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Freelance Product Designer 

Freelance Product Designer 

(strong junior OR mid-level)

Our client is seeking a Product Designer for our tools team as they build out our next generation CMS product. You have a solid understanding and experience with content publishing ideally in newsrooms. You have strong interaction design and prototyping skills to build out a variety of editorial tools from curation to creation.

The Tools Product Designer will:
-Work closely with the Product Manager and Lead Designer on understanding the goals, strategy and roadmap for our tools products
-Collaborate with research, product and editorial on project discovery, concept exploration and user testing
-Move a design through initial wireframe explorations to interactive prototypes to delivery of detailed final renderings with documentation for development
-Participate in thorough critique sessions with product and design leads and peers and present to stakeholders
-Collaborate closely with the engineering teams, communicating with clarity, understanding and bringing a flexibility within their agile process

The Tools Product Designer must have:
-A great aesthetic sensibility
-Empathy and a solid understanding of design thinking and design sprint process
-Meticulous attention to detail while not losing sight of the larger mission
-A passion for crafting innovative, usable and delightful products
-Experience with design systems
-Experience and understanding of the content publishing space ideally in a newsroom environment
-A portfolio of your work
-3+ years experience in Product design, preferably in content publishing
-BA/BFA with a design focus
-Fluency with design and prototyping tools such as FIGMA (IS A MUST HAVE) and Protopie
-Solid understanding of HTML, CSS and Javascript
-Successful experiences shipping products
-Willing to work in New York
-Legally able to work in the US