SafeTraces is a rapidly growing San Francisco Bay Area company with ground-breaking traceability and verification technology that has a wide range of applications. Our food-safe markers are applied to the product, not the packaging. Through a combination of novel particle chemistry, molecular biology and DNA tagging technology, our solutions enable customers to gain full transparency into product quality, protect their brand, and verify safe airflow in shared spaces.


About the position


SafeTraces is looking for a UX Designer responsible for designing a cutting-edge web application that is user-friendly and intuitive. The fast-moving nature of the work requires excellent attention to detail, effective written and verbal communication skills, the ability to multi-task and work independently and be flexible with tasks and schedules.

What you’ll be doing

  • Understand product specifications and map out use cases and user scenarios
  • Develop creative briefs, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Define the right interaction model and evaluate its success
  • Support developers with HTML/ CSS fixes or recommendations
  • Present and communicate designs and project deliverables to peers and stakeholders
  • Establish and evangelize design guidelines, best practices, and standards for digital experience
  • Display a strong grasp of user needs and at the ability to communicate internally
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Be part of our culture of being collaborative, respectful, transparent, ethical, efficient, high-achieving, and fun!   

What we’re looking for

  • Proven experience as a UX designer, UI designer or similar role
  • 3+ years work experience in UX design on multiple platforms (Linux, Android, IOS)
  • Strong portfolio of design projects that include web applications, web sites, mobile/tablet/desktop apps, and PowerApps
  • Hands-on experience designing responsive sites
  • Proven ability to gather/ document business and functional requirements
  • Proficient in design software and prototyping tools such as Sketch, Invision, XD, Zeplin
  • Problem-solving aptitude and Excellent communication skills