About The Company
The Ridge crafts products made to last a lifetime through with simple, functional designs ready for anything and everything. Our materials are chosen with care and a thoughtful connection to the insights of our growing community – setting our North star as we strive to improve everyday. Together we can do more with less.
Ridge started with The Ridge Wallet as a Kickstarter project in 2013 and is now in the hands and pockets of over 3 million people worldwide! We currently operate around the globe selling in the US, Canada, the UK, EU, and Australia on Shopify and through other channels such as Amazon and Wholesalers. We have also expanded and continue to expand our product catalog to include KeyCases, Bolt Action Pens, Knives, Rings, Watches and we have plenty more in the works!
We are looking for people interested in positions with tremendous growth potential, but which come with high expectations of work rate and quality of work. We are a fully remote company and utilize that to find the best talent around the world to join our team. Since we are a remote-first company, we always do our best to be as accommodating to a healthy work/life balance.
Benefits & Perks
- At this time, we offer pay on a weekly basis via PayPal or Wise.com, but preferability Wise.com for ease of payments.
- Starting 30 days after the working relationship has started, we offer Paid Vacation and Sick time depending on the number of days remaining in the calendar year. These pools of time will be reset at the beginning of each calendar year.
- For this position, we are offering a weekly salary range of $1000 USD depending on experience, with the expectation of a 40-hour work week. During training the first few week’s hours may be lower, but the salary rate will remain the same. The total per month would then be $ 4,000 USD. For highly skilled applicants, this can be negotiated upon completion of the application!
Job Description: As an Ecommerce UI and UX Designer, you will play a key role in creating visually compelling and user-friendly experiences for our ecommerce platform. This position offers an exciting opportunity for a designer with some prior experience to work with a talented design team and contribute to the overall success of our online store. Your focus will be on designing intuitive user interfaces (UI) and optimizing user experiences (UX) to drive engagement, conversion, and customer satisfaction.
- User Interface Design: Create visually appealing and intuitive user interface designs for various pages and elements of our ecommerce platform, including homepage, product listings, checkout process, and more.
- User Experience Optimization: Collaborate with the UX team to enhance user journeys, streamline navigation, and improve overall usability, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable shopping experience.
- Wireframing and Prototyping: Develop wireframes and interactive prototypes to illustrate design concepts and user flows, gathering feedback from stakeholders and iterating on designs accordingly.
- Visual Branding: Ensure that all UI designs adhere to our brand guidelines, maintaining consistency in color schemes, typography, and visual elements across the platform.
- Mobile Responsiveness: Design UI/UX solutions that are mobile-friendly and responsive, providing an optimal experience for users on various devices and screen sizes.
- Digital Design Experience: Leverage your experience in creating engaging graphics, banners, and promotional materials for our ecommerce platform and marketing campaigns.
- A/B Testing and Analysis: Assist in A/B testing various design elements and user flows to identify opportunities for improvement and conversion rate optimization.
- Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, developers, and marketing, to understand requirements and align design solutions with business goals.
- User Research: Utilize user research insights to inform design decisions and incorporate user feedback into the iterative design process.
- Industry Trends: Stay up-to-date with UI/UX design trends, best practices, and emerging technologies, bringing fresh ideas and innovative design approaches to the team.
- Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), or related fields.
- 2+ years of experience as a UI/UX designer, preferably in an ecommerce or digital product environment.
- Portfolio: A strong portfolio showcasing UI and UX design projects, demonstrating creativity, problem-solving abilities, and attention to detail. Include examples of digital design work.
- Software Skills: Proficiency in design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe XD, Photoshop, Illustrator) or Sketch, as well as familiarity with prototyping tools like Figma or InVision.
- Digital Design Experience: Experience creating graphics, banners, and digital assets for ecommerce platforms and marketing campaigns.
- Knowledge: Solid understanding of UI design principles, UX methodologies, information architecture, and usability best practices.
- Collaboration: Strong communication and teamwork skills, able to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
- Adaptability: Willingness to learn and adapt to new challenges and design requirements.
- Passion: A genuine interest in ecommerce, user-centered design, and creating exceptional digital experiences.
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