Higharc is hiring an

UX Lead

Remote

Higharc is a VC-backed startup that is changing how new homes are designed and built. Join a founding team who’ve shipped products for Autodesk, Electronic Arts, Nike, and Apple.

We're on the hunt for an Interaction Designer who will be at the forefront of crafting user experiences that are not only intuitive but revolutionary. You'll play a key role in bridging user needs with functional design, ensuring our platform enhances the homebuilding journey for builders. This role is fully remote, allowing you to work from anywhere in the continental US. Higharc offers the unique opportunity to shape the future of an entire industry through thoughtful design and user-centric experiences. If you're ready to make a significant impact and help users navigate the complexities of homebuilding with ease, join us!

About the Job

  • Experience Design: Craft end-to-end user experiences for our home construction platform, focusing on ease of use, efficiency, and impactful interactions.
  • User-Centered Research: Engage with homebuilders, buyers, and industry partners to refine and simplify the design, sale, and build processes, anchoring your strategies in real user needs and behaviors.
  • Prototyping and Visualization: Develop flows, prototypes, and visuals (low to mid-fidelity) to bring your ideas to life, facilitating clear understanding and stakeholder buy-in.
  • Platform Strategy Influence: Play a critical role in shaping the strategic direction of the Higharc platform, ensuring design choices align with our vision and user needs.
  • Design Execution: Implement design strategies that effectively integrate words, visual representations, physical space, time, and behavior to create seamless user interactions.

About You

  • You’re passionate about merging design with user experience, especially within the realms of construction, home design, or similar fields.
  • Your background includes 5-10 years of hands-on experience in web-based interaction design, with a portfolio to prove it.
  • You’re comfortable navigating complex systems, transforming them into user-friendly solutions.
  • You possess strong empathy for customers, translating technical topics into accessible language for diverse audiences.
  • Your understanding of interaction design’s multidimensional nature – including aesthetics, motion, sound, and space – informs your every project.
  • Experience with tools like HubSpot, and skills in motion graphics or animation, are pluses but not deal-breakers.

Special Notes

  • Please submit your portfolio showcasing your best interaction design work.
  • Familiarity with software like Adobe XD, Sketch, Figma, or similar is expected.
  • Knowledge in creating demo videos and video storyboards will significantly bolster your application.

Higharc has been remote-first since our founding in 2018. We offer flexible hours so that you do your best work without missing out on life. Higharc offers competitive salaries with significant equity in a fast-growing, well-funded company. Personal healthiness is an important value for us - we provide comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage with unlimited PTO, and meaningful maternity/paternity leave. You'll also have access to other big-company benefits like short and long-term disability plans and a 401k. Haven't worked remotely before? We provide a stipend to help you create the ideal home-office.

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