Product Designer

Synapse Studios is seeking a Product Designer to contribute to account projects in the areas of web and mobile app user experience and product design as we build innovative software for our clients.

Synapse Studios is seeking a Product Designer to contribute to account projects in the areas of web and mobile app user experience and product design as we build innovative apps for our clients.

The right candidate has a passion for great design and enjoyable UX, experience creating and testing interactive prototypes, conducting unmoderated usability research, designing and testing multiple solutions to a problem, and using data-driven decision making to inform design decisions.

Product Designers in this role will also be responsible for delivering holistic user experiences including a demonstration of information architecture, multi-step and cross-platform flows, error state handling, adhering to existing design standards, implementing and maintaining design systems, and UI engineering when necessary. PDs balance existing visual and UX patterns with platform-specific patterns to ensure consistent, intuitive experiences and use layout, hierarchy, typography, color, and motion based on strong rationale that can be clearly articulated.

We want someone who relishes in the small delights that go into making an app experience amazing by balancing customer needs and business outcomes.

Experience with Sketch or Figma are must-haves, designing mobile or web apps for humans, along with advanced web or mobile styling, including working with CSS compilers.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 2+ years as a Product Designer or User Experience Designer
  • Proficiency in UX Design tools such as Figma and Sketch
  • Experience conducting unmoderated user research and usability testing through tools such as UserTesting.com, UserZoom, UserLytics or more
  • Skilled in CSS animations or basic understanding of JS animations

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience creating prototypes to test ideas with real customers in web or mobile-based platforms
  • Comfortable working with databases and APIs to access data to support a user interface
  • Experience writing effective user stories following the INVEST model
  • Exceptional collaboration skills and ability to partner with cross-functional teams, to drive towards successful outcomes
  • Proven technical understanding of how to build and architect scalable design systems
  • Excellent presentation, written, and communication skills

Synapse Studios is a custom software consulting firm that aims to bring technology to the center of our clients’ businesses. We bring product development teams to clients in all industries to ideate, discover, and deliver functional and beautiful software solutions to address well-understood customer and business needs. We’re a team of passionate product and engineering professionals who strive for engineering, design, and product excellence in everything we do. And our long-standing client relationships and low team churn are a true testament to that fact!

Does this sound like the role and the company for you? Throw your hat in the ring and let’s get to know each other!

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