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Product Designer

New York, NY 10023

Posted: 07/18/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: UI/UX Job Number: 620276 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Location: Remote (EST preferred) 
Pay Rate: up $60.00/hour (DOE)
Duration: 5 Months (likely to extend) 

Planet Interactive's client in the Education Administration Programs space has a HOT need for a Product Designer with at least 3+ years of professional experience of relevant Design experience for a REMOTE 5-month assignment starting in August 2024!

The Product Designer will work closely across dependent product teams, along with our design and engineering leads, to create user-friendly designs, UI components, interactions, and templates that will be used to support the end-to-end student and educator experiences.

Product Designer Responsibilities:
  • Partner with the design leads to analyze business and technical requirements
  • Collaborate closely with the lead designers to swiftly implement the UX vision, creating designs that align consistently with our established design and style guidelines.   
  • Develop wireframes, interactive prototypes, comps, specifications, and other design documents to communicate design ideas to project teams
  • Partner with the Accessibility team to ensure designs are compliant
  • Support the technology team with style guides, creative assets, and design solutions. 
  • Conduct handoffs to developers through tools like Sketch, Figma, Abstract, and Zeplin
  • Contribute to the overall design and UX strategy for our product designs, including feeding into and refining a design system to facilitate a unified experience across all our products
  • Collaborate and take direction from multiple stakeholders and disciplines to achieve an impactful experience
  • Participate and be vocal in agile ceremonies to ensure design needs are met
  • Advocate for consistent design processes, methods, core systems, and patterns
  • Coordinate with UX Lead, product leads, design team, and engineers to ensure timely delivery of design artifacts

Product Designer Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (computer science, interaction design, HCI, industrial design, information science, social sciences, graphic design, etc.) and/or equivalent years of work experience
  • Documented experience in designing for large content rich websites, and applications, proven solutions that met users’ needs
  • Extensive experience in information design and user scenarios
  • Experience designing for financial products is a must 
  • Experience designing for enterprise product is a plus 
  • Broad knowledge of digital interaction design patterns, Web site architecture, user interfaces, and navigation on various platforms (Web, mobile, tablet)
  • Familiarity with user-centered research, such as usability testing, contextual inquiry, and field interviews
  • Understanding the physical, cognitive, cultural, and social factors that affect design decisions
  • Familiarity with front-end coding technologies and data modeling is a big plus
  • Possess a ‘Product Design’ mindset, who owns the end-to-end design delivery: from strategy to comps
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