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RS21 is hiring a

UX/UI Designer

USA - Remote


RS21 is a dynamic, growing startup with 65+ employees doing great things, and we're looking for the right people to help move us forward. Our nine core values empower a culture of integrity, learning, taking risks, making a difference, constantly improving, and helping our team achieve a healthy work-life balance with flexible schedules and remote work options. As a testament to our exceptional culture, we were named a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators.

As one of our UX/UI Designers, you have a keen interest and experience in several (but not necessarily all) of the following: user experience (UX) strategy and design, user interface (UI) design, stakeholder and user research, information architecture, information visualization design, and user testing. We are not looking for unicorns – rather generalists with deep areas of expertise or interest. While we don’t expect you to code, if you have the skills to put together interactive prototypes, that would be appreciated. Your ideal type of squad consists of inventive developers, brilliant data scientists, passionate design peers, and other killer professionals working in a collaborative, agile environment (though sometimes we do waterfall, too!).


  • Play a key role in ensuring that each RS21 project is effective, engaging, usable, consistent, and aligned with the client’s goals.
  • Participate in client engagements and user research efforts.
  • Assist in defining functional requirements, develop site maps, unsnarl taxonomy challenges, and produce wireframes.
  • Work closely with the dev team to deliver UX and/or UI artifacts on a sprint-by-sprint basis.
  • Able to collaborate fluidly with other designers, developers, and data scientists.


  • Certification, continuing education or undergraduate degree (or the equivalent experience) in one of the following: User Experience, Information Architecture, Human Computer Interaction, Communication Design, Fine Arts, or related field preferred.
  • 2-4+ Years of experience.
  • A solid understanding of many of the following: user experience strategy, user experience design, stakeholder and user research, information architecture, content strategy, information design, user interface design, and user testing.
  • Ability to work in complex technical domains and design software for experts who are accustomed to complex user flows.
  • Experience with Figma, FigJam, Condens, Adobe Creative Suite, vector-based UX & UI tools - and a willingness to learn new tools as needed.
  • We expect all of our employees and candidates to exemplify the RS21 Mission & Values, and to be excited to work towards our collective vision.  

RS21 is committed to transparent and fair compensation. The final salary within this range will be determined based on relevant experience. Comprehensive benefits include flexible paid time off, medical, dental, and vision insurance with a generous employer contribution to premiums for employees and their dependents, a 401k plan with a 3% employer safe harbor contribution, and more.

Pay range

$80,000—$90,000 USD

About RS21:

RS21 is a rapidly growing data science company that uses artificial intelligence, design, data engineering, and modern software development methods to empower organizations to make data-driven decisions that positively impact the world. Our innovative solutions are insightful, intuitive, inspiring, and intellectually honest. With teams in Albuquerque, NM, Washington, DC, and distributed throughout the United States, RS21 is an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing company two years in a row and a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators

We help clients achieve programmatic goals, improve efficiencies, reduce costs, and maximize productivity using MOTHR, our AI engine, that allows users to seamlessly integrate data and reveal insights at hyper speed. We navigate complex data issues in the fields of healthcare, defense, safety, urban planning, energy, cyber, land use, climate, disaster preparedness, disaster recovery, space, and social equity.