Junior Product Designer

Job description

 

About PeopleKeep

Come join our fast-paced, product-first startup. We’re on a mission to help small businesses compete for talent in a crowded job market. Our customers love our core health benefits product and we are looking to expand what we can do for them, so this is an exciting time for our company. You would join our small, highly experienced product development team.

 

You will

  • Use design thinking and user-centric principles to solve problems.

  • Gather data, conduct user interviews, research, and explore through multiple ideas or options to make informed decisions.

  • Help create a simple and painless experience for our users.

  • Help make our SaaS product visually appealing and consistent.

  • Learn, use and contribute to our style guide/design system.

  • Gain experience on a cross-functional product development team and collaborate with Senior Product Designer, Head of Product, Engineers and QA.

  • Work in a fast-paced, startup environment and contribute instant value to the product and company.


Perks and Benefits

  • Stock options.

  • Health benefits.

    • You get tax-free money to pay for your healthcare needs.

    • HSA contribution.

  • 401(k).

  • Cell phone reimbursement.

  • Education allowance.

  • Transit allowance.

  • Open time off policy.

  • Ability to work from home/telecommute part time.

  • We play games together during lunch once a week.

  • Stocked kitchen, free drinks.

  • Catered lunches every Monday; appetizers, treats and drinks on Fridays.

Requirements

 

You are

  • Observant. You see patterns in things, ideas, workflows, and processes and can notice or think of ways to improve them.

  • Humble. You handle feedback (even hard-to-hear feedback) gracefully, and learn from it.

  • An experimenter. You’re not bothered by redesigning something over and over again until you get it “right”.

  • Curious. Always excited to hear a better way to do something. You can’t wait to see how your work performs with actual customers/users.

  • A learner. Passionate about being better, learning more, and applying new concepts or methods.

  • A communicator. Good at explaining complex ideas. Respond to feedback or questions quickly whether in-person or remotely.

  • Empathetic. Aware of and care about the needs of those you design products for.

  • Able to identify what is “good” or “bad” design, even if you can’t necessarily create things that look aesthetically beautiful (yet).

 

We’d love to see (not required)

 

  • Portfolio demonstrating user journey maps, user flows, information architecture, copywriting, wireframes, visual design, interaction design, or prototypes.

  • Use or knowledge of UI design and prototyping tools.

  • Knowledge of Lean UX, jobs-to-be-done, “how-might-we” and design thinking.

  • Experience with web, especially responsive web design.