UI Designer

Job description

As part of our development in France and internationally, we are looking for a UI designer at one of the most Innovative start-ups in Paris.

 

We are a small, but growing Design team. We are looking for a UI designer to work on projects for Mobile and desktop applications. Be ready to work in a fast paced agile environment where things are always changing.

 

Our ideal candidate has 2-5+ years experience, fluency in english, a master with Sketch-- and is always willing to learn things and take on new challenges.


********CANDIDATES MUST INCLUDE A PORTFOLIO WITH THE APPLICATION*********

 

REPORTING LINE

 

Reports to the Lead Art Director (Product)

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

In relation with the technical team, you will:

 

  • Work on large UI projects from start to finish on IOS, Android and Responsive Web
  • Ensure that developers have all assets necessary to execute design
  • Upholding Material Design UI standards on every project
  • Expert ability to communicate design clearly
  • Adding new components to style guide and update symbols in sketch library
  • Follow style guide and branding on all projects
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines without supervision

Requirements

SKILLS REQUIRED

 

  • Solid foundation with Sketch
  • Advanced understanding of .Ai and vector manipulation
  • Advanced level of Photoshop
  • Mastery of at least one prototyping tool (must be able to demonstrate and communicate design clearly)
  • Strong foundation with fundamentals of graphic design such as color theory, contrast and composition
  • Willing to learn new tools and processes
  • Willing to learn Material Design
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently
  • Ability to work in an agile and constantly moving environment, adaptability and agility
  • Good spirit and empathy
  • You are very sensitive to the user experience and have a strong interest in interface design,
  • You are comfortable speaking and writing in French and English (correct spelling required)
  • You are organized and able to handle multiple tasks head-on.
  • You are meticulous with a keen eye for detail.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Must have Requirements:

  • Strong portfolio
  • Fluency in English
  • 2-5+ years’ experience (combined digital/visual experience, Web designer)
  • Demonstrates knowledge of mobile UI and responsive web design
  • Must know Sketch
  • Willing to become an expert in material design
  • Comfortable following a style guide and reporting to the art director


Nice to have ++++

  • Animation skills
  • Any technical development experience or web development experience
  • Agency experience and freelance experience
  • Familiarity with a Material design
  • Familiarity with Accessibility design standards

 

HIRING PROCESS

 

The journey starts with a phone interview and a meeting with Audrey, Hiring Manager.

Then we plan face to face meetings with Megan, Art Director and Romain, CTO

For the final round, you will meet some members of the Tech team and some members of other teams (Student Success, Revenues, Marketing…)

You will be asked to provide us with professional references contact detail.

 

Feel free to get the gist of who we are : https://openclassrooms.com/courses/how-do-we-work-at-openclassrooms

 

 

WHAT WE OFFER

 

- Public transportation in Paris and suburbs for free (Pass Navigo paid by OpenClassrooms)

- Health insurance for free (“Mutuelle” monthly fee entirely paid by OpenClassrooms)

- Meal vouchers (Employer contribution at the max authorized by law)

- Access to gym for free (GymPass paid by OpenClassrooms)

- Unlimited days off and a 1.000€ premium once a year for 15+ days off taken

- Access to remote working

- A company MacBook

- A work environment and a strong culture built on agility, openness, respect and high quality

 

 

OpenClassrooms is a French hyper-growth company eligible to the French Tech Visa program. That means, for foreign candidates, benefiting from the accelerated procedure to apply for a "Talent Passport" residence permit. There is also a simplified "accompanying family" procedure available for spouse and dependent minor children.

More information here : https://visa.lafrenchtech.com/4/french-tech-visa-for-employees