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Product Designer


Full Timeproduct$70k – $90kNew York CityUnited StatesPosted 1 years ago
About Mixlab:
Mixlab is the delightful pet pharmacy that is redefining customer experience in healthcare.
Mixlab launched in the fall of 2017 to make the pet pharmacy experience delightful for veterinarians and pet parents. In just over two years, we’ve established trusted partnerships, and friendships, with veterinarians and pet parents across NY, NJ and CT. We focus on quality and delivering the best customer experience – check out our Instagram and our 5 star reviews across Google, Yelp and Facebook! We are venture backed and have closed $8.5mm in funding from early backers of companies like Facebook, LinkedIn and Slack. We will be rapidly growing the team so that we can give all pets the personalized care they deserve.

The opportunity:
We’re looking for a product designer who obsesses over details with an eye for sharp user-interface design. You love to bring clarity to complex problems and are passionate about building, prototyping, and always evolving our digital products. You are a big picture thinker that also loves getting into the nitty gritty because that is where exceptional design shines. You are a clear communicator who is able to work with all teams not limited to design. Above all, you are not precious about one solution because you know that research and iteration will get you the right answer. Building products from the ground up is a challenging endeavour and requires drive, creativity and strategic thinking. This is a fast paced environment with a team of passionate makers who strongly believe in positive impact design.

What you’ll do:
Focus on user-centered design and thoughtfully apply it to our business goals and objectives
Think big and brainstorm innovative concepts
Work with the Director of Design and dive into IA, wireframes and UI
Prototype and test design solutions
Collaborate with engineers to build out and design scalable systems
Partner with UX to ideate, prototype, test, and deliver user-friendly interfaces
QA design before release
Write stories and documentation for engineers when necessary
Help make design decisions and develop solutions when priorities and timelines shift
Stretch beyond product and apply your creativity, attention to detail, and forward thinking towards digital marketing, print, packaging, and immersive experiences
Collaborate with the CXO to deliver delightful experiences
Report to the Director of Design

What you’ll bring:
2+ years’ experience in product design
Self-starter and independent problem-solver who escalates issues when appropriate
Ability to collaborate and communicate with engineering, UX, leadership, and non-technical disciplines
Constantly looking to improve your designs through peer feedback
Ability to present your designs and insights with clarity and organization
Openness to others’ opinions and ideas
Exceptional attention to detail
Experience using agile methodologies to deliver products and technologies
Ability to inspire, gain trust, and influence behavior
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Humble – you are constantly looking to improve and ask for help when you need it
Resourceful – you are a self-starter and know how to figure things out
Reliable – you take pride in your work and gets things done

Bonus points for:
Experience with Sketch
Experience with design management tools such as Abstract
Experience with prototyping tools such as Invision, Framer, and Flinto
A love of socially responsible products and desire to make an impact
Prior experience working with off-shore developers
Prior start-up experience
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