UI/UX iOS Designer - Consumer Apps (Freelance Contract, Remote)

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ESTIMATED HOURS PER WEEK: 40JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position (long, on-going project)LOCATION: Remote (Must overlap 2+ hours with CST time zone)HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $50 - $90 USD / HRREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent portfolio of iOS apps (knowing the difference of designing for iOS vs. Android) Highly visual designer that can showcase lightweight, joyful, youthful designs Inspired by failure and interested in highly iterative UI workABOUT US:Braintrust (usebraintrust.com) is a user-controlled talent network, where you keep 100% of what you earn and actually get to own the platform. We've been onboarding some big clients and specifically need an experienced and well-rounded designer for this client.ABOUT OUR CLIENTOur client is a young up-and-coming company where Gen Zs comes to create, share, and watch memes. Our client's app serves as a meme social network that helps users express themselves by remixing memes and sharing them with friends.What You'll Do: Youll be joining an early stage startup and work with a fast paced team that is distributed across NY, Europe, and Canada. We operate as a lab; experimenting and launching new products/ideas in 2-4 week spans, broken into 1 week sprints that include ideation, internal MVP, and some user testing. Use all of your design skills building and experimenting with product releases at the intersection of entertainment, social, video, etc., all to the Gen Z audience. Contribute to all stages of the design process from ideation to wireframes to shipping the product. Design and prototype simple and intuitive iOS native experiences. Rapidly produce multiple concepts and prototypes; knowing when to apply pixel-perfect attention to detail, and when to make low-fi sketches and prototypes. Work directly with the CEO and Co-Founder/CTO along with a small engineering team focused on iOS and back end development We are heavy users of Slack for communication and work asynchronously. We also do short daily spec check-ins and once a week team meetings to align on the next weeks sprints. We use Figma to collaborate along with Jira and ZenHub.Who You Are: You are an incredible designer with amazing design chops. Youve shipped many mobile apps, and understand what it takes to create awesome, consumer-oriented experiences. You have a fresh design aesthetic. You can create easy, approachable, lightweight and FUN designs that may resonate with a younger demographic. Any/all experience working with smaller startups who ship product constantly will serve you well in this role. Resiliency is a must have.. Your default mode should be failure, because the majority of the products we ship for user testing will not hit; and you need to be excited by that. Looking for someone who displays genuine curiosity and is willing to go down all the rabbit holes with a single idea. You should be comfortable looking at user behavior and interviews to define underlying motivations, while still maintaining a unique view on where the world is going. Your personal taste should understand a great brand from day one, and your style needs to evoke fun - you are designing for brands and screens that resonate with teens.Technical Requirements: Experience designing iOS apps Working knowledge of Apple Human Interface Guidelines and Google Material Design standards. Figma Jira ZenHub*In your COVER letter/resume, please point us to 1-3 iOS apps that match the fun, lightweight, fresh aesthetic we are looking for!ABOUT THE HIRING PROCESSQualified candidates will be invited to do a screening interview with Braintrust's core team. We will answer your questions about the project and our platform. If we determine it is the right fit for both parties, we'll invite you to join the platform and create a profile to apply directly for this project. Candidates will be invited to bid on additional projects that are a fit as well.