UI/UX Designer  


Sylvania, Ohio


Root is looking for a candidate with a degree in computer science (or an associated field) or three to five years’ experience in web application development and dev-ops engineering to join our digital development team. As part of Root’s Learning, Media, and Technology (LM&T) team, this role will work with cross-functional groups (including front-end developers, digital artists, filmmakers, learning designers, graphic designers, and script writers) to design and develop web applications intended to meaningfully engage and sustain strategic learning and change in Global 2000 companies.

If you’re a jack-of-all-trades who enjoys actively engaging with internal and external clients to amaze them with creative technical solutions, we would love to talk to you! We look forward to a lively conversation about such topics as JavaScript/CSS/SCSS best practices, build scripts, and source control.


  • Work closely with business analysts and meet with client content experts and users to understand core needs and translate them into feature sets
  • Conceptualize, sketch, prototype, and user-test wireframes and prototypes for digital products
  • Construct scalable UIs and design systems
  • Turn designs into front-end code
  • Contribute to ongoing refinement of Root’s UX and analytics strategy
  • Coach and develop team members to build bench strength of the UX/UI team
  • Act as delivery lead with clients and teams on projects

Desired qualifications/skills

  • Three to five years’ experience in an agency setting
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or an associated field
  • Ability to comfortably present, defend, critique, and collaborate on design with both internal and external stakeholders

Competencies you may also use on the job

  • Experience with Sketch, XD, Figma, Invision, Marvel
  • Experience with React.js and other modern client-side framework
  • MVC framework experience
  • Experience with product development and design thinking
  • Experience with cross-browser support and graceful degradation
  • Deploying and maintaining production web applications
  • Practice and promotion of web usability and accessibility guidelines
  • Active contribution to open source projects
  • Good humor in a team-centered, collaborative, fast-paced, user-focused environment

About Root

The world’s most respected organizations rely on Root to realize positive strategic or cultural change. By engaging and activating people throughout the process, Root uses a combination of visual methods, innovation, and interactivity to achieve measurable and sustainable results. Based on research and evolved over 25 years, we help organizations achieve meaningful change, leaders deliver strategic clarity, and teams close organizational gaps. With a nationally renowned reputation and a bold culture of “whatever it takes,” Root has engaged with a remarkable two out of three Fortune 50 companies.


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