UI Designer

Philanthropos LLC. is a Philadelphia, PA based, angel-funded company whose mission is to connect people to causes and community, helping measure and track your impact.

If you want to work at a purpose driven company building solutions that are reinventing charitable giving, apply today. 

Philanthropos Overview

Philanthropos, The Giving Company, is a technology solutions provider addressing inefficiencies in the charitable giving ecosystem. The company’s core offering is the Philanthropi platform, which simplifies the giving process and amplifies charitable giving through an accessible digital application. Philanthropi aligns Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategies with employees’ social priorities.

Product features include:

  • Corporate Profiles (Matching capabilities)
  • Individual Philanthropic Profiles (time, talent, treasure and social ties tracking)
  • Real-time Matching contributions, charity confirmation and grants processing
  • Client-centric and donor-centric reporting
  • Transaction receipts for year-end tax deductions
 

Position Overview

As our UI Designer, you are an integral part of the core product team. You will work closely with the Head of Product, CEO and CTO to bring the vision to life. Your primary goal is to design the user interface of the application across multiple platforms including iOS, Android and the web.

Responsibilities:

The UI designer is accountable for developing easy to use, beautiful interfaces.

Your day to day responsibilities include:

  • Develop intuitive, usable, and engaging interactions and visual designs for mobile and web.
  • Develop artifacts used by the product and engineering team including, sketches, wireframes, prototypes and final designs.
  • Collaborate with the product team and engineering in an agile environment.
  • Participate in the entire software development lifecycle process.
  • Develop design workflows to improve our ability to quickly iterate on ideas.
  • Develop clickable prototypes so we can quickly iterate on ideas through real-world experimentation.
  • Staying current on advancements in application design patterns.
  • Assist in developing marketing collateral related to the Philanthropi product.
  • Foster and model a collaborative team environment driven to build great software while having fun.
  • On occasion, must be willing to travel between Canada and the US.

Requirements

  • The ability to work in the fast-paced environment of a small startup.
  • Five years of related experience with a degree in interaction design, human-computer interaction, cognitive science or related field or equivalent demonstrable practical experience.
  • Demonstrable ability to ship mobile products in an agile environment.
  • Excellent understanding of user-interface design for mobile and the web
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating competence in mobile and web application design.
  • Strong graphic design skills, with a good understanding of color, typography, and intuitive layouts
  • Skilled in Sketch, InVision, Zeplin, Photoshop, Illustrator, XD and other relevant design tools.
  • Understand the differences between Apple’s design philosophy and Google’s Material Design.
  • Experience working with JIRA, Confluence, Slack.
  • Mac environment with GSuite, MS Office.
  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, React/ReactNative is desired but not required.

Philanthropos is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

This is a Permanent, Full Time position.

Location: Philadelphia PA

Start date: Now

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