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Fullstack Blockchain Platform - Speed, Privacy, Scalability, Security

UX/UI Designer

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Claremont, California
Full Time

Elixxir is a high energy startup, working on fundamental breakthroughs in cryptography that will enable us to reshape digital privacy.

Elixxir is hiring a UX/UI designer with a passion for simple and clean user experiences, and making the visuals of our front facing resources reflect the groundbreaking nature of the technology inside. We’re looking for someone who shares our passion and drive for the avant garde, such as our xx messenger app, the first fully private messenger.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
Ideate, wireframe, prototype and generate intuitive and clean user experiences.
Use the latest design trends to create clean, cutting edge designs on web and mobile.
Create dynamic and engaging layouts and user experiences that reflect our brand guidelines.
Work closely with product managers, stakeholders, and engineers to design user-centric solutions.
Identify user pain points and create solutions.
Take ownership for creating positive and intuitive experiences for users.
Develop new approaches to complex interface and UX problems.
Supporting the early concept phase by working with stakeholders on idea sessions, brainstorming, wireframing, creating user scenarios and developing concept sketches.
Participating in the whole design process from ideation to shipping a product, including user testing, prototyping, and iteratively responding to user and stakeholder feedback.

Requirements and Qualifications
3+ years of work-related experience in user interface, interaction and user experience design required.
A portfolio demonstrating capability to create clean and cutting edge designs for mobile apps and web, including neat, simple and complex animations and effects.
Experience with software including Sketch, Zeplin, Balsamiq, InDesign, After Effects (Lottie), Adobe Illustrator.
Knowledge of UX design best practices, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
Creativity in approaching solutions, and a willingness to work as part of a team to create successful user experiences.
Experience with A/B testing, product discovery workshops, and Agile methodology (SCRUM).
A strong interest in design and technology trends
Be excited about designing new solutions for groundbreaking technology, and understanding the differences and limitations of new technologies.
Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.

About Working for Elixxir
Elixxir is a decentralized payment and messaging blockchain platform led by world-famous cryptographer David Chaum, the inventor of digital cash and father of online anonymity.

Elixxir’s technology is a fundamental breakthrough in decentralized technology that enables performance and privacy on a global consumer scale. Our goal is to take blockchain technology mainstream, delivering a scalable, high-performing messaging and payment platform that affirms and preserves a user’s right to digital sovereignty without compromising user experience.

We strive as a team and as individuals to be high-performing, competent, collaborative, and innovative. The ability to navigate through startup culture so as to be optimally productive is of great importance.

Elixxir at a glance

Fullstack Blockchain Platform - Speed, Privacy, Scalability, Security

Elixxir focuses on Payments, Messaging, Cyber Security, and Blockchains. Their company has offices in Los Angeles. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Elixxir has raised $5.5M of funding; their latest round was closed on October 2018.

You can view their website at https://www.elixxir.io/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.