Refinery29 is hiring a

Senior Product Designer

New York, United States

Refinery29 Inc. (Refinery29) seeks a Sr. Product Designer for its New York, NY location.

 

Duties: Create visually engaging, scalable product design solutions for web and mobile products for

editorial, CMS, and commerce platforms. Work on special projects and web-based applications that

enhance the narrative of R29’s editorial voice. Develop fully documented designs of interactive web-

based applications that can be easily interpreted and implemented by experienced software developers in

various international locations. Conceptualize ideas and translate concepts into product designs using UX

Design tools, including Axure, Invison, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Keynote, Sketch, Robofont

and Adobe After Effects. Responsible for creating and designing a scalable style guide, typographical

systems, and visual design of R29 products and deliver high-fidelity designs. Follow through products

from inception to create alignment and a shared understanding through collaborative processes on an

international setting between product, development, and design teams, liaising with Designers, Marketers,

and Engineers to define and scope new solutions using Waterfall and Agile development environments.

Evaluate business needs and develop design solutions to effectively address the user’s needs and goals.

Develop design patterns, standards, and best practices to define and implement design criteria. Translate

usability findings into design improvements. Communicate visual design strategy and rationale to key

stakeholders. Work independently to create, define, and prototype proposed designs and user interactions

using models, high level and detailed prototypes, wireframes, visual compositions and design

specifications to communicate your ideas and test with users. Provide feedback about the usability of our

existing products and communicate ways in which issues can be resolved. Work with engineering team on

details that improve users’ web-based retail experience, including writing HTML, CSS, and Javascript

code. 40 hours/week.

 

Qualifications: Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts, Graphic Design or related and 3 years of

experience as a Product Designer, UX Designer or related role. Full term of required experience must

involve designing visual interfaces for web products for editorial, CMS, and commerce platforms;

conceptualizing ideas and translating concepts into product designs using UX Design tools, including

Axure, Invison, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Keynote, Sketch, Robofont and Adobe After

Effects; defining and iterating Information Architecture, as well as creating a scalable visual

representation for complex web-based retail experiences utilizing HTML, CSS and Javascript; and

liaising with designers, marketers, and engineers to define and scope new solutions, with an ability to

work collaboratively in both Waterfall and Agile development environments.

 

Direct applicants only. Qualified applicants submit resumes referencing job code 12502/SA to Ms.

Meredith Vass, Refinery29 Inc., 225 Broadway, Fl. 23, New York, NY 10007. This position is eligible

for incentives pursuant to the Refinery29 Employee Referral Program.