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Social Driver

Junior UX Designer

Client Services – Washington, District of Columbia
Department Client Services
Employment Type Full-Time

About Social Driver:

Social Driver is a digital agency, trusted by the world's leading corporations and nonprofit organizations for social media, websites, and digital marketing. We are focused on providing strategic solutions that are based on experience working with almost 300 clients in 13 sectors, world-class expertise and capabilities in digital and social media, and a culture of long-term client partnerships — that’s why our tagline is Experience Digital With Us.

Social Driver is headquartered in Washington, DC with additional teams in Bellingham, WA and Kansas City, MO. Our company mantra captures our mission, culture and values: “we believe the future is bright, all progress is social, and the drivers make history.” We aim to provide our clients with digital solutions that help them meet their goals and, through that work, make an impact for a brighter future. Our vision is “to be the trusted digital agency partner with all of the strategies and creative to connect with people today.”

In this role, you will serve as an integral part of content strategy and information architecture for a number of different projects. This position is based in our downtown Washington, DC office.

Junior UX Designer

UX designers at Social Driver work in a fast-paced, highly creative environment. Our work centers around our clients and their needs whether that be working on Wordpress & Drupal sites, Data Visualization projects, or social campaigns.

We work consultatively with our clients to discover their pain points and goals. The UX team is responsible for guiding our clients to create intentional information architectures and content strategies. We do not build apps or dive deep into UI design - you will spend more time in Google Docs than Sketch. As a member of the UX team, you will split your time between client meetings and producing client deliverables. As a User Experience designer at Social Driver, your creativity will be flexed in content strategy over interface design.

Role Description

  • You are comfortable in front of a room full of clients presenting, working through exercises, and presenting your work and speaking to its merit

  • You like to ask questions, listen to answers, and are able to clearly express your opinions in ways that build consensus

  • You are not ego driven and you don’t have all of the answers. You will work with the design, strategy, SEO, and development teams to deliver your clients the best solutions

  • You live and breathe taxonomies and content architecture. You can take the most disorganized site and make sense of it

  • You are an excellent writer who understands how web copy differs from other copy

  • You always choose clear and concise language over clever and wordy prose to get an idea across

  • You act, present and rationalize your work as a subject matter expert to stakeholders

  • You understand and can speak to the importance of a cohesive brand story across the entire ecosystem of a site or product

  • You have no problem using whiteboards, sketch pads, or a laptop to quickly hash out ideas and solutions

  • You love research and use it as your primary tool to defend best practices and help clients find creative solutions to their toughest problems

  • You are a master multitasker. You are able to work on multiple projects at one time and meet deadlines

Skills / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree   

  • Strong written communications and customer service skills

  • Able to work independently and with a team   

  • Working knowledge of WordPress, Drupal, HTML, and CSS

  • Experience with G Suite (Google)

  • Experience with Excel and Word applications

  • Experience with Sketch and some Adobe (Photoshop/Illustrator)

Role Location:

Washington, D.C.

How to Apply:

Please apply online with your resume and a cover letter that outlines how you would be a great fit for this position.

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