Warby Parker is hiring a

Freelance Product Designer – UX

New York, United States
Contractor

User Experience + Commerce + Product = YOU

Warby Parker is on the lookout for a Freelance Product Designer focusing on user experience to help create some of the smartest, seamless shopping experiences on the web. We seek someone who can not only translate the Warby Parker brand into a user-friendly experience across all properties—mobile, desktop, email, retail, and everything in between—but can also help create new ways for flow and function; someone who’s always thinking of smarter, cleaner, and quicker experiences to help our customers interact with our products and brand.

So, if you're looking to join a team that is passionate about creating the best shopping experiences while using analytics, testing and quick iterations to do so, then we have a job for you!

What you’ll do:

  • Identify key areas throughout the site that can be enhanced, justifying your recommendations with data, balancing both user and business goals, and continually striving for improvements across the entire customer experience
  • Create user flows, wireframes, and prototypes for a wide spectrum of devices
  • Develop user testing plans and synthesize document findings and user research into meaningful insights
  • Generate ideas and inspiration from the best of the of the internet and other product experiences
  • Work closely with design and development teams to suggest, refine, and edit prototypes for each stage of the product design cycle (added bonus: you’ve got some visual or front-end chops yourself)
  • Synthesize customer data into meaningful insights
  • Incorporate both quantitative and qualitative information into the decision-making and product roadmapping process
  • Share those perspectives and insights throughout the entire product design cycle, including the ideation/planning, development, and post-deployment stages
  • Represent the user’s perspective with integrity, and prioritize their needs across each and every project

Who you are:

  • Equipped with 3+ years of designing experiences on the web, from mobile to desktop— e-commerce experience a plus
  • Someone with a demonstrated knack for creating engaging user experiences and able to empathize with a wide range of customer needs
  • Known for a strong eye, attention to details, and creative problem-solving
  • Passionate—like, cheerleader enthusiasm—about seamless and scalable web experiences
  • Someone with strong, well-formed opinions that can articulate the needs of their audience in a compelling, clear way
  • Resourceful and flexible, with exceptional teamwork skills
  • Sure-footed and able to work in a fast-paced, high-productivity environment under tight deadlines
  • An expert in creating quality deliverables using tools like Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Invision, Keynote, and Omnigraffle
  • Equipped with a conceptual understanding of foundational web technologies, responsive design, and agile methodology

About Warby Parker:

Warby Parker is a transformative lifestyle brand with a lofty objective: to offer designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially conscious businesses. By engaging directly with consumers, we’re able to offer ultra-high-quality, vintage-inspired frames for $95 including prescription lenses and shipping.  We focus on the bigger picture, too: social innovation is woven into the DNA of our company, and for every pair of glasses purchased, a pair is distributed to someone in need.

Because all work and no play makes a dull office, we fill our days with snacks, surprises, pneumatic tubes, and, when appropriate, costumes. As a team member at Warby Parker, you can also look forward to company outings, guest speakers, volunteering opportunities, and brain-stimulating activities.

In 2015, Fast Company named us the #1 Most Innovative Company. We’re also a certified B Corporation, which means that we are held to the highest standards of social and environmental performance.

Some benefits and perks of working at Warby Parker:

  • Catered lunch three days per week (+ unlimited snacks!)
  • Free eyewear (discounts for friends and family!)
  • Annual eye exam
  • Quarterly team outings