UX Designer at Animoto

UX Designer




We are looking for a Product Designer to help lead the design of our online video creation tools. You will work with a cross-functional team to ship elegant and thoughtful design solutions that help our users create best-in-class videos.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and maintain a vision of the experience we should provide our users to help them create powerful, professional video
  • Work closely with a product manager and engineering lead to continuously refine our understanding of customer problems in order to build our roadmap.
  • Work with a UX researcher to unpack complex user issues while building a deeper understanding of our customers
  • Create journey maps, user flows, and other documents to guide UX strategy
  • Create wireframes, prototypes, and other design artifacts as needed to effectively communicate specific features and behaviors
  • Present designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and stakeholders and guide the collection, synthesis and integration of feedback

What we’re looking for:

  • 2-4 years of hands-on product design experience preferably in a product company Bachelor’s degree in Product Design, Industrial Design, Graphic Design or similar
  • Experience working in an Agile environment with product managers and engineers
  • Strong portfolio including at least one tool with complex interactions that make a creative task easy for non-pros
  • Experience conducting research and applying insights to your designs
  • Fluency in relevant, modern design tools and design systems (we currently use Figma and Miro)
  • Someone who actively balances technical constraints, business requirements, and marketing considerations while optimizing for the user experience
  • Someone who’s active with videocreating or consuming itand can speak to what it takes to make a good video

Bonus points:

  • Experience designing tools for online collaboration
  • Experience using a complex, professional tool to create videos, motion graphics, 3d graphics, or something similarly creative
  • Experience designing highly interactive UIs
  • Experience applying design thinking to problems outside of product design

What We Offer:

  • An opportunity to engage with a community of hard-working, fun-loving, and interesting colleagues, creating incredible products and supporting our customers the world over
  • Work from anywhere as a part of our fully-distributed workforce
  • Exceptional medical, dental, and vision benefits; fully-paid premiums for you and your dependents on our most popular plan
  • Participation in Animoto’s 401(k) plan + company match
  • Accrued PTO from Day 1, with a culture of taking time off to relax and rejuvenate; Summer Fridays for a bit more time to spend doing the things you love outside of work
  • Allocated budget to help set up your home office with all the ergonomic essentials
  • An annual Subscriptions Perk to help subsidize the costs of the SaaS providers you use most (Spotify, Netflix, Amazon Prime, or Peloton, to name a few)
  • Focus Fridays to provide you with uninterrupted time during the work week to execute on your most important directives
  • Weekly employee Demos and regular company gatherings, encouraging collaboration, engagement, and even some laughter across time zones
  • THE opportunity of a lifetime to learn, grow, and challenge yourself to do the best work of your life