San Francisco and New York offer awesome opportunities but come with expensive real estate and long commutes.
Luckily, there are tons of amazing companies looking for talented web creators with broader horizons than just the Big Apple and Silicon Valley.
Jobs for Designers and Developers Who Don’t Want to Work in SF or NYC
Designers and developers are in high demand everywhere, so there’s no reason to limit the job search to only tech hubs. Below are five companies looking to hire people right now.
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SimpleNexus is a mobile app that bridges the gap between mortgage loan officers, real estate professionals, and mortgage customers.
The company is looking for a UX Designer to craft customer journeys and experience flows, lead usability testing sessions, analyze content structures, and create UI styles.
Candidates should have 3 to 7 years of experience as a UX or UI designer and a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a design-related discipline. The ideal fit would also share the team’s natural curiosity and drive to learn. Bonus points go to Etch A Sketch wizards.
SimpleNexus is headquartered right outside of Salt Lake City, the fifth fastest growing city in the USA. Anyone with a love for the great outdoors will keep busy outside of work.
Apply now: UX Designer at SimpleNexus
Warehouse Twenty One is an advertising agency offering services in graphic design, custom exhibits, website development, branding, advertising, campaign management, integrated marketing strategy, and everything in between.
The agency is hiring a Senior Designer / Motion Graphics to conceptualize and implement design solutions by creating custom graphics, original videos, and motion graphics. The Senior Designer will work closely with the Art Director and play the lead design role on projects.
Candidates should have 5 or more years experience, ideally with several years at an agency. A strong portfolio and expert level knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite are also musts.
As its name suggests, Warehouse Twenty One is located in an old warehouse. The company offers an excellent benefits package, a 401K plan, and a company culture that’s a bit eccentric, a little groovy, and a lot of fun. Plus, it’s offering relocation assistance in case the perfect fit lives outside of the area.
Caktus Group is a leading Django and SMS firm with over 100 custom solutions that reach more than 70 million people. Clients include Mozilla, UNICEF, and Discovery.
The company is looking for a Django Web Developer to join its team. The developer will be responsible for writing complex Django apps, providing code reviews, leading discussions with internal and client stakeholders, and serving as project lead at times.
Caktus takes job perks seriously and offers 25 holidays, office snacks and lunches, and a medical plan including dental and vision coverage. The right application could receive relocation assistance.
Apply now: Django Web Developer at Caktus Group
PowerPlan offers an enterprise-class suite of financial and asset management software products.
The company is investing in redesigning and redeveloping its products. The Senior UX Designer would be key to that transformation by advocating for the end user, designing user flows, creating mockups and prototypes, and championing UX Design Culture internally.
The perfect candidate has an empathetic nature, five or more years doing UX Design, a portfolio of strong work, and a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline.
PowerPlan offers great health insurance, paid time off, free food, and fabulous coworkers in the US and Toronto.
Apply now: Senior UX Designer at PowerPlan
The University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Division of Information Technology unites IT and academic initiatives at the university.
The team is looking for an Engineer – Identity and Access Management to join the Middleware team and participate in just about every major IT project at the university.
The ideal applicant could range from Associate through Senior levels. All have access to the State of Wisconsin’s benefit package and the campus’s beautiful setting.