UI / UX Designer

Location: San Rafael, CA or Berlin, Germany

Modula4, a leading provider of digital asset management and publishing workflow solutions, is seeking a UI/UX designer for our Berlin, Germany or our San Rafael, CA office.

Come work for a small, dynamic company that provides custom media management and workflow solutions to a wide range of blue chip clients including NASA, Stanford University, NVIDIA, Disney, Kohl’s, Whole Foods, Benefit Cosmetics and many more. You will work in flexible teams on a variety of projects designing the front-end UI for software customizations as well as for products that help our clients manage and distribute their images, videos, layouts and documents. In addition you will also design and update marketing collateral, brand elements and the corporate web site.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with clients in determining and documenting their UI/UX requirements
  • Map and mold the requirements to the underlying capabilities of the system
  • Produce design sketches and prototypes with customer input
  • Implementing UI/UX design (HTML, CSS, possibly JS)
  • Work as the liaison between the client and Modula4 engineering staff, ensuring that requirements are understood and implemented
  • Designing icons, illustrations
  • Maintain and updates design for corporate website, product branding and marketing material

Required design skills and experience:

  • User interface design for a wide variety of needs
  • Ability to implement designs using xHTML and CSS
  • Experience working with engineering team for implementing design on more technically complex systems
  • Graphics design skills

Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in the following languages/tools:

  • InDesign/Illustrator/Photoshop

Preferred additional skills:

  • JS
  • Print productions
  • Video creation and editing
  • German language
  • Cross cultural environment

Other Requirements:

  • An online portfolio that demonstrates a variety of UI/UX work, web coding and print design
  • A Design degree or the equivalent professional experience
  • At least 2 years of professional experience
  • At least 3 excellent references
  • Good listener: Able to listen to & understand customers; able to put personal preferences, opinions and attitude aside in order to focus on customer’s needs
  • Ability to work independently
  • Open and willing to learn new things – prefers to be self-directed and work with small teams rather than large, rigid organizations

This is primarily a client-facing position and Modula4 is a cross-cultural organization so excellent communication skills are very important.

PLEASE NOTE: You must include your salary requirement with your resume and cover letter. Any candidates who do not include their salary requirement will not be considered.

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirement here  (jobs©modula4•com)    with the subject line “Web UI/UX Designer”. Modula4 thanks all applicants for their interest, but advises that only the most promising candidates will be contacted. Modula4 is an equal opportunity employer.

Please, no phone calls and no recruiters.

About Modula4
Modula4 provides digital asset management and publishing workflow solutions for clients in a wide variety of industries, including: retail, media & entertainment, marketing, publishing, government and higher education. We are an international team of expert technical integrators, programmers, workflow consultants, support staff and customer service specialists.

After we implemented Modula4’s S3 Connector, the download times were vastly reduced for all of our worldwide locations.

Steve Kent, Digital Asset Manager at Benefit Cosmetics