Web and Mobile UI/UX Designer

Cleveland, OH | Business Operations

Job Description

Mobile Defense is a passionate company that values creativity, intelligence, and teamwork. We hire smart, well-rounded people who thrive in a fast-paced, startup environment. We are always looking for talented people to add to our team.

All current positions are based out of our Cleveland, Ohio offices. Local applicants and those willing to relocate are preferred. However, exceptions will be made for outstanding candidates.

Mobile Defense considers all applicants for available positions without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, physical ability, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status.

Why Mobile Defense?

  • Work with smart, passionate people on interesting and challenging problems
  • Enjoy a fun startup environment with no bureaucracy
  • We offer competitive salaries, health, dental, 401K matching, and performance rewards
  • Fitness membership, Internet, and mobile phone subsidy
  • Mentoring and knowledge sharing is ingrained in our culture
  • We provide education reimbursements for certifications and degrees
  • Free food and drinks, 28" widescreen monitors, and nice furniture
  • Work on meaningful technology that helps keep millions of people around the world safe
  • Mobile Defense has won several awards, including Best Security App for the Android platform and has been featured in online publications, such as PC World, CNET, MobileCrunch, and PC Magazine.

Web and Mobile UI/UX Designer

Mobile Defense has cultivated a fast-paced, agile development environment where creativity and teamwork are paramount.

We are looking for a positive, take-charge individual to join our growing team as a Web and Mobile Designer. In this role, you will work closely with our development team to lead the design and creation of a cohesive look, flow and overall user experience of our web and mobile products. We are seeking a designer with an outstanding portfolio and ability to implement their designs.

Candidates must be driven by aesthetic details and user interaction. Responsibilities will include immediate and far-reaching design decisions that will be seen and used by millions of people every day. Candidates must have exceptional communication skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently, excellent judgment, and the ability to be productive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

You will be responsible for:

  • Designing clean, pixel perfect interfaces for our website and mobile products

  • Storyboarding experiences and wire framing interfaces for our web and mobile products

  • Designing art assets for our products, partners, and marketing collateral

  • Working with developers to track, measure, and optimize user interfaces and experience

  • Working with management to quickly prototype ideas

  • Championing our brand and design process throughout the company

We need you to have:

  • Strong portfolio of previous web and/or mobile work

  • Ability to manage and prioritize many tasks at a time

  • Experience with Adobe Create Suite 5+ (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator)

  • Experience with front-end web technologies (e.g., HTML, CSS)

  • Passion for simplicity and a deep curiosity of what makes apps sticky

  • Exceptional collaborative, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Flexibility with changing job requirements as the company and team grows

  • 3+ years of professional web and/or mobile design experience

We hope you have:

  • Willingness to work flexible hours

  • Willingness to participate in mentoring and skills transfer among team members

  • Experience working with Ruby on Rails views

  • Experience working with HAML and SaaS

  • Experience with Javascript frameworks, preferably jQuery

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