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DockYard: Product Designer

Product Designer
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Bright, motivated product designer wanted to join the design team at Dockyard - a digital product consultancy specializing in production-ready apps.
DockYard offers a range of consulting services with capabilities in product planning, design, user experience (UX), full-stack engineering, and QA. Over the last decade, the company has solved complex product challenges for visionary brands like Netflix, Apple, Nasdaq, and Harvard.

The ideal candidate enjoys using design thinking to understand problems in order to address them with intuitive solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with small multi-disciplinary teams of designers, UX developers, engineers and client partners, among others
  • Conduct research, co-facilitate workshops and help synthesize findings into actionable insights that help projects move from ambiguity to clarity
  • Gather relevant data, existing insights, technical considerations, business objectives and user needs to design innovative solutions
  • Take ownership of and responsibility for your work, from research and ideation to visualization and implementation
  • Produce and iterate on multiple concepts and prototypes, understanding when deeper exploration is warranted and when it is best to change paths and try another approach

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of experience designing at a consultancy, agency, studio or digital product company (experience designing for mobile is a plus!)
  • You believe in design’s ability to help individuals as well as organizations, and want to design inclusive, accessible products that improve lives while achieving business goals
  • A clear communicator who can help establish guidelines, brainstorm concepts, explain your designs and convince others of your reasoning
  • A perceptive designer who thinks about product design in terms of experiences, systems and flows before designing wireframes, screens and components
  • You rely on research and insights to drive your design decisions
  • Curious, creative, compassionate and collaborative

DockYard is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, political affiliation, personal appearance, pregnancy, family responsibilities, matriculation, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law.
This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

In what capacity are you hiring?
On behalf of another company

Where are you in the hiring process?
I’m ready to make a paid hire

Would you like to state a preference for hiring from underrepresented group(s)?
No preference

Where did you find Twine?
You contacted me

Is this an independent one off job, or part of a larger project?
Part of a larger ongoing project

For what period of time will the freelancer be needed?
Long term

What freelancer experience level is needed? (per hour)
Mid-level (Industry Average): $35-75

Posted 2 months ago
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based in Jersey City, United States
Last online: 2 months ago


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