Product Designer

Time zone
Anywhere ๐ŸŒŽ
Salary, USD
80,000 - 120,000/yr
Type
Full Time
Opening date
Closing date
1 Nov 2021
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CivicActions works with government agencies to build human-centered digital services that connect constituents to their institutions through excellent digital experiences and greater government transparency and accountability. We are looking for someone passionate about developing digital services for large federal and state government agencies and the people they serve.

As a Product Designer at CivicActions, you will collaborate across disciplines in an open environment to develop delightful websites and responsive apps for large federal and state government agencies. They will bring a deep knowledge of visual and interaction design, design research, pattern libraries, accessibility web standards, and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to deliver working software.

Responsibilities

For this position, we need people that can:

  • Take end-to-end responsibility by creating design deliverables that serve end-users and the business’s needs and align with technical requirements.
  • Own full-stack design processโ€”from blue sky exploration to interaction wireframes to polished UI designs to detailed UX specs.
  • Plan and execute discovery sprints, which take into account business needs and agency culture.
  • Conduct stakeholder interviews and user research that incorporate an understanding of the rich diversity within government audiences.
  • Demonstrate good judgment in choosing appropriate deliverables, such as user stories and use cases, workflows, prioritized feature lists, conceptual diagrams, information architecture, wireframes, low-fidelity mockups, and click-through prototypes.
  • Be responsible for ensuring tight feedback loops between development and design and end-users. The team is rapidly learning, iterating, and delivering products with the highest value to the users.
  • Work cross-functionally across engineering, product management, content strategy, and other team members to champion user needs
  • Evangelize new interface guidelines and design systems and patterns.
  • Use a combination of lean, agile, and Human-Centered Design (HCD) practices and methodologies.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in product design
  • You are well-versed in all aspects of current visual design standards and trends. You will be responsible for managing project design reviews and execution for all interaction and visual project work.
  • You have an ability to clearly articulate design decisions & the problems they are solving with excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • You can demonstrate experience with an iterative design process: incorporating different types of feedback, launching quickly, and testing hypotheses.
  • You have a strong understanding of component-based product design or UI patterns and style guides and their role in prototyping and collaborating with developers.
  • You are excited about contributing to and building on our existing design practices.

Salary Range

$80 – $120,000 per Year

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

Location

We are a fully distributed remote team within the United States. We ask that you have a dedicated work space-from home or from a great co-working space. You will need a computer, webcam, strong internet connection, and a structured schedule because we are a truly collaborative team.

Why CivicActions

People who are well taken care of can be more balanced, productive, and happy.

  • 100% company-paid medical/dental/vision/life/ disability with 100% dependent coverage
  • 401(k) plan
  • Flexible vacation policy, we encourage employees to take time off as much time as needed.
  • Yearly professional development and tech stipend

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We value diverse teams and are committed to creating a community of inclusion. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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