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Product Designer (UX/UI)

Company: RTS Labs
Location: Richmond
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

We'll cut to the chase. Are you---

  • A junior- to mid-level digital designer? (1-3 years experience)
  • Passionate about solving user and business problems with Design Thinking?
  • Excited to become a wiz with beautiful and organized Figma components and design systems?
  • Unafraid to tackle complex problems in complex systems?
  • Learning to communicate your ideas to clients and developers?Then join our team!RTS Labs is a solid, fast-growing software development agency specializing in enterprise web and mobile applications. We work with a wide range of clients - from startups to Fortune 500 companies, across many different industries.We're looking for a junior- to mid-level Product Designer. As a member of the Product team, you'll be the voice of the user and the product ambassador. This includes:
    • Creating meaningful and innovative experiences for users, and balancing these needs with business goals and constraints
    • Serving as a Product leader and liaison, both externally (with clients) and internally (with the implementation team)What we offer:
      • A competitive salary based on experience
      • 401(k) with a 4% company match
      • Family-first environment with paid parental leave and flexible PTO
      • Gym membership discounts
      • Health, vision, life, and short-term disability insurance
      • 40 hours a year for professional development to use how you choose
      • A culture of enthusiasm and personal growth, where you'll have the power to shape the direction of RTS Labs, with no micro-managementWhat you'll do as Product Designer:
        • Build empathy and be a user advocate
        • Conduct user and stakeholder interviews, usability tests, and Design Thinking workshops
        • Work with clients and BSAs to gather business and functional requirements
        • Produce visual artifacts to inform feature prioritization, including user flows, information architecture diagrams, and wireframes
        • Conduct content audits and plan site architecture
        • Produce pixel-perfect high-fidelity designs and prototypes using consistent UI components that meet brand standards
        • Leverage analytics tools to measure success, present opportunities, and support decision-making
        • Liaise with clients and developers to support product planning and implementationWhat you need to succeed:
          • 1-3 years experience in digital design, preferably in a UX/UI/Product role
          • Expert skills with mobile-first responsive web design
          • Conceptual understanding of component-based design
          • Experience with Figma for high-fidelity designs and robust prototyping (We use Figma but experience with similar tools - Adobe XD, Sketch, etc - is okay too!)
          • Ability to clearly and concisely defend design decisions and explain priorities to clients and internal teams
          • The self-motivation to grow as a designer and product leaderBonus points for:
            • Experience with Design Thinking process and workshops
            • Experience with complex web applications, digital engagement and/or SaaS products
            • Ability to understand complex systems by viewing them through the lens of OOUX (object-oriented UX)
            • Experience using design systems or component libraries
            • Experience with native mobile application design (iOS and Android)
            • Experience with Lean and Agile methodologies
            • Knowledge of accessibility, psychology, usability heuristics
            • Familiarity with popular design systems (Apple's Human Interface guidelines, Google's Material Design, and Chakra UI)
            • Familiarity with basics of HTML, CSS, JavascriptTo apply:Send us your portfolio! Showcase your process (case studies) and include any associated artifacts (personas, user flows, wireframes, prototypes, etc).More about RTS Labs:RTS's mission is to leverage our world-class creative and technical talent to develop exceptional software products that delight our customers and help grow their businesses. Known in the marketplace for our integrity and authenticity, we pride ourselves on building trusting relationships with our clients as we partner with them to find solutions to their most pressing technology needs.RTS strives to be a place exceptionally talented people love to work. We offer a fun, casual workplace with few meetings, no closed doors, and no rigid office hours. Our team offers sincere camaraderie and we leave plenty of room for magic, enthusiasm, and personal growth. Your ideas will be encouraged, you will be surrounded by brilliant people to help stretch your thinking, and you will truly have the power to shape the direction of RTS Labs.Not only is RTS a great place to work, but we also empower our employees with the resources and support they need to find a long term career fit. Here are some of the benefits that come with joining our team:
              • Competitive salary based on experience
              • Benefits include 401(k) with 4% match, health, vision, life, and short term disability insurance
              • Really love to work on a Mac? Or are you more of a PC kind of person? We let you choose
              • 40 hours a year for professional development
              • Flexible PTO
              • Company values that we actually embody (https://rtslabs.com/culture/)

Keywords: RTS Labs, Richmond , Product Designer (UX/UI), Other , Richmond, Virginia

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