Mobile UI/UX Designer vacancy at Fleetio
Proudly headquartered in Birmingham, AL., Fleetio launched in January 2012, and today thousands of people use our modern software platform to manage their vehicles, equipment, parts, drivers and more.
General overview of the role
Fleetio is a modern software platform that helps thousands of organizations around the world manage their fleet operations. Transportation technology is a hot market and we’re leading the charge, with raving fans as customers and an incredible team. But we’ve only scratched the surface of potential! We're looking for a Mobile Product Designer to join our growing design team and help us design and build amazing features.
One of our core beliefs as a company is “Design is an important part of everything we do.” As a Mobile UI/UX Designer, you’ll create intuitive, innovative, and great-looking iOS and Android mobile interfaces that our customers will love to use. You’ll rely on user-centered design principles to produce high-quality visuals from concept to execution and craft new user experiences that help solve complex problems. You’ll collaborate with other product designers, engineers, and product managers to continually refine and iterate the Fleetio design language.
If you’re a creative, driven and passionate designer who naturally puts yourself in the shoes of customers and thinks deeply about how to improve their experience, we would love to hear from you! This is a position we consider essential to the company’s success. Be sure to mention coffee in your cover letter so we know you actually read this.
Collaborate closely with Product Management, Design, Engineering and Marketing teams to solve complex problems, humanize product ideas and develop these ideas into modern, simple and intuitive mobile designs and features
Design navigation flows and prototype new user experiences based on product requirements that are simple and intuitive for our native iOS and Android mobile platforms
Iterate on existing mobile designs to consistently improve the user experience and design
Compellingly communicate and present design solutions, across a range of mediums and fidelities, to stakeholders and other product designers, while defending design decisions and incorporating feedback into the design cycle
Generate detailed iOS and Android mocks/specs of final designs that allow engineers to build accurately
Partner with engineers to ensure a high-quality implementation and user experience
Raise the bar for product quality across our mobile platforms by advocating for user-centered product roadmaps, new interface guidelines and mobile design patterns, investments in refinement, polish and iteration, and insights driven by user research and customer feedback
Education & Work Experience:
BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, etc.)
3+ years of experience designing and shipping products across native iOS and Android apps
Communication & Collaboration:
Ability to communicate design concept ideas at varying levels of resolution (sketches, low-fi mockups, hi-fi comps, interactive prototypes, etc.)
Experience with cross-functional collaboration between Research, Design, Product, Engineering, Data Science and Marketing to develop the strategy and rationale for features
Expertise & Skills:
Proven ability to bring projects from concept to completion. (Have designed and shipped software product)
Highly skilled with design tools (e.g. Figma, Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop) to produce wireframes, high fidelity mockups, and prototypes
Working knowledge of iOS and Android official user interface guidelines (HIG and Material Design)
Fluency in best practices for mobile and tablet design, as well as working knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
A deep understanding of the Apple and Android design aesthetic, UI, and history
Experience in designing iOS/Android app experiences from start to finish as a Product Designer with familiarity with iOS/Android development.
Ability to grasp and refine highly complex problems and translate them into clean, focused, understandable solutions, while exercising an extraordinary eye for typography, consistency, color, and subtle details
Strong command of visual design and information architecture with a mind for simplicity and deep knowledge of modern mobile UI/UX patterns
Exceptional skills in the craft and execution of functional product design work, from high-level strategic direction down to UI design details and polish
Expert understanding of user-centered design thinking and integrating products/services across a platform (Thinking in terms of design systems, not just screens)
An outstanding portfolio, showcasing a foundation in typography, interaction and visual design, ideation, and examples of designs that you have developed from concept to completion
Skills considered as a good plus
Have experience with development tools like Xcode and/or Android Studio
Have experience with Swift, SwitftUI
Perks & Benefits
100% coverage of employee health and dental insurance
401(k) + match
Company stock options
Vision, STD & LTD
Dependent Care FSA and Medical FSA
Generous PTO and 8 company holidays
Community service funds
Professional development funds
Health and wellness incentives
Remote working friendly