Product designer IV

Infotech Sourcing - SEATTLE, WA, United States

Duties:

The Product Designer will be dedicated to the production and maintenance of People Products Guidance Library and interpret the shared Geodesic Design System Library for desktop and mobile. Having a role focused on this must-dowork will allow the remaining FTE designers to focus on meeting their deliverables by supporting their needs. Thedesigner will also be focused on facilitating component updates for the People Products team, and creating specifications for the new components and patterns we have on our roadmap for the half.

Responsibilities:

  • Give and solicit feedback from other designers in order to continually raise the bar for quality

  • Review the existing landscape of current components and design a solution that is simple, elegant and scalable across our interfaces

  • Participate in design crits to identify new components and patterns that can become standardized

  • Design or evolve existing designed components

  • Document and spec patterns and components

  • Define and iterate on system level standards - typography, color, illustration, grid, etc

  • Create tools and templates to automate the consumption of components

  • Partner with PMs, engineers, researchers and content strategists to oversee the user experience of a component pattern from conception until launch

Skills:

  • Hard Skills

  • Expert with design tools such as Sketch, Figma, and Illustrator

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and G-Suite

  • Comfortable with HTML/CSS/Basic Markup

  • Strong product thinking and familiarity with design systems to define of how components would interact across different surfaces or scenarios

  • Experience prototyping workflows and interactions

  • High craft visual design with a clean and modern aesthetic

  • Attention to detail - You should be able to notice if a design is using the wrong font size, type choice and is 3pixels off from an existing standard

Soft Skills:

  • Proactive, resourceful and driven self-starter - skilled at navigating a matrixed organization and building design and XFN relationships

  • Polished communication and collaboration skills - adept at breaking down complex user experience and interface design problems into digestible action items for both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Relentlessly positive can-do attitude, excited to tackle complicated problem space

  • Experienced and track record of success with collaborating with both fellow designers and XFN partners (e.g. PM,Engineering, Content Strategy, Research)

  • Active and willing participant in team design reviews/critiques and able to provide productive and constructive feedback to fellow designers

Must Haves:

  • 7+ years industry experienceStrong sense of visual craft with a healthy obsession on polish

  • Have strong production design experienceHigh level of collaboration working across cross functions to deliver work

  • Strong product thinking with a familiarity of design systems, specifically:Relationship between design decisions and impact at a systems-level scaleTypography, spacing and color as they relate to information hierarchies

  • Have enough technical acumen to pick up a prototyping tool

  • Self directed project management skills

  • Shipping products in the enterprise and business space

Education: Bachelor's Degree

Skills and Experience:

Required Skills:

  • SKETCHING

  • PROTOTYPING

  • ARTICULATE

  • INTERACTION DESIGN

  • PRODUCT DESIGNER

Additional Skills:

  • SHIPPING

  • EXCELLENT COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • FRONT END

  • USER EXPERIENCE

  • FRONT END DESIGN



Posted On: Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Compensation: 99.29/ hr



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