UX/UI Designer - 3+ month contract - remote work

Austin, United States

We are on the lookout for a talented UX/UI Designer to join the team at Flippa for a 3 - 6 month contract.  We are seeking someone passionate about boosting Flippa’s growth objectives through user-centric, feedback-driven design and working with us to improve the customer experience for our two key customers; buyers and sellers.  

This position will report into Flippa’s Head of Product working alongside a small and growing team working to expand our presence.


Why Flippa?

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 UX/UI Designer to deliver end-to-end UX/UI design for a range of initiatives that have a positive impact on Flippa’s marketplace over the next 3 to 6 months.  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.  This position can be performed remotely and the location in the US is flexible, other locations may also be considered including Melbourne, Australia.

What you will get to work on:

  • Wire-framing & paper prototyping

  • User interviews

  • Flippa platform Interface

  • Flexible, dynamic, responsive mobile interactions

  • Dashboards, communications centres, 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

  • Self-starter

  • 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.)

Apply now!

If this opportunity sounds like you, please apply by attaching a copy of your portfolio and providing a cover letter.

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