UI/UX DESIGNER at The Dyrt
Portland, OR, US

The Dyrt is seeking a talented UI/UX designer with a strong visual and usability background to join our team as we solve exciting new problems in the outdoor space. In this role, you’ll be working to evolve and maintain our front-end web and mobile app experience, as well as our backend bookings portal.

About The Dyrt

The Dyrt is the fastest-growing camping app with more than 250,000 user generated campground reviews, photos, and videos. We’re successfully changing the way 45+ million Americans search for campgrounds. Through user-generated reviews, The Dyrt is building an ever-expanding database of campgrounds across the country, making it easy and enjoyable for campers to find the information they need. Recently, The Dyrt has launched a backend bookings portal to help campgrounds owners increase their visibility on The Dyrt and capture more campground bookings.

Job Summary

In this role, you’ll be working to evolve and improve the user experience of The Dyrt’s campground search and booking platform, on the web and in our mobile apps. You will also be leveraging your UI/UX skills to increase conversations and use of our campground bookings portal. This involves working closely with our product and development teams to design new features, develop a component-based design system, ensure visual consistency, and help get people excited about camping.

Please include a portfolio of work when you apply, highlighting projects that focus on:

  • Defining a flexible and consistent design system
  • UX solutions to complex problems
  • Strong visual design that tells a story or expresses a brand
  • Responsive design

Requirements

  • At least three years of design experience, preferably working on digital products
  • Strong visual and typographic sensibilities
  • Enthusiasm for The Dyrt’s mission
  • An understanding of HTML and CSS, and how their layout models constrain or enable your designs
  • Familiarity with the design language of mobile apps
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Close collaboration and communication between product, design, and engineering are crucial to move any feature forward.
  • Familiarity with responsive design, specifically the limitations and challenges of working for smaller screens

Nice To Have

  • Experience building and maintaining a component-based design system for web or mobile
  • Familiarity with booking/reservation systems
  • Experience with checkout flows

Responsibilities

  • Lead UI/UX design efforts at The Dyrt, with an eye for usability, consistency, and brand expression.
  • Nurture and evolve our component-based design system
    • Extract and maintain a library of UI components and design standards to be used across The Dyrt’s products
    • Collaborate with development team to maintain a living style guide of components
    • Review and audit existing UI to ensure consistency, identifying weaknesses or instances of design drift
  • Collaborate closely with the product team to express new features in our web and mobile apps
    • Interview internal stakeholders to inform requirements
    • Iterate on UX through wireframes, storyboards, or screen flows
    • Produce detailed UI comps for implementation
    • Check implemented features for design QA before launch
    • Conduct usability testing, suggest improvements, plan iterations
  • Maintain style guidelines for The Dyrt’s brand

Location

This is a full-time position in our Portland Oregon office. Greater Portland area applicants will be given first consideration.