Web3 Product Designer

Job at CoinDesk


New York, Remote

Full time

The Role: Design thinking and user experience are at the forefront of everything we do. The work of a Product Designer is to envision how people experience our products and bring that vision to life in a way that feels inspired, exciting, and even magical. In a Product Designer role, you'll take on complex tasks and transform them into intuitive, accessible, and easy-to-use designs for CoinDesk users around the world, from the first-time user to the sophisticated expert. Achieving this goal requires collaboration with teams of Designers, Editors, Researchers, Engineers, and Product Managers throughout the design process, from creating user flows and wireframes to building user interface mockups and prototypes. At each stage, you will anticipate what our CoinDesk users need, advocate for them, and ensure that the final product surprises and delights them. About You: You have a bachelor's degree in a UX-related field (human-computer interaction, human factors, behavioral research, or graphic design) or equivalent practical experience. You have experience in designing mobile interfaces from pre-launch to post-launch. A true product designer at heart, you love building, contributing, and maintaining the Design System and the overall brand language. You demonstrate excellent layout design skills and the ability to convey complex ideas in a straightforward, simple, and visually elegant manner. You possess strong analytical thinking and deductive skills. You are knowledgeable in Usability Testing Principles. You are proficient in HTML/CSS; knowledge of JavaScript is a Big Plus. You are very well versed in design and UX software (e.g., Figma, Invision, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Lucidchart) You are knowledgeable in interaction design and information architecture. You have a strong portfolio of design projects. Your work demonstrates an understanding of website usability/web optimization, UX, and responsive designs. You can manage high work volumes, process multiple projects simultaneously, and follow up on projects with a strong sense of urgency. You are collaborative and organized with strong communication skills Experience at media and/or crypto companies is a huge plus. What You'll Do: Sketch, wireframe, prototype, and test designs early and often. Partner with product, engineering, and editorial on creating working versions (prototypes) designed to get user feedback. Work with other designers to raise the quality bar and contribute to our design system of components, styles, and interactions. Partner with product managers to define a project roadmap that directs the entire team. Work closely with engineers to build, iterate on, and ship concepts. Partner with UX researchers and product managers during the discovery phase to conduct user research and competitive analysis. Advocate product design processes, principles, and tools to colleagues. Create and manage UX documentation, including wireframes, storyboards, and sitemaps. Keep abreast of competitor products and industry trends. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY In an effort to attract, retain, develop and promote the most qualified individuals, CoinDesk is committed to treating all applicants and employees in a nondiscriminatory manner with respect to the terms and conditions of employment, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status/service, physical or mental disability, or any other classification protected by applicable law. This mandate governs all aspects of employment, including recruitment, selection, promotion, training, education, social and recreation programs, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits. For more information on our DEI initiatives, please visit https://www.coindesk.com/dei/. ACCOMMODATION CoinDesk is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application process, please send an e-mail to accomodations@coindesk.com and let us know the nature of your request. COVID-19 VACCINATION COVID-19 vaccination is required for all employees whose position is based out of the NYC office. However, CoinDesk will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only a member of CoinDesk’s Talent Acquisition team will reach out to you directly from an @coindesk.com or @coindesk-indices.com email in regards to any and all opportunities at CoinDesk. Disregard emails from any other addresses or persons. If you’re selected to move onto the next phase of our hiring process, a member of our te to guide you through our interview process. We look forward to connecting!

Company: CoinDesk

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Skills: designnon techjavascript

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