Giant Machines (51-200 Employees, 112% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

89% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 112% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $0 Venture Funding

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GIANT MACHINES 

Giant Machines is a digital product agency based in NYC. We work with clients across a wide spectrum of industries including fintech, healthcare, real estate, insurance, public utilities, and environmental & social impact. Giant Machine’s product approach is lean, user-focused, design forward, and outcomes-driven. Our expertise encompasses design strategy and research, product strategy and management, user experience and visual design, and engineering and technology.

ABOUT US

  • #2 Best Place to Work in NYC by Crain’s New York Business
  • Built in NYC 2021 Best Places to Work New York City
  • Certified Asian American Business
  • Proud Member of Pledge 1%
  • Remote flexibility with office space for collaboration and team events
  • Monthly Lunch & Learns
  • Company-wide volunteer opportunities
  • Solid work-life balance
  • Diversity-forward company

Our company is made up of passionate and creative people who bring their unique backgrounds and perspectives to client work and team collaboration. Giant Machines is committed to a thriving society with a focus on racial and social justice, gender equality, and sustainable communities. We foster a culture of learning and awareness, facilitate group sessions to create a space for discussion and sharing, and align ourselves with client organizations, partners, and community outreach efforts that share our mission.

ABOUT THIS ROLE

We’re looking for a Senior Product Designer to join our design team and help create beautiful and intuitive interfaces and experiences across a diverse set of client projects. You’ll collaborate closely with the rest of the design team, product management team, and our client stakeholders to create elegant solutions to complex UI/UX problems. You’ll also partner with our team of design-oriented software engineers throughout the development phase to bring the new experiences to life.

  • Design digital products and experiences across a variety of client and internal projects
  • Conduct interviews with client stakeholders & end-users to identify product goals, desired UI behaviors, and app workflows
  • Own the design process for your projects and be a thought leader around design considerations and the user experience
  • Prototype and build in low code and no code tools like Webflow and Retool
  • Partner closely with our product management team to deliver a new app experiences aligned with our client’s needs
  • Create storyboards and low-fidelity wireframes to visualize the user journey
  • Iterate rapidly to surface a variety of creative solutions to clients, and narrow in on the experience most suitable for end users
  • Create high-fidelity visual designs, incorporating visual styles (fonts, colors, logos, etc.) that align with the client’s branding strategy
  • Produce clickable prototypes with modern design tools such as Figma to communicate experiences and solicit feedback from clients
  • Present your work and communicate the product narrative during recurring ‘Show & Tells’
  • Work hand-in-hand with internal engineering team to bring designs to life, and conduct design reviews on delivered code
  • Interface with clients as a design expert and drive client conversations related to product design
  • Keep up to date with trends in the marketplace, the industry, and ways of working
  • Up to 2 days/week of onsite work at our client’s offices (NYC-based – post pandemic – but this is of course a moving target)

ABOUT YOU

  • Experience with desktop app or web design experience; native mobile/mobile web also a plus
  • Knowledge of design systems and modern tools built for collaboration (e.g. Figma)
  • Previous work in low-code or no-code tools like Webflow and Retool
  • Balances creativity with modern best practices to solve complex UI challenges
  • Autonomous and resourceful working style – takes initiative to engage challenges, solve problems, and consistently find ways to deliver value without explicit direction
  • Genuine and empathetic approach to helping our clients solve their software challenges
  • Interest and basic knowledge of front-end development and technology
  • Prior consulting experience a plus

BENEFITS & COMPENSATION

  • Medical benefits at no cost to you for single coverage (cost associated with insuring partner and/or dependents)
  • Robust well-being offerings that allow you unlimited access to virtual fitness, meditation, yoga, cooking classes, homeschooling preparedness, physical therapy and more
  • 16 weeks of paid family leave
  • 401(k) with 4% employer match
  • Profit-sharing
  • $3k yearly education budget plus 5 conference/education PTO days
  • $1k stipend to purchase items for your work-from-home space

Recruitment Agencies:  Giant Machines does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not be held responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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