User Experience Designer

Red Nova Labs Kansas City, KS
Why do we need you?

Red Nova Labs is looking for a seasoned UI/UX designer to expand our existing product line and spearhead the user experience and design of a new product. As a UI/UX designer, you will define how people interact with our web-based products and have a direct impact on our client's success. You will be a part of a unique culture with a talented team who is transforming an industry with technology solutions.

* Relocation assistance provided - see below for more details about Kansas City!

Check out these videos about the people at RNL and what it's like working here!

Responsibilities:

* Lead all product design for our website CMS product (think Squarespace)

* Spearhead the design of a new self-serve product (think Redbox)

* Collaborate with our product and engineering teams to turn client and company visions into simple, effective web products

* Translate business problems with defined user stories into table sketches, user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and full-fledged design mockups

* Play a key part in our iterative process to collect user feedback for alpha and beta designs, make rounds of revisions, and release polished functionality

* Identify existing interface problems and devise elegant solutions

* Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas

* Mesh with our flexible, lively and inspiring team

Requirements:

* At least 3-5 years of experience in a UI/UX role

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

* Passion for innovation and design

* Desire to work well within a team, taking and giving criticism in order to achieve growth

* Ability to clearly articulate your design decisions, what problems they're solving, and all of the various ways they should behave when implemented

* Strong design sensibility that fits within our established style

* Experience with web, mobile, and responsive design

* Obsessive attention to detail

* Must provide portfolio examples (url or pdf file upload) to be considered

Perks:

* Competitive base pay

* 401K matching

* Medical, dental, and vision coverage

* Generous PTO policy

* Unlimited coffee, tea, soda, Red Bull, Gatorade, and snacks

* Cubicle-free space, in-house barista, weekly catered lunches, full kitchen access, ping pong, foosball, company kickball team, regular social events, must we continue?

Why Kansas City?

Kansas City is the barbecue capital of the world and Red Nova Labs is only blocks away from the city's best, but there's a lot more to KC than just mouthwatering burnt ends. Our tech-minded entrepreneurial community is continuously growing while also boasting high-paying jobs and a low cost of living. Our office is right in the action when it comes to fun bar districts, great sports teams (Go Royals, Chiefs, and Sporting!), lively weekend events, a colorful art scene, and brew-filled Midwestern traditions. As one of KC's best places to work, Red Nova Labs is proud to call the prairie's hidden gem home. We love it here, and we think you will, too.

Why are we passionate about what we do?

Because we found an industry that is booming and benefits greatly from integrated technology solutions. Because we are making a significant impact on our clients' ability to run their business. Because we are leading the industry with our technology platform and growing rapidly across the United States. Because it's fun!

About Red Nova Labs

Red Nova Labs is a KC tech company founded in 2009. We sell a suite of products under the alias storEDGE to the self storage industry. That's right, we make software and websites (and other cool services) for those physical buildings of units you store extra belongings in. We have an environment that allows every employee to help develop ideas and contribute to the company's growth. By creating this collaborative network, everyone has an opportunity to make an impact on what we accomplish.Our standards are still high, we're filled with talent, and there are plenty of problems to be solved.

Red Nova Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.