UX/UI Designer

Giant Machines

About Giant Machines

Giant Machines is a software engineering company in New York City that builds new products for our clients utilizing creative engineering, strategic product thinking, and a shoulder-to-shoulder, collaborative approach. We have a proven record of success, building innovative and ambitious products for our clients at a speed and scale atypical for the industry. Our client projects range from helping early-stage startups build a first POC to launching impactful enterprise applications across industries including financial services, healthcare, airlines, eCommerce, and more. 

About the role

We’re looking for a product designer to join our design team, and help create beautiful and intuitive interfaces and experiences across a diverse set of client projects. You’ll collaborate closely with our Senior Product Designer, product management team, and our client stakeholders to create elegant solutions to complex UI/UX problems. You’ll also partner with our team of design-oriented software engineers throughout the development phase to bring the new experiences to life.

What you’ll do

  • Create UX and UI designs across a variety of client and internal projects
  • Conduct interviews with client stakeholders & end-users to identify product goals, desired UI behaviors, and app workflows
  • Partner closely with our product management team to deliver a new app experiences aligned with our client’s needs
  • Create storyboards and lo-fidelity wireframes to visualize the user journey
  • Iterate rapidly to surface a variety of creative solutions to clients, and narrow in on the experience most suitable for end users
  • Create hi-fidelity visual designs, incorporating visual styles (fonts, colors, logos, etc.) that align with the client’s branding strategy
  • Produce clickable prototypes with tools like Sketch and InVision to communicate experiences and solicit feedback from clients
  • Present your work and communicate the product narrative during recurring ‘Show & Tells’ 
  • Work in partnership with internal engineering team to bring designs to life, and conduct design reviews on delivered code

What we seek in a candidate

  • 3-5 years of desktop app or web design experience; native mobile/mobile web also a plus
  • Knowledge of design systems and modern tools built for collaboration (e.g. InVision)
  • Balances creativity with modern best practices to solve complex UI challenges
  • Autonomous and resourceful working style - takes initiative to engage challenges, solve problems, and consistently find ways to deliver value without explicit direction
  • Genuine and empathetic approach to helping our clients solve their software challenges
  • Interest and basic knowledge of front-end development and technology 
  • Prior consulting experience a plus

Recruitment Agencies:  Giant Machines does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not be held responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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