UX/UI Designer (Contract - Part-time)

| Austin | Remote
As a UX/UI Designer in the growing Design Team at Spruce, you’ll use your full set of UX/UI skills to create new and existing – internal and customer facing experiences across a variety of platforms. You’ll take ownership of the UX/UI process, while collaborating with Product and Engineering teams to ideate, research and design easy to use products in a fast paced environment backed by research. 
This position is 15-20 hours a week, Austin, TX local or remote ok. 


  • Collaboratively define and research with Product team on new features 
  • Create information architecture and workflow documentation for mobile apps and web based applications.
  • Audit and ideate on existing experiences to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Design experiences for iOS, Android and web.
  • Be an empathetic advocate for good design and customer experiences 

About You

  • 2+ years experience in UX/UI Design or comparable educational program
  • A stickler for consistency and UX/UI best practices
  • Familiar with the Agile process
  • Experience designing for mobile apps and web based applications
  • Understanding of flexible design systems
  • Creative problem solver that thinks on their toes and can make informed decisions quickly
  • A history of getting things done 
  • Embodies our company values: ownership, people first, hustle, curiosity, boldness

At Spruce, our mission is to build relationships and technology that empower local businesses to serve our residents. As the leading provider of lifestyle services to the multifamily industry, we offer daily chores, housekeeping, pet care, laundry and dry cleaning services to more than 750 apartment communities across the US. Through the intuitive Spruce app, apartment residents can easily book services from certified, insured and background-checked professionals. Our success is based on delivering the highest-quality services to residents on-demand. Venture-backed and headquartered in Austin, Spruce has more than 40 employees and is growing rapidly. We promote a people-first culture where curiosity, ownership and boldness are valued and encouraged. Each employee has a personal, measurable impact on the success of the company and ideas are welcomed from everyone.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • SalesforceCRM


Our headquarters are located in East Austin at Owens Garage. There are plenty of hip restaurants and coffee shops within walking distance.

What are Spruce Perks + Benefits

Spruce Benefits Overview

Being apart of the Spruce Crew, you will develop meaningful relationships with a team that supports your goals and celebrates your wins. You will get to enjoy the lasting personal growth you gain from tackling new, ambitious challenges every single day where you will see your work come to life.

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Spruce employees receive between 20 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Spruce has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all the flavored LaCroix you can handle. Have a snack idea? Always looking for new treats for everyone to enjoy.
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
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