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Manchester NH - Product Designer

Meltwater is looking for a Product Designer with a passion for designing and prototyping interactive visualizations to be integrated across a number of products within our SaaS platform. Our media intelligence offerings help media professionals from numerous industries to gather insightful conclusions around news coverage and social media engagement. With our products they can leverage these findings to create outreach campaigns, gather complex metrics to support decision making and reporting, build relationships with influencers and much more.

What you’ll be doing

  • Tell stories with data by designing innovative, accurate, and scalable visual solutions
  • Champion and support the expansion of our data visualization library
  • Collaborate with interaction designers to produce stunning high-fidelity designs
  • Share your work regularly to iterate with UX, UX Research and engineering teams
  • Work directly with our Design System Lead to define and document new patterns for our component library powered by Material Design
  • Create low, medium, and high-fidelity designs and prototypes
  • Partner with Product Owners and engineers to define product solutions and objectives
  • Support engineering teams in sprint

Skills & requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Fluency with data visualization best practices and industry trends
  • Willingness to challenge the way reporting and analysis has been done in the past to uncover new and improved behavior for our customers
  • A portfolio including examples of data visualization projects, complex workflows, interactions and visual design
  • Requirements gathering with Product Owners, engineers and cross-functional stakeholders
  • Proven ability to work across the design process, from developing strong conceptual foundations to refining the smallest details with high quality and attention to detail
  • Desire to improve existing design patterns and find innovative solutions for new features
  • Ability to communicate ideas in person through a variety of channels and across time zones
  • Strong ability to articulate the customer goals and use cases that you are solving for
  • Whiteboard session facilitation with product and engineering to ideate and explore solutions
  • Flexible and comfortable with ambiguity and change

Nice to have

  • Experience working with Codepen, Tableau and Highcharts

What you can expect from us

  • Work in an international, open-minded team of product, engineers, designers
  • Challenging problems to explore and solve
  • We love checking out new tools, but are currently using Abstract, Sketch, InVision, Miro, Monday, and Jira
  • Company outings, team-building events, and volunteer days
  • Professional development through hackathons and conference attendance opportunities
  • Competitive salary

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Fresh fruits & free drinks

  • Internal hackathons

  • Personal Branding Support

  • Ergonomic desks and chairs

  • Great hardware

  • Opportunities to travel in Europe and the U.S.

  • Open Source Contributions

  • Conferences and Tech Talks

About the company

Meltwater builds digital intelligence and marketing solutions for a global client base, giving businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. All of our solutions are fully web-based, offered as a service, and based on a modern technology stack. This is your opportunity to be part of a small agile team within a big multinational organization!

We are more than 1500 people across the globe, so there is a lot going on. We believe in diversity and inclusion, and building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This approach not only raises the quality of our products for our customers, but makes collaboration along the way much more fun.

Read our underthehood blog to see some of the problems that our engineers are solving. You can also read more about what life is like at Meltwater, and visit our company profiles on Xing, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter, to learn more about who we are and what we do.

Ange Romanska | Hiring Manager

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