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Senior UX Designer at Modo Labs
Cambridge, MA, US

Modo Labs, a leading mobile-software startup based in Cambridge, MA is looking for a Senior UX Designer to work on improving the user experience across the breadth of our product offering.



While your focus will be on the mobile-first end-user experience, you’ll have also have the opportunity to contribute to the authoring, messaging, and analytics tools that our customers user to create and manage those end-user experiences.

This is a rare opportunity to have an outsized impact as a design leader. You’ll be a key part of a small design team working on high-visibility initiatives in a successful, well-funded, growing startup. You’ll work in a multidisciplinary environment where you’ll be challenged to learn a lot, embrace complexity, think holistically, share and contribute on many levels, and play an important role in building something amazing.

What will you get out of your career at Modo Labs?

  • Learn about leading edge Mobile technology, in depth
  • Be part of a collaborative and creative team who have strong backgrounds in company growth, strategy and are passionate about what they do
  • Make an impact on the future of mobile
  • Vacation time
  • Full Medical Benefits


  • Synthesize requirements from existing functionality, customer input, brainstormed ideas, and direction from senior management
  • Develop user flows, wireframes, specifications/documentation, and prototypes
  • Conduct user testing and accessibility testing
  • Work closely with our engineering team through implementation, testing, documentation, and release
  • Help promote best practices in design, usability, and accessibility within the design and engineering teams and across the company


  • 6+ years of experience as a professional designer
  • Experience leading UX and UI design for highly functional mobile apps and web applications
  • A portfolio demonstrating intelligent pattern- and system-based approaches to complex design challenges
  • Strong understanding of usability and accessibility principles
  • Good working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript, and familiarity with software development concepts and processes (e.g., version control, ticketing systems, Agile methodology). We don’t want you to moonlight as a front-end developer, but you need to know enough to design honestly and work effectively with software engineers.

You may be right for this role if:

  • You’re undaunted by steep learning curves and unfazed by complexity.
  • You can work efficiently on your own but love to collaborate. You’re a team player whom people trust.
  • You’re a great verbal, written, and visual communicator.
  • You want to be part of a diverse, collegial, multidisciplinary team.

Company description

Trusted by hundreds of Universities and Companies in over 30 countries, Modo Labs develops and markets an enterprise-scale mobile engagement and communication platform. Regardless of technical skill set, Modo users can quickly create a powerful and sophisticated mobile app experience that connects audiences with essential information when they need it, where they need it.

Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: Cambridge, MA
Required education: Bachelor’s+
Required experience: UX design: 6+ years