Designer

Stacker


2 months ago

06/13/2019 10:21:23

Job type: Full-time

Hiring from: Europe

Category: Design


Stacker lets you build apps by simply picking and choosing the features you'd like to have, and installing them instantly.

Want a social network with news feed, user profiles, and messaging? Done. Or a car-lending platform with payments, an account review system, and a central feed of listings? Done. Or an employee onboarding portal with a user directory and a downloads centre for useful files? Done. (You get the picture.)

We're a remote startup founded by 3 British people with team members based in London, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Geneva and Malaga.

We're looking for a stunningly talented, product-minded UX designer who gets what we're doing and can't wait to get started.

THE JOB:

  • Full time (we can consider part-time though)

  • Remote, as long as your time zone is within 2 hours of the UK

  • Awesome company culture and amazing people

YOU'LL:

  • Conceive of, create, and design new app features - all the way from idea to mock-up to design

  • Specify features for developers to implement them, or build them yourself using our no code app builder

  • Curate a consistent design system

  • Be at the cutting edge of UX and make all of Stacker feel like magic

  • Design landing pages for new iterations of the Stacker product

YOU HAVE:

  • Insanely high attention to detail

  • Intuitive knowledge of what makes great UX

  • A track record of making beautiful interfaces

  • The ability to understand the bigger picture of what we're doing and work towards it

  • Knowledge of CSS

  • An internet connection that can easily handle video calls

  • A passion for what we're making!

YOU MUST:

  • Be in a time zone that's +/-2 hours from British time all year round

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