Sr. UX/UI Designer

| Austin | Remote
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About Gembah

Gembah is a rapidly growing venture funded company on a mission to democratize product innovation, and enable a whole new breed of creators and entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into reality. We are democratizing and demystifying the product creation process by helping entrepreneurs, e-commerce sellers and small-to-midsize businesses research, design, and manufacture new consumer products.

Founded on the belief that humans are natural creators, the company’s goal is to empower creators anywhere and make product development accessible to anyone.

 

Who We’re Looking For:

Essential to the Customer Experience team, we are looking for a Senior UX / UI Designer who will work closely with our products to further the automation of product creation. Responsible for leading our design vision, strategy and execution for our various products. You’ll help us build a more innovative way for us to help entrepreneurs connect with designers and manufacturers to bring their product ideas to life in an easy streamlined fashion. You are motivated by having your product vision and design directly impact the lives of real people. You are passionate about enhancing the experience of entrepreneurs and experts, solving interesting challenges, and designing new solutions. Our UX Designers are responsible for designing the interaction and visuals of the products. With a craft for details, they create the architecture, user flows, navigation models, user interfaces, and micro-interactions that shape how people interact with products, and bring these to life in the final product. Working closely with Product Managers, Engineers, Industrial Designers, Supply Operations and other stakeholders, you will plan, prioritize, and deliver design activities autonomously with a sense of ownership for the product.

 

Your Day-to-Day

  • Bridge the gap between research insights and tangible concepts
  • Make sense of complex systems or large volumes of data and content and represent them in simplified models
  • Refine concepts into meaningful narratives that speak to business opportunities and technical feasibility
  • Hands on delivery of concepts, personas, user journeys, storyboards, system maps, user flows, wireframes, visual design comps, and prototypes
  • Communicate the product’s vision and articulate design decisions and trade-offs, both verbally and visually
  • Collaborate fluidly with other designers, developers, and product managers
  • Effectively manage both short and long-term priorities across multiple complex projects

Your Skills & Accomplishments

  • 5-7 years of product design experience ,helping build and launch products at startups
  • Strong knowledge and experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes 
  • Organized, self-directed, efficient and able to manage multiple and complex projects in a timely manner
  • Working knowledge of common design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, Sketch, InVision, Zeplin, etc.
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional and collaborative role spanning several teams such as product, engineering, and design
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills to lead, influence and align vision with cross-functional teams

Benefits of Working at Gembah

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Fun company events
  • Fully remote work environment
  • Flexible time off
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Opportunities to grow your career
  • Top-notch work-life balance and company culture

 We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do – from recruiting, to operations to fostering safe and respectful workplaces that encourage collaboration. Our culture is based on principles of respect, inclusion, and fair treatment and we welcome anyone into our family without regard to race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • SolidWorksDesign
    • TrelloManagement

Location

Gembah is located in an office community of creatives in the eclectic East Side of Downtown Austin, next to restaurants, bars, Brew&Brew & Whole Foods

An Insider's view of Gembah

How does your team reward individual success?

Everyone at Gembah is quick to celebrate individual successes, from all levels of the company. Formal recognition is given at company all-hands, shout-outs are always present during meetings large and small, and there is a lot of appreciation expressed on a daily basis within and across teams. You definitely feel the love here!

Phinam

Sr Software Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

Each day is completely different. Some days are spent working internally to improve the team’s operations and other days are spent talking to clients all day about project updates. Some days are just spent solving problems and creating solutions - never a dull week!

Arwa

Design Project Manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

I've learned more in the last seven months than I have at any job I've worked. Every single person at this company has had to prove themselves to be a very quick learner in order to keep up with the pace of things in this crazy and complex industry. The collaboration with other teams, process building, and constant feedback drive a lot of learning!

Ben

Account Executive

What is your vision for the company?

Human beings are creators by nature. It’s what separates us from all the other species on the planet. Gembah's mission is to bring that power back to creators and innovators anywhere, and truly democratize product innovation. Everyday our awesome customers are bringing us new exciting product ideas that we help them bring to life!

CEO and Co-founder

CEO and Co-founder

What are some social events your company does?

Gembah is an extremely social company; there’s not a single person I wouldn’t want to be friends with outside of work. We go to happy hours, dinners, cooking classes, axe throwing, etc. If it’s fun, chances are we’ll go at some point. This company really does feel like a family

Ryan

Account Manager

What are Gembah Perks + Benefits

Gembah Benefits Overview

We provide a flexible and truly global diverse work environment. Our US team works directly with our teams in China, Mexico, India and Vietnam. We recognize holidays from all our offices and celebrate our diverse cultures. We celebrate diversity and work actively to build a diverse and inclusive company and society.
We're very passionate about our mission to democratize product innovation, and enable people of all walks of life, anywhere in the world, to bring their product ideas into reality, and achieve financial independence by building their own product business.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
We select nonprofits every quarter and then organize our employees to help with different events or tasks as needed.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We are part of Recode The Quo, a local organization that is focused on helping technology startups build an internal playbook for diversity and inclusion.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
We actively seek out diverse candidates and strive to hire diverse whenever possible. Out of our close to 100 people, 48% are non-white, and 31% are female.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Our benefits options include HSA and FSA options.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Performance Bonus
Gembah offers performance based compensation for employees that meet and exceed their metrics
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We have a no policy PTO policy. We trust our employees to manage their time off so that it doesn't negatively impact their team and the company overall. The same is true for our parental leave policy.
Flexible Work Schedule
We allow our employees to work remotely and the hours that fit them the best as long as it does nto negstively impact their team or the company overall.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Gembah hosts at least 1 company outing per year
Stocked Kitchen
Unlimited Snacks and Coffee
Happy Hours
We organize happy hours several times per quarter at some cool spot that allow us to socialize and where everyone feels welcome, whether they drink alcohol or not.
Parking
Pet Friendly
We allow our employees to bring their pets to work as long as they can manage them and ensure it's not a negative impact on other employees.
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
We pay for employees to set up their at home office and pay for reasonable expenses associated with that.
Professional Development Benefits
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