UI/UX Designer

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Beam Impact

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Beam Impact

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At [Beam](https://beamimpact.com/), we’re on a mission to shift $10B from brands to nonprofits by creating what loyalty would look like if it were designed for today’s customers. In the last year, we’ve funded 4M+ meals for food-insecure communities, the prevention of 1M+ lbs of CO2, and more. Across our network of 90+ mission-driven brands like Instacart, Roots Canada, and Parade, we let you make ~1% of every purchase go to a high-impact nonprofit you choose from a curated set reflecting what the brand stands for–at no extra cost.  As customers see how their dollars are going towards goals, like funding the removal of 10K lbs of plastic from the ocean, Beam builds emotional buy-in. We lift average order value by 15% and convert 30% more customers to make a second purchase within 90 days–far outperforming traditional loyalty, especially with millennials and Gen Z.  Our work to help people turn their spending power into tangible impact every day has been recognized by [Forbes 30 Under 30 for Social Impact](https://www.forbes.com/30-under-30/2021/social-impact/?profile=beam-impact), SXSW, Cannes Lions, and more.  About the Role Are you looking to join a highly motivated team working for social impact? At Beam we’re on a mission to shift $10 Billion to high-impact nonprofits. As a UI/UX Designer, you will design Beam across our suite of products. You’ll work with our engineering team, PMs, and business development. You’ll work closely with our CTO on developing the strategy a high degree of ownership over the product. Responsibilities ·      Execute UI/UX designs via wireframes, mocks, animations, user journeys and user profiles applying best practices across platforms ·      Synthesize information from research, data, user feedback, client requests and company vision to develop designs ·      Communicate with research, data and user feedback how designs align with the product goals and vision of the company ·      Develop a deep understanding of the Beam Platform, the product goals, as well as the user and client perspectives ·      Collaborate with our product managers, engineering and customer success teams ·      Re-evaluate existing assumptions and stay up to date on design best practices, principles and innovations via independent research and team collaboration ·      Learn and grow through feedback cycles, 1-1 conversations, and broader team trainings ·      Gain knowledge of the nonprofit giving and e-commerce enablement spaces Qualifications ·      2+ years creating UI/UX designs for production use ·     Previous work for SaaS or consumer brands ·      Experience designing for responsive web & mobile ·      Experience using design and prototyping software (Sketch, Figma, Invision, etc) ·      Strong communication skills ·      Strong grasp of analyzing sales metrics & client-based data to develop designs Bonus Points for ·      Experience designing web components that integrate with e-commerce sites ·      Familiarity with the Shopify ecosystem ·      Familiarity with accessibility design ·      Experience working in a startup Benefits: ·      Unlimited PTO with a required minimum of at least 2 weeks off per year ·      Flexible work from home policy ·      Competitive salary ·      Significant company stock options ·      Partial 401k match ·      Healthcare, vision, dental fully covered ·      Paid parental leave for all parents Perks: ·       $100 / month in wellbeing stipend to be used at your discretion (e.g., gym membership, mental health resources like yoga classes & meditation app subscriptions) ·      $750 / year in professional development (e.g., conferences, courses, books) ·      Option to work in our gorgeous NYC HQ with sunlight, plants, drinks, snacks, music and energy ·      Regular team events and volunteering ·      Regular on-sites every 4-6 months for the entire Beam team to come together for team-building in NYC  ·      $1,000 referral bonuses for every new member of the growing Beam team that you send our way

Full Job Description

At [Beam](https://beamimpact.com/), we’re on a mission to shift $10B from brands to nonprofits by creating what loyalty would look like if it were designed for today’s customers. In the last year, we’ve funded 4M+ meals for food-insecure communities, the prevention of 1M+ lbs of CO2, and more. Across our network of 90+ mission-driven brands like Instacart, Roots Canada, and Parade, we let you make ~1% of every purchase go to a high-impact nonprofit you choose from a curated set reflecting what the brand stands for–at no extra cost.  As customers see how their dollars are going towards goals, like funding the removal of 10K lbs of plastic from the ocean, Beam builds emotional buy-in. We lift average order value by 15% and convert 30% more customers to make a second purchase within 90 days–far outperforming traditional loyalty, especially with millennials and Gen Z.  Our work to help people turn their spending power into tangible impact every day has been recognized by [Forbes 30 Under 30 for Social Impact](https://www.forbes.com/30-under-30/2021/social-impact/?profile=beam-impact), SXSW, Cannes Lions, and more.  About the Role Are you looking to join a highly motivated team working for social impact? At Beam we’re on a mission to shift $10 Billion to high-impact nonprofits. As a UI/UX Designer, you will design Beam across our suite of products. You’ll work with our engineering team, PMs, and business development. You’ll work closely with our CTO on developing the strategy a high degree of ownership over the product. Responsibilities ·      Execute UI/UX designs via wireframes, mocks, animations, user journeys and user profiles applying best practices across platforms ·      Synthesize information from research, data, user feedback, client requests and company vision to develop designs ·      Communicate with research, data and user feedback how designs align with the product goals and vision of the company ·      Develop a deep understanding of the Beam Platform, the product goals, as well as the user and client perspectives ·      Collaborate with our product managers, engineering and customer success teams ·      Re-evaluate existing assumptions and stay up to date on design best practices, principles and innovations via independent research and team collaboration ·      Learn and grow through feedback cycles, 1-1 conversations, and broader team trainings ·      Gain knowledge of the nonprofit giving and e-commerce enablement spaces Qualifications ·      2+ years creating UI/UX designs for production use ·     Previous work for SaaS or consumer brands ·      Experience designing for responsive web & mobile ·      Experience using design and prototyping software (Sketch, Figma, Invision, etc) ·      Strong communication skills ·      Strong grasp of analyzing sales metrics & client-based data to develop designs Bonus Points for ·      Experience designing web components that integrate with e-commerce sites ·      Familiarity with the Shopify ecosystem ·      Familiarity with accessibility design ·      Experience working in a startup Benefits: ·      Unlimited PTO with a required minimum of at least 2 weeks off per year ·      Flexible work from home policy ·      Competitive salary ·      Significant company stock options ·      Partial 401k match ·      Healthcare, vision, dental fully covered ·      Paid parental leave for all parents Perks: ·       $100 / month in wellbeing stipend to be used at your discretion (e.g., gym membership, mental health resources like yoga classes & meditation app subscriptions) ·      $750 / year in professional development (e.g., conferences, courses, books) ·      Option to work in our gorgeous NYC HQ with sunlight, plants, drinks, snacks, music and energy ·      Regular team events and volunteering ·      Regular on-sites every 4-6 months for the entire Beam team to come together for team-building in NYC  ·      $1,000 referral bonuses for every new member of the growing Beam team that you send our way

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