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OPEN POSITION

2D UI Artist

Eugene, OR

WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR

We are seeking a flexible artist to join our team in Eugene, OR. As an artist at First Foundry, you’ll be working closely with senior artists and designers to produce finished work ranging from UI mockups and usability refinements to icon and illustration design. You will also work directly with software engineers to create modern and streamlined user experiences. We are looking for an artist who’s capable of working in a variety of styles and juggling assignments across multiple products.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Work with an agile team, collaborating closely with developers, designers, and other artists to create intuitive user experiences.

  • Create and improve wireframes, templates, and style guides for web, mobile, and hybrid software products.

  • Review, critique, and improve on project designs during development, and live applications in production.

  • Stay up-to-date on design trends in web and mobile applications, including style, UI/UX, and accessibility best practices.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Openness, positivity, a drive to learn new skills, and an ability to work effectively as part of a fast-moving, deadline-driven team.

  • Skill in communicating design feedback to other team members as well as updating stakeholders on estimates.

  • Demonstrated experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

  • Ability to understand design requirements in order to create intuitive and clean UI/UX.

  • Knowledge and skill in interpreting usability test feedback and creating appropriate actionable changes.

  • Please include a current portfolio of your work with your application.

  • We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas at this time.

BONUS ATTRIBUTES

  • Experience in the full suite of Adobe products.

  • Experience in Sketch, Affinity Designer, Invision, or other UI design tools.

  • A technical background or demonstrated experience working closely with technical teams.

  • Interest and ability to create cohesive graphical branding for companies and products.

  • Skill in illustration, icon design, and web development.

ABOUT EUGENE

This is an on-site position as either a part-time or full-time contractor or employee in our Eugene, Oregon office. Eugene has a young, progressive college town culture and community with big-city tech industry. In the middle of a microbrew and food-truck renaissance, Eugene offers fantastic, affordable living for people who enjoy outdoor recreation and the arts year round.

COMPENSATION

This position provides a globally competitive base salary (DOE) and project bonus eligibility, as well as relocation assistance and healthcare benefits.

When applying, please include the position and location you’re applying for in your email subject line. Also include a cover letter and portfolio (required).