Hiring Senior Product Designer | uShip

Senior Product Designer


Date listed

1 month ago

Employment Type

Full time

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Senior Product Designer LocationAustin, TX, hybrid work environmentMostly remote but willing to come into office occasionally

Min. Experience
5 years uShip is currently seeking a strong Senior Product Designer to join the team! Senior Product Designers lead the execution of design tasks within a dedicated product team. They also contribute to initiatives driven by the Product Design team.

What you'll be doing...          

  • Participate as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes creative leadership, designers, scrum, product managers, software developers, and QA
  • Participate in product ideation and conceptual development using an iterative, user-centered design process
  • Participate in design research, including generative user research (observational studies, customer interviews) and usability/validation testing
  • Communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale, both verbally and visually
  • Produce scenarios, hero flows, design prototypes, design specifications, motion graphics, and animation effects
  • Apply patterns from the uShip design language system in day-to-day design work. Maintain and extend the system as needed throughout this process.
  • Produce visual designs that communicate product function and brand identity, including the design and production of screen layouts, color palettes, typography, user interface elements, and icons
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented as intended
  • Plan, prioritize, and coordinate design tasks and execution of design deliverables
  • Manage the design process, drive decisions, track issues, and assist in estimating resource needs and schedules
  • Effectively lead and facilitate brainstorming sessions and other creative workshops
  • Leading execution on holistic design systems and brand systems
  • Provide mentorship and design guidance to junior designers

Skills you have include...
  • At least five years of professional digital design experience that encompasses product design, e-commerce applications, and responsive web design
  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Web Design,  or a related design discipline
  • Strong working knowledge of visual design fundamentals (typography, color, layout, and space)
  • Strong  knowledge of UX design processes and methodology, particularly as applied to Web- and mobile- based e-commerce applications
  • Up-to-date with current interaction and visual trends across touchpoints (web, mobile, etc.)
  • Proficient with current design and prototyping tools such as Figma, Sketch, Invision, Miro, Keynote
  • Experience designing motion graphics with tools such as After Effects a plus
  • Familiarity with capabilities and limitations of current Web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Effective time management skills – ability to juggle multiple projects at once and ability to confidently estimate time required for specific tasks
  • Strong project and people skills. Must be able to function as a project leader as well as an individual contributor.
  • Articulate how a singular design solution fits into an overall narrative or meets an unmet user or business need
  • Team leadership skills, including the ability to mentor and manage junior designers and ability to provide cross-discipline design critique
  • Great attention to detail throughout the design process and into the QA process as designs make it through the development cycle




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