UX Designer

Key Qualifications

  • Agile Team (SaaS preferred): 2 Years (Required)
  • Adobe/Sketch/Figma: 5 Years (Required)
  • Strong user research methods including interviews & A/B testing
  • Workshopping & facilitation experience

Job Summary

BLAZE is seeking a passionate, proactive, organized, and creative problem solver who will be a key contributor to our engineering and product teams as a UX/UI Designer. Your user focus and design thinking experience will contribute to the UI design making it usable and intuitive for the large user base. You will create and represent user personas in design discussions and be the voice of our users with the consistent aim of improving user experience. The individual in this position will work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional team to deliver products with a best-in-class user experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead initiatives related to Research, User Experience and User Interface, working with Product, Engineering, our customers, and partners to determine product strategy and design
  • Plan and conduct user research and competitor analysis
  • Create user stories, personas, and storyboards
  • Determine information architecture and create sitemaps
  • Work in an agile Scrum team, helping shape and define features, user personas, user journey maps, create information architecture and other artifacts that help articulate user needs and information flows
  • Create mock-ups and other design assets to quickly communicate context, situations, and challenges that will shape and influence our designs and solutions
  • Help shape our UI framework and style guides, taking into consideration design feasibility for web technologies, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Have the ability to understand complex systems and provide the optimal solution for the end-user
  • Seek to create the best possible product or service for users by finding the sweet spot between their needs, business constraints, and technical capabilities
  • Plan and execute methodologically sound usability testing, data analysis, results, documentation, and presentations
  • Focus on the user’s needs and translate those needs into design recommendations
  • Contribute to testing and implementation approach for presentation layer/front end-user interface

Qualifications and Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in UI/UX design for web and mobile platforms
  • Proficient use of tools such as: Adobe Suite, Balsamiq, Axure, Sketch, InVision, Figma, Jira 
  • Portfolio or demonstrated history of ownership or key involvement in the entire design process, from research to user experience and visual design
  • Thorough experience with user journeys and AB testing
  • Understanding of design feasibility in terms of HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • A user-centric mindset
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative and analytical approach
  • Understanding of interaction design principles
  • Business know-how: Understanding of business metrics and the ability to translate company goals and objectives into digital experiences

BLAZE Is a venture-backed technology startup that is designing the next generation of software for licensed cannabis operators serving cultivators, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers (dispensary and delivery businesses). In less than 3 years the company has picked up hundreds of customers in multiple states. BLAZE’s best-in-class ERP (enterprise resource planning) software enables companies of any size to streamline their entire business processes with legal compliance, inventory, customer, and supply chain management in one unified platform. Customers can rapidly deploy the BLAZE technology with minimal risk, low cost, and maximum flexibility. BLAZE provides customers solutions for retail sale of cannabis, distribution, inventory management, and cultivation.

BLAZE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 

Benefits and Perks

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, 401K
  • Work from home
  • Paid time off (Vacation, Sick, Holidays)
  • Competitive salary
  • A real chance to help shape the growing cannabis industry
  • Work with smart people in a fast-paced environment

Remote Work with Corporate offices are located in Newport Beach, CA.

Please send us your resume, link to your portfolio and why you think BLAZE is a fit for you: jobs@blaze.me