Job Details

Senior UI/UX Designer (App, Full-time)

About Pynea

For those who dare.

Pynea is building a game-changing social network. We are here for the movers, the shakers, the decision-makers. The innovators, the creators, the collaborators. The super connectors, accelerators and facilitators.

We're in stealth at the moment but more details will be shared with applicants throughout the process under NDA.

Our company culture is collaborative, ambitious, and driven. We believe that the best products are built by teams that work together, challenge each other, and are committed to achieving a common goal. We encourage open communication, transparency, and feedback. We value diversity, inclusivity, and creativity, and believe that every team member has something valuable to contribute.

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced UI/UX Designer to drive the visual development of our social app. You will collaborate closely with the Head of Product, who has UI/UX experience, and play a key role in taking the product from beta to launch (and beyond!). If you have a startup background, a keen eye for detail, and thrive in a creative, fast-paced environment, we encourage you to apply.

What You'll Do:

  • Collaborate with the Head of Product and development team to understand project challenges and craft effective design solutions.

  • Assist the product team in collecting data from user testing, analysing findings, and implementing solutions in collaboration with the product, engineering, and marketing teams.

  • Establish and promote efficient workflows with the development team to streamline design implementation.

  • Offer constructive feedback and challenge existing ideas to ensure the highest quality outcomes.

  • Maintain meticulous attention to detail and ensure consistency across all design elements of the app.

  • Ideate, brainstorm, and design innovative solutions to address and overcome design challenges.

  • Create detailed wireframes, interactive prototypes, and high-fidelity designs that clearly communicate design concepts.

Ideal Background:

  • Proven experience as a UI/UX Designer, with a background in taking a product from startup to launch, ideally for a social media app.

  • Strong portfolio showcasing your UI/UX design skills and project work.

  • Expertise in user research methodologies and usability testing.

  • Proficiency in Figma is mandatory.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically and creatively.

  • Highly opinionated with a willingness to advocate for the user and challenge the status quo.

  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills.

Bonus Experience:

  • Experience with ProtoPie.

  • Experience working as a freelancer or in an agency setting.

  • Experience working in integrated design and engineering environments.

Location and Work Environment:

The position is remote-friendly, with options to work from our office based in the heart of Soho, London. We offer a flexible work environment that is collaborative, fun, and outcome-driven.

Equal Opportunities Statement:

Pynea is an equal opportunities employer, committed to equality and diversity amongst our team and prospective applicants. The users we serve are diverse and we need to be diverse and inclusive to truly build a network that reflects this.