UI Designer

Job Locations US-VT
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VEIC is a sustainable energy company on a mission to generate the energy solutions the world needs. For over 30 years VEIC has been working with governments, utilities, foundations, and businesses across North America to develop and deploy clean energy services that provide immediate and lasting change. With expertise in energy efficiency, building decarbonization, transportation electrification, and new approaches for a clean and flexible grid, VEIC brings innovative solutions to the market. VEIC is nationally recognized for developing pilots and programs that optimize energy use, reduce energy burdens for low-income customers, and advance new technologies. In addition to our full-service consulting business (Energy Services), VEIC administers three large-scale sustainable energy programs: Efficiency Vermont, Efficiency Smart, and the DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU). 


The UI Designer plays a key creative role in designing, maintaining, and evolving VEIC’s digital portfolio. This role will develop front-end code and intelligent design systems across VEIC’s digital products while partnering with project leads and Sr. Developers to think creatively and conceptualize design solutions with accessibility and aesthetics in mind. This role is part of a high-production team, passionate about building high-quality, modern, front-end solutions that speak to complex problems through innovation and applying development best practices.


We are committed to building an inclusive work community that represents a vibrant diversity of background, experience, perspective, and thought. Climate change impacts all of us; however, we are impacted differently based on our identities and experiences. We all deserve a place at the table to make decisions about our collective future – we hope you’ll consider joining us as we work towards our vision for a healthy planet, thriving people, and energy justice.


Qualified candidates in Vermont are preferred. Candidates across all markers of identity (age, race, gender, ability, communication style, etc.) are highly encouraged to apply.




  • Conceptualize, design, and develop digital user interfaces, leveraging existing design language, design system components and best practices when appropriate.
  • Create overall concepts for the user interface and experiences within the various VEIC websites/applications, customer portals, and mobile applications, ensuring all interactions are intuitive and easy for customers.
  • Build storyboards, lo-and-high-fidelity designs, wire frames, clickable prototypes, and designs to conceptualize and convey project plans to clients and management.
  • Translate designs (wireframes, mockups, prototypes) into web experiences optimized for a full range of modern devices using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Work with senior developers to ensure that the website is accessible, functional, and visually appealing.
  • Define and document website styles.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and advise on new technologies, user experience standards, and resources.
  • Collaborate with developers and agencies/vendors on projects or integration.
  • Research and analyze user requirements.
  • Monitor and research emerging technologies, client behavior and site analytics to inform innovation opportunities and advocate for adoption internally.
  • Routinely analyze existing sites and applications for adherence to current brand and accessibility standards.
  • Support ongoing design needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Strong personal commitment to the mission, vision, goals and values of VEIC.
  • Bachelor’s degree (Computer Science, Web Development, Human-Computer Interaction, Graphic Design, Software Engineering or a related field of study) or similar combination of skills and experiences.
  • 4+ years of work experience in interactive and/or user experience design or similar combination of skills.
  • Must provide a portfolio of material that demonstrates experience designing and coding responsive interfaces.
  • Proficient in Figma, Adobe XD, Photoshop, Illustrator and other Creative Suite products.
  • Working knowledge of web development practices and processes, code sharing and management, information architecture, and data architecture. 
  • Experience writing HTML, CSS, Javascript, and CMS administration.
  • Understanding of web standards, including WCAG for web accessibility, and a demonstrated commitment to inclusive design.
  • Ability to document design best-practices and digital brand standards, and to offer constructive critique with proposed recommendations for changes, when necessary.
  • Experience creating storyboards and site mapping.
  • Strong command of color theory, composition, and typography
  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas and receive direction and feedback.
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills, as well as the ability to identify and implement the best allocation of resources to ensure the successful completion of projects.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication (written and oral), organization and planning skills.
  • Team player who is self-motivated, driven, open to new challenges, and can “think on their feet" while “doing what it takes".
  • Desire and ability to stay abreast of industry technical trends and innovations.
  • Ability to identify and resolve process inefficiencies.


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