Middlebury Interactive Languages, a fast growing Edtech start up located in Middlebury, Vermont, is seeking skilled, passionate & experienced interaction designers who can jump in and take control of challenging application, web & mobile design problems. If this is you, then you will be working as part of our team to help continuously iterate, design and integrate the user experience (UX) for our products.
Your work here will positively impact the lives of many and we will rely on your killer sense of style, insights and ongoing drive for innovation to keep our products relevant and valuable for our customers. If you are the right candidate, relocation expenses may be negotiated.
Experience and Skills:
A portfolio that demonstrates not only a passion for user centric design, but a passion for quality visual aesthetics.
Expert skills in rapid prototyping tools (Balsamiq, WebZap, Bootstrap, napkin or pencil & paper).
Expert knowledge of current design trends and techniques.
Clear understanding of HTML5 & CSS3 as it affects your designs and device support.
Experience with a variety of information architecture patterns and adept at articulating tradeoffs.
Proficient at developing strong visual concepts for web, mobile web, mobile apps, email & social apps.
Proficient with Photoshop or Pixelmator.
The ability to multitask and work with a team under very tight deadlines.
Obsessive attention to detail and the desire to provide customers with usable designs.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Bonus points for:
Knowledge of HTML & CSS preprocessors (Jade, Less, Sass & Stylus).
Ability to create great-looking user interfaces (UI) in-browser (more CSS3, less images).
Experience with version control management (Git).
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