UI Designer

Riffyn, Inc. - Oakland, CA - riffyn.com

Riffyn is hiring a UI Designer to join our small but growing team. As a UI Designer you will work with agile teams comprising UX designers, developers, and product managers. You will be responsible for conceptualizing, designing, and validating exceptional user interfaces.

Riffyn is a venture-backed provider of research design and analytics software (SaaS) to biotech, pharmaceutical, food and chemical industries. Riffyn SaaS offers a unique “design-first” approach to scientific experimentation and product development that solves previously intractable data fragmentation issues.  Riffyn provides global R&D organizations with unprecedented access to high-quality data, process design information and integrative data analytics.


Overall Responsibilities

  • Collaborate closely with a cross-disciplinary team of product managers, UX designers, engineers and scientists to validate concepts and develop the best product possible for our customers.

  • Create and translate low-fidelity mockups, specs, wireframes and high-level user acceptance criteria into visually stunning and intuitive high-fidelity mockups/comps.

  • Create detailed specifications and documentation that makes the design to developer handoff as seamless as possible.

  • Participate in efforts to define and implement UI design systems and patterns to deliver consistent visual designs.

  • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product and development teams. 

Your Background and Skills

  • 5+ years experience shipping products.

  • Experience working with complex, data-rich, SAAS products.

  • An ability to design solutions from a big picture perspective as well as the final details of a design.

  • Practice using UI tools such as Sketch and Invision, or similar.


Apply with your CV, cover letter, and any portfolio of materials that illustrate your skills (presentations, websites, data analysis, etc.).

Apply (join@riffyn.com)