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Web Designer

MoveOn.org



Full-Time • Starts ASAP and ends June 1 • Competitive Pay • Excellent Benefits  • Work from Anywhere in the Continental U.S.

As a pillar of the current Resistance movement, MoveOn is mobilizing opposition to Donald Trump and the GOP’s toxic agenda, including helping to lead efforts to defend health care, to stop any new U.S. wars, fighting for a clean Dream Act, and opposing tax cuts for big corporations and the rich. We are determined to make the 2018 elections a turning point, helping Democrats win the House to create a roadblock to Trump & Republicans’ ability to advance their toxic agenda, while electing new progressive champions who can help lead our country to a better future in races down-ballot races across the country.

In preparing for the opportunities and challenges ahead of us in 2018, MoveOn is investing deeply in building technology that mobilizes ordinary people’s voices in our democracy at scale. Excellent user experience and design across our digital tools and and websites will be critical to our success.

The Web Designer will work at the intersection of technical and political teams on projects that will lay the groundwork for and directly impact the success of our 2018 electoral work, mobilizing and amplifying the work of members and volunteer leaders.

Do you want to bring your vision of excellent user experience to MoveOn’s 2018 election program? Join our team! Work alongside MoveOn’s core team of strategists, organizers, data scientists, and software engineers on technical projects that lift up progressive values, defend vulnerable communities, and lead the Resistance movement.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design implementation of an ongoing rebranding process that will modernize all MoveOn’s web properties, including our blog, our donation pages, and our petition system
  • Design websites, layouts, interfaces and for new organizing tools built and used in 2018 our election program
  • Work with the field, election, and tech teams to conceptualize thoughtful, original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to both new and existing organizing tools
  • Work with the ventures and petitions teams to assist in A/B testing new member experiences that drive member action at scale
  • Work with the tech team to define and test new design processes that make member experience a first-class priority while balancing against tight project timelines

Required skills and experience:

Design skills
  • Proven work experience as a web designer in a professional environment
  • Proficiency in visual design and wireframing tools
  • Empathy for users and ability to creatively solve problems through design

Technical skills
  • Enough HTML/CSS experience to efficiently facilitate the creation of your designs working with a team of software engineers
  • An interest in conversion rate optimization
  • An interest in/ability to quickly learn data analysis tools: Google Analytics, Segment, A/B testing

Professional skills
  • Effective time management skills and proven ability to juggle several projects at a time
  • Ability to be self-directed and to figure out what the design tasks are and how to get them done, including how they relate to development tasks
  • Ability to communicate fluently with both technical and campaign staff and communicate technical information to a diverse audience
  • Value and practice ownership over projects—determined and thorough, willing to see projects through from idea to implementation to launch
  • Ability to be effective in an organization whose team members all work remotely

Reports to: Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Classification, Salary, and Benefits Full-time; highly competitive salary, including benefits such as 100% employer-paid premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for all staff and their children; employer-paid premiums for life insurance for all staff; 13.32 hours accrued vacation per month, 6.66 hours accrued sick leave per month, floating holidays and all-staff holidays; and reimbursement of home office expenses.  

MoveOn.org Civic Action and MoveOn.org Political Action provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.