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Senior UI Designer

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Earth Hero

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Senior UI Designer (Volunteer, Remote)

Note : The following is an opportunity for flexible, part-time, volunteer work to address climate change. Please DO NOT APPLY if you are only looking for paid employment. A 6-month commitment is preferred. This is a remote-from-home position.

Do you have 5+ years of experience in UI design across mobile and web apps? Do you have team leadership experience? Do you want to make an impact? Are you motivated by working with smart and talented individuals who are creating a better world? Do you want to contribute 5-10 hours a week, working remotely on your own flexible schedule with our far-flung, diverse team?

Who We Are

Earth Hero is a global all-volunteer nonprofit organization with users in 153 countries. We exist to make it easy to act on climate change. The climate emergency we currently face requires adequate and immediate action. It is one of the most threatening crises of our time. To rise to the challenge, we help people discover personalized, positive steps to care for our shared planet, improve lives, and build a better future. Check out https://www.earthhero.org to get to know us better and see if our mission and project resonate with you.

We are looking for action-oriented individuals who are excited about addressing climate change. As a startup, we are looking for people who will help build and scale our impact and at the same time are willing to roll up their sleeves to get stuff done! This is an opportunity to be part of an organization where you can have a direct impact, grow your experiences, and have the flexibility to fit the role into your life.

Responsibilities

  • Lead on interface design for our mobile and web applications
  • Collaborate with our product team to ship and improve features
  • Facilitate, review and help with the work of other design volunteers
  • Work with user researchers to understand the needs of climate activists
  • Refine and expand our component library

Experience useful in this role

  • 5+ years of experience working in teams and designing
  • Good knowledge of design patterns across platforms (Android, iOS, web)
  • Building component libraries or design systems
  • Leading design projects with other designers, developers and user researchers
  • Working across teams to set and measure outcomes for design
  • Experience using Figma
  • Taking initiative, learning new things, and applying them

Perks

  • Channel your talents and passion in a stimulating environment
  • Experience and help shape an up-and-coming organization nonprofit organization
  • Develop new skills and gain valuable experience that can enhance your professional trajectory
  • Do amazing work on a flexible, part-time basis
  • Have fun while you make a difference

Expectations

You will work remotely and on your own schedule. Roles work best with a minimum commitment of 6 months for 5-10 hours a week (or more if you like!). Because our all-volunteer team is spread throughout the world, we rely mostly on a combination of Slack and video calls to communicate.

If you possess a high level of self-motivation, work well independently, have strong collaboration skills, enjoy the opportunity to partner with like-minded individuals, and can commit quality time per week to help achieve team goals, we would love to hear from you.

To Apply

To apply, please share your resume/CV, LinkedIn profile or portfolio, plus a brief message explaining why you are a good fit for this volunteer position. You can submit through this platform or send a message to apply@earthhero.org

Thanks!


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About Earth Hero

Location:

3537 S. KING DR., Chicago, IL 60653, US

Mission Statement

We believe a billion compassionate activists can restore a healthy Earth where life can thrive, so we are motivated to inspire people and their communities to join the global climate movement. Our nonprofit volunteer team is focused on providing tools and ideas that empower all who want to reduce emissions and care for our shared planet. We help people to effectively respond to the climate emergency while strengthening their resilience and quality of life.

Description

Our 100% volunteer non-profit team is focused on providing tools and ideas that empower those who want to address climate change and care for our shared planet. The free Earth Hero mobile app has users in 153 countries joining together to respond to the climate emergency while strengthening their quality of life. The project was started by volunteers and advanced by volunteers around the world who want to make a difference and have a positive impact. Check out the Earth Hero website and search us in the app store to learn more! (www.earthhero.org)

Computers & Technology
Environment
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Web Design
  • Web Design / UX

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • You will work remotely and on your own schedule. Roles work best with a minimum commitment of 6 months for 5-10 hours a week (or more if you like!).

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