UX Designer II

Kasasa Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 weeks ago

Only the passionate need apply!

We're looking for much more than qualified applicants! We want individuals who believe that anything worthy of their effort is worthy of their best effort. That anything we produce should not merely compete but truly dominate its category.

Kasasa employees are dedicated to helping community banks and credit unions compete and win. Like the Spartans in the Battle of Thermopylae, we stand together and inspire others to join us in our mission. Stronger together and united by core values, we are more than a team: We are a phalanx.

Are you ready to join an amazing group of people who genuinely love their jobs, in an environment that inspires greatness?

SUMMARY OF PURPOSE

Come join our award-winning team]! Kasasa has a revolutionary mortgage product with consumer facing web and mobile applications. We need our applications to be well-organized, easy to use, beautiful, and exciting.

The ideal candidate is a UI designer with a strong eye for user experience and information architecture. This person will design unified, branded experiences that span multiple device types and interactions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Our organization is driven by patch values [https://kasasa.com/company/our-values.html]. This person will infuse the Patch Values into their work ethic, every day and every interaction

  • Ability to identify tradeoffs or alternative approaches to support the underlying business value proposition and the needs of the user.

  • Ability to challenge requirements and present alternative options to suggested requirements.

  • Provides mentorship to UI/UX designer and others in the development and APM roles by expressing design methodologies and data to back up decisions.

  • Regular collection of research findings and end points. Intermediate ability to organize findings into groupings for consumption.

  • Sharing and presenting ideas to Product team members using evidence-based design.

  • Translate complex requirements into thoughtful, user-centric experiences that reflect the brand

  • Work directly with the Consumer Applications Product Manager to envision, prototype, design, improve, and maintain a world-class consumer experience for Kasasa's mortgage product.

  • Ability to identify tradeoffs or alternative approaches to support the underlying business value proposition and the needs of the user.

  • Ability to challenge requirements and present alternative options to suggested requirements.

  • Excel at presenting ideas to Product team members using evidence-based design.

  • Provides mentorship to UI/UX designer and others in the development and APM roles by expressing design methodologies and data to back up decisions.

  • Collaborate with other UI/UX team members and Product Managers on identifying and developing design patterns

  • Work with Development to QA new features and ensure high-fidelity implementations of the vision

  • Stay abreast of platform best practices, design trends, internal branding requirements, and new technologies.

  • Experience working within an Agile development process including creating tickets, maintaining a backlog, and contributing to retros a plus

  • Other duties as assigned

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree or Associate's Degree combined with 5 or more years of field-related experience.

  • Exceptional attention to detail.

  • A clear understanding of the importance of human interface design guidelines/user-centered design.

  • Proficiency in Sketch, Adobe CC, InVision, Marvel, Axure, animation tools like After Effects or Principle

  • Ability to mentor junior designers and provide assistance with tools and techniques

  • Present and provide coaching for other on UX

  • Familiarity with iOS and Android application design techniques

  • Must be legally allowed to work in the U.S. without restriction

Top 3 Signs This is the Right Job for You

  • You love the process of designing, iterating, testing, and sharing

  • You enjoy sweating the details but know that getting early feedback is invaluable

  • You are driven to pixel perfection and maniacally obsessed with user experience

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