Product Designer, Mobile Apps

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/24/18
Hoffman Estates, IL
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/24/18

In this role, you will work closely with product teams to launch new products and improve existing ones. You will collaborate actively with product management, engineering, marketing and other designers. A user-centric view is vital for the role, while providing simple, fun and innovative mobile experiences for our customers. You will be working in a fast-paced environment alongside our product, systems, graphics, architecture and engineering teams to deliver new experiences through effective artifacts (from Customer Journeys & Ecosystem Maps to Participatory Design Prototypes & Wireframes).
A balanced understanding of strategy, research, interaction and visual design is a must for the role.

You are a customerexperience advocate and leader, excited about our customer’s lives through simple, intelligent and enriching products andexperiences.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Produce along the whole gamut of UX and Design: user journeys, interaction flows, wireframes, prototypes, pixel perfect comps, optimized assets, etc.
  • Pain point discovery; collaborate with UX research to ideate, research and test your designs.
  • Partner with product management & users to design iterations that build to final vision
  • Partner as part of a SCRUM team when needed to deliver specific deliverables
  • Develop and maintain content guidelines where required.
  • Support multiple projects in parallel; organize and manage assignments in a dynamic, diverse environment.
  • Provide best practices capability in design and delivery of rich media assets for marketing the apps we develop.
  • Develop and sustain effective and cooperative working relationships with direct reports (if required), peers, managers and otherinternal or external stakeholders.
  • Willingness to be fearless about driving new ideas, and finding effective and powerful ways to communicate them.
  • Handle design projects of strategic scope and complexity.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 6 years of experience (expertise) and proven understanding of responsive web & mobile application design and wireframe development.
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience (or expert proficiency) in Photoshop, Sketch and InVision
  • Bachelors or Master's Degree in the study of design including one of the following; Design, Information Architecture, Human Factors or equivalent project/portfolioexperience.
  • Experience working collaboratively with product managers and engineers in a variety of settings and demonstrating strong communication skills with the ability to articulate positions and advocate designs.
  • Ability to synthesize complex, interdependent, and sometimes competing needs.
  • Effective communication of design solutions across roles & levels.
  • Awareness and practical understanding of current technologies and their application and relevance to digitalexperiences.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative, team-oriented, cross-functional environment.
  • Actively listens, hears and understands what is said and not said, and with nuanced comprehension of meaning and intent.
  • Flexibility/adaptability (ability to change direction based upon team and stakeholder consensus)
  • Customer-focused, with experience using design research methods to uncover customer insights.
  • Should be capable of producing high quality results, while simultaneously leading the delivery for a product or initiative and coordinating with partners where needed.
  • General awareness of technology mediums (Javascript, HTML/CSS, Obj-C, platform UIs, etc.) including differences between them.
  • Solid knowledge of story and backlog management tools and resources (JIRA, Trello, etc.)

PreferredQualifications:

  • Experience with agile and lean software development practices is highly preferred.
    End to end experience of design through launch of a successful 4 star, or better, rated mobile app for iOS and Android.
    Proficiency in use of Zeppelin.

Req/Job ID: 922203BR

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