UI/UX Designer

Location: Washington, D.C.

About Opportunity@Work

Opportunity@Work is a nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to expand access to career opportunities so that all Americans can work, learn and earn to their full potential in a dynamic economy. Our work aims to leverage and build the collective capacities of employers, educators, tech innovators, social entrepreneurs, and civic institutions to unlock opportunity for over 1 million Americans in the next decade. By transforming hiring practices, expanding learning pathways and pioneering talent financing, Opportunity@Work and our partners will equip Americans currently overlooked by today's labor market practices to build skills, demonstrate them and be hired into well-paid, in-demand jobs across the country.

About the Role

As a key member of our Product team, you will help design Opportunity@Work’s marketplace from the ground up. We are looking for an experienced designer with strong visual design skills to establish the core look and feel of a new product. You’ll be heavily involved in the end-to-end product design process, and enjoy a large degree of creative freedom and influence.

Your Responsibilities

  • Establish style guide and design patterns

  • Create polished, developer-ready designs

  • Manage final design hand-off to engineering

  • Respond to and incorporate user feedback

About You

  • Portfolio showcasing strong visual and interface design experience 

  • Demonstrated success shipping customer-facing design, preferably for marketplace products

  • Experience handing off designs to engineering team

  • Demonstrated ability to solve for complex user journeys

  • Ability to collaborate in dynamic, agile environment

  • Strong communication skills

How to Apply

In line with our mission and values, we will hire for this role based on your demonstrated ability to do the job. Applications without a portfolio or work samples will not be considered.

Please send your resume and portfolio in an email with the
subject line "UI/UX Designer" to ann@opportunityatwork.org.

You may also mail your application to:

Opportunity@Work, Inc.
1111 19th Street NW, Suite 1180
Washington, DC 20036
Attn: Executive Vice President

Compensation and Benefits

Opportunity@Work offers competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Some of our benefits include medical/dental/vision, life insurance, both short and long-term disability, flex savings accounts, pre- and post-tax retirement accounts with company match, commuter benefits, professional development funding, flexibility to work remotely when necessary, paid parental leave and generous paid time off.


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. Please email joinus@opportunityatwork.org or call 202-847-4470 to discuss your needs.

Opportunity@Work is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.