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Senior Product Designer

  • Manchester +2 more
  • Manchester +2 more

Meltwater is looking for a Senior Product Designer to join our User Experience Design team and work on applications within our Media Intelligence platform. 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.


  • 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

  • Where it makes sense, use data visualizations to best portray data and content that is polished and easy to consume

  • Design, build and test product solutions

  • 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

  • Will facilitate usability testing/user research activities as needed

  • Mentor less experienced designers as needed

Skills & Requirements

  • 7+ 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.

  • Proven experience shipping 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

  • Moderate travel as needed

What you can expect from us

  • Work in a friendly, international and welcoming company of engineers, designers, product managers and researchers.

  • Challenging tasks to solve in collaboration with other international teams

  • Community: periodic hackathons, self-organized tech guilds and more

  • Learning and development: Attend industry conferences; Opportunities to deliver talks and blog posts

  • Competitive salary and benefits

Please note that applicants must have US citizenship or necessary work visas to work in the US.

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, a pioneer of media intelligence and now Outside Insight, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 30,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on the local expertise of 55 offices across six continents. Meltwater is also committed to fostering the data science ecosystem through MEST, a pan-African entrepreneurial program and incubator, and Shack15, a global data science community. Learn more at meltwater.com.

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 2000 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 which problems our engineers are solving. Also have a look at what life is like at Meltwater and visit our company profiles on LinkedIn, Xing, Facebook, and Twitter.

Equal Opportunity

Meltwater is firmly committed to affording equal employment opportunities to all candidates and employees alike without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status disability, veteran status and we treat each individual with respect and dignity.

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Sherry Morrison | Contact Person

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