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Hope Media Group UI/UX Designer

Job Summary:

Hope Media Group the home of KSBJ, WayFM, Vida Unida and NGEN radio. This position resides in either Houston, TX or Nashville, TN.  The UI/UX Designer serves as a member of the Innovation Department and reports directly to the Chief of Innovation. This position plays a key role in shaping the user experience of our software product. The UI/UX Designer must have and use their background in user-centered design principles, mobile application design, and a deep commitment to creating visually appealing and intuitive products that inspire and engage our user base to love Jesus, serve others, share Hope.

 

About Hope Media Group Digital Innovation:

Our vision is to be the leading Digital Hope Product Company dedicated to combating distractions and fostering love for Jesus, serving others, and sharing Hope in a world of media virality and technology disruption. We aim to empower hearts globally, providing a sanctuary amidst the digital noise as well as making tools that arm Kingdom Builders to take Hope to the edge of the Internet.

 

Essential Functions:

 

User Experience and Interaction Design

  • Collaborate with the Product Manager and other stakeholders to understand user needs, pain points, and desired outcomes for our products.
  • Develop user flows, wireframes, prototypes, and other UX artifacts to effectively communicate design concepts and facilitate an intuitive user experience

User Interface Design

  • Create visually appealing, on-brand UI designs for our product, ensuring a consistent look and feel across all screens and features
  • Work closely with the Product Manager and development team to ensure designs are implemented accurately and efficiently

User Testing and Validation

  • Plan, conduct, and analyze user testing sessions to validate design concepts and gather user feedback
  • Iterate on designs based on user testing results, stakeholder input, and data-driven insights to continuously improve the app’s user experience

Design System and Guidelines

  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive design system, including style guides, UI components, and design patterns, ensuring consistency and efficiency across the product development process
  • Collaborate with the development team to ensure design components are properly implemented and documented

Collaboration and Communication

  • Work closely with the Product Manager, development team, and other stakeholders to ensure alignment on design decisions and product vision
  • Effectively communicate design concepts and rationale to diverse audiences, both through visual artifacts and verbal presentation

Demonstrated Faith

  • Pray for coworkers in team meetings or with donors/listeners as needed
  • Participate On-Air fundraising
  • Participate in ministry wide Christian bible studies
  • Attend weekly Hope Huddle and team meetings for prayer and devotions
  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ. Maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of the organization

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Any other duties assigned

Requirements

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or related field)

Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience in UI/UX design, preferably in digital media or mobile applications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong portfolio showcasing mobile app design, user-centered design principles, and visual design skills
  • Proficiency in design tools such as Sketch, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, or similar applications
  • Experience conducting user testing and iterating on designs based on user feedback
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively within cross-functional teams
  • Passion for creating meaningful, spiritually enriching products that make a positive impact on users’ lives
  • Strong moral character
  • Budget management
  • Heart for Christian ministry
  • Strong moral character
  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Spiritually grounded and working knowledge of scripture
  • Must be an active member of a Bible believing local church

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Working Conditions and Environment

Travel:

  • Occasionally

Nights/Weekends/Holidays:

  • Occasionally

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Physical Activity may include Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound. Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work. The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.

 

Apply directly at https://hopemediagroup.com/careers

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