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Front End UX Generalist

at Kin + Carta Americas

Location: Colombia Remote

Department: Experience Design

The opportunity

The role

Kin + Carta is seeking a Front-End UX Generalist to help us design amazing experiences from our Office for our Fortune 500 clients and their customers. If you’re passionate about emerging tech and have a deep understanding of human-centered design and interaction design read on!

At Kin + Carta, we provide great design through a few key principles. We Instill Confidence for a more confident user, we Reduce Complexity to make experiences feel easy, and we Provoke Delight because we don’t just design for usability, we aim to create experiences that people love.

As a User Experience Generalist / UX Front-End at Kin + Carta, you’ll be collaborating with the design team and the development team, by translating a design system into code. You’ll be responsible for the scalability and optimization of the different components, as well as its reusability.

As a reliable advisor to our clients on their digital experiences, you’ll have the opportunity to make a real impact on their understanding and implementation of design practices. While partnering with our other experts in design, research, software engineering, quality assurance, technical architecture, and product strategy, you’ll learn something new daily, and we hope to learn from you, too!

 

Role responsibilities

  • Creating and adjusting the components of a design library into code
  • Have a good understanding of HTML5 and CSS3 best practices
  • Collaborating with designers, design system managers, and engineers on a daily basis
  • Business as usual application updates and support.
  • Your work at Kin + Carta matters. The design work you do here will have a direct impact for our clients and will be seen and used by thousands of people everyday.
  • Taking a client’s vision from conception to completion and delivery and being a trusted advisor to them on the digital experience they will provide end users.
  • You will work with some of the brightest, most talented UX’ers around - you’ll learn something new daily, and we would like to learn from you.

 

Minimum qualifications

We want all new hires to succeed in their roles at Kin + Carta. That's why we've outlined the job requirements below. To be considered for this role, it's important that you meet all Minimum Qualifications. If you do not meet all of the Preferred Qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.

  • Robust background working with HTML5 & CSS3. 
  • Skilled in Angular Material & JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of platform's guidelines: iOS and Android.
  • Design Sensibility. Able to build directly from Figma and contribute to the design solution. 
  • Proven ability to create user-centered design based on your knowledge of HCI fundamentals
  • You are excited and passionate about new and well-designed mobile apps and technologies.
  • You’re able to manage your own time, whether working on a team in a collaborative environment or working independently.
  • Working closely with a development team is something you have done and enjoy.
  • You have a design mindset and always puts the client first. You’re passionate about solving difficult problems in the simplest.

 

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience building web-based data visualization and passionate for information design.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Art/Design or related field.
  • You are able to effectively articulate user experience issues and concerns and overall design principles to team members and clients.

About Kin + Carta

Kin + Carta is a global digital transformation consultancy committed to working alongside our clients to build a world that works better #ForEveryone. Our 1,700 curious minds make creative connections between people, data and technology to create connected outcomes across the full lifecycle of the product and platform ecosystems.

We’re makers, builders and creators by nature, and we come to work every day to build experiences for some of the world’s most influential companies. We help businesses accelerate their digital roadmap, rapidly innovate, modernize their systems, enable their teams and optimize for continued growth. 

We are a technology business with trust and human connection at its heart. As a Certified B Corp, our triple bottom line focus on people, the planet and profit is at the core of everything we do.

We welcome our Kin to show up as their full selves every day. Because this is so important to us, Kin + Carta is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. To read further about our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Awareness, check out the IDEA page on our website. 

If you need accommodations at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

Apply for this role

Whoever you are, wherever you’re from and whoever you love, you’ll find an open door at Kin + Carta. It’s yours to walk through if you’re passionate about building a better world for everyone, and you’re keen to be part of a diverse and inclusive culture that plays to people’s strengths and thrives on togetherness.