Senior Product Designer at DeveloperTown | Powderkeg

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Employment Type: Full Time

Experience: Experienced

At DeveloperTown, our Senior Product Designers are dynamic problem solvers who dive into intricate challenges, crafting innovative tech solutions with a human touch. They're not just designers; they're leaders, guiding projects from inception through discovery, research, prototyping, and beyond.

Picture this: you'll be at the helm, collaborating with a powerhouse team of developers, designers, managers, analysts, and QA experts, all striving for that 'aha' moment.

What sets our Senior Product Designers apart? They're the maestros of both design and consulting. They thrive on independence but crave collaboration, fueling the Design Team, project crews, and clients alike with their expertise and boundless ideas.

If you're itching for a role that demands your seasoned skills across various disciplines, that hungers for your knack for tackling complex puzzles, and that invites you to soak up every project's unique essence, this is it."

Responsibilities:

  • Own every facet of design on multiple projects, including research, prototyping, testing, refinement, and handoff

  • Ability to lead client creative workshops to help our entire team find solutions to business problems. You enjoy working with creative frameworks and enjoy refining discovery processes.

  • Ability to conduct thorough UX research from multiple sources to inform design recommendations.

  • Understand the project business metrics and how to translate them into design requirements; ability to meet client objectives through design

  • A strong sense of aesthetics and visual design

  • Up-to-date knowledge of the latest developments in design capabilities, trends, and aesthetics

  • Ability to move quickly without cutting corners or not performing due diligence

  • Demo work to client stakeholders and translate feedback into updated work

Expertise in:

  • Designing thoughtful, research-informed web and native applications for desktop, mobile/tablet devices

  • Running UX research sessions and exercises, performing user interviews, and testing

  • Creating interactive prototypes for client demos and user testing

  • Figma, and all of the industry best practices. You find auto layout a necessity and want to work with teams that strive for the bleeding edge of design tooling

  • Creating scalable design systems from scratch

  • Being an advocate for design and the end-user on every project

  • Working on a highly collaborative product Scrum team; working closely with developers and engagement managers to find engaging solutions to complex problems

  • Ability to share knowledge to elevate everyone nearby

  • Create, manage, and thoughtfully implement scalable UI design systems

Position Requirements

  • 6+ years of UX / product-specific design experience

  • A degree in HCI, UX, or a related field is a plus

  • A mastery of product design fundamentals, heuristics, and best practices

  • Strong interpersonal skills in listening and effectively communicating and defending ideas, decisions, processes, research, and rationale to product teams and client stakeholders

  • A working knowledge of front-end development that informs design decisions and communication with development teams

  • You are highly collaborative and find working with others results in a more effective product and overall client happiness. You play well with other designers and anyone else that is on your project team

  • Time and task-management skills; strong sense of organization.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US

  • Must not require visa sponsorship or have work authorization based on OPT / CPT

Bonus / Extra Credit:

  • 2+ years of consulting experience concurrent with product design experience

  • Desire to mentor teammates to elevate team contributors

  • Be an early explorer and adapter of new technologies and design landscapes

  • Experience and interest in other design subdisciplines or relevant fields (Front-end development, Branding, Illustration, Copywriting, Psychology, Analytics, Ethnography, Etc.)

About DT

DeveloperTown is located at 54th and Winthrop in South Broad Ripple. Our team of about 50 Townies consists of Product Research & Design, Engagement Managers, Business Analysts, Front-end and API developers, and QA. You will receive competitive benefits and cool perks such as taking lunch walks on the Monon for ice cream and decorating your very own tiny house/office.

Mission:

We help people teams solve hard problems to improve lives.

Vision Statement:

Consulting experts with the processes and know-how to deliver in industries where technology advancement is critical.

Values:

  • Take Ownership

  • Be Curious

  • Act With Integrity

  • Value All

  • Be Humble

  • This is a Hybrid role and will require onsite work at the DeveloperTown office.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

Equal Opportunity Employer

DeveloperTown provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Product Designer
  • Company
    DeveloperTown
  • Location
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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