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Senior Product Designer

| Chicago

About Raise
We’re Raise, a leading retail payments company and the world’s largest gift card marketplace, that connects consumers to buy discount gift cards or sell their unwanted cards for cash. We’re partnered with over 400 national brands, offering retailers a new form of digital payment, while incentivizing consumers to make their money worth more.

Since our launch in 2013, we’ve saved millions of consumers more than $140 million! and have received $147 million in funding from investors including Accel, PayPal, Bessemer Venture Partners and New Enterprise Associates. Raise is headquartered in Chicago with an office in New York

About the Position
As a Senior Product Designer, you'll be responsible for shaping the user experience of our mobile collaboration products with a global customer base. You'll collaborate with other designers, product managers, and engineers to help build captivating products that bring delight to our customers, are easy to use, and add value to our business. The ultimate Senior Product Designer has outstanding software design skills, understands how to work within a design process, has strong follow-through, and excels at communicating with a variety of people. You’ve shipped many consumer products over the years and understand what it takes to create engaging customer experiences. Previous mobile design experience is required.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to think through design problems and arrive at elegant, user-friendly solutions for iOS, Android and Web platforms
  • Create design flows, prototypes, sketches, and high-fidelity visuals for your features and deliver assets for development teams
  • Collaborate closely with Design and Product leadership to define your features and contribute to the overall direction of your product area
  • Work closely with development to ensure the successful execution of user interface designs and the preservation of the original design intent in the final product
  • Improve design proposals by validating ideas with user testing, usage metrics and measuring the success of our products against outcomes
  • Represent design leadership on assigned AGILE SCRUM teams and participate in sprint planning, grooming, sprint demos and retrospectives
  • Plan and conduct usability testing by creating clickable design prototypes and iterate based on the results
  • Present design proposals and usability test results to key stakeholders
  • Develop level-of-effort estimates for design projects and report on their progress
  • Support definition of a common visual language between marketing materials and software products

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in design or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience in an individual contributor role on a Product Design team for mobile, Web or desktop applications
  • An outstanding portfolio of design work that demonstrates strong examples of mobile app and web work
  • Strong aptitude for both giving and taking direction
  • A clean, polished style and an eye for detail
  • Deep understanding of user-centered design principles and practices
  • Ability to balance user needs, technology constraints, and business goals to create a useful, usable, and desirable product
  • Excellent interaction and user interface design skills, including creating wireframes, mockups, and high-fidelity prototypes
  • Experience partnering with Product Managers to develop the strategy and rationale for features
  • Fluency in Sketch, Zeplin preferred
  • Working knowledge of other wireframing and prototyping tools a plus
  • Ability to thrive in an iterative, collaborative environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in front of a variety of audiences 

Benefits

  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(K) with match that is 100% vested from day one, company paid short term and long-term disability and life insurance
  • Flexible Paid Time Off Policy
  • Raise Gives Back, paid time off for volunteering
  • Pre-tax commuter program
  • 16 weeks paid maternity leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Credits for employees
  • Company provided snacks, coffee and soda
  • Voluntary benefits like Pet Insurance and Identity Protection

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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