ioby seeks a UX Designer to join our small and growing national team. The UX Designer will become the third member of our Product team in our exciting transition to bringing product development in-house. Reporting to the Lead Engineer, the UX Designer will play a critical role in building products co-created with the communities we serve and grounded in learnings from our work responding to the many crises of 2020.
ioby’s ideal candidate will be committed to racial justice, empathetic design, and experienced in gathering inclusive user feedback and co-creating experiences and designs for and with marginalized communities. Our ideal candidate might have limited or no experience coding, but be thrilled by the opportunity to learn on the job and be mentored and coached by experienced engineers who recognize that you will be bringing critical assets to our growing team.
Responsibilities will include designing interfaces and wireframes (40%), conducting user research; writing user stories, personas, storyboards (25%), working collaboratively with teams outside of product (20%), as well as graphic design, creating style guides, and component libraries (15%).
Qualified candidates must have the following characteristics:
Extraordinary candidates may have the following nice-to-have characteristics:
ioby is a distributed team. This position can be based remotely anywhere in the United States. This job may require occasional work hours outside of ioby’s regular business hours (9am–6pm Eastern; Monday through Friday) and some occasional travel.
ioby is a tech-powered nonprofit, and is designed to be responsive to the communities we serve. As a result, we constantly evolve our program offerings and technology products to serve best, and we strive to move at a fast pace on balance with our resources and working in relationship with our community.
Our team is distributed across the country so we use a variety of online tools for project management and communication. You’ll be expected to bring new ideas and strategies and bring an attitude of continuous improvement to contribute to a strong and innovative culture. For the right candidate, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of a mission-driven, community-based organization that is contributing to a broad movement of resident-led neighborhood development.
ioby is dedicated to continuously improving our work to become more anti-racist. We have a written commitment to racial equity published here: https://ioby.org/equity which includes a link to our Hiring Practices: https://ioby.org/hiring-practices Please join us on this journey!
To apply, please fill out the application form through workable and attach all of the following:
(a) your resume, with a link to your online portfolio (if you have one), and
(b) cover letter describing why you want to work at ioby
If you advance beyond our phone screens, we will ask you to provide:
(c) one example of a user story, persona or storyboard you have created recently , AND
(d) one example of wireframes you designed with some explanation of your process to develop it (please share an example, if you have it, when you’ve done this specifically for an underrepresented user group).
The deadline to apply is Sunday, May 2.
ioby is committed to the principles of equal opportunity. ioby’s organizational policies, practices, programs, activities and decisions regarding employment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, volunteerism, internships and other terms and conditions of employment or voluntary service shall not be based on a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, ancestry, military discharge status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, source of income, parental status, housing status, or other protected status, in accordance with applicable law.
Women, people of color and LGBTQ people are always strongly encouraged to apply.
This is a full-time, salaried position in the $70,000-$90,000 range, commensurate with experience, and includes a generous benefit package (including full coverage for health, vision, and dental; 27 vacation days; 10 sick days; at least 8 holidays; a 401(k); and an attractive "Whole Person" policy).
*Please note: the salary range is based on location in New York or San Francisco. For candidates in other locations in the United States, the salary range will be adjusted based on cost of living.
Women, people of color, and LGBTQ people are always strongly encouraged to apply.ioby is committed to the principles of equal opportunity. ioby’s organizational policies, practices, programs, activities and decisions regarding employment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, vo...