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Product Designer - Mobile Applications Project (mobile app, UI/interaction exp!)
Full Time
1/24/2019
New York, NY
JO-1901-1087

PRIMARY FUNCTION

The Product Designer – Mobile News Projects, will be responsible for building upon a digital news cross-platform home page experience to make it more useful and urgent for readers. This individual will be collaborating with other designers to dramatically elevate the overall reader experience and brand presentation of multiple digital newsletters. 


The Product Designer- Mobile News Projects, will be responsible for making mobile app experience the best mechanism for news readers to keep up with, consume and engage with the company’s brand. This individual will also be responsible to create a new way of presenting news within their mobile app such that will become a faster, more reliable daily companion. They will invent ways to help readers understand the world amidst rapidly-unfolding events, rewarding them for returning to the app repeatedly throughout the day.  



REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 3 years of design experience, preferably working on experiences that span different devices and screen sizes
  • Must have a portfolio that shows samples of work with complex and creative UX solutions, extraordinary visual design and solid information architecture

§ Solid experience designing and prototyping specifically for mobile apps

§ Strong visual and typographic sensibility

§ Deep understanding for how qualitative research and data inform product and design decisions

§ Belief that product and design decisions are inextricably linked

§ A great listener who loves giving and receiving honest, thoughtful feedback

§ Steadfast in defense of both the user experience and the editorial brand while also contributing to solutions that drive our subscription and advertising business forward

§ Able to communicate design effectively, regardless of the audience

§ Enjoy working on a cross-discipline team alongside newsroom editors, engineers, product managers and other designers

§ Enjoy shipping small, quick experiments to explore or validate your ideas

§ Able to provide samples of work that show complex and creative UX solutions, extraordinary visual design and solid information architecture

§ Knowledge of HTML and CSS techniques

§ Enthusiasm for news!

  • Other duties as assigned



EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

·      Bachelor’s Degree in Design, HCI, Computer Science or equivalent field

·      Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in UX/UI design for mobile apps and web based products

·      Full proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite design applications (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)

·      Deep Understanding of mobile application trends


TO APPLY

Use the link at the bottom of this page to apply. Please use Chrome, Firefox, or Safari (users may experience issues with Internet Explorer).

Diversity Inclusion & Customer Service Statement

TeamPeople is an organization dedicated to providing superior customer service. Outstanding customer service encompasses everything from performing the technical, creative and operational aspects of our jobs to the best of our ability, to going the extra mile to assist our customers and colleagues in any way.

We respect, value and celebrate the unique attributes, characteristics and perspectives that make each person who they are. We also believe that bringing diverse individuals together allows us to collectively and more effectively address the issues that face our customers. It is our aim, therefore, that our partners, strategies and investments reflect these core values. TeamPeople is dedicated to providing superior customer service and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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