Expatiate Communications UI/UX Designer Pasadena, CA · Full time

Expatiate Communications is a boutique Special Education management firm with unparalleled expertise in special education. We provide innovative solutions for the most challenging and complex special education issues facing school districts, ESAs/COEs, and State educational agencies, providing staff and technology solutions.


We are seeking a talented and experienced UI/UX Designer to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for creating intuitive and visually appealing user interfaces while also focusing on user experience to ensure seamless interaction with our digital products, including PowerBI and data visualization skills.


  • Design Standards: Ensure that established design standards are consistently and appropriately applied within design work.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Engage with product management, engineering, and business stakeholders to understand needs and build solutions.
  • Documentation and Prototyping: Develop and present documentation, user flows, annotated wireframes, and interactive prototypes.
  • User Testing: Leverage user testing to make product improvements and refine design solutions.
  • Tool Proficiency: Utilize Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, Sketch, and other prototyping tools effectively.
  • User-Centric Design: Apply user research methodologies like Customer Journey Mapping and Jobs To Be Done theory to inform design strategy and business needs.
  • Design Systems and Agile Methodologies: Implement design systems and work within agile methodologies to iterate and improve designs.
  • Innovative Design: Take risks in design, push boundaries, and create impactful and memorable user experiences.
  • Design System Management: Contribute to the development and maintenance of a design system to ensure consistency across products and platforms.
  • Collaboration with Developers: Work closely with developers to ensure seamless implementation of designs and resolve any design-related issues during development.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay updated with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in UI/UX design to enhance skills and knowledge.
  • Project Management: Manage multiple design projects simultaneously, prioritize tasks, and meet project deadlines effectively.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Communicate design concepts, rationale, and recommendations to stakeholders and gather feedback for iterative improvements.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Design, Computer Science, or related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in UI/UX design.
  • Proficiency in visual design and wireframing tools.
  • Experience in designing web apps, with a strong passion for typography, style, and understanding of A/B testing and user testing.
  • Familiarity with front-end development technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of web standards and a data-informed design philosophy.
  • Join us at Expatiate and be part of a dynamic team that values creativity, innovation, and user-centric design.

Individual compensation packages are based on various factors unique to each candidate, including skill set, experience, qualifications, geography, and other job-related reasons. Expatiate Communications is an equal-opportunity employer. Expatiate Communications considers all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.


$65,000 - $87,000 per year