Description/Opportunity: We're looking for a UI Designer to help us grow our design team as we work to expand our internal and client-facing (web and mobile) applications. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean design, excellent UI skills and be able to translate high-level requirements and interaction flows and transform them into clean, intuitive and on-brand user interfaces. This person would begin immediately as a full-time employee in Seattle, WA.
Backed by senior CBRE executives, our small, fast-paced team is on a mission to change the space of commercial real estate through our suite of simple, intuitive client-side applications.
We follow a research-driven design process to help us create innovative and functional products. For this role, we require someone with experience in visual design, prototyping, and if you have knowledge of UX design, interaction design and usability testing, even better.
Your responsibilities will include:
Collaborating with UX, product management and engineering to help define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience
Creating and communicating design guidelines, patterns, and libraries
Documenting UI design through mockups, design specs, and prototype demos
Ensuring consistent experiences across multiple features to align directly with business requirements
Acting as the UI design evangelist for the team and stakeholders
Presenting design solutions to internal team and business stakeholders
Executing visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
Conceptualizing original ideas that bring simplicity to complex design requirements
Building out design patterns, libraries, and style guides
Additional responsibilities could include:
Creating wireframes, user flows/journeys, and site maps that communicate interaction design concepts
Aid in user research studies/evaluation
Minimum of a Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university in graphic design, user interface design, Interaction Design or related coursework
3 - 5+ years of professional experience designing for interactive products, including mobile, tablet and web.
Consideration given to equivalent combination of education and experience
An online portfolio that demonstrates a strong understanding of UI design
Strong visual design/layout/typography skillset
Experience working across multiple projects and deadlines
Current with the latest UI trends, techniques and technologies
Mastery of Photoshop, Illustrator and other relevant industry tools
Prototyping tools (InVision, etc.)
Nice to haves:
Working knowledge of front-end development technologies (HTML, CSS, etc.)
Experience working with development teams in an agile environment
Experience with brand development and marketing
A competitive compensation package, with medical/dental/vision/401(k)/disability
A professional development allowance for conference attendance/training/etc.
An awesome team with whom to collaborate
A commitment to your career so you can grow
An open-source culture that encourages learning and contributing back to the community
A flexible environment with the option to work from home one day a week
A beautiful downtown Seattle office that's convenient to mass transit and the Seattle bus tunnel
About our team: We're a product team within CBRE's Digital and Technology group. We are uniquely positioned within the organization to access global data, tools, resources, and leaders throughout the industry. Our mission is to create value by developing targeted, highly scalable technology platforms for internal and external consumption.
We solve complex commercial real estate problems by bringing together good people, great minds, and top tier technologies. We value good people first, and often enjoy hanging out at happy hour or other team events.
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.