UX/UI Designer @ Root - Los Angeles, CA

UX/UI Designer

RootLos Angeles, CA
30+ days ago

Root (rootapp.com)is a communication and productivity software platform that is uniquely designed to meet the needs of the world’s communities. We’re an early stage, funded startup working towards our v1 product.

Root is creating a culture of exceptional engineering with an open and collaborative environment. Our goal is to empower all the world’s communities with technology. We’ll deliver user experiences that are intuitive, attractive, and accessible to everyone.

We are expanding our team and seeking a highly skilled Graphic Designer to play a pivotal role in shaping the visual identity of our product.

As a Graphic Designer at Root, you will be responsible for creating compelling and user-friendly design solutions that align with our mission and enhance the overall user experience. You will collaborate closely with our client engineering, design, and infrastructure teams to ensure our product's visual elements are exceptional.

  • Self starter and self directed
  • Can work in a high energy remote environment
  • Thought leader in application and UX design
  • Excellent and proactive communicator
  • Educate the company on how the application is designed, implemented and maintained
  • Project management skills to keep stakeholders informed and deliver to a timeline

What you’ll do

  • Create visually appealing and user-centric design assets for desktop, web and mobile clients.
  • Develop and maintain a cohesive and responsive design system that aligns with best practices and industry standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure design elements enhance the user experience and meet performance targets.
  • Implement design solutions that are accessible and localized for multiple regions.
  • Assist in crafting marketing and promotional materials, including graphics for our website, social media, and other channels.

Your background


  • Proven experience as a Graphic Designer with a strong portfolio showcasing your work.
  • Proficiency in graphic design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.).
  • Strong understanding of design principles, typography, and color theory.
  • Familiarity with mobile app design, including responsive design and UI/UX best practices.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively in a cross-functional team.
  • Ability to manage multiple design projects and prioritize tasks effectively.

Comfortable in a startup environment

  • Work inclusively with diverse team members
  • Effectively communicate your progress
  • Proactively raise new ideas
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of design principles for mobile app lifecycles.
  • Proficiency in additional design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, Figma, or XD.
  • Familiarity with cloud technologies, such as AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • Understanding of React or similar front-end technologies is a plus.


  • Los Angeles or surrounding areas
  • USA applicants only

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 - $130,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • UI design: 3 years (Required)

Work Location: In person