We’re looking for a Product Designer with specialized skill in native mobile apps to join our team.
Are you an app nerd, constantly downloading the latest ones? Does your love for Material Design run deep and does the thought of creating the next generation Android products for The Weather Channel’s 100 million users get you excited? Do you have the curiosity of a scientist and the passion of an artist, and are you a creative problem solver, a craftsman and a delight to work with?
If this sounds like you, then read on!
As a Product Designer at TWC, you’ll be involved in every aspect of the product creation process, from brainstorming the next great mobile innovation to tweaking pixels before launch (and beyond). You’ll utilize your unicorn range of ux design, interaction design, and visual design skills, and you’ll collaborate with other talented folks on the user experience for our Android products – both mobile and tablets.
At TWC we use science, data and user-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of inspired storytelling as we strive to transform the landscape of weather products.
Your day-to-day is never the same: Fast paced, often fun and never boring.
What you’ll do:
Strategy & Discovery
Contribute to the user experience from inception to launch
Come up with bold and smart ideas that help solve user and business needs
Turn ideas into experiences that are feasible, valuable and delightful
Actively participate in discovery activities to help define products and features
Take part in ideation workshops and design studios and help with requirement gathering
Develop and help present proof of concepts to stakeholders
Sketch and prototype to quickly iterate on ideas
Execute high/low fidelity wireframes and user flows that promote ease of use
Create interaction models and UI details that optimize the mobile user experience
Work with user research and product managers on user testing
Design visually arresting interfaces that push past the obvious and delight our fans around the globe
Champion TWC brand and work with other designers to own, uphold and document mobile design standards
Prioritize work effectively and collaborate with product managers, developers, research and designers as needed
Comfortably give and take design feedback
2-3 years+ brand or agency experience as Product Designer, Mobile Designer, Interaction Designer, UX/UI Designer, or a related fieldExperience with native app design and knowledge of Material Design A well rounded point of view on user experience – Product design is not just about visual design or just about IAStrong design aesthetic and the ability to generate ideasAbility to employ design thinking methods to solve problemsExperience working in interdisciplinary teamsProficient knowledge of design and prototyping toolsExperience with user research and usability testing methods a plusExperience (or some understanding) of Android Studio a big plusKiller portfolio that contains apps (preferably published) that you’ve designed
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