Fixd is an innovative mobile application and home warranty solution that is transforming the way homeowners file warranty claims, connect with service professionals, price projects, and schedule non-warranty repairs. We leverage modern technology to provide a superior home warranty service and on-demand experiences for customers.
We are a highly dedicated and hard working group of individuals committed to developing cutting-edge technology designed to make life easier for homeowners and service professionals.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
Fixd is looking for a user experience designer with strong interests and capabilities in the design and development of engaging user experiences. We need someone that can provide visual design support & styling for projects and then create extensible and maintainable CSS and HTML. The ideal candidate will have excellent design skills, but also the technical experience working in the latest front-end technologies, and a strong understanding of the web development process.
This person must be talented, dedicated, technically strong, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. You will be responsible for the information architecture, page-level layout and usability engineering as well as visual design for responsive websites and native mobile applications.
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:
Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to developers.
Design mobile and web interaction flows & information architecture in the creation of site maps, hierarchies, categorizations, navigation, and metadata.
Create and rapidly iterate on ideas and develop them via storyboards, user flows, wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes.
Translate product requirements into easy and intuitive user flows and UI solutions.
Strong practical knowledge of user-centered design methodologies, usability principles, web-based and mobile information architecture and design.
Identify priorities and gaps in current designs, and contribute / iterate creative solutions.
Collaborate with marketing, product managers and developers to create amazing user interfaces.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio.
3+ years experience designing and developing for multiple browsers and devices
Proven understanding of responsive web & mobile application design development.
Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps.
Strong visual design skills and understanding of fundamental design principles
Experience with CSS pre-processors: LESS and Sass
Advanced proficiency with industry tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, OmniGraffle, or other visual design and wire-framing tools.
Some experience with front-end frameworks: Twitter Bootstrap, Foundation, etc
Some experience with PHP
Familiar and experience with latest web design trends: responsive, parallax, jQuery / CSS animation, etc.
Dedication to producing clean code that validates and follows industry coding style standards
Work collaboratively with a team
Debugging and problem-solving skills
Some experience with cross-browser, platform, and device manual/automation testing
WHY WORK AT FIXD?
We have a vision, and we have fun. We’re a team that works hard and is committed to the mission of using technology to transform the mobile services economy.