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Senior Product Designer

  • Location:

    Seattle, United States

  • Sector:

    Design and Strategy

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job ref:

    90457

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-21

Our client is on a mission to bring a hospitality mindset to home purchasing. That means creating minimalist experiences that don’t get in the way but enable the user to achieve their goals. This role will be responsible for helping build a beautiful, and highly functional MVP to go to market. It will be Seattle-based but can start remotely. Relo will be provided. 


About You

You strive to create the best possible product, one that isn’t cumbersome and overworked. It’s not about slick appearances, but calming presence and clean visuals. This is a hybrid role so you should be prepared to have a user centered approach while appreciating the art of it all. As a designer, you strive to do what’s best for the user, the brand, and product. 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Define and drive the visual and UI standards across multiple products for web and mobile platforms

  • Evaluate, refine, and standardize design across all projects

  • Collaborate with product, UX, marketing, product, and technical team members in the creation of digital products

  • Advocate for the user and brand, always seeking ways to improve and innovate

  • Work closely with UX designers and product managers to strategize and design product experiences

  • Design comps and/or prototypes for individual projects based on needs

  • Participate in regular design reviews and help create an in-house design practice

  • Help support design culture in the organization

  • Research and stay current with design trends

Competencies

  • Deep passion for visual design

  • A strong process for design

  • A customer-centric mindset

  • Strong communication skills

  • A track record of strong cross-functional collaboration

  • Drive for results

  • Persistence and grit

  • A scrappy mindset and entrepreneurial attitude

Ideal Qualifications

  • 5-10 years experience at a start-up, design firm, digital business, and/or digital agency

  • Degree in graphic design or related field, or equivalent experience

  • Exceptional skills in Figma, Sketch, Invision, and/or Adobe CS

  • Past experience designing fully responsive products, applications, iOS and Android

  • Strong, collaborative work ethic

  • Ability to communicate conceptual ideas and detailed design rationale both verbally and visually

  • Great eye and passion for customer-centric design

  • Tendencies towards innovation

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, ability to work in fast moving environments with ambiguity

  • Highly organized

  • Drive to get things done quickly

  • An innovative portfolio of outstanding work