Design | Seattle, WA | Full Time
At Artefact, Responsible Design is our mindset and methodology for creating a more equitable and sustainable world. Our teams collaborate in a culture that comes from a strong core of human centered design and operate at the forefront of the discipline to help clients with their toughest challenges create solutions that not only help them face the future – but redefine it for the better.
How this role contributes
As a UX/UI Designer at Artefact, you will work alongside a group of talented design and researcher consultants on a wide variety of projects across many areas including technology, healthcare, education, social impact and more. You work directly with clients and your team to help solve complex problems using strong UX and UI skills utilizing a full range of mediums, design tools, inspiration and insight.
What you will do
Do great design work
Your focus is hands-on, on the front lines doing the exceptional work that directly impacts our ability to deliver consistently high quality on each project. You will:
- Collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team to take on complex problem spaces
- Engage across all phases of a project including research, strategy and design, bringing your unique design perspective to all
- Contribute thoughtful and creative solutions to envision what might be
- Contribute a variety of UX/UI design solutions that address solutions in multiple ways
Learn to be a great consultant
Develop client empathy, active listening, engaging to understand clients' needs and perspectives and how to speak to your teams work to guide clients to success.
Engage in the community
Everyone at Artefact has a role in making it the best it can be, and it starts with getting involved. You will engage by participating; making new connections and getting exposure to new perspectives. Over time you will take a more active role in driving the community by facilitating inclusion and taking a more active role in initiatives that help make Artefact better.
Master your knowledge & skills
Opportunities for growing knowledge and skills are plentiful as you work on mastery of your craft and becoming a great consultant. Everyone's growth path is unique, however the common denominator to a successful journey is a learning mindset fueled by feedback, self reflection and the willingness to ask for help.
You have a point of view, strive to deliver world class thinking and execution, and inspire others to do the same.
You are a flexible and excited to contribute at any and all levels
You are a strong communicator, confident presenter and compelling storyteller
You are a champion for diversity and inclusion; proactively seeking out diverse perspectives, talents, and embracing different styles of contribution
You have a growth mindset; striving to improve despite challenges
Digital UX/UI design experience: Design-related Bachelors degree and/or 2+ years of work experience
A compelling portfolio demonstrating strategic, conceptual and visual proficiency
Client services experience is a plus
Generous PTO & Parental leave
Emergency childcare benefits
Flexible work; location, hours & work/life balance support
Comprehensive family medical, dental and vision coverage
Education, well-being & WFH stipends
Seriously great co-workers
An inclusive organization
As an organization whose mission is to help create a more equitable world, Artefact is committed to creating a diverse team and being an inclusive workplace. As such we strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. It is our promise that all candidates receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.
Work from where you work best
If nothing else, Covid has revealed the amazing adaptability of our teams to work remotely while retaining a strong sense of collaboration. Post Covid, Artefact will continue in a hybrid work model with a combination of in-office and work-from-home in various mixes. So though in-person work or travel may be needed from time to time given client needs, relocating to Seattle is not a requirement for this position.