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Senior User Experience / Product Designer

Aug X Labs

Aug X Labs

Product, Design
Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024

Senior User Experience / Product Designer

Job Posted
February 13, 2024 2:15 PM
Open Positions

📍 About the Company 📍

At Aug X Labs, we're redefining video production by harnessing the power of generative AI and user-centric design. Our flagship product, Augie, is a Smart Video Editor that empowers everyone to become visual storytellers. Whether you run marketing for a Fortune 500 company or are an aspiring entrepreneur, Augie Smart Video levels the playing field for video creation, elevating your content from mere words to captivating visual narratives.

📍 About the Role 📍

As a Senior Designer at Aug X Labs, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the visual and interactive aspects of Augie. Your expertise will be instrumental in delivering a user experience that is not only visually appealing but also intuitive and efficient. Collaborating closely with the Product and Engineering teams, you will drive the design of new features, refine existing ones, and ensure that Augie continues to stand out in a competitive market as a smart, innovative, and user-friendly platform.

📍 Key Responsibilities 📍

Emphasis on the product design of our products including Augie, our AI-enabled video creation storytelling tool, and other experimental products. Marketing materials including our website to ensure brand consistency and other outward communication as necessary. Leading our junior designer with an emphasis on coaching and mentoring.
Collaborating closely with Product and Engineering teams, working with the Marketing team for brand consistency, and eventual growth into the Head of Design as August Labs as we grow.
Lead the design of Interaction and Visual Design for Augie and surrounding marketing materials, ensuring a cohesive, engaging, and intuitive user experience across all platforms.
Collaborate with Product Management to understand user needs and translate them into innovative design solutions.
Create wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs for new features and enhancements.
Conduct Generative and Evaluative User Research to gather feedback and iterate and improve designs. Conduct Usability Tests to reveal problems and ensure ease of use.
Stay current on the rapidly changing tech landscape and latest trends in design to keep Augie at the cutting edge of video creation and editing platforms.
Work closely with the Marketing team to ensure brand consistency across all user touchpoints.
Mentor junior designers, fostering a culture of creativity, collaboration, and continuous learning within the team.

📍 Qualifications 📍

A minimum of 7 years of experience in User Experience or Product Design, with a portfolio that showcases a deep understanding of design principles and user-centered design practices.
Proficiency in design tools such as Figma, Webflow, or Adobe Creative Suite, etc., with a strong understanding of the hand-off between Design and Engineering. Leverage and build upon the existing Design System. Video editing and animation tools experience is a plus.
Experience with video editing and animation tools is a plus.
Strong communication and collaboration skills, with a proven track record of working effectively in cross-functional teams.
A passion for innovation and a constant drive to stay ahead of the curve in the evolving landscape of digital design.

📍 Why join us? 📍

Working at Aug X Labs is a special environment, somewhere between a high-paced SV-style startup and a laid back group of friends enjoying a beer at the campfire. We value transparency, honesty, culture, personal time and space, and striving for excellence. Work with supportive people as everyone is willing to help each other out with tasks and share knowledge to help us to grow in our respective fields. Our culture at Aug X Labs is about doing things right the first time, communicating openly and directly, having fun while doing and learning, and putting up with predictable dad jokes during Zoom calls. We laugh and have a great time- but we never lose sight of what our main priorities are. Our shared commitment to grow and learn together fuels our drive to reach our goal, which is to bring our Products to the top. Don’t miss out on this rare opening with us, be a part of the Aug X Labs Team!

📍 Target compensation: 95-120K 📍

Flex PTO
Fully Remote
MeetAugie is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.