Lead UX Designer for IOS (contract)

Lead UX Designer for IOS (contract)

Contract Lead UX Designer

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Nos.Social is healthier social media. Through our open-protocol social media app, developed on the decentralized Nostr protocol, we are flipping the traditional power dynamics of social media on their head to give users unprecedented control over their experience.

As a Lead UX Designer at Nos.Social, you will be responsible for designing and prototype testing new user experiences for the app. In this role you'll work closely with your cross-functional peers to identify solutions to some of today’s most challenging social media problems.  During the latter half of the contract you will coach a mid-level designer in best practices for ux.

What you will do

  • Collaborate with your cross-functional peers to understand the opportunity space including but not limited to competitor reviews, discovery research, data reviews
  • Develop user journeys and wireframes for ux solutions solutions
  • Collaborate with your cross-functional peers to identify user solutions
  • Prepare files for prototype tests
  • Co-design / lead prototype tests
  • Review existing app for product / ux debt to identify process improvements
  • Coach UX designer in best practices for documenting workflows, designing for edge cases, presenting work

What we are looking for:

We’re seeking a designer who is passionate about building positive experiences for end users inline with Nos’s values of building a healthier social media experience.

  • 3+ years of iOS mobile app design experience
  • 2+ years of experience managing and coaching junior designers into ux experts
  • Well versed in Figma, including the creation of component libraries
  • Start-up experience a bonus
  • Interest in or experience building user-led experiences and products

This is a 6 month contract position to cover the current UX designer while on parental leave. The expectation is to work 40 hours per week with the ability to attend team meetings during the core hours of 18:00-22:00 UTC. The hourly range for this position is $85 - $110 USD per hour and can be negotiated based on experience.This is a global remote role and you will be joining a small team that is distributed around the globe. This role will include collaborating with team members in other timezones and attending weekly planning meetings and daily standups. We’re a team that highly values relationships, humility, and a growth mindset. We resonate strongly with the DWeb principles.

We know that strong candidates may not have all the skills we list. Research shows that women and people of color are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t meet every skill listed. We welcome applicants from communities that are underrepresented in the tech sector and those with a diverse range of professional and educational backgrounds. If you are excited about this role but feel that your experience doesn’t align perfectly, it's OK. We encourage you to apply.

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