Product Designer Shazam
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Excited to change the face of TV? To design mobile applications that customers use to find great the most engaging and entertaining services?
This is exactly what product designers at Shazam do. Generalists by nature, the heart of product design lives with determining the functional and interaction design of a product. From there, activities can spread out to include user research, product strategy, visual design, and front-end development.
Product designers collaborate with other members of the design team, product managers, and engineers to deliver great experiences over 300 million users. Product designers cultivate deep empathy for their users, and translate this understanding into inventive and delightful product designs that cross channels and devices (mobile, social and tablet).
User research, from in-home and in-store interviews to screen-sharing usability
Sketching, concept generation, and other ideation exercises to push the boundaries of what we build
Workflows, wireframes, and other elements of making explicit the functional and systems core of a product?s design, across all relevant channels and devices
Craft prototypes of proposed product designs
Contribute ideas to improve existing products, both in and outside personal expertise
Work closely with product managers and engineers to complete projects
First and foremost, applicants should be design thinkers who can engage in an end-to-end experience, from vision to production.
Strong portfolio featuring examples of product and interaction work
Ability to think about high-level product vision and contribute a vision of a fantastic user experience
A strong, clean visual design sense, valuing usability, simplicity, and consistency
Great design communication skills; able to tell the story of a design from end to end
Solid grounding in fundamentals of HCI, human cognition, and user-centered design principles and practices
Proficiency with qualitative user research methodologies
Ability to follow interface guidelines, style guides, and best practices when designing for new platforms, and an ability to intelligently challenge and improve them when necessary
Proven experience designing for the modern, highly interactive mobile
Comfort working in fast-moving, agile development environments
Healthy sense of humor
A link to personal website or web portfolio. Applicants without a web presence will not be considered.
Preferred, but not required:
Experience with versioning, SVN, or Git (preferably Git)
Familiarity with quantitative testing methodologies: A/B testing, log analysis, and other forms of data-driven design
Experience working with international design departments and integrating design guidelines across platforms
||Palo Alto, CA |
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED