Product Designer (UX Designer)

Title: Product Designer (UX Designer)

Direct Hire

FULLY REMOTE (US based candidates working on EST)

Industry: Insurance Technology

 

This is a great opportunity to work with a growing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company based in New York City.

 

As a Product Designer, you’ll become an integral part of a small agile product team. You will create knowledge about our customers by conducting research and sharing your findings with the team. You’ll help our Product Managers decide which problems are worth solving and how to solve them. You will design simple and intuitive interfaces that solve complicated problems affecting customers and the in-house employees who assist them.

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Design the user experience for insurance tech products
  • Conduct customer research to discover needs, collect feedback, and test usability
  • Translate research findings into design recommendations
  • Collaborate with product managers and other designers to define, prioritize, and solve problems
  • Create low- to high- fidelity outputs (sketches, wireframes, mockups, prototypes)
  • Guide software engineers as they build your designs
  • Help other designers by critiquing their work
  • Help the team by suggesting process improvements
  • Advocate for customer needs, good design, and accessibility

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 8+ years experience in user experience and user interface design
  • Experience conducting research
  • Expertise with creating wireframes, diagrams, interactive prototypes, and high-fidelity designs
  • Great communication and problem solving skills
  • Authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship

 

  • Must work on EST hours but can work from any US based home office occasional visits to the NYC HQ.

 

PREFERRED:

  • Experience with data visualization/information design
  • Experience designing responsive websites
  • Experience facilitating design sprints/workshops
  • Experience writing HTML/CSS