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UX/Web Designer

Mercy For Animals

Mercy For Animals

United States, Canada

Marketing or communications

Other technical







Mgmt responsibilities: 


Date posted:


None listed

About the Role

We currently seek a UX/web designer, U.S. and Canada, to join our public engagement team. In this role you will work in tandem with two senior designers and report to the graphic design manager.

This role will focus on strategic UX design, creating meticulous websites for an advocate-centric organization. From lo-fi wireframes to hi-fi layouts, the UX/web designer will take ownership of creating projects according to the needs of various departments and handing off designs to the DevOps team.

You will do invaluable work:
* Produce wireframes and design layouts or prototypes for all Mercy For Animals-owned websites in accordance with the needs of teams in the U.S. and Canada region 
* Perform audits and design UX upgrades for current Mercy For Animals websites 
* Partner closely with the DevOps team to bring prototypes and visual designs to life
* Work closely with the digital marketing team to design email campaigns and templates
* Perform design prototyping from low-fidelity to high-fidelity interactive experiences
* Bring knowledge and experience of accessible and responsive design best practices
* Maintain consistent visual standards and keep the living style guide up to date
* Participate in brainstorming, design reviews, and other collaborations that help the entire team succeed
* Design thoughtful, meticulous end-to-end experiences that consider the most successful user path and where users are most likely to stray from it
* Communicate design work and negotiate future direction with peers for,, investigations websites, and all other organizational websites
* Work closely with global and regional teams to fulfill design requests as needed
* Adhere to all organizational policies and procedures
* Perform any other duties assigned by team leader

Your qualifications will take our public engagement team to the next level:
* Portfolio demonstrating exceptional quality and experience in UX
* Experience or educational background in marketing (preferred)
* Experience designing for diverse audiences (preferred)
* Dedication to lifelong learning and knowledge sharing (preferred)
* Three or more years’ experience in UX/web design
* Certification or continued education in UX/Web design (preferred)
* Hands-on experience designing campaigns for both web and mobile platforms
* Proficiency in Figma, Adobe, Asana, and related programs
* Ability to work well on a team, take direction, and demonstrate initiative
* Strong team skills, with the ability to build positive working relationships with team members
* Fluency in written and spoken English (Spanish or Portuguese as a first or second language a plus)
* Passion for impact-driven design and creating positive change through creative professions
* Ability to travel one to two times per year for conferences and retreats
* Commitment to the mission and values of Mercy For Animals
* Dedication and openness to continued personal and organizational growth in diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice principles 

About the Organisation

Mercy For Animals aims to construct a compassionate food system by reducing suffering and ending the exploitation of animals for food. We envision a world where animals are respected, protected, and free. As a leading farmed animal advocacy organisation, we know that achieving this goal requires a diverse, inclusive, and collaborative work environment—one that welcomes and sparks new perspectives and innovative ideas. If you are passionate about our mission, driven to make a big impact for animals, and eager to be part of a dedicated team, join us!

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