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UI/UX Designer


Charlotte, NC, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Industry: Technology
  • Post Date: 09/05/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 222 Rampart St , Charlotte, NC 28203

About Skiptown

Skiptown (formerly Skipper) is a tech-enabled hub for dogs and their people. The trusted pet services company provides pet parents with first-class dog walking, daycare, and boarding services, as well as a membership-based dog park and bar – all powered by the Skiptown mobile app.

Job Description

We are looking for a UI/UX Designer to join us in revolutionizing the pet industry.

Who You Are: 

You are someone who makes an impact and adds value, always. You have a passion for making the complex simple through innovative design and are experienced in UI/UX design, visual design, prototyping, and user testing. You’re a passionate champion for the user but also know how to factor business considerations into your design goals.

What You’ll Do:

  • Solve user problems by designing the best experiences that help dogs and their people live their best lives
  • Collaborate with product management to discover potential new features and products
  • Lead user research to validate that our solutions solve real user problems
  • Build side-by-side with our engineers, ensuring that the products work, look, and feel as intended
  • Find ways to add small touches to our products that “surprise and delight” our clients
  • Expand and shape the experience of Skiptown, including the digital products, physical space, and marketing

What You’ll Bring:

  • At least 2 years of UI/UX design experience 
  • A proven track record of success in building engaging products and a portfolio that showcases your work
  • Experience building and maintaining a design language system
  • Experience leading user testing and research sessions and translating that feedback into actionable tasks
  • A deep understanding of software usability principles
  • Experience working with developers and translating designs for development needs
  • Excellent communication skills and comfort having discussions with users, engineers, and executives
  • Experience designing using both quantitative and qualitative data points

Extra Credit!

  • You’ve mastered Figma
  • You’re an expert illustrator
  • You’ve created a brand identity from scratch
  • Your poster designs turn heads wherever they’re placed
  • You know how to design a killer t-shirt or bandana

More Information:

  • This role is based in Charlotte, NC
  • Skipper offers a competitive compensation package, including medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Unlimited PTO
  • DoorDash DashPass
  • BYOD (Bring your own dog)
  • 30% off of eligible Skiptown services (daycare, boarding)

Who We Are: 

Skiptown is on a mission to make the lives of pets and their people easier, and even more fun, through a tech-enabled, premium pet services ecosystem, and state-of-the-art facilities. Our 24,000 sq ft flagship location offers dog daycare, boarding, grooming and a social bar - and will soon expand to include retail, veterinary, training and transportation services. Skiptown is well-funded and preparing to launch 50+ locations across the country in the next 5 years.