Senior Product Designer

Chicago, United States

Job Description

You make the complex simple. Data driven decisions help you navigate workflow heavy business challenges for exciting clients. You believe design has a scientific intent, and that you can measure your success based on the business value you create. As an advocate for design, you are no stranger to sharing its value with senior client executives; you are iterating, educating, and influencing along the way. Mentoring and supporting other designers is important to you. You will join our growing Chicago office and be a part of a quickly growing team of Product Managers, Product Designers, and Engineers.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute design leadership on strategic, large-scale client engagements

  • Identify opportunities for new workstreams and solutions within current engagements

  • Contribute to the growth of the Product Design practice:

    • Participate in the interview process and orientation of Product Design candidates/new hires

    • Coach, mentor, and train Product Designers on best practices

    • Contribute to design thought leadership through opportunities for continued learning, publishing articles and leading trainings

  • Drive results for all aspects of digital product design for our clients from leading product vision through ongoing production design

  • Solution design

    • Own and lead design strategy for your engagements incorporating timeline, budget, goals, delivery complexities and that enables you and the team to produce designs for delivery, following best asset creation and management practices

    • Identify areas of meaningful measurement on your design engagements supported by research efforts you will lead

  • Production design

    • Collaborate with globally distributed team members during agile sprint ceremonies to determine immediate and future design scope and delivery

    • Ensure technical feasibility and quality of your designs for engineering hand off, and alleviate design blockers with engineers throughout your project’s iterative sprint cadence

    • Lead design reviews with client stakeholders

  • Consulting

    • Run requirements gathering workshops with strategic clients

    • Advise clients on product direction and work directly with delivery teams on technical options

    • Assemble end-to-end design strategy plans including timing, activities, and business outputs

Requirements

  • 5+ years or equivalent of product design experience

  • Ability to translate a client’s potentially ambiguous vision all the way through into detailed, technically sound product design

  • Ability to tailor communication and set expectations effectively to multiple audiences

  • Strong product design background with mastery of methodology, tools (i.e., Sketch, Figma), and techniques needed to drive business and human value

  • Experience designing end-to-end custom software solutions in a technology consulting environment

  • Lean requirements gathering and story mapping experience

  • Ability to pick up technical and business concepts quickly

  • Strong communication skills: visual, written and verbal

  • Excellent organizational, time management, prioritization, and project management skills

  • Demonstrated problem-solving experience for complex business challenges

  • Ability to lead by influence

  • Willingness to travel to client sites and other company office locations as deemed necessary

Bonus Points

  • Mentoring experience

  • Proven track record of expanding business on existing engagements

  • Working knowledge of Miro

  • Working knowledge of analytics tools such as FullStory or Mixpanel

Benefits

  • A quickly scaling international company with a variety of challenging and compelling projects

  • Growth opportunities in a matrixed management environment

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses

  • Health, dental, life, and vision insurance

  • Four weeks paid vacation plus standard United States holidays

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • ESPP benefit

  • Maternity/Paternity benefit

  • Flexible health and wellness benefit

  • Opportunities for professional development such as conferences, seminars, and educational courses

  • Team building events, Friday lunches, and stocked kitchen

  • Employee referral bonus program

This position is based in Chicago, IL. We have a hybrid working model requiring 3 days per week in the office and allowing for 2 days per week remote. This position requires travel to client sites and other company office locations as determined by project need.

Devbridge is committed to providing equal employment opportunities available to all. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to our success as a company, and seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.