Quran.com is a non-profit open source project dedicated to improving accessibility and usability for the Quran in the digital age. As one of the leading Islamic resources on the web, your work will help bring access to the Holy Quran to more than 2M active users on a monthly basis across the globe. Our objective is to ensure that the Holy Quran remains the source of truth when people search for Islamic content online.
Quran.com has went through many iterations with the help of a great open-source community. From the first legacy version, to v2, then the current v3 version. With every version, we have expanded the feature set we offer our users and improve our technology to welcome new contributors. We are now ready to expand Quran.com and improve our current implementation by bringing on full-time talent to help lead the open-source development efforts for the entire Quran eco-system.
We are looking for an experienced and talented UI designer to design and shape unique, user-centric products and experiences for Quranic Tech. The ideal candidate will have experience working in agile teams, with product managers, developers, UX designers, and researchers. You will be able to make deliberate design decisions and to translate any given user-experience journey into a highly polished design with intuitive interaction patterns.
- Strong portfolio to be presented and defended during interview with a focus on high-fidelity product design.
- Complete competency in Figma with demonstrable understanding of interactive components, variants, auto-layout, and assets.
- Mobile first design capabilities with focus on responsive design, progressive enhancement, and browser/device support. Ability to create design deliverables for various view-ports based on standardized grid systems.
- Experience working with and creating structured design systems and responsive components.
- Strong grasp of interaction design principles and basic understanding of front-end development frameworks to help develop interaction patterns in code.
- A user-centric mindset. Hands-on experience creating wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows, etc.
- Strong communication skills with proficiency in English, demonstrable excellence in collaboration and teamwork.
- Creative problem-solving & design thinking with an attention to detail and execution.
- Ability to work in a remote first flat organization with complete autonomy and ownership over tasks.
- Create polished product designs, wireframes, prototypes, style guides, user flows, and effectively communicate your interaction ideas using any of these methods.
- Create and maintain responsive components in the Quranic Universal Design System.
- Present and defend your design decisions. All your design decisions should be based on the overall design roadmap as well as your own design thinking and fundamental principles (i.e. color theory, visual weight, accessibility principles, typographic standards etc.)
- Conduct, observe and analyse usability testing sessions.
- Dunya + Akhira — Islamic work week + Islamic Holidays and culture.
- 20% personal Quran project time allocation
- Unlimited time off with manager approval
- Ability to work in your thobe or traditional clothes in the comfort of your own home
- Our team and the posted position is fully remote and spans across various timezone requiring unique working hours based on your location.
- Compensation Expectation - Competitive global rates based on location and experience.