Product Designer

| Chicago

DESCRIPTION

Kohactive is a software design and development agency that helps clients build transformative digital products that enable them to innovate and grow. We help companies overcome their business challenges by creating custom software that helps them make better decisions, increases productivity, and automates their processes. We use an agile approach, a user feedback loop, and modern tools to deliver exceptional products.

We're looking for an experienced Product Designer to join our growing team. As a Product Designer, you'll work closely with our team and clients to build exceptional web and mobile products. We use design thinking principles to build products that create long-lasting value for our clients. Our clients range from startups to enterprise organizations and involves a variety of industries like logistics, insurance, EdTech, and financial services.

The ideal candidate is smart, creative, and a self-starter, and comfortable working in an agile environment. We're looking for somebody who love good design and values exceptional user experiences. We believe design isn't just about pretty UI but about a product that solves a real-world problem for it's users. A good candidate isn't afraid of interviewing users, conducting usability tests, or validating assumptions.

 

What You'll Do

  • Scope out projects with our PM and client
  • Participate in design workshops
  • Create sketches, mockups, and prototypes
  • Design high-fidelity product designs
  • Present & defend your work
  • Work with developers in a hand-off process
  • Design in parallel to development in dual-track scrum

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-5 year of experience
  • Experience designing complicated web and mobile applications
  • Experience designing internal web applications and dashboards
  • Experience with user interviews, ethnographic research, and usability testing
  • Experience designing user flows, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Have a deep understanding of traditional and contemporary design standards (typography, UX/UI, color theory, and brand communication)

 

Our Tools

  • Sketch / Figma
  • Zeplin
  • InVision
  • Dropbox

 

BENEFITS

  • Flexible work schedule / remote work
  • Plenty of PTO and time off
  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance
  • 401K with employer match
  • Sustainable pace (40 hours a week)
  • Lunch & learns
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