Take our Dating Apps to the next level whilst experiencing all aspects of startup growth and entrepreneurship! Here at GDA We are currently recruiting for a designer with attitude. We are a scaling startup enjoying some great traction; you may have seen some of our apps featured on/in BBC News, Evening Standard, MTV, GQ, London Live, The Telegraph, Daily Mail plus many more, and we are looking for someone to join the team at this very exciting time. Our apps include Klik, Forces Pen Pals and more to come, you can find more info at www.startadatingapp.com – we have been nominated for 4 awards and won best innovation in the dating industry as well as holding the number 4 spot for the UK’s best dating blog!
What we are looking for: People with a passion for business. Your number one aim will be able to help optimise our in app user experiece! Working closely with our senior managment and developers you will be immersed in our user journey from our marketing createive to app/play store presence through onboarding, activation, retention, revenue and referalls!
You will be part of fun and competitive team which is seeking innovative ways to stand out from the pack; organising some great events and collaborate with other exciting businesses. You will be managed by our CEO but also have scope to push your own ideas. If your looking to push your experience, well we are a startup which believes in giving you the opportunity to try things. You will be a confident communicator, with strong communication skills and go-get attitude. You’ll need to be passionate about meeting new people and happy to muck in and get involved in a range of commercial initiatives. As well as your core UX/UI duties there are other creative projects in content production, social media and web optimisation.
Whilst you’ll be working with our CEO and CTO, you’ll also have independence to work on many other small projects, hopefully allowing you to build your own portfolio of great work. This role is open to those with self taught knowledge looking to gain some further experience, those wishing to put their academic studies to practical use or more experienced candidates looking to make a big impact and lead a growing app, as long as you are passionate about what ever you do then we want to talk to you!
You will be required to give us 3 days a week minimum, ideally more, though we can be flexible to extent as to the time though this will generally be expected during 9-5:30. The company is growing quickly and we are keen to take people with us on our exciting journey and we are currently fundraising so we hope that post fundraising we will look to hire full time employees who have prove themselves to be asset to the company.
- Producing app designs & prototypes
- Focus groups & feedback
- Competitor analysis
- Best practice & Benchmarking
As well as your focus on app design you’ll be working in the heart of a startup with plenty of room to learn and try your hand in a variety of roles including, but not limited to:
– Marketing; traditional, digital and guerrilla/growth hacking!
– Press, PR and Media Relations
– Fund raising and investor relations
– Creative content; images, video and text
– Operations; project management, event organisation and logistics
SKILLS: This opportunity is for someone with the right attitude, and we will consider candidates of all experience levels and are very happy to give the right candidate their "first break" but we do need some basics:
Very familiar with design software; XD, Sketch, Indesign etc.
Deep understanding of user interface design principals
Experience with product prototyping
Ideally familiar with Trello/Jira for project and task managment
Technically proficient in terms of using office equipment
An enthusiasm for creating business and talking to people.
Confidence, enthusiasm and the ability to challenge conventional thinking
-Anything else you can bring the table is a plus! HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, SEO, ASO, PPC, UAC, Web Design, Wordpress, Photoshop, Final Cut, etc. amazing, but by no means essential.
WHAT YOU’LL GET: The opportunity to work for an exciting new start up, learning about the fundamentals of designing apps and growing a startup.