Senior Visual Product Designer

Brooklyn, NY Full-time

As  Senior Visual Product Designer at Big Spaceship, you will be part of our Product team, working closely with UX and Tech teams to help improve and create new features on different products. You will work on both new and existing components of the product ecosystem, and will create native and responsive designs for Android and iOS applications.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with other designers and experts, designing visual experiences to support product development, with consideration given to end user, business objectives, and technical feasibility.
  • Hands on in designing, consulting, and delivering design solutions leveraging current design system.
  • Communicate design ideas and rationale, all within a user-centered design process.
  • Participate in the development process from definition, through design, build, test and release.
  • Demonstrate good judgment in design, selecting methods and techniques best suited for the different product platforms.
  • Stay up-to-date of visual design and UX trends, looking for creative ideas and inspiration to help push the boundaries of our designs solutions.
  • Advocate for efficiency and simplicity through the design process to ensure Big Spaceship’s culture of craft, elegance and quality of execution.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., Interaction, Graphic, Visual Communications, Product, Industrial), Computer Science, or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience (expertise) in mobile application design, with experience working with cross-functional teams (UX, Product, Research, Content Strategy, etc)
  • Deep understanding and familiarity with current iOS and Android design guidelines.
  • Experience with agile and lean software development practices (solid conceptual framework, values and principles, as well as good production practices) is highly preferred.
  • Expert level skills in Sketch, Invision, and other relevant product design tools.
  • Solid knowledge CSS and HTML + other relevant web technologies skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships.
  • Self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines.

 

Perks

Big Spaceship offers:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance options
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401k plan w/ company match
  • Healthy Breakfast Mondays & Bagel Fridays
  • Dog friendly workspace