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Product Designer

Job title: Product Designer
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Portland, Oregon, OR
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 404061
Contact name: Shivani Sharma
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our Client is the world’s leading growth marketing company is looking for a Product Designer to help our small design team build a modernized next generation platform. You’ll be working with Product and Engineering to design features from concept to execution. You’re fanatical about the elegance of simplicity, you sweat the details, and thrive working in a collaborative agile environment.

Product Designer

About You

You’ll bring 2-3 years of prior experience designing, prototyping, and shipping SaaS business web applications. You’ll also have a growth mindset, always positive attitude, and a relevant degree in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, HCI or other related field or equivalent work experience.

 

You’re comfortable with:

  • Communicating in both the written form and verbally
  • Interviewing end users and customers to refine problem statements and ensure solutions meet their needs and are usable
  • Defending design decisions based on industry best practices
  • Owning a project from beginning to end
  • Being self-directed and seeking clarification from stakeholders when needed
  • Anticipating the different UI states that need to be designed
  • Partnering with Engineering to ensure your designs are implemented as intended
  • Offering and accepting design feedback to improve your work and the work of the team
 

You have an online portfolio that demonstrates:

  • How you approach design challenges by describing your design process
  • Delivering detailed mockups with sound fundamental UI skills and it shows in your decisions about layout, color, iconography, and typography
  • Establishing visual hierarchy
  • Applying a design system
  • Designing digital experiences and workflows in B2B products
  • Understanding accessibility and technical feasibility at a basic level

You’ll really catch our attention if you:

  • Have 3+ years of experience
  • Employ a user-centered design process that results in applying customer insight to your work
  • Are comfortable building prototypes with HTML5, CSS and some lightweight JavaScript
  • Can write effective UI copy (instructions, system feedback, micro copy, etc.)
  • Have a design specialty that elevates your skillset beyond expected deliverables:
    • Creating or maintaining a design system and pattern library
    • Creating or maintaining a symbol library in Sketch
    • Developing and executing research plans and synthesizing your findings
    • Interaction design
    • Motion design
    • Illustration skills

Some of the technologies we use

Act-On design primarily uses Sketch and InVision for the bulk of our work. You should feel right at home with these tools

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