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Bay Area UX/UI Designer

Full Time

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About the Position

Uplift is a fast paced incubator of products. We’re a group of incredibly smart, passionate, well rounded individuals and we’re looking for other engineers to join our stellar team.

This position is for a fintech client in the Bay Area, requires at least one day a week in their Oakland office. The rest of the week can be remote.

The contract is until July 31, 2022 with the possibility to extend or turn into a full time position.

  • Be part of the team that builds internal facing products that are used across all of engineering.
  • Talk to stakeholders.
  • Understand use cases and based on that come up with designs for products that the engineers in your team work on.
  • Create requirements into designs.
  • Prepare wireframes that frontend engineers can use.
  • Good handover between engineering and design.
  • Transfer requirements and data into easy to understand designs.


This is a UX Design and UI Design dual role.

  • 3+ years of professional design experience
  • Proficient in Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD or similar (Figma preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong curiosity to ask many questions when understanding the requirement/request

All of these:

  • Self-sufficient (can get stuff done with Trello tasks, can make decisions)
  • Good communicator. Makes deadlines and estimates, raises concerns.
  • Passionate, self-driven learner waiting for the opportunity to build something new and cool.
  • Able to make functional and beautiful designs.
  • A basic understanding of how software is built leading to reusable components and consistency is a plus.

What to Include

Note this is a contract opportunity. In your application email, please include:

  • Where are you based? E.g. San Francisco, California, USA.
  • What’s your availability for a 30-minute call in the next 2 weeks? Please include at least 3 options.
  • Links:
    • Resume/LinkedIn (URL):
    • Professional website:
    • Portfolio:
  • Contact information
    • Email address (required)
    • Phone number (optional)

Why You'll Love Working at Uplift

  • We find the work for you!
  • We offer you a team and shared resources to help you take on bigger client projects if you’re turning down opportunities.
  • Enjoy a healthy work-life balance, like everyone else at the company.
  • Embark on your own self-driven career path with opportunities for positions like tech lead.
  • Work on many different projects and cross-pollinate all the lessons and solutions.
  • Work remotely: avoid a time and energy drain of a commute. Uplift has been remote-first since inception.
  • Get together in person once a year for a company offsite.
  • Indulge in the freedom to design your own work schedule, whether that includes a four day work week, evening hours, or whatever suits you and your lifestyle, so long as it's clearly communicated.
  • You get access to Paul & Marius, two of the brightest minds in engineering & consulting.
  • Uplift has no investors, other than our team, and thus no one who can dictate the future of our company or our products. We have ultimate freedom in the projects that we choose.

As a member of our team we value your opinion. We also respect the skills you bring to our company.

**We are constantly on the lookout for people who can join us. If you've got what it takes, we'll find a way to include you.**

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