Senior Mobile App Designer

Aura Frames (View all Jobs)

San Francisco

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Interview Process

1. Simplified real-world coding task on 2. Followed by a few hours onsite writing code in our actual codebase.


$140,000 - $170,000

Why We Matter: Aura connects people around the world through a brilliant and simple photo-sharing experience. Founded by two early Twitter engineers, Aura began as a software company driven to connect people and deliver joy. We liberate the wonderful photos that might otherwise stay trapped on smartphones. Technology and innovation are at the core of every decision we make, but always in the service of bringing families and friends closer together. 

We're especially looking for someone who brings special talent, interest, and experience with mobile or web UI design. You should have experience designing apps or web sites that are as beautiful as they are functional. You should apply design-system thinking, and bring a solid understanding of the underlying technologies as well. 


How You Will Add Value: Directly responsible for a large variety of highly-important projects. The team works in short sprints and values quick iteration, and close collaboration with engineering and other stakeholders.


What Excites You About An Opportunity:

  • Own and contribute to assigned projects through breakout creative sessions, concept boards, wireframes, flows, visual design, and handoff
  • Partner with other designers team as we continue to expand, organize, and streamline our design system with components, patterns and shared libraries
  • Express ideas and solutions through sketches, quick prototypes, and/or diagrams
  • Collaborate directly with engineers working to bring your designs to life
  • Present ideas directly to VPs, the CEO, and the CTO
  • Be responsible for your own weekly tasks through self-organization, communication, and time management
  • Participate in daily standup meetings and impromptu collaborative discussions


We're Excited About You Because:

  • Have significant native mobile or web design experience
  • Are highly organized and detail oriented
  • Have a polished portfolio showcasing your work
  • Can break down complex problems to find and develop simple and intuitive solutions
  • Work iteratively and think from the customer's perspective
  • Are self-motivated and learns new skills quickly and constantly
  • Can clearly communicate their decisions and present their work to management, engineering, and other stakeholders


Because You Matter: We believe in creating a happy and supportive work environment, so you can both excel at your job and actually enjoy coming into work each day. Compensation for this role will be in the $140,000 - $170,000 range.

For full-time, US-based employees. Benefits may differ for part-time or international roles.

  • πŸ₯ Comprehensive health plans - Aura pays 100% of the premium for employees and 50% for families. 
  • πŸ“ˆ 401(k) with match - Aura fully matches the first 4% of your salary contributed
  • 🌯 Lunch and snacks available everyday at the office
  • πŸ’ͺ $150 monthly fitness allowance - gym, coaching, etc
  • 🏝 Generous time off - and you’re required to take at least 10 days off each year

Aura Home Inc. All rights reserved, Aura is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

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