Senior Product Designer
Posted: Jan 24, 2019
The Senior Product Designer ? Cross Platforms, will be responsible for building upon a digital news cross-platform home page experience to make it more useful and urgent for readers. This individual will help lead a team of other designers to dramatically elevate the overall reader experience and brand presentation of multiple digital newsletters.
The Senior Product Designer- Cross Platforms, will help to ambitiously focus on making mobile iOS and Android apps the most useful and engaging news destinations in the world for the company. They will work on a multidisciplinary team to develop new layouts, strategies and features that make the well-known digital news company home page a valuable destination for readers and caters the experience to meet the reader where they are, whether that be catching up with the news during their morning commute or enjoying a long read on the weekend. This individual will work closely with newsroom partners to provide flexibility of expression while maintaining a structured design system. They will be an active contributor to the company's Product Design style guide, collaborating with designers across teams to align on design patterns, ensuring products adhere to brand guidelines.
· Minimum of 5+ years of design experience, preferably working on experiences that span different devices and screen sizes
· MUST HAVE A STRONG PORTFOLIO!! Portfolio must demonstrate previous mobile app design experience with well-known brands.
§ Solid experience designing and prototyping specifically for mobile apps
§ Strong visual and typographic sensibility
§ Deep understanding for how qualitative research and data inform product and design decisions
§ Belief that product and design decisions are inextricably linked
§ A great listener who loves giving and receiving honest, thoughtful feedback
§ Steadfast in defense of both the user experience and the editorial brand while also contributing to solutions that drive our subscription and advertising business forward
§ Able to communicate design effectively, regardless of the audience
§ Enjoy working on a cross-discipline team alongside newsroom editors, engineers, product managers and other designers
§ Enjoy shipping small, quick experiments to explore or validate your ideas
§ Able to provide samples of work that show complex and creative UX solutions, extraordinary visual design and solid information architecture
§ Knowledge of HTML and CSS techniques
§ Enthusiasm for news!
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
· Bachelor's Degree in Design, HCI, Computer Science or equivalent field
· Minimum of 5+ years' experience working in UX/UI design for mobile apps and web based products; experience in a lead designer role would be helpful.
· Full proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite design applications (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
· Deep Understanding of mobile application trends
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TeamPeople is an organization dedicated to providing superior customer service. Outstanding customer service encompasses everything from performing the technical, creative and operational aspects of our jobs to the best of our ability, to going the extra mile to assist our customers and colleagues in any way.
We respect, value and celebrate the unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives that make each person who they are. We also believe that bringing diverse individuals together allows us to collectively and more effectively address the issues that face our customers. It is our aim, therefore, that our partners, strategies and investments reflect these core values. TeamPeople is dedicated to providing superior customer service and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.