Senior Mobile UX Designer - Portland, OR

Why Vacasa?

The Brand Experience team is something special inside Vacasa: a non-traditional in-house creative agency with the benefits of being inside a brand, combined with the expertise of an outside agency. We believe that design is a business advantage and is essential to elevating the experience of our customers and employees.

What We're Looking For:

As Senior Mobile UX Designer you are an experienced design thinker, communicator, advocate, and mentor within the agency and across the organization. You'll be responsible for the ideation, execution, and delivery of responsive mobile product design for Vacasa's global business, across multiple customer and employee experience touchpoints. The ideal candidate will have the ability to guide world class mobile design strategy, from ideation through execution, that reinforces the Vacasa brand, on a tight timeline. Being a dog lover or donut connoisseur is a bonus.

What You'll Do:

* Report to the Design Director, leading native app and responsive mobile UX strategy and specification

* Establish a cohesive mobile experience across multiple product channels and experience touchpoints

* Create wireframes, interaction flows, interactive prototypes, and design specifications

* Ask questions, gather requirements, and apply design thinking, creativity and curiosity during concepting

* Translate business objectives and brand strategy into compelling designs for specific audiences

* Present concepts and final deliverables to Product, Design, and Engineering teams, and executive stakeholders, with strong rationale for design directions and solutions

* Champion great experiences, based on customer insights, business strategy, and UX best practices

* Collaborate with a variety of stakeholders, departments, and internal customers, winning confidence and building relationships that promote partnership

* Deliver on deadlines while managing multiple tracks of work

* Craft experiences that are steeped in the new Vacasa brand, setting a high bar for creative output and deliverables

* Mentor less experienced designers and contribute to a team culture of curiosity, learning, and discovery

What You Bring:

* 6+ years relevant work experience, with a specific focus in mobile UX design

* A brilliant portfolio of mobile experience designs

* Solid foundation in UX design principles and best practices, and a passion for creating meaningful digital experiences

* Mastery of design elements, such as color, typography, and composition

* Deep expertise in design spec and prototyping tools (Adobe, Sketch, Invision, Balsamiq, Axure, or similar)

* Skillful presentation of ideas, both visually and verbally, to internal stakeholders, clients, and intended audiences

* Experience creating and evolving design systems and process

* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced collaborative environment with a team of diverse backgrounds and expertise

* Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience

* Interest in travel and technology

* Curiosity and passion for learning

Don't Forget the Perks:

* Health/Dental/Vision Insurances

* 401k Retirement Savings Plan with up to a 6% company match

* Employee Assistance Programs

* Vacation Time

* Paid Sick Leave

* Employee discounts

* All of the equipment you'll need to be successful

* Smartphone