Product Designer - Growth

Nextdoor

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 02/14/2021
  • Website: nextdoor.com
  • Company Address: 875 Stevenson Street Suite 700, San Francisco, CA, 94103

About Nextdoor

Nextdoor is the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. We believe that by bringing neighbors together, we can cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on.

Job Description

#TeamNextdoor

Nextdoor is where neighbors turn for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Nextdoor’s purpose is to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on.

Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come.

Meet your Future Neighbors

As a UX/UI Designer at Nextdoor, you’ll design digital experiences that empower neighbors to build stronger communities and transform how people connect and engage with their local area. In this role, you’ll define and deliver new experiences across multiple platforms as well as work cross-functionally to shape the future of the Nextdoor product as we continue to grow.   

The Impact You’ll Make

If you want the challenge of fast-paced growth, the satisfaction of seeing your design work come to life, and the pride in helping grow a world-class design team, this is the place for you. Please include a link to your portfolio in addition to your resume and cover letter.

  • You’ll envision, design, and ship delightful, user-centered, cross-platform experiences that build the fabric of local communities around the globe. 
  • You’ll be involved in all aspects of the product development for a major product area; from strategy, research, prototyping, concept to interaction design, to final QA and code tweaks right before launch.
  • You’ll participate in cross-functional brainstorms, discussions, design reviews and interesting and inspiring design team activities.


What You’ll Bring to The House

  • 7-10 years demonstrated experience shipping great consumer products in an agile environment, preferably including work on social networks, building social graphs, follow or relational models
  • Actively identity growth opportunities and drive growth outcomes
  • Bring a deep empathy for customer needs and insights as well as an intuitive grasp of the business problems we’re trying to solve
  • An eagerness to think big, paired with the rigor and resolve to iterate and experiment your way there, and a sharp eye for the metrics to track to know if we’re on the right track
  • Comfort working across the product development spectrum: strategy, ideation, concept work, pixel-level details, and front-end development and implementation.
  • Fluency with both mobile and responsive web design principles and best practices.
  • A strong visual design sense and ability to design within, and help define, visual guidelines.
  • Ability to create rich interactive prototypes with Framer, Origami, or similar
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Swift, Java, or Xcode
  • You’re deeply curious about how to empower neighbors to strengthen their communities, how local businesses enhance their communities, and about what makes different neighborhoods around the globe thrive.

 

At Nextdoor, we empower our employees to build stronger local communities. To create a platform where all feel welcome, we want our workforce to reflect the diversity of the customers we seek to serve. We encourage everyone interested in our purpose to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or any other trait that unfairly targets a group of people. In accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.