • Development of wireframes, workflow diagrams and functional requirements documentation
  • Creation of website designs (Visual design¬†role only)
    • Develop initial concepts, templates and production files for website design.
    • For certain projects, updates to branding including logo design, selection of fonts and color palette
    • For certain projects, development of custom illustrations
    • For certain projects, sourcing of stock photography or providing strategic direction for client generated photography
  • Support the project team to maintain high levels of motivation and efficiency, by listening and responding to questions, and clearing blockers for them.
  • Support clients to maintain high customer satisfaction by listening and responding to inquiries and concerns, offering solutions and recommendations, and acting in their best interest.
  • Manage client expectations
    • In partnership with your project manager, identify scope creep within client requests
    • Communicate project and task completion timelines to your project manager and client
    • Proactively update project manager and clients on project and task statuses
  • Contribute to internal process improvements

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of interactive website design experience
  • Experience with design tools like Figma, Adobe suite, Sketch, Invision
  • Experience working directly with developers to ensure designs comply with technology standards and limitations
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills
  • Availability 15-20 hours per week, with ideally 2-3 hours per day overlapping with EST business hours to schedule checkin calls and discussions with the project team.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • For project based work, our project design budgets range from $4k-$10k.
  • For full time role, please indicate your salary requirements in your application
  • Work from home, with flexible work hours and schedule
  • For full time role, 5 weeks paid time off

 

To apply send an email with the job title in the subject line to:

jointheteam@takeoffnyc.com