UX Designer/Developer

At Forestry we’re helping people build a better web. As a UX Designer, your mission is to design and build interfaces and features that will delight our users.

This is a remote role and we are prioritizing candidates from groups that are under represented in the software industry.

We invite interested candidates to contact careers@forestry.io.

Responsibilities

  • Wireframe and/or mock up designs for new features and improvements to existing features
  • Create prototypes for testing of designs (Figma, Invision, etc)
  • Build and maintain components in our design system (CSS)
  • Participate in design reviews and user testing sessions
  • Collaborate with the development team during project ideation, scoping & development

We believe a successful candidate will have:

  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and passion for the web and web development
  • Strong CSS skills
  • Experience with visual design software such as Sketch, Invision, Figma, etc.
  • A strong sense of usability and user-friendly design
  • Experience in Web development, including:
    • Legacy CMSs (sorry) such as WordPress, Drupal, etc
    • JAMstack:
    • Site generators such as Gatsby, Hugo, etc
    • Git
  • Understanding of and experience with design systems

About Forestry.io

Helping people build a better web.

Forestry.io is creating a Git-backed content management system (CMS) focused on the JAMstack. We’re passionate about the web and value quality engineering and design. Our HQ is located in Canada, and we have a remote-friendly culture with over 50% of our team working from around the world. We’re looking for people who want to join us in building a truly world-class company and CMS.

Each job posting has a list of things that we think will help the candidate be successful. You don’t need to be a “rockstar” at everything on day 1. In fact, humility, initiative & positive attitude are more important and we’re willing to help you acquire skills that you may be lacking. Keep that in mind when considering whether to apply.

We invite interested candidates to contact careers@forestry.io.