Dandy : Product Designer

at Full-Time
Location New York, New York
Date Posted October 4, 2021
Category Lead Designer

Description

Job Description

Looking for a new challenge? Our product design team is growing. To thrive in this role, you’ll have 5+ years experience in Product Design experience under your belt, preferably in tech startups whose customer touchpoints are as much physical as they are digital. You’ll be an end-to-end designer, being able to take a problem from brief, through strategic thinking, user research, wireframes, pixel-perfect design and testing. You’ll be a part of the product team and work alongside our lead designer with product managers and engineers to create solutions that are viable, feasible, usable and delightful.

Location

Although our offices are based in NY, we’re remote friendly.

What You'll Do

Collaborate with product managers and engineers to design and build products that solve our customer’s needs, are feasible to implement and deliver on our business goals
Identify user needs, sketch solutions, build prototypes, test ideas, and refine designs with data and user feedback
Shape the vision for the user experience and foster a culture of design in the business, being a flag-bearer for user-centered design
Maintain and evolve our design system
See both the forest and the trees: think big picture, execute fine details
Plan for the long term while navigating short-term tradeoffs
Level up team practice and processes

What We're Looking For

More than 5 years experience and proven ability of leading a project from beginning to end
A portfolio that reflects your strengths in both UX and visual design skills, specifically in the implementation of user testing and research throughout the design process
Solid experience in prototyping and interaction design (preferably in Figma)
Demonstrate ability to tackle complex problems and deliver simple solutions
Demonstrated comfort with an iterative, collaborative design process
Strategic product thinking and vision. You’re more concerned with the “why” than the “how”.
Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment, often wearing multiple hats
With the above stated, we are open to candidates of all backgrounds and encourage you to apply if interested!

Bonus Points For:

Outstanding references
Basic illustration skills (from icons to functional illustrations)
Basic animation skills (to level up the feel of the product)
Basic print design skills (for the occasional sticker or swag)

Benefits

Best in class healthcare including medical, dental, and vision
Competitive salary and equity packages
401k program

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