We are on the lookout for a talented UI Designer who is passionate about boosting Flippa’s growth objectives through user-centric, feedback-driven design. You will play a key role in massively improving the customer experience for our two key customers; buyers and sellers.
This position will report into Flippa’s Lead Designer and will be based at our vibrant office in Fitzroy, working alongside a small and growing team working to expand our presence.
Flippa is a global startup and technology platform based across two offices - with a head office in Fitzroy, Melbourne and a growing presence in Austin, Texas. We run the world's #1 marketplace for buying and selling digital assets and online businesses. Now we're expanding rapidly to support our even bigger plans for the future, and that means we need more awesome people to join our team!
Flippa connects asset and business owners with buyers around the world. The community is powered by creators, makers, entrepreneurs and business owners who are either looking to buy or sell.
We pride ourselves on our customer focus, our learning mindset, our culture of experimentation and innovation, and our willingness to risk failure to achieve something awesome.
Nothing about Flippa is boring or conventional. When you work at Flippa you're working in a team that values all input, regardless of position and experience. We support each other to reach goals and celebrate the wins.
Selling is hard. It’s easy with Flippa. We’re building a business that makes it easier for our clients to sell theirs.
About the role
We are looking for an experienced mid-level UI Designer to deliver end-to-end UI design for a range of initiatives that have a positive impact on Flippa’s marketplace. You will work collaboratively with Flippa’s Head of Product, the Head of Engineering, and a team of developers to create fun, engaging, and practical experiences designed with the user in mind.
What you will get to work on:
Flippa platform Interface
Marketing assets, landing pages, emails, banners and some print
Flexible, responsive mobile interactions
Dashboards, communications centers, and customer workflows
User testing & feedback sessions
What you will bring
Role Specific Experience:
4+ years of proven experience in digital design including an understanding of interface and interaction design principles as they relate to web sites, desktop and mobile, supported by a portfolio demonstrating these skills
Ability to communicate clearly about design, collaborating effectively with stakeholders
Design expertise with the willingness to follow direction, and exchange constructive critique with peers.
Technical skills including a firm understanding of common graphic design and web tools (we use Figma).
Proven experience wire-framing, low-fidelity and high-fidelity designs.
Proven experience using WordPress
Experience, or an interest in, working with design systems, including contributing patterns and components
Understanding of HTML and CSS will be considered highly beneficial
It would also be nice to have some experience with Illustration
Skills & Competencies to be successful:
A creative mind to solve complex problems
A strong work ethic
Adaptable attitude who enjoys working in a fast paced, constantly evolving environment
Work effectively and collaboratively in a cross-functional team
Attention to detail
Have an interest in a start-up environment and interest in digital, online products and services.
The awareness for design and industry trends
A positive attitude and desire to “go the extra mile” to achieve great things for Flippa.
Flexibility and comfort with ambiguity (We're a successful startup that will continue to grow and innovate aggressively.)
Perks & Benefits
Flippa is an awesome place for great professionals – you'll be working with talented colleagues, tackling challenging problems, and enjoying a competitive salary and equity package. We have a great culture, professional development opportunities and plenty of perks like a fortnightly team lunch at local restaurants, social events including monthly Friday night drinks, recognition awards and prizes, flexible leave options, health and wellness benefits and the converted Flippa day!
If this opportunity sounds like you, please apply by attaching a copy of your resume (CV) and providing a cover letter.