UX Designer

  • Anywhere
  • Posted 1 year ago


Founded in 2015, IO Global is one of the world s pre-eminent blockchain research and engineering companies, best known for the Cardano blockchain platform. We are a fully decentralized, remote-working organization committed to the highest principles of academic rigour and evidence-based software development. The company builds high-assurance blockchain products for public and private sector clients. Our goal is simple – to fuel our drive to be best in class by giving you the opportunity, resources and support to deliver your finest work to date. You ll work with some exceptionally talented and friendly individuals who are always open to new ideas and ways of working. IO Global is an advocate of decentralized remote working, with 300 people working in more than 50 countries. Everyone has a different skill set, a different culture, and is at a different stage in their life. We aim to make collaboration between diverse people fun, exciting, and always rewarding. Many companies say they think outside the box – for IO Global it s more, we think outside the geography . About the role:

IO Global created the Cardano blockchain platform. The company is now developing Atala PRISM, a digital identity and verifiable credentials product. The team is currently delivering its product to the Georgian and Ethiopian governments. PRISM has many customer-facing applications (web and mobile) built on the platform. We are searching for a UX Designer with strong research skills that can turn these into easy-to-use products for our clients.

You will also work with the creative team who shape themselves around a challenge to form understanding, solve problems, and deliver beautifully crafted experiences. You ll work with some exceptionally talented and friendly individuals who are always open to new ideas and ways of working.

You will be responsible for gathering user requirements, designing graphic elements and building navigation components. To be successful in this role, you should have experience with design software and wireframe tools. If you also have a portfolio of professional design projects that includes work with web/mobile applications, we d like to meet you.


  • Create original designs that align with project goals under the creative direction from managers
  • Help senior members of the creative team with brainstorming and generating ideas
  • Designing digital-first across platforms
  • Prepare optimized files and presentation materials
  • Ability to turn complex commissions into clear, elegant, focused designs
  • Plan and conduct primary and secondary user research at every stage of the product s lifecycle
  • Plan and implement user research strategies and methodologies
  • Perform usability studies with end-users


  • Outstanding portfolio, from digital to print, across a wide range of channels; including live projects and conceptual work
  • The ability to ensure projects and tasks are delivered on time
  • Skilled in Adobe products (Photoshop, Illustrator and XD)
  • Proficient in the latest design programs, such as Sketch and Figma
  • Ability to integrate user research into product designs practices
  • Experience with using various methods including usability studies, contextual interviews and surveys
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence a range of audiences

-All Colleagues:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Remote work – ability to work anywhere
  • Laptop reimbursement
  • New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones, monitor, etc.)
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Competitive PTO and Sick Leave plan

US Employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits coverage through Anthem with 100% premium cost covered by IO Global for the employee and dependents
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance

UK Employees:

  • Monthly Health Stipend to use towards any wellness or medical coverage/service
  • Pension
  • Screening call
  • 2 x Interview rounds
  • HR call
  • Offer

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe XD, Sketch, FigmaAdobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe XD, Sketch, Figma, Product Design, User Research

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