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Senior Product Designer (Brooklyn, NY)

Company: Etsy Inc
Location: New York
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Job Description:

We're all about product that's all about people.Product Designers create holistic, human-centered experiences across Etsy's web and native products. They collaborate with small, multidisciplinary teams to empower creative people around the world to buy and sell the things they love.If that sounds like something you'd be good at, read on. As a senior product designer, you'll connect unique small businesses with interested consumers and makers from around the world. We strive to make interactions between our creative buyers and entrepreneurial sellers as intuitive, brand-aligned, and positive as possible. Through rigorous market and user research, our team strives to ideate, validate, and build the framework for a new economy. One where people with a passion can connect with others to build a more personal and sustainable future. Simply put, you'll be designing experiences that always put people first. Day to day, you'll hang with partners from all sorts of disciplines and perspectives. As a senior product designer, you'll actively contribute to a customer-centric design vision, champion our toolkits and guidelines, and own final execution on your team. You'll make decisions informed by research, brand and business goals. So, we'll trust you to champions of the audience you work for, and to maintain a clear understanding of goals throughout the lifecycle of a project. You'll contribute to strategic product thinking with product managers. You'll partner with our expert researchers and data teams to understand user needs and market opportunities. You'll work with art directors and writers to make design delightful. You'll create detailed interaction flows one day, and write simple, digestible emails the next. Whether on business, customer service, operations, or marketing teams, you'll support your partners beyond our product team with excellent design and communication. Last but not least, you'll build lively, front-end prototypes that engineers will use to guide the design of a final product. Us: We, your peer group of designers (and likely future friends), will help you craft cohesive UIs that support the product and the larger Etsy brand. We'll help you learn and grow. Hey, we want you to teach us some new tricks. If you're a jack-of-all-trades and a master of one, you'll thrive at Etsy. Also, if you like to have fun. We like fun here. At Etsy, we value individuality and variety. That means we don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Our Employee Resource Groups aim to create a positive and inclusive workplace culture - one where employees with different backgrounds, lifestyles, and abilities have access to programs that foster a sense of community, contribute to personal development, and amplify diverse voices within the organization. You can read more about our commitment to diversity here: ******************************* About this Listing:Please note that we have multiple Senior Product Designer roles open at Etsy. Some of our projects are more front end customer experience design driven and others are more on the internal/backend tools consumed by internal employees and our seller populations. If you have deep expertise in either of these areas you are encouraged to apply to this listing. Some other things you'll do: Make people-centered design decisions informed by data, brand positioning, and user research Think strategically about rolling out designs in small steps to validate your assumptions Turn challenging workflows into simple, usable and elegant experiences Wear many hats, from high-level product thinking, to interaction flows and just-enough mockupsall the way to prototypes and front-end implementation (any other hat is fine too, we're open to all styles) Share work with fellow designers, giving and receiving feedback Collaborate with every team at Etsy: Product, Engineering, Research, Data, Support, Business, Operations, Brand Design and Marketing. Only together can we develop and ship holistic, brand-aligned experiences. Help shape your team's roadmap through clear communication and feedback Work with people who are passionate about design, but who also sing, clog, skateboard, build motorcycles, bike, embroider emoji, host podcasts, design jewelry, draw comic books, and juggle literal knives. It's not all computers and colors over here. Live in, or be willing to commute to, Brooklyn, NY (it's awesome, promise) You: Have 5+ years of cross-platform product design experience You have a portfolio demonstrating strong mobile experience in the consumer product or ecommerce space Believe that product, brand, and design decisions are inextricably linked Are able to provide samples of work that show creative, user-centered UX solutions, strong visual design and solid information architecture Demonstrate working knowledge of modern development technologies like HTML and SASS/CSS Delight in drawing up quick sketches, animated prototypes and experiments to validate ideas and opinions Value quality and polish with an eye for detail in both what you make and how you make it Give and receive honest, thoughtful feedback, and have a track record mentoring other designers Are unafraid to change your opinion in the face of new information or understanding of the product goalsyou have strong beliefs, but you're open-minded Communicate design decisions openly and confidently, regardless of the audienceengineers, PMs, executives, other designers, etc. Are willing to work outside your comfort zonemaybe even excited about it! Want to seek out and develop a design process that encourages collaboration between other designers and product teams Advocate for the importance of research-informed design, and has partnered with research teamsor better yet, led research experimentsto validate and inform product thinking Are super excited about learning and growing to take your professional skills to the next level Curious to learn more about what the Etsy Design team is up to? Check out our Design Blog . What's Next Interested in working with us? Send us a cover letter and your CV or resume explaining why you'd be great for the job. We value your unique talents and point of view, so feel free to tell us what you are all about. And if you write, draw, craft, or contribute to something you're proud of, we'd love to hear about it. At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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