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UX Designer (entry-level)

Summary

We are looking for a team member with excellent UX design and presentation skills for consultant work at our office in SF. As our company continues to evolve into a multi-functional marketing agency, we want to deep our creative visual design core and are looking for an individual who has a strong sense of creative leadership. You will be our first UX hire and a leader of UX design for both our clients and btrax’s brand. This position will work closely with our CEO and Visual Design team to help provide our clients Global Design consulting services. Relocation support and visa support is not provided.

What you’ll do:

  • Executing design work consistent with btrax design and brand standards, analytics insight, customer feedback.
  • Takes direction from senior team members to collaborate on the best ideas
  • Leads design work on major programs doing some of the design yourself and providing oversight/direction to other designers on the program.
  • Delivers design work on programs of any size with minimal oversight.
  • Effectively negotiates trade-offs with project management and production staff (i.e. engineers).
  • Communicate with internal teams and external contractors as well as clients for smooth project flow.
  • Check for mistakes to ensure high quality work to be delivered that satisfies client expectation.
  • Do rapid design exploration and deliver the User Experience designs
  • Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in user experience design and apply this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans.
  • Quickly iterate on multiple visual design explorations to arrive at a simple, but robust solution, accounting for complex requirements.
  • Leverage existing UX patterns and style guides
  • Support User Experience strategy and innovation
  • Stay current on emerging UX and digital behavior trends, design innovations, and broader technological shifts, as well as identify opportunities to incorporate best current thinking into product designs
  • Collaborate on and present work to a range of stakeholders – executives, engineers, product managers, business leaders, researchers, other UX and visual designers.

In addition to these typical responsibilities, you may perform other duties as necessary.

What You’ll Need:

  • Experience creating interfaces, large-scale digital experiences, or applications.
  • Certification in a UX program or equivalent experience.
  • Passion to produce the best cross-cultural designs in the industry.
  • Full understanding of how to apply the methodologies of interaction design and research to business problems.
  • Successful track record leading interdisciplinary teams in creating great products, with proven skills in mentoring, presenting, client partnership and visual communication.
  • Knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator or other tools for generating wireframes and specifications.
  • Curiosity of a scientist, the passion of an artist, and the ability to inspire passion, dedication from others.
  • Risk taking in design, pushing past the obvious, and making something you’re proud of.

Life at btrax:

  • Work with people from all over the world with diverse educational experiences.
  • Competitive salary, flexible PTO, IRA and health benefits provided for full-time employees.
  • Flexible environment with occasional remote work  days.
  • btrax is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply:

  • Send your resume and cover letter to hr@btrax.com

 

Project Manager (contracted)

Summary

We are looking for a bilingual team member with excellent management skills for projects and people to join us immediately to work under our lead project manager in SF. As our Global Design Consulting clientele increases, we are looking to add more members to our team with background and expertise related to US market localization (see btrax.com/jp/services). While native Japanese is not required an extremely high level of speaking, reading, and writing for Japanese is required for this position. English is also essential for our business, and we highly value additional fluency in any other languages. An ideal match has a strong background in marketing, seeks creative outlets to fulfill their passions, and a deep understanding of the cross-cultural differences between North America and East Asia.

What you’ll do:

  • Create project plans and revise as needed to meet changing project requirements.
  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of projects and ensure work stays within contracted scope.
  • Review deliverables prepared by internal team and client provided assets.
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored properly.
  • Communicate with internal teams and external contractors as well as clients for smooth project flow.
  • Ensure projects stay on budget and timeline while developing new strategies to streamline project processes.
  • Check for mistakes to ensure high quality work to be delivered that satisfies client expectation.

In addition to these typical responsibilities, you may perform other duties as necessary.

What You’ll Need:

  • Japanese language skills are highly necessary. High level fluency in English is preferred.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent 4 years’ worth of higher education.
  • at least 2-3 years of experience as a Project Manager
  • Comfortable working alongside/under a senior Project Manager
  • Ability to lead the work flow for market strategy, web, interactive, and research projects.
  • Ability to estimate costs and build timelines for projects.
  • Ability to identify and contract with key production partners to supplement Agency’s skill set.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects to complete work on time.
  • Strong presentation and training skills to improve internal and client understanding of global design consulting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Track and control project expenses such as vendor fee and expenses.

Life at btrax:

  • Work with people from all over the world with diverse educational experiences.
  • Competitive salary, flexible paid time off, IRA opportunities and health care provided for full-time employees.
  • Short-term/long-term disability and life insurance provided at no cost to employee.
  • Flexible environment – remote work may be done from home on a per project basis.
  • btrax is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply:

  • Send your resume and cover letter to hr@btrax.com

Visual Designer Internship

We are looking for a talented team member with excellent graphic design skills for projects and people to join us immediately for an unpaid learning opportunity at our office in San Francisco. As our company continues to evolve into a multi-functional marketing agency, we want to deep our creative visual design core and are looking for an individual who has a strong sense of creative leadership. You will work alongside our lead designer for all of our visual materials including branding, logos, presentation templates, reports, etc… as well as Global Design Consulting works for clients.

What you’ll do:

  • Craft graphic elements, assets, and visual treatments that adapt and flow with responsive design systems.
  • Partner with front-end developers and create HTML and CSS-friendly designs.
  • Produce brand standards and style guides for creating interactive, user-centric products.
  • Be the keeper of the brand look and feel and ensure all creative broadcast across all channels lives up to the highest quality of the company’s visual standards.
  • Work with the UX Designer to visualize research and interaction strategies
  • Communicate with internal teams and external contractors as well as clients for smooth project flow.
  • Check for mistakes to ensure high quality work to be delivered that satisfies client expectation.

In addition to these typical responsibilities, you may perform other duties as necessary.

What You’ll Need:

  • Currently enrolled in a BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS, or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Agency experience is a plus.
  • Proven ability to act as a leader in communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale, all within a user-centered design process.
  • Must be self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects to complete work on time.
  • Strong presentation and training skills to improve internal and client understanding of web development.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • It doesn’t hurt to have extra skills such as coding, programming, or UX design.

Life at btrax:

  • Work with people from all over the world with diverse educational experiences.
  • Transportation support for commuting to and from our office.
  • Opportunity for company subsidized housing
  • Bi-weekly workshops with catered lunch
  • Monthly networking and design events held in our office
  • Flexible environment with occasional remote work  days.
  • btrax is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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