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Transforming the Gig Economy

Lead UI/UX Designer

$120k – $160k • 0.25% – 1.5%
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Empower is seeking a Lead UI/UX Designer with at least 3 years of relevant mobile app design experience to join our fast growing team. Candidates will need to provide UI/UX case studies that include a detailed UX flow/specs of at least 3-4 screens that shows how an application would handle different inputs.


  • You have an exceptional work ethic and a desire to be part of a team disrupting the status quo

  • Must reside in DC Metro (no remote candidates considered)

  • Experience working at a startup or in a similarly intense environment

  • At least 3 years of relevant mobile app design experience

  • Competency in existing and emerging digital design models and standards

  • Strong understanding of UX design tools (Sketch, XD, Photoshop, OmniGraffle, InVision)

  • Team player


  • 5+ years of relevant experience

  • Experience with front-end languages, including HTML5, CSS3, Javascript

  • Product management experience

  • Project management experience

  • Experience designing print and digital marketing

For more about Empower and our team, please visit https://driveempower.com/our-team/

Washington DC • Arlington • McLean
Job type
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
3+ years
Hiring contact

Joshua Sear

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People you would work with in this role

Joshua Sear

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Founder and CEO @Empower

Chris Betti

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Lead Backend Engineer at Empower

Eduardo Perez

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Experienced software engineer with a taste for UI design, I put user experience first and like balance between beautiful code and fast and quality releases.

Gabrielle Cecchi

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Marketing and Operations Manager, Empower

Empower at a glance

Transforming the Gig Economy

Empower focuses on SaaS, Logistics Software, Online Marketplaces, and Ride Sharing. Their company has offices in Washington DC, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and McLean. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Empower has raised $2.436M of funding; their latest round was closed on August 2020 at a valuation of $12.5M.

You can view their website at http://www.driveempower.com or find them on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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