UX/Product Designer

Fleetio


2 weeks ago

06/08/2019 05:52:19

Job type: Full-time

Hiring from: United States

Category: Design


Fleetio is a modern software platform that helps thousands of organizations around the world manage their fleet operations. Transportation technology is a hot market and we’re leading the charge, with raving fans as customers and an incredible team. But we’ve only scratched the surface of potential! We're looking for a Product Designer to join our growing design team and help us design and build amazing features.

Design is an integral part of Fleetio. In fact, one of our core beliefs as a company is “Design is an important part of everything we do.”

As a Product Designer, you’ll create intuitive, innovative, and great-looking software interfaces that our customers will love to use. You’ll rely on user-centered design principles to produce high-quality visuals from concept to execution, and craft new user experiences that help solve complex problems. You’ll collaborate with other product designers, engineers, and product managers to continually refine and iterate the Fleetio design language.

If you’re a creative, driven and passionate designer who naturally puts yourself in the shoes of customers and thinks deeply about how to improve their experience, we would love to hear from you! This is a position we consider essential to the company’s success. Be sure to mention coffee somewhere in your application so we know you actually read this.


What You'll Be Doing

  • Raise the bar for product quality across our products by advocating for user-centered product roadmaps, new interface guidelines and design patterns, investments in refinement, polish and iteration, and insights driven by user research and customer feedback

  • Create designs that follow and extend the existing style guide

  • Design and implement features that ship quickly and with high quality

  • Develop deep empathy for our customers and use research to inform design solutions

  • Generate detailed mocks/specs of final designs that allow engineers to build accurately

  • Compellingly communicate and present design solutions, across a range of mediums and fidelities, to stakeholders and other product designers, while defending design decisions and incorporating feedback into the design cycle

  • Collaborate closely with Product, Design, Engineering and Marketing teams to solve complex problems, humanize product ideas and develop these ideas into modern, simple and intuitive application designs and features

  • Partner with engineers to ensure high-quality implementation and user experience


REQUIREMENTS

Education & Work Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, etc.)

  • 3+ years of experience with product design and/or user interface design in web, mobile-web, and iOS/Android apps, preferably within a fast-paced SaaS environment

Communication & Collaboration:

  • Ability to communicate design concept ideas at varying levels of resolution (sketches, low-fi mockups, hi-fi comps, interactive prototypes, etc.)

  • Experience with cross-functional collaboration between Research, Design, Product, Engineering, Data Science and Marketing to develop the strategy and rationale for features

Expertise & Skills:

  • Proven ability to bring projects from concept to completion (have designed and shipped software product)

  • Highly skilled with design tools (e.g., Figma, Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop) to produce wireframes, high fidelity mockups, and prototypes

  • Experience working on a multi-tenant SaaS app is preferred

Design:

  • Ability to grasp and refine highly complex problems and translate them into clean, focused, understandable solutions, while exercising an extraordinary eye for typography, consistency, color, and subtle details

  • Strong command of visual design and information architecture with a mind for simplicity and deep knowledge of modern web UI patterns

  • Exceptional skills in the craft and execution of functional product design work, from high-level strategic direction down to UI design details and polish

  • Expert understanding of user-centered design thinking and integrating products/services across a platform (thinking in terms of design systems, not just screens)

  • An outstanding portfolio, showcasing a foundation in typography, interaction and visual design, ideation, and examples of designs that you have developed from concept to completion


BENEFITS

  • 100% coverage of health and dental insurance

  • 401(k) + match

  • Company stock

  • Dependent Care FSA and Medical FSA

  • Generous PTO and 8 company holidays

  • Maternity/Paternity leave

  • Mac laptop, book stipend and professional development funds

  • Health and wellness initiatives

  • Remote working friendly

  • Monthly catered lunches and office snacks

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