UX Designer

Zipari is a technology start-up company based in DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY. Our mission is to disrupt the insurance industry by introducing consumer-centric solutions powered by data analytics. We are looking for individuals who want to build a company, a culture and solve complex challenges. The Zipari team members have strong work ethics, believe in what Zipari is building, and are willing to play whatever role is necessary to achieve the company’s goals. Our team has movie geeks, foodies, talented musicians and a mix of random elements that make us one: The Zipari team!
We are looking for a user-experience (UX) designer able to understand our business requirements and any technical limitations, as well as be responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes. The UX designer will also be expected to design the overall functionality of the product, and in order to ensure a great user experience, iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Translating concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitating client’s product visions by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences for digital products.
  • Designing and delivering wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identifying design problems and devising elegant solutions.
  • Making strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new functions and features.
  • Taking a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Taking smart risks and championing new ideas.

Requirements

  • 4+ years of UX design experience (preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex solutions for complete digital environments)
  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, Axure, InVision, Balsamiq and the like is a must
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first, responsive and native mobile app design
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model, to regularly deliver design solutions for approval
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation
  • Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Equity
  • Excellent health, dental and vision benefits
  • Unlimited MetroCard
  • Generous vacation and leave policies
  • Awesome team with the ability to help define the culture
  • Fun work environment and team events (Friday happy hours, foosball tournaments and movie nights)
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • LightningLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Aha!Management
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SmartsheetManagement
    • HarvestManagement
    • ForecastManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • HubSpotEmail

Location

Zipari is located in the historic Dumbo neighborhood. Outlined by the beautiful Brooklyn Bridge Park enjoy lunch outside or under the Brooklyn bridge.

What are Zipari Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Zipari employees can bring their pets occasionally during events such as happy hours or office parties.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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