UI/UX Designer at SwingU

Posted on: 06/10/2022

Location: (REMOTE)

full time

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Tags: ios figma qa android ux

Full Job Description -------------------- SwingU is one of the fastest-growing and exciting technology companies in the golf space. We are looking for a passionate UI/UX Designer looking to grow their skillsets while having a direct impact on the product. You’ll work with our lead designer on improving the user experience of our shot tracking, game improvement app and our golf coaching platform. **Candidates who don’t have examples of relevant work included in their application WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED** **Location** This job is 100% remote, though Connecticut residence is preferred. **What you'll be doing:** * Helping to figure out what the most important problems to solve are * Working with the team to come up with solutions to those problems * UI design for iOS, Android, and web * Participate in the creation and maintenance of a design system * Ensure design language is consistent across the entire SwingU ecosystem * Help coordinate and execute user testing * Graphics for marketing (e-mail campaigns, Instagram, Facebook, etc) * Level up your design skills with the help of our lead designer **The ideal candidate:** * Strives for pixel perfection * Is comfortable working in Figma and Auto Layout * Believes User Experience is critical to good UI Design, one cannot succeed without the other * Communicates well, their opinion matters * Is not afraid to ask questions, knows how to admit when they need help * Thrives on constructive criticism * Can work collaboratively across an entire product team. This includes but is not limited to Product Managers, Developers, QA, Designers, and other stakeholders * Checks their ego at the door, realizes the best design solutions come from an informed approach * Understands basic design principles * Cares about the details * Can work effectively as a remote team member * Plays golf! **Bonus points if:** * You understand the Strokes Gained statistic * You’re familiar with design systems and component libraries * You have recent experience working on mobile apps * You are interested in motion and interaction design, double bonus points if you’re experienced in designing it * You have illustration experience * You tell us in your application letter what your favorite type of cookie is, letting us know you’ve read the entire job description * You understand the limitations of basic front end development. What design work can and can’t be feasibly built in code **About the Company:** Headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, SwingU is a sports technology and media company focused on golf game improvement. The company owns and operates top-rated smartphone apps across GPS, scorecard, statistics, instruction, social & ball tracing. SwingU Clubhouse publishes an email newsletter reaching hundreds of thousands of golfers daily. Lastly, SwingU Academies develops personalized, branded instruction & training apps for clubs, teachers, and academies. We’re passionate about golf and technology and have a truly unique culture. For more company information, please visit www.swingu.com Job Type: Full-time Pay: $70,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year Benefits: * 401(k) * Dental insurance * Employee discount * Flexible schedule * Health insurance * Paid time off * Vision insurance Schedule: * Monday to Friday Application Question(s): * Please post a link to your portfolio or examples of relevant past work. Experience: * UI/UX Design: 2 years (Preferred) * Golf: 2 years (Preferred)