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UI Designer

Company: Blue Origin
Location: Kent
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

We are a diverse team of collaborators, doers, and problem-solvers who are relentlessly committed to a culture of safety. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable space flight. Join us in lowering the cost of access to space and enabling Blue Origin's vision of millions of people living and working in space to benefit Earth.Blue Origin is looking for a UI Designer that will create beautiful, efficient, responsive designs for Blue Origin's family of marketing websites, customer portals, and brand portals, to ensure that all of our customers have an excellent, accessible experience and can easily discover the information they're looking for on any page.The best candidates will focus heavily on partnership, communication, and earned trust. Our desire is to move fast, be engaging, and ensure the most accessible experience possible for our users.Day to day tasks will include:

  • Receive UX or initial page mockups and or requirements from the Marcom Team and any additional stakeholders, and extend them to address detailed views as needed for any webpage
  • Present design solutions back to Marcom for brand and communications approval
  • Deliver mobile-first and multiple responsive design views to the development team for build
  • Receive developer feedback and workshop new design solutions as needed to balance and satisfy the needs of customers, the brand team, and the development team's technology restrictions
  • Create page layouts that accommodate all major mobile and desktop platforms (informed by our site analytics)
  • Continually refine and improve the global navigation system for each Blue Origin website
  • Gather and present examples of how competitors are solving the same problem
  • Create designs for the upcoming Digital Asset Management system to allow public and Team Blue to efficiently browse and locate the right media assets
  • Continually monitor our catalog of layout modules. Recommend altered designs at the component level that helps our content to be consistent and premium across every page
  • Manually alter background image assets wherever they are used on our website to ensure ADA and WCAG compliance and complete legibility, while presenting on-brand imagery as defined by the brand and creative team
  • Ensure that the build of each web page represents the design intent during the development process
  • Integrate user feedback and business requirements into ongoing product experience updates.
  • Communicate the user experience at various stages of the design process with wireframes, flow diagrams, storyboards, mockups, and/or high fidelity prototypes.
  • Advocate for the prioritization of design centered changes, refinements, and improvements to enhance the performance of each page.
  • Produce and test interaction flows and mocks, using research to accurately communicate product functionality to the team.
  • Produce designs that reflect Blue Origins visual design language and brand guidelines from a user focused design strategy
  • Create and maintain basic user personas for our target audiences
  • Document and maintain our end-to-end digital customer journeys
  • Ultimately reduce the dependency of 3rd parties contributing to site(s)
  • Be proficient in Figma, Photoshop, Illustrator applications
  • Skills in communicating and influencing product design strategy
  • Ability to lead and ideate products from scratch and improve features within a user-centered design processDon't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At Blue Origin, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.Compensation range for on site WA applicants is $175,600-$110,880Other site ranges may differExport Control RegulationsApplicants for employment at Blue Origin must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e. current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the a refugee or granted asylum.Equal Employment OpportunityBlue Origin is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to attracting, retaining, and developing a highly qualified, diverse, and dedicated work force. Blue Origin hires and promotes people on the basis of their qualifications, performance, and abilities. We support the establishment and maintenance of a workplace that fosters trust, equality, and teamwork, in which all employees recognize and appreciate the diversity of individual team members. We provide all qualified applicants for employment and employees with equal opportunities for hire, promotion, and other terms and conditions of employment, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local law. Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information on "EEO Is the Law," please see here and here.Blue Origin will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Washington Fair Chance Act, Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance, and other applicable laws.Affirmative Action and Disability AccommodationApplicants wishing to receive information on Blue Origin's Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact us at Benefits include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 5% company match.Paid Time Off: Provides up to 4 weeks per year, in addition to 14 holidaysDiscretionary bonus programs

Keywords: Blue Origin, Kent , UI Designer, Other , Kent, Washington

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