Dwolla is one of the fastest growing technology companies in Des Moines and has been recognized nationally by Fast Company as ‘one of the world’s most innovative companies.’ Joining the team at Dwolla means you will be entering a unique, open, and fast-paced working environment, located right in downtown Des Moines. You will join our team in building the ideal platform to move money, giving businesses the tools they need to access the ACH network and improve their payments process.
As a Dwolla User Experience Designer, you must have a passionate interest and exceptional capabilities in the envisioning, discovery, design and development of engaging user experiences. You thrive in a work environment that requires excellent problem-solving skills and directional autonomy, coupled with exceptional team collaboration, facilitation, and communication skills. You individually focus on applying both creative and analytical approaches to any UX challenge, leveraging your team’s input and, most importantly, that of the user. You must be comfortable working in a fast-paced and innovative development environment embedded in a development team. An extensive understanding of contemporary user-centered design patterns and methodologies essential to achieving success in this role.
You’ll be a part of a world-class product team made up of product managers, delivery managers, and other UX professionals to make our products simple and intuitive. Your responsibilities will include:
Designing how our products work
Developing personas and modeling user behavior
Lean user experience design
High and low-fidelity rapid prototyping
Iterating on your designs informed by data (not just opinion)
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
1+ years’ experience serving in a UX/UI role
Intense passion for design and user experience
UX Design Experience Required – You must have a link to your portfolio on your resume
Experience designing for complex, interactive web applications
Strong ability to craft a user experience vision and communicate that vision to peers and stakeholders
Ability to prototype what you design
Subpixel attention to detail
Ability to influence and inspire your team
Communication skills to clearly articulate and defend design decisions
Self-motivation and excellent problem-solving skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Adobe XD, Illustrator, and Jira experience a plus
B.S. in Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science, Design or a related field
Masters/Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction, User Experience, Computer Science, Design, or a related field
Experience working in an Agile development environment
Experience working with a geographically distributed team
Paid Time Off
Paid parking or public transportation stipend
12 weeks paid Parental Leave
Medical, dental & vision insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Lunch & Learns
Casual dress- Dwolla swag is a good thing!
At Dwolla, we hold the core belief that the best teams are built by the inclusion of diverse ideas, experiences, and people. Join our team and bring your unique perspective to help build the ideal platform to move money.
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