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Sep 13, 2018

San Francisco, CA

Temp To Perm

Agent: Kristi V.

Job #: 137982

Salary: Depends on experience

Job Description

Our beauty software client is looking for a Mid-level Product Designer AND a Principle Product Designer who understands great design starts with what you can’t see. S/he is an expert in creating product experiences both usable & delightful. S/he will be a change agent who loves to influence strategy, and is determined to make a strong impact on product execution and quality. S/he loves working in small, fast-paced, cross functional teams to identify opportunities and find solutions through user centered design processes. 


Product Designer Responsibilities 
● Work with design and product to create elegant user flows, information architecture, wireframes, prototype interactions and polished visual designs for mobile and web 
● Conduct user research through interviews, surveys and usability tests to inform designs & identify new product opportunities 
● Cross collaborate to turn complex problems into simple, engaging & practical design solutions that represent the big picture 
● Influence product specifications and execute design work with a high level of polish. 
● Be collaborative and ready to dive in and help at any stage - take full ownership of your work & responsibility for every last detail 
● Partner with other designers & marketing to ensure consistency of our design language, tone of voice and brand experience 
● Generate design deliverables for product features using Sketch, Figma, Adobe CC, etc. 
● Generate lightweight UI prototypes (e.g. InVision, Framer, etc.), particularly for early phases of new features, to be user tested and validated. 
● Be an excellent communicator who puts the team first. 
● Help build out and manage the UI component library 


The ideal Product Designer Must Have:

  • Minimum 2+ years experience for product designer in designing applications for the mobile and desktop, including user research, wireframing, prototyping, and visual design. 
  • A portfolio which demonstrates work both at a conception and high level of quality showing an attention to detail 
  • Ability to think big and understand complex feature sets and design mobile first 
  • Experience with Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator and prototyping tools (such as: Invision, Balsamiq, Axure) 
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment 
  • Is proactive about learning, an active reader of design news, track UX/UI design patterns, and stay informed of industry changes in UX that may affect his/her job and could potentially improve process
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS/JS is a plus, but not essential to be successful in this role. 

 

The Principle Product Designer Responsibilities:

  • Create elegant user flows, information architecture, wireframes, prototype interactions and polished visual designs for mobile and web
  • Conduct user research through interviews, surveys and usability tests to inform designs & identify new product opportunities
  • Cross collaborate to turn complex problems into simple, engaging & practical design solutions that represent the big picture
  • Influence product specifications and execute design work with a high level of polish.
  • Be autonomous - take full ownership of your work & responsibility for every last detail
  • Partner with other designers & marketing to ensure consistency of our design language, tone of voice and brand experience

The ideal Principle Product Designer ​Must Have:

  • 6+ years of end to end product design experience, including information architecture, user research, wireframing, prototyping & visual design
  • Ability to think big and understand complex feature sets and design mobile first
  • Mastery of design tools: Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator and prototyping tools (such as: Invision, Balsamiq, Axure)
  • Knows how to present design work effectively & articulately communicate design rationale
  • Strong online portfolio demonstrating high-caliber visual & interaction design skills for mobile
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment
  • Is proactive about learning, an active reader of design news, track UX/UI design patterns, and stay informed of industry changes in UX that may affect his/her job and could potentially improve process

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