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Careers: UI/UX Designer

Overview

Job title: UI/UX Designer

Location: Los Angeles, San Francisco, or New York / Hybrid (3x per week in-office)

Employment status: Full-time

ABOUT US

Rebel Girls is a global, multi-platform empowerment brand dedicated to helping raise the most inspired and confident global generation of girls through content, experiences, products, and community.

Originating from an international best-selling children’s book, Rebel Girls amplifies stories of real-life, extraordinary women throughout history, geography, and field of excellence.

With a growing community of nearly 20 million self-identified Rebel Girls spanning more than 100 countries, the brand engages with Generation Alpha through its book series, premier app, events, and merchandise.

To date, we have sold more than 8 million books in 49 languages and reached 18 million digital audio listens. Our award recognition includes New York Times bestseller list, 2022 Apple Design Award for Social Impact, multiple Webby Awards for family & kids and education, Common Sense Media Selection and iHeart Media Podcast nomination among many others.

THE ROLE AND IMPACT YOU’LL MAKE

Rebel Girls team members relentlessly innovate on behalf of our community and actively participate in a strong culture of rapid experimentation, applied learnings, and growth. 

As UI/UX designer, you will primarily be responsible for our award-winning Rebel Girls App and our company website. Rebel Girls is looking for a UI/UX designer with a strong background in graphic design to support the unique style of our app. 

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE

  • Able to communicate with engineers and understand technical requirements and/or constraints.
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like.
  • Able to illustrate design ideas using whatever means the design task requires: wireframes, storyboards, user flows, or sitemaps.
  • Design new features and update existing ones to the Rebel Girls app.
  • Gather, understand, and evaluate requirements in collaboration with product manager and lead designer.
  • Maintain a balance of app, website, and brand consistency and creative freshness.
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems.
  • Lead the creative output of projects through every stage and support any design-related tasks.
  • Assist with creating visuals based on new strategies, brainstorming ideas and developing moodboards to build beautiful and high concept products.
  • Update website or other digital platforms with new standout designs.
  • Help design consumer-focused email communications.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects following established app design guidelines.
  • Create presentations.
  • Able to present work to and interface with and take feedback from multiple stakeholders and revise designs accordingly. This requires professional maturity and a lean-in attitude.

YOU WILL BRING TO THE TEAM

  • 5+ years of UI/UX experience.
  • 5+ years of graphic design experience.
  • Strong design portfolio.
  • Mastery of Figma.
  • Extensive experience in Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop, Illustrator.
  • Deep knowledge of the principles of UI/UX design such as usability, alignment, grid layout, typography, hierarchy and balance.
  • Strong graphic design skills.
  • Ability to work in a team of creative individuals to accomplish a shared vision.
  • Strong management skills.
  • Able to prioritize and work methodically to meet deadlines.
  • Creative, innovative, and strategic thinker with a keen eye for aesthetics and details.
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills.
  • Desire to come build with a young, high-growth company and high-performance team.
  • Able to gain insights from multiple perspectives and design accordingly.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design or related field.

Bonus Points!

  • Interest in kids apps and content.
  • Illustration background and/or skills.

BENEFITS

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, Vision plans for you and your dependents.
  • 401K program with Company matching.
  • Vacation, sick and holiday leave.
  • Equity in a fast growing, purpose-driven company.

Rebel Girls requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

How to apply

To apply, please send your resume, portfolio and a cover letter to careers@rebelgirls.com with the subject line “UI/UX Designer Position”.