KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Product Designer has a great eye for typography, a passion for user-centered design, and desire to build experiences that amplify the work of AccuWeather product portfolio; consumer & enterprise. This role requires a balance of strong visual design alongside an understanding of creating design systems and software tools. This position will work on-site out of our Headquarters office in State College, PA.

 

o       Track record of rapid prototyping and launching impactful v1 products from concept to delivery

o       Produce pixel perfect high fidelity visual comps and guides to the development team

o       Advanced understanding and experience working with responsive and adaptive layouts

o       Help develop, manage, and refine UI pattern libraries and interaction guidelines

o       Communicate, defend, and build consensus around product design direction

o       Strong portfolio with a highly refined aesthetic

o       UX sensibility and exceptional eye for detail

o       Help define product strategy

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

o       Minimum of 5 years’ product design experience

o       Expert knowledge of the Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite

o       Expert knowledge of Zeplin for style guide creation

o       Experience designing high-profile, complex experiences for the web, mobile and over the top interfaces

o       At least one-year experience mentoring, managing, or directing junior product designers

o       Strong understanding of user-centered design principles and UI best practices

o       Ability to design within brand guidelines and create guidelines as needed

o       Strong presentation skills

o       Experience within an Agile delivery team to iteratively plan and develop products

o       Experience with rapid prototyping applications

o       Strong understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript and some ability to code

o       Keynote and/or PowerPoint skills

o       Experience working in After Effects

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

o       Familiarity with the AccuWeather brand and weather-related content

o       Ability to prototype for user testing

o       Curious and globally oriented

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION

o       Bachelor's degree or higher in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Computer Science or equivalent professional experience

 

All applicants should supply an online portfolio link with their applications

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, genetic information, gender, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran orientation, or veteran status, pregnancy, disability, marital status or any other legally protected categories under local, state of federal laws.  We believe a culture of diversity and inclusion provides unique perspectives that help make the workplace more innovative, engaging and profitable.

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