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SwingU

Junior UI/UX Designer

SwingU is one of the fastest-growing and exciting technology companies in the golf space. We are looking for a passionate UI/UX Designer looking to grow their skillsets while having a direct impact on the product. You’ll work with our lead designer on improving the user experience of our shot tracking, game improvement app and our golf coaching platform. This is a junior level position and you can expect to lean on, learn from, and collaborate heavily with our lead designer.

Candidates who don’t have examples of relevant work included in their application WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

Location

This job is 100% remote during the pandemic, but the applicant MUST be a local Connecticut resident. Following the pandemic - remote with 1 office day/week in Hartford, Connecticut. Please do not apply if you do not live in state!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Helping to figure out what the most important problems to solve are
  • Working with the team to come up with solutions to those problems
  • UI design for both iOS and Android apps
  • Participate in the creation and maintenance of a design system
  • Ensure consistent design language across the entire SwingU ecosystem
  • Help with usability testing
  • Design for our website
  • Graphics for marketing (e-mail campaigns, Instagram, Facebook, etc)
  • Level up your design skills with the help of our lead designer


The ideal candidate:

  • Strives for pixel perfection
  • Is comfortable working in Figma
  • Believes User Experience is critical to good UI Design, one cannot succeed without the other
  • Communicates well, their opinion matters
  • Is not afraid to ask questions, knows how to admit when they need help
  • Thrives on constructive criticism
  • Can work collaboratively across an entire product team. This includes but is not limited to Product Managers, Developers, QA, Designers, and other stakeholders
  • Checks their ego at the door, realizes the best design solutions come from an informed approach
  • Understands basic design principles 
  • Cares about the details
  • Can work effectively as a remote team member
  • Plays golf


Bonus points if:

  • You understand the Strokes Gained statistic
  • You’re familiar with design systems and component libraries
  • You have recent experience working on mobile apps
  • You are interested in motion and interaction design, double bonus points if you’re experienced in designing it
  • You have illustration experience
  • You tell us in your application letter what your favorite type of cookie is, letting us know you’ve read the entire job description
  • You understand the limitations of basic front end development. What design work can and can’t be feasibly built in code


About the Company:

Headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, SwingU is a sports technology and media company focused on golf game improvement. The company owns and operates top-rated smartphone apps across GPS, scorecard, statistics, instruction, social & ball tracing. SwingU Clubhouse publishes an email newsletter reaching hundreds of thousands of golfers daily. Lastly, SwingU Academies develops personalized, branded instruction & training apps for clubs, teachers, and academies. We’re passionate about golf and technology and have a truly unique culture.


For more company information, please visit www.swingu.com


Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000-$70,000 per year

Benefits:

401(k)

Dental insurance

Flexible schedule

Health insurance

Paid time off

Vision insurance


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