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Product Designer

San Francisco, CA | Product

Job Description

Urban Airship is the leading provider of messaging technology and usage data for smartphones, tablets, PCs and other connected devices. Our solutions simplify all aspects of notification/alert delivery and mobile campaign management across multiple platforms in a scalable and reliable way. Urban Airship's data solutions provide a unique perspective on user reaction, both direct and indirect, campaign-level and long-term, to our customers' messaging strategies. In addition to our core messaging and data services, we provide location targeting and digital wallet solutions as well as strategic and integration services.

If you are well versed in designing and coding specific experience building software products and thrive in a fast paced startup environment, this could be for you. Take charge of the visual design for specific product areas, reporting to our Portland, OR based Director of Experience Design. Turn our web tools into beautiful and intuitive products that marketers and mobile developers will love and forget how they could ever do without them.

Responsibilities/Primary Functions:

·  Play a key role in the visual design of new features and ongoing refinements to existing features.

·  Your excellent collaboration skills make you comfortable with an iterative design process that includes accepting and managing feedback and constructive criticism from various stakeholders. You then deliver designs rapidly while maintaining a meticulous eye for detail and consistency.

·  Handle the full lifecycle of design from sketches and wireframes to visual design, functional prototypes, and front-end implementation.

·  Ensure the usability of our web applications and suggest ongoing improvements to the overall user interface framework by working closely with Product Managers to test ideas through customer discovery.

Experience and Skills:

  • 5+ years experience designing products for web and mobile.
  • BA in Design or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Proven sense of what makes an experience great. Ability to think through user problems, craft solutions, communicate those solutions, and work with Engineering and Product to build them.
  • Refined aesthetic sense, comfortable working within, and expanding on, the Urban Airship style.
  • Up-to-date with current trends in design and tech.
  • Experience with front-end development. You should have a deep understanding of HTML and CSS. Experience working with Javascript is a plus.
  • Deep understanding of the capabilities and limitations of browsers and devices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable working within a process-driven team and engaging in regular critique sessions.
  • Please note that this is not a Graphic Design position.
  • Must have a portfolio featuring examples of product design work.
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