Senior Product Designer

Washington, DC
Aug 23, 2019
Aug 26, 2019
Full Time
Design at CompassCompass is a real estate platform that provides comprehensive brokerage services, combining exceptional agents with thoughtfully crafted digital products to make the process of buying, selling, or renting a home intelligent, deliberate, and seamless.Designers lead the full lifecycle of their designs across all platforms, collaborate with product managers on strategy, participate in research to test and validate designs, and consult with engineering to make everything come to life.About The RoleThis role will be joining the team (formerly known as Contactually) responsible for our CRM platform - a critical piece of our end-to-end platform. Designers on this team work on creating and improving tools that help agents grow their business..What We Look ForWhile this isn't a managerial role, you will lead concepts and rally people for a common cause. You participate in strategic thinking and planning and are comfortable thinking two or three quarters ahead. You enjoy mentoring designers and can communicate your design process in a way that helps others grow.While you enjoy strategic thinking, you're in the zone when you're designing components and love geeking out on UI details or interaction patterns. You're hands-on and excited to roll up your sleeves and get things done as part of a dynamic team.You have pixel-perfect standards with exceptional interaction design skills and an eye for accessibility and usability. You'll work with front-end and back-end engineers to ensure your designs are implemented perfectly on Web, iOS, and Android.You have a bullet-proof eye for identifying industry standard patterns throughout web and native mobile platforms and an understanding of how to implement these patterns into our system. You also have a strong knowledge of platform affordances and how to use their constraints to enhance the features you design.What You Get To Do Every Day Own the iterative design process of major feature initiatives from concept to shipping Meaningfully collaborate with PMs on product specs. Participate in extensive user research, identifying key pain points and solving for them. Pair with engineers to realize your designs on all platforms (web, iOS, Android). Be constantly on the lookout for best practices, design patterns and anti-patterns, throughout various industries and platforms. Participate in sprint planning and quarterly roadmap discussions. Be a key player on a small but mighty team making a huge impact Qualifications At least 5-7 years experience designing enterprise and/or enterprise software Thinks in terms of design systems and makes rational and logical design decisions Knowledge of modern, emerging web and mobile UI patterns and design tools Flourishes in an environment of continuous learning and eager to advance your craft further Strong technical background with an understanding of the basics of modern applications Ability to communicate and collaborate on cross-functional teams At Compass, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place.