UI Designer, Smart Home at Katerra
Menlo Park, CA, US
The UI designer will be responsible for developing and launching a leading-edge experience across web instance and mobile applications that will exceed usability of home automation interfaces. The intended product will revolutionize the way users interact with their homes and buildings through effortlessly intuitive access to smart home features.
The intended interface shall operate across web and mobile with a common design language and intuitive flow on each platform. The UI designer will work closely with team members from other perspectives (Marketing, Engineering, and Industrial Design) to ensure features are enabled and UI experience is delivered at or above expectations. This UI designer will join the team in an Agile environment, working together with offshore contributors on a day to day basis.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Generate high quality web and app experiences based upon specified features and functions generated from the Smart Home team
Create interfaces appropriate for many user types, from basic consumer to building management professionals
Map new and unfamiliar user features in an intuitive way
Ability to collaborate with engineering teams to connect back-end development to the experience and resolve connectivity issues
Consider user experience as a key aspect of interface design
Ability to drive deliverables to deadlines independently
Openness to collaboration and team-based problem solving
Development of Android/iOS/Web interface on an aggressive schedule
Required Skills & Experience

4+ years as UI/UX design for web and mobile
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Web Design, Software Development or related field
Fundamental design skills and web programming skills
Experience in designing and iterating on web apps
Quantitative and user behavior analysis skills
Excellent written and verbal communicator
Outstanding Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign skills
Expertise with HTML, CSS, Javascript, and Bootstrap or equivalent framework
Demonstrated time management and organizational skills