Canary Senior Product Designer (Web + App)


New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 01/08/2021
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  • Company Address: , New York, NY

About Canary

Everyone has a right to feel safe and secure, and security comes from having the information you want when you want it. It’s the guiding principle behind our work, and reinforces our belief that the best technology makes you smarter, puts you in control, and gives you access to the information you need. That’s why we’re dedicated to developing easy-to-use technology that protects, empowers, and has a meaningful impact on people, families, and their communities.

Job Description

Hi, we’re Canary, a New York City-based startup that believes the best technology makes you smarter, puts you in control, and gives you access to the information you need. That’s why we’re dedicated to developing easy-to-use technology and services that protect, empower, and have a meaningful impact on people, families, and their communities. Our products and services are award-winning, all-in-one home security solutions that make it easy to see and understand what’s happening in your home from anywhere. We are building smarter technology, with superior design and real security as core goals for our team.

As a product designer at Canary, you’ll contribute to an experience-focused team that values collaboration, optimism, and stellar work. Your focus will be on our web and mobile applications driving improvements to our e-commerce and subscription experiences. As a member of our product design team you’ll also be collaborating on other challenges we are looking to solve for our customers by delivering new services and optimizing existing ones. Ultimately, we believe in holistic user experiences and deliver them through quality products, services, and brand.

What You'll Be Up To:

You’ll be tasked with bringing a strong design sensibility to the UX and visual design of our web, and mobile applications, while delivering front end prototypes to the engineering team. Your challenge is to support the needs of the business while maintaining a high standard of quality for the design work. You’ll partner with the product, engineering and marketing leads to help define the user needs, and collaborate with senior stakeholders and team members throughout the design process.

Approach web design with a responsive, mobile-first design process; defining the strategy from UX to UI and copy.
Drive an end-to-end process for the UX, from framing the problem and validating assumptions, to building and communicating solutions to the Product and Engineering teams.
Drive and manage the feedback loop. This includes sharing work with stakeholders throughout the process, getting their feedback, and iterating.
Own design planning on the team. Give input to the team on timing and milestones for design work.
Identify the various scenarios a user may encounter and define an experience that accommodates them.
Ensure brand consistency across all customer touch points.
Maintain asset libraries for reusable design systems.
Deliver all assets needed for development.
Deliver front end prototypes to engineering.
Engage in design QA to make sure we’re shipping quality.

What You'll Need To Have:

You are an optimistic problem solver who exemplifies the values of collaboration and design integrity. You love to learn and to share the power of design with your colleagues. You’re self motivated and tend to exceed expectations when given the freedom to manage your own work. Your technical knowledge allows you to create feasible concepts and communicate by creating prototypes.

5-7 years experience as a successful product designer working in web and mobile applications within a digital agency/in-house team delivering for a product driven business/start-up.
Strong portfolio demonstrating clear solutions to business problems through effective design.
Experience working on e-commerce projects while ensuring aesthetics are aligned with brand, usability, and industry best practices.
Experience working with product and engineering teams to ensure proper implementation, as well as consistent execution of the creative vision.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent knowledge of design principles and foundations
Experience identifying user’s needs, and defining areas for optimizations in products and ecommerce channels.
Strong knowledge UX best practices
Strong visual designer
Pixel-perfect with attention to details
Strong communicator and presenter
Strong grasp of your process
Love of learning and problem solving

Even better if you have:

Experience designing products for direct to consumer brands.
Experience working across organizational boundaries to define, manage, and prioritize work, with a collaborative and innovative approach.

What can we give you?

Comprehensive health insurance
Flexible work hours
Unlimited vacation
Reimbursement for commuter costs
A beautiful and industrial office space

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