Product Designer

Baltimore, MD
Sep 17, 2021
Sep 20, 2021
Full Time
About Shockoe Shockoe is dedicated to user-centered product design, technical innovation, and team-based work culture. We are focused on redefining how organizations empower users in the digital world, and were looking for aProduct Designer with a strong background in interface and interaction design and a love for details that is capable of delivering polished, pixel-perfect designs quickly and iteratively. You will be responsible for bringing the visual and interaction design to life in fresh, crisp and effective ways.If you are up for the challenge of working at one of the best technology companies in Richmond, VA - we encourage you to apply. Life working at Shockoe: Throughout the day, you will collaborate with your teammates and interact with our clients. Grab a snack from our fully stocked kitchen. Weekly Wednesday team lunch and learns. Lunch is always on us! Shockoe Days of Fun! Team building activities that embrace all the river city has to offer (outings have included a haunted tour of Shockoe, local breweries, etc.). Yearly internal Hackathons. Check it out Continuous Learning! Every employee at Shockoe receives an annual training budget. We want you to stay ahead of technology by learning not only mobile but VR, AR, AI, and other Immersive Media. Benefits! Shockoe offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. We pay 100% of the employees medical premium and offer PAID Maternity and Paternity Leave! Being a Product Designer at Shockoe: Simply put, our team builds amazing mobile solutions. You will work with a team of talented designers, developers and architects to develop custom mobile solutions for some of the best brands in the world. At Shockoe we thrive on the satisfaction and thrill of seeing our creations in our user's hands. Working at Shockoe you will have the autonomy and voice to make this happen just about as quickly as you are able to work. We pride ourselves on being fast and accurate. The design team at Shockoe is responsible for defining the complete user experience, from strategy and ideation through implementation and iteration based on objectives and key results. Responsibilities: Consistently able to: Keep up with emerging trends in areas related to contemporary UI design and UX strategies Establish visual identity and UI patterns for digital products Design visually attractive and usable software for Android, iOS, cross platform, web frameworks, and potentially Head Mounted Devices (HMDs) Organize assets, files and layers for collaborating with fellow designers and developers Create, document, and work within design systems Gather, interpret, and solve for project requirements Conduct user research to inform design decisions Effectively and respectfully communicate (and coach) with clients Collaborate with developers to optimize designs for technical considerations Communicate with your team regarding timelines, expectations, and deliverables Learn and keep up to date with best practices with regards to designing for accessibility and inclusiveness Skills You are: A strong team player confident working with strategists, developers, and fellow designers to build a product youre proud of A source of inspiration, always raising the benchmark for quality work Proficient with Sketch, Figma, or XD, and capable in the most common Creative Cloud apps Comfortable interacting with both clients and users Able to meet deadlines. And fun to work with! Familiar with design systems and building scalable designs Comfortable establishing a visual style and tone and/or adapting to working within an established visual identity Someone who can prioritize, but also sweats the details You have: A strong portfolio that shows off your digital interface designs that are both beautiful and functional Mastercraft skills in a UI tool. Figma is preferred, sketch or XD is acceptable. Solid skills in at least one of either illustrator, after effects, or photoshop Minimum 2 years working in a visual creative role at a professional organization (digital software/web/apps preferred) Familiarity with Material Design and Human Interface Guidelines, and general knowledge of common technical frameworks like angular, react native, etc. A clear understanding of visual design and UI design fundamentals Understanding of designing for Accessibility guidelines An interest in learning and contributing to product strategy and its related exercises - stakeholder workshops, design sprints, analytics, research, etc. If you read this and are concerned you dont check all the boxes, write to us anyway. Were interested to see how you think and your ideas on how to get there. EOE

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