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UI Lead Designer


Nov 19, 2018

Seattle, WA

Temp To Perm

Agent: Kelli W.

Job #: 140871

Salary: $55-65/hour

Job Description

About the Role:

Our client's UX Team is seeking a Lead UI Designer to help optimize their user experience for the world’s most trusted online destination for cosmetic beauty treatments and industry providers.You will play a critical role in creating beautiful, engaging experiences for millions of users across the globe. The ideal candidate has a focused background in UI Design.

This temp-to-perm position reports to the Sr. Director of User Experience at their Seattle office.

In this role you will:

  • Lead effort to strategize, define and maintain a digital style guide to ensure clear, thoughtful guidance, easy implementation, and excellent results.
  • Work closely with the Creative Brand Team to ensure UI standards you set and assets created adhere to company brand. Adapt as brand evolves.
  • Help set vision for design excellence for an interdisciplinary team that includes UX designers, copywriters, product managers, engineers, and business partners to deliver a polished final product
  • Push the visual look and feel forward to a best-in-class result, focused well on our target audience, but inclusive to all.
  • Lead the effort to create beautiful, memorable visual experiences for our users on our Web and Native App products
  • Strategize photography, illustration, and motion needs. Determine best approach for fulfilling these needs. Source/create, curate, and prep assets for use.
  • Design visuals for strategic projects, able to think blue-sky, and tactical, delivering pixel perfect work
  • Ensure a cohesive look and feel across web and mobile platforms
  • Manage and mentor other visual designers to improve their core design skills
  • Closely collaborate with UX Designers to ensure the best holistic experience for users
  • Work closely with the Creative Brand Team to ensure UI standards you set and assets created adhere to company brand. Adapt as brand evolves.
  • Work closely with the Sr. Director of User Experience and UX team to ensure UI design patterns function well for customers
  • Hand off assets as necessary to engineering, ensure design implementation is as expected, and provide feedback
  • Lead brainstorms that produce refreshing new concepts, then iterate and refine based on user testing
  • Stay on top of industry trends, and evaluate new design approaches to develop internal innovation and engaging solutions


You are:

  • A powerhouse, polished, visual designer with a highly creative mind
  • Experienced in designing for a variety of digital platforms
  • Able to present and backup your ideas with a strong, positive viewpoint
  • A visual problem solver, able to present information in a clear, digestible way
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, able to dive into projects and create solutions
  • Experienced creating or extending visual design systems across multiple platforms
  • Experienced extending established iconography and illustration sets
  • Experienced in best practices for interaction design, user-centered design process.
  • Proficient at Sketch, Adobe Creative Cloud, and how to prep assets for handoff
  • Experienced at working with vendors and/or contractors
  • Knowledgeable about HTML and CSS and front-end technologies
  • A U.S. citizen or permanent resident and able to work full time in our Seattle office


Work Environment:

Our client's office sits in a historic Pioneer Square building. Employees also have the option to bring their dogs to work!

Client Description:

​Our client is the leading consumer destination in the $32B US medical aesthetics market. They make it easy to get the information and deep support needed to make confident purchase decisions. Since 2006 their authentic stories, unbiased ratings, and expert answers from board-certified doctors have helped millions of people explore treatments and decisions that range from laser skin resurfacing to highly considered cosmetic surgery. With the backing of world-class investors they are growing into a global business with a broad range of services. Come join their super talented and passionate team!​

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