Senior Product Designer

Contentful

Berlin, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 01/15/2021
  • Website: contentful.com
  • Company Address: Ritterstr. 12-14, Berlin, DE, 10969

About Contentful

Contentful is the pioneer and market leader in headless content management. We offer a next-generation content platform that 28% of the Fortune 500 and thousands of leading global brands trust to be the content layer of their tech stack and use to deliver digital experiences at scale.

Job Description

About the opportunity

As a Senior Product Designer, you will work with a cross-functional team to discover, define and deliver frictionless experiences in editorial workflow and publishing. You contribute in building a big-picture design vision and build relationships across groups and departments.

If you have a passion for problem solving, systems design and optimizing workflows this role may be a good fit. You should be comfortable facilitating user research studies and team workshops, and have experience working with design systems. You’ll join a design guild of passionate design generalists who excel in their respective areas and enjoy continuous learning, and the opportunity to impact the product and the organization in a meaningful way.  

What to expect?

You’ll be a key player in your cross-functional product development team during discovery and delivery. You’ll drive initiatives to make your product team and the design guild more successful.

Discovery phase

    Partner with UX researcher in discovery work
    Facilitate discovery workshops
    Solution ideation: take the users perspective and explore solutions from multiple directions
    Support team with concepts, visual design and UX copy
    Partner with a Product Manager in story and requirements definition and other discovery activities (e.g. presentations with business stakeholders)
    Prototype creation (from low to high fidelity)
    Work with a research manager to plan testing solutions and to establish best practices

 Delivery phase

    Improve UX/ design quality by pairing with engineers, UX writers and other Designers
    Run experiments and user testing during early release phases
    Collaborate with other Designers across the org to gather input on ongoing work

 What you need to be successful

    Self starter, looks for pragmatic solutions
    Comfortable navigating ambiguities
    Organized
    Strong conceptual skills to design for complex scenarios
    Strong communicator and user advocate
    Comfortable to communicate to company leadership and outwards to our industry and the world
    Experience working with design systems and strong knowledge of UI design patterns and best practices
    Experience with user research (quantitive and qualitative) and user testing
    Experience in meeting and workshop facilitation

 What's in it for you?

    Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products.
    We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
    Enjoy a full range of events, including workshops, Contentful-hosted meetups, guest speakers and team activities. Meet your team members from across the globe at our annual offsite.
    Get fit! We offer a variety of health and fitness classes and a discount on Urban Sports Club.
    [Take a break and show off your barista skills at our artisan coffee machine or play with one of our pups. We’re a dog-friendly office!]
    Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!
    Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

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