About Your Role:
Do you have the desire to showcase your design acumen to a broader audience? Then this is your opportunity to get your work in front of over 80 million people each month.
Dotdash is seeking a talented UX / UI Designer to join our Product Team and design tools that empower users to make decisions for Dotdash's finance brands, Investopedia and The Balance. This is currently a six-month project, with the possibility of extending for a longer term.
The ideal candidate has a background in designing experiences and tools that make complex information clear, and help people make informed decisions.
About Your Contributions:
Serve as design lead in the prototyping, creation, and production of tools for our finance brands, creating responsive and approachable experiences that can meet a power users' needs just as well as they can be easy to use for an average visitor
Partner with lead vertical designers to incorporate the visual identity of each brand into features
Plan and conduct user tests and competitive analyses, and collect, share, distill and convert findings into tangible designs that focus on conversion
Define interaction models, user flows, and UI specifications, and communicate scenarios and end-to-end experiences to stakeholders
See designs through to fruition by collaborating directly with Performance Marketing, Content, Product, Engineering and Revenue teamsensuring quality and a consistent, thoughtful, premium user experience
3-5 years in a product design role with a strong focus on user experience and tools
Experience designing engaging product experiences that convey a large amount of information (text, image, data, calculators) in easily digestible formats (comparison tools, sort/filter functionalities)
A demonstrated understanding of design, usability, user testing and research
Strong background in interactive forms and data displays
Up-to-date knowledge of trends and best practices in digital media and user experience design
Ability to work with business stakeholders to define user needs and develop high-level requirements
Ability to iterate designs and solutions intelligently, and by any means necessary (from sketches to mocks to partnering with developers directly in browser)
Understanding of Atomic Design methodology is a plus.
Attention to detail in vetting out designs in-browser, across devices, and for various use cases and for cross-platform functionality
Ability to communicate ideas and reasoning to non-technical and non-creative audiences
Solid organizational and time management skills
Strong sense of cultural awareness
Degree in Interactive Design, UI/UX Design, or related field preferred
For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to com
Score, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication. Our brands include Verywell, The Spruce, The Balance, Investopedia, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Byrdie, MyDomaine, Brides and ThoughtCo.
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