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Product Designer

  • Manchester +1 more
  • Manchester +1 more

Meltwater is looking for a Product Designer to join our User Experience Design team and work on applications within our Media Intelligence platform. You’ll collaborate closely with the local product and engineering teams. You’ll also be part of a global design team and work to define and expand the UX patterns that make up our Flux Design System (based on Google’s Material Design). You’ll participate in user research, collaborative sessions to define potential solutions and drive detailed designs that work towards getting releases into the hands of our users. This role involves translating business requirements into UX solutions and coordinating closely with product managers, development teams and stakeholders.

Meltwater’s Media Intelligence suite allows customers to monitor their organizations across a broad range of media including news and social media. We enrich their results to provide dashboards, reports and insights. The successful candidate will have deep experience in the Software as a Service (SaaS) space as well as an ability to learn our product and customer space to understand their goals and needs.

Responsibilities

  • Work with product management to understand and prioritize customer needs, business goals and product requirements

  • Facilitate collaborative working sessions with product and development teams to ideate and explore solutions

  • Design and iterate on ux concepts, including wireframes, storyboards and/or prototypes

  • Work with user experience researchers to test and validate users needs and solution fit

  • Help drive a user-focused approach to product development

  • Assist in promoting and expanding our design system and component library

  • Collaborate closely with engineering within an agile development process to resolve questions on user interface behavior

Skills & Requirements

    • 5+ years of experience as a user experience or product designer

    • Experience with enterprise/SaaS software and translating complex features into understandable and learnable products

    • Ability to seek out and incorporate customer and usage data to understand user behavior and make better data-driven design decisions.

    • Experience shipping responsive web-based and/or mobile products and applications

    • Experience with product design best practices including working with agile development teams, responsive design and design for accessibility and localization.

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to present to both business and technical stakeholders.

    • A strong online portfolio that demonstrates your process, passion and ability to ship

    • Must be self motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet project deadlines

    • Experience with Figma desired

    • Experience with Social Media Platforms a definite advantage (specifically understanding business social media solutions)

    • Moderate travel as needed

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. 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!

Read on our underthehood blog to see which problems our engineers are solving. Also have a look at what life is like at Meltwater. We are more than 1200 people across the globe, so there is a lot going on. To learn even more about who we are and what we do, visit our company profiles on Xing, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.


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