Location: Remote

Work anywhere in the US, must live in the US

We are growing! Join a technology team of 35+ talented product managers, UX designers, developers, quality assurance engineers, project managers, etc. in an Agile environment who support a company of over 125 people with industry-leading web applications in areas of subscription-based continuing education, simulation and training, eCommerce, content management, and more.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

We are Continued. We are fast-paced, nimble, and laugh a lot. We all work from home offices in various locations across the country. We are dynamic, engaged, highly motivated, and highly skilled. We are passionate about our work and our professions and we’re looking for another team member to join our cause. We are certified as a great workplace, ranked #33 in Fortune’s 2021 Best Small & Medium Workplaces for Millennials, ranked #86 in Fortune's 2021 top 100 Medium-Sized Workplaces in the US and ranked #13 in Fortune's 2020 top 25 Small & Medium Workplaces for Women by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Learn more about us at continued.com.

We celebrate diverse voices within our organization and in the professions we serve, and we welcome and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds. We strive to be an inclusive workplace where our team members feel empowered and supported in their careers. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious creed, disability status, or age. We are also committed to paying our team members at fair rates based on their skills and experience.

ABOUT THE TEAM

Though we are virtual and scattered across the country, we communicate frequently, have a tight-knit team, and support each other across roles and projects. We are driven by endless curiosity, a love of learning, and a desire to solve problems.

ABOUT THE POSITION

The UX Designer position plays a key role in our ability to connect with users and improve the user experience and conversion of our websites and applications. Working within the Product Team, the UX Designer is responsible for designing new UI components, creating new user flows and processes, maintaining the Continued Design System (we use Figma), and making sure best practices are applied at every level of the design process. This position works in a fast moving environment where you coordinate your efforts with other designers, product managers, and developers, while supporting Agile software delivery.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with conceptualization and planning for UX initiatives including idea conception, design, wireframes, and prototyping.
  • In all work produced, maintain UX standards and accessibility best practices on all web properties and preserve the brand style and voice through collaboration with the UX Manager and creative team.
  • Add to and maintain the Continued Design System with a focus on reusability of components using Atomic Design principles.
  • Collaborate closely with product managers to create innovative solutions for new features and improvements that tie to business goals.
  • Support Agile development teams through design reviews and by collaborating on style implementation.
  • Propose and design new ideas and enhancements to our websites based on usage data and user feedback.
  • Evangelize for user experience within the company. Communicate user experience research to fellow team members and executives.
  • Take a user-centered approach to design with a deep understanding of information architecture, interaction, and usability best practices.
  • Occasional design for marketing assets including landing page templates, email templates, and other website assets that utilize design system components.
  • Stay on top of email design and landing page best practices in order to implement templates marketers can use to optimize their campaigns.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 1-3 years of relevant design experience
  • Outstanding portfolio of shipped products
  • Proficiency in Figma or equivalent design program
  • Familiarity with prototyping tools such as Invision

PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS:

The UX Designer’s success will be measured and evaluated by the following metrics:

  • Wireframes, mockups, and prototypes shipped;
  • Increase user satisfaction by working with the Product Team on new features or enhancements to the user experience; and
  • Increase usability of the Continued Design System by making improvements and utilizing new features.

MORE ABOUT THE POSITION:

  • Full-time W2 position, work core U.S. business hours in your time zone
  • Ability to fulfill the job requirements with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Work from your home office
  • Company-provided MacBook Pro, internet stipend, etc
  • Must be located in the United States and be legally eligible to work for us
  • Travel is required for an annual company meeting, and may be required once or twice per year for team or project meetings (once COVID clears, of course)
  • We offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision group health insurance, flexible spending accounts, telemedicine, accident insurance, and more
  • We offer 21 days of paid time off per year as well as your birthday and national holidays and observances (you may substitute any of the standard holidays for another public holiday such as bank/school or other regional or religious holidays)
  • We offer a 401k match, professional development, charitable gift matching, robust wellness programs, and more

TO APPLY

To apply, please submit a cover letter with your application. In your cover letter, we’d love to hear about 1) why you would make a great addition to our team; and 2) a project achievement you are particularly proud of, and why.

Continued is a 2021 DiversityJobs Employer Member.