Product Designer

flippable Published: September 15, 2017
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 Who you are
As a Product Designer at flippable, you will create compelling graphic and UX designs for our website and other platforms. You will contribute to elevating flippable as an even more recognizable brand for our users.

your responsibilities will include:

    • Participating in the ideation and concept stages of design and development
    • Defining our brand with a consistent theme through iconography, typography, and color theory
    • Building wireframes and contributing to the layout of our website
    • Sketching, prototyping, and creating assets with both web and mobile considerations in mind
    • Presenting and defending key design decisions to the team

basic requirements

    • AAS/BA/BFA in graphic design or equivalent experience
    • 3-5 years of work experience in graphic or visual design
    • Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
    • Understanding of web design considerations and best practices
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

preferred qualifications

    • Familiarity with HTML and CSS
    • Experience with Squarespace or a similar CMS platform
    • Experience with interactive design and understanding of UI/UX principles
    • Understanding of mobile design considerations and best practices
    • Experience working for a political campaign

hiring principles

    • We are looking for alignment, not fit. We value team members who can both exemplify and help us refine and push forward our core values and culture -- not just fit into an existing culture.
    • We are proactively seeking a nationally representative team. You can see our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Principles¬†here. We are using recommendations from¬†Project Include, among other organizations, to design an inclusive hiring process that minimizes opportunities for bias. This means that our process may take a bit longer, and include less conventional elements (e.g., anonymized assignments), than other hiring processes. We appreciate your patience.
    • We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
You are excited to join a small but mighty team of doers who take on the duties of their roles with gusto -- and who also envision their long-term growth within our organization. You are both focused and flexible. You can identify the most effective way to drive toward a goal, but you also understand that goalposts may shift as we learn.
You are accountable and solution-oriented. When you see a problem, you work with others to drive toward a solution.
You share our commitment to building a fair, inclusive government and our conviction that this requires electing progressives to state office. You believe strongly in our core values and have shown them in a variety of work or academic contexts. You can speak to your personal motivations for joining this movement and our team.

Company Overview

Flippable is building a national movement to flip states from red to blue. We empower voters, volunteers, and donors with information that both educates and motivates them to support Democrats at the state level. Our primary activities are:

Raising awareness: We produce original digital content that highlights the critical role of state governments in a balanced democracy. Our content is viewed over 10M times per month.

Running the numbers: We are building a model to identify which Democratic candidates donors should invest in -- where their dollars and time will have the greatest ROI. Our analysis shows where we are most likely to flip seats and, ultimately, the state chambers that have the greatest impact on redistricting and voting rights.

Supporting candidates: We show our community the highest-impact ways to get involved through clear, tangible calls to action. Since November 2016, we have raised over $400,000 and deployed thousands of volunteers to support Democrats running in the most critical -- and flippable -- races.

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