PromptWorks | Senior UX Designer -

Senior UX Designer

PromptWorks | Philadelphia, PA | UX / Design

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We’re looking for a user experience designer with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience.
They must be adept at designing user interfaces for our client and internal projects. This designer will work with clients, business analysts, UI engineers, and developers to design intuitive, functional, and elegant user interfaces for web and mobile applications.
The ideal candidate’s portfolio should demonstrate a broad body of work consisting of high-quality, flexible, user-centric design and design process. They should be a creative thinker and a problem solver.
We hire passionate, pragmatic, intelligent, well-spoken, knowledge-hungry, fun-loving, people.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participating in and guiding collaborative discovery workshops
  • Understanding users and their needs
  • Designing user journeys & workflows
  • Defining clear information architectures
  • Creating & documenting brand principles
  • Creating high-quality design deliverables
  • Creating compositional design systems that afford the engineering of scalable and consistent user interfaces
  • Working collaboratively within a small team and independently when necessary
  • Participating in daily stand up and weekly planning & retrospective meetings
  • Taking ownership of our work-product and ensuring a cohesive, quality user experience
  • Championing client vision and priorities day-to-day
  • Turning clients’ big ideas into actionable stories in collaboration with the team
  • Working with business analysts to identify product vision
  • Educating clients on design principles and practices
  • Estimating project proposals in collaboration with software engineers, project managers, and business analysts
  • Staying abreast of UX best practices and trends

Candidates must have experience with the following:

  • Design of process flows, user journeys, wireframes & comprehensive mockups
  • Facilitation of design workshops, such as paper prototyping, empathy mapping, customer journey mapping, etc.
  • Sketch or related design tools
  • InVision or related prototyping tools
  • Responsive and mobile-first design
  • Design of brand and style guides

Experience with any of the following is preferable:

  • Brand and logo design
  • Typography
  • Color theory
  • Illustration
  • User research and usability testing
  • Accessibility
  • Basic HTML, CSS & development principles


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Founded in 2013 by a small group of ambitious engineers, the original PromptWorks crew came up with a plan to design its culture the same way it designed software: custom.

Having worn nearly every hat in the tech industry collectively, the team set out to create the company they’d always wanted to work for, with a culture that respected the work of each and every contributor.

Today, using techniques like pair programming, PromptWorks has enabled its highly-skilled engineers and designers to efficiently share knowledge and build high-value software products simultaneously. Combining its uniquely collaborative work style with perks such as continuous learning opportunities, catered lunches and “Talk Tuesdays,” the custom software company has struck a satisfying balance between working hard and living well.

At its core, PromptWorks specializes in turning big ideas into custom-made digital projects. Driven by a desire to see its clients succeed, the company fuses agile processes, the highest-caliber code and automated testing to put out ‘wildly successful,’ sustainable software that clients can rely on, every time.

Of course, dangling over the cutting edge of technology requires a tight grasp on the value of employee growth and learning. For that very purpose, PromptWorks employees are given non-billable time each week to learn, create or experiment with any project that will enhance their own growth or that of the entire company.

PromptWorks’ proactive, tangible efforts give back to the Philadelphia tech community, as well as diversify its applicant pool, are widely appreciated across the company and throughout the community. Its breadth of work can be seen through its organization of and participation in a vast range of conferences, Meetups, apprenticeships and community events that educate and inspire.

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