Grindr is hiring a

Product Designer

West Hollywood, United States

Why work at Grindr?

Grindr is among the top highest grossing apps in the iOS App Store and boasts some of the most engaged users across all social networking apps. We offer a constantly evolving, agile startup environment that enables and rewards innovation, teamwork, and diligence.

Situated right in the heart of West Hollywood, we're the No. 1 location-based mobile social app on the market, and we cater to a massive user base of 3 million daily active users in every country in the world. Since our inception in 2009, we've been dedicated to finding new and better ways to connect people using mobile technology.

We offer a lot of perks and a collaborative office filled with healthy snacks and friendly people.

Summary

We are looking for a well rounded Product Designer who has a passion for conceiving of and executing simple and impactful interfaces.

Responsibilities

  • Working with the Design Lead, design valuable, cohesive and delightful user experiences for Grindr and INTO
  • Work with Product Owners to ask questions and gather data to understand the problems that need to be solved
  • Create UX designs and prototypes and UI mock-ups, including wireframes, flowcharts, visual mock-ups
  • Iterate on designs based on feedback from team members, stakeholders and users
  • Work directly with engineers on-site as well as remotely to execute designs as intended
  • Communicate design decisions without defending them
  • Always be an advocate for our users
  • Stay up-to-date with mobile app design trends, best practices, patterns, new capabilities, etc., and use this knowledge to push the product forward

Requirements

  • 3+ years experience in product design, UI design and/or UX design in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience designing for both Android and iOS. Responsive web experience a plus
  • Experience with Sketch, Invision, Proto.io, and other design & prototyping platforms a must
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills
  • Highly collaborative. Builds trust & strong relationships at all levels, influences without formal authority, pushes back when appropriate. Earns respect and respects contributions of others
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Process oriented but flexible to get things done in ambiguous times
  • An eye for simplicity and visual harmony
  • Knowledge of industry and platform specific patterns

Bonus Points

  • Front end web development skills
  • Experience with animation and/or motion design
  • Experience conducting exploratory user research and usability testing
  • Experience with quantitative data gathering and surveys
  • Experience working on a live app

Benefits & Perks

  • 100% covered medical and dental insurance
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Unlimited sick policy
  • Competitive Salaries
  • 401(k)
  • Catered daily lunch
  • Stocked kitchen
  • Free on-site parking
  • Casual dress environment

Grindr is an equal opportunity employer

*Recruiting firms that submit resumes to Grindr without first entering into a written contract will not be entitled to any compensation on candidates referred by that firm.

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