Contract Senior UI Designer – EMEA Team | 10up | $60 – $60 | Remote (Africa, Europe)

Contract Senior UI Designer – EMEA Team | 10up | $60 – $60 | Remote (Africa, Europe)

60 - 60 / hour
Remote Europe
Application ends: September 26, 2024
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Job Description

Location: Remote – EMEA Team (Open to applicants located anywhere aligned with EMEA time zones.)   As a Senior UI Designer at 10up, you’ll work collaboratively alongside our Content and UX Design teams, and will lead UI design – expanding your portfolio – on award-winning, enterprise-level digital experiences.   You’ll have the creative flexibility to explore and experiment across design tools and processes on a combination of unique, challenging projects and ongoing support engagements. As a leading digital agency, 10up’s client roster spans from innovative startups and impactful non-profits, to some of the biggest names in the industry, such as ESPN, Google, The New York Times Co., Microsoft, and The Nobel Prize Committee.   As a 10upper, you have options for flexible and alternative work schedules. Intentionally remote since day one, spanning six continents and 40 countries, 10up fully embraces the benefits of distributed work.   What you will do: 

  • Partner with Project and Account Managers to plan design-related activities within project timelines and ideal project outcomes while mitigating risks.
  • Be part of design workshops, discussions, and co-creation sessions.
  • Engage in iterative, modular design production, documentation, and communication at various fidelity levels, such as visual concepts, style tiles, production style guides, user journeys, interactive prototypes, wireframes and layouts, high-fidelity comps, motion, animation definition, etc.
  • Collaborate with other disciplines on scope definition and design deliverables, fostering a psychologically safe collaboration and critique environment.
  • Turning insights into actionable recommendations and design solutions.

About you: 

  • You have 5+ years of experience working with modern website and app design principles across multiple devices – with a particular focus on layout, typography, color, media, and accessibility
  • You are equally comfortable with conceptual design and tactical design production in a fast-paced agency environment with effective time management. You have the ability to balance business, audience, and technical needs to drive positive design outcomes.
  • You have clear and concise client communication skills, with the ability to confidently present design work with supporting rationale and compelling storytelling with confident workshop facilitation skills and co-creation mindset to define problems, ideate, and define solutions.
  • You are proficient with modern design, prototyping, remote collaboration tools (e.g., Figma and Miro), and come with interactive prototyping expertise.
  • You have systematic design thinking and expertise in creating modular component libraries and design systems.
  • You have experience with large-scale content publishing or relevant adjacent expertise around designing for digital-first, editorial content.
  • You are able to work collaboratively within a diverse multidisciplinary team and efficiently manage design feedback from multiple stakeholders with an agility to adapt to various organizational working styles (e.g. agile, waterfall, lean etc.)
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and have the ability to reduce it.
  • You work in a timezone with at least 4-6 hours of overlap with the GMT timezone.

The expected hourly rate for this role is up to $60 USD per hour. Compensation is determined based on a variety of factors including relevant experience, projects, geographic location, and business needs.

Join our Contractor Pool!    We are currently accepting applications for upcoming freelance opportunities. If you are passionate about 10up’s mission and great UI work, please apply. We’d appreciate the opportunity to personally review your application. Everyone gets a response.   Read more about What to Expect through our Recruiting process.   We don’t want you to miss any communication from us! To ensure you receive updates on your application, please add jobs@10up.com to your contacts list! #LI-Remote