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Product Designer, UX

at Hanley Wood, llc.

Posted: 10/6/2019
Job Reference #: 4380
Keywords: design, creative

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  • Job LocationUS-Remote | US-CA-Costa Mesa
    Posted Date1 week ago(10/4/2019 11:03 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-4380
    Additional Locations
    US-CA-Costa Mesa
  • Job Description

    Meyers Resarch | Metrostudy is looking for a passionate Product Designer, UX to grow and innovate our design practice across brands, products, tools and materials. We are making big bets on the future of real-estate, trailblazing a 2030 vision for the industry. Watch our CEO, Jeff Meyers share the landscape of untapped opportunities. We have new projects in the pipeline, and an ongoing revamping of entire experiences across mediums and platforms. There are countless design and strategic challenges that we are excited to solve with you in our portfolio. You’ll be in a unique position to make a change with every project. You'll be at the forefront of our efforts and be directly responsible for decisions that shape design output, brands, tools, teams and culture. You’ll use your full range of skills to build great experiences. You’ll also learn about the real estate industry, economics, and data. You’ll be supported with tools you need, and you'll be working with an awesome and like-minded team.
    Responsibilities
    • Be the trailblazer and a change agent for the industry by articulating strong ideas and vision for the future
    • Expand knowledge of the real-estate landscape, markets, economy, data, mapping to translate to practice
    • Scale product and brand strategy, design experiences and advanced interactions across our platforms
    • Ship new work, caliber quick fixes, optimize all of the platforms for a seamless and low-friction experience
    • Run design engagements across the horizon with cross-functional team for internal and external product
    • Architect elegant design systems with diligent decision documentation to simplify decision making
    • Be a design champion and a user advocate to diplomatically facilitate execution to our values and ethics
    • Work independently, maintain speed and throughput, support your teammates and scout feedback
    • Build relationships across orgs to facilitate trust and make time to get buy-off from other disciplines
    • Model collaboration skills, guide people in processes, expand our culture, and improve efficiency
    • Set expectations, work in iterative loops, meet deadlines and complete projects
    • Grow and evolve with the organization and allocation, stretch in new roles and responsibilities
    • As a remote team, willingness to travel and meet-up for facetime for internal and external meetings
    Requirements
    • Experience: 2-5 years at an agency or in-house launching product, brand, interaction, service, and experience design with a learning mindset in regard of platforms (web, email, iOS, Android), 3rd party tools (Tableau, Microsoft BI), mediums (digital, print or space) and business models (sas, data, media)
    • Portfolio: Documentation of beautiful consumer or business applications cross-platform with respect to understanding complex UR/UX/UI/CT systems, scale, demonstrating business and technical intel
    • Education: Undergrad or grad training in HCI, Human Factors, UX/UI, New Media, interaction and experience design, with passion for emerging tracks like voice interfaces, AI, ML and so on
    • UX Research & Discovery: Experience interviewing internal and external stakeholders, learning new industries and domains, inspiration sourcing, running workshops & exercises, structuring design scope, quantitative and qualitative research, visualizing clear findings and socializing learnings across the company with the razor focus on customer needs
    • UX Strategy & Synthesis: Distill complicated problems into elegant solutions, understanding and communicating the technical limitations, articulating the design POV liberties behind your decisions, facilitating mapings, audits and study of multiple paths to pursue creative problems that tie to KPIs
    • UX Design: Portfolio work demonstrating work with sketching, user experience wireframe flows with attention to micro-interactions, prototyping, spec-ing and testing. Translating feedback to iterate relentlessly, knowing how to address objections and questions, generate and prioritize concepts, refined aesthetic and polished execution, push the limits of interfaces, work with and expand upon the design system, and managing the backlog. Own brand consistency and reinforce our brand and personality, balance big picture thinking with delightful execution and uphold quality.
    • UX Writing: Drive content strategy, audits, taxonomies, creative writing, voice and tone. Guiding creative writing for editorial, marketing, support, sales teams in creating systems and corporate culture
    • Design Lifecycle: Own complete end-to-end solutions throughout the build cycle from sprint to release through phases of research, conception, execution to hand-off of assets and requirements, supporting excellence all the way through QA to go live
    • Design Community: Life-long learner following industry leaders and sharing best practices along the way
    • Teaming: Detail oriented, organized, clear communicator, self-starter, participatory, flexible, open-minded optimistic, generative, visionary and open new ideas and ways of working, hungry to innovate
    • Leadership: Radiate information, make intros and connections, model culture and creative values in the organization, be the team ambassador on projects, helpful in design crits and reviews
    • Project Management: Come prepared to weekly stand-ups, bring your best client facing skills to meetings, be prepared to work and learn, set deadlines, take notes and ownership of next steps. Execute meticulously in a fast-paced environment with ambiguity. Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
    • Tools: Awesome in Figma, Sketch, Adobe, Invision, tinkerer & always exploring
    Benefits
    • Top-of-the-line salary
    • 401K and competitive benefits
    • $3K in education benefits
    • Field work at company events
    • Regular offsite workshops across the country
    • Annual team retreat
    • Work from home culture
    • New tools and hardware
    • A vast new network outside of design
    • Growth platform: regular 1:1 time and ongoing feedback from leadership
    • Peace of mind corporate benefit package
    • Time off: vacation, extra holidays, short days

    About Us

    Meyers Research | Metrostudy is growing. Grow with us. Meyers Research | Metrostudy combines experienced real estate and technology advisors with leading data to provide our clients with a clear perspective and a strategic path forward. We're a smart, diverse, and close-knit group of creative problem solvers. You'll apply breadth and depth of knowledge and vision to shape our industry. Every job comes with fantastic benefits, perks, and tools to make you successful and you'll work in a culture of respect and collaboration. Join us. We'd love your help.

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    Our talented crew comes from all walks of life, cultures and experiences. We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at Meyers Research. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Proof of eligibility to work in the United States is required. Candidates must submit a proper portfolio in order to be considered for the position.