Tendermint Inc.

Senior UI Designer1

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Job Description

Tendermint’s Design team is seeking a talented, multi-disciplined designer with extensive experience producing UI and visual designs for a variety of products and mediums.
We’re looking for a motivated and versatile individual who demonstrates a strong creative flair, has an eye for pixel-perfect visual design, a passion for clean and simple user interfaces, and above all, puts the end-user at the heart of their design process.
Your work will be hugely impactful, as your designs will be visible to a rapidly growing, international audience of Cosmos users.

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to be part of building the future of the Internet
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Excellent benefits like educational budget, fitness and wellbeing spend
  • At least 4 weeks of paid vacation
  • Competitive salary package, including equity

Applying:

  • To apply, please go through our online application process and include a cover letter with a link to your portfolio.

Skills:

Responsibilities

  • Gather and evaluate requirements in collaboration with project leads, front-end engineers, and key stakeholders.
  • Prepare and present rough drafts regularly to internal teams and key stakeholders for feedback.
  • Illustrate ideas using sketches, storyboards, wireframes, diagrams, mockups, and prototypes.
  • Design high-fidelity mockups and prototypes for websites and applications, using an atomic design or component-based methodology to abstract reusable patterns into an evolving design system.
  • Participate in design discussions and give feedback during product and marketing planning and strategy meetings.
  • Contribute and adhere to brand guidelines on typography, iconography, colors, imagery, and graphic style across various brands.
  • Define, create, and improve the tools and processes that accelerate design and developer-handoff workflows.
  • Improve the communication of complex technical concepts using clear and simple graphic designs for websites, applications, and marketing materials – e.g. branded imagery, technical diagrams, visualizations, infographics, animations, etc.
  • Design and build robust templates for presentations, email communications in CRM platforms, and a wide variety of other marketing materials.

Requirements

  • A strong portfolio demonstrating 6+ years of experience with a breadth of UI and visual design capabilities.
  • High level of proficiency and creative flair in visual communication, UI design, visual design principles, typography, iconography, responsive design etc.
  • Experience in the design thinking process and lean startup methodologies.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment.
  • Experience creating digital visual assets for a variety of target audiences.
  • Strong knowledge of current UI design best practices and web production techniques and limitations. Working knowledge of CSS and HTML ideal, but not essential.
  • Experience working directly with front-end developers to translate designs into production-ready code.
  • Solid understanding of component-based design systems and maintaining style guides.
  • Ability to create animated visuals primarily for the web. Experience with interaction design and motion design would be ideal.
  • Ability to create animated visuals primarily for the web. Experience with interaction design and motion design would be ideal.
  • Clear and concise written and oral English communication skills.
  • Interest in emerging interactive technology in web, mobile, and other devices.
  • This is a full-time remote position and you’re free to work from anywhere. Be advised that most team meetings occur between 8am and 12pm Pacific Time (UTC-8/-7). If you’re applying from a location where these hours are outside your usual working hours, you’ll be expected to adapt to our meeting times.

Bonus Points

  • Photo and video editing expertise.

Job Summary

Remote Location
Full Time Job Type
Tendermint Inc.

About

At Tendermint Inc., we build, maintain, and promote critical state-of-the-art infrastructure for decentralized applications, such as Tendermint Core & Cosmos SDK. We are the team that designed and implemented the gold standard of proof of stake protocols and got it launched on a public blockchain network, Cosmos. We’re passionate, self-driven, industry leaders whose vision is to empower every human to contribute to solving the world’s most urgent and complex problems. We believe that the technology we're building will have a major impact on how humans connect and coordinate on a global scale. Join our growing team and plug into the most powerful blockchain ecosystem.

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