Job Title: Product Designer 

Location: NYC, Montreal, or remote 
FLSA: Exempt 
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COMPANY 
 

AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania, and other offices around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their lives and get more out of their day through digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as radio, television, newspapers, and the 24/7 AccuWeather Network channel and AccuWeather NOW streaming service. AccuWeather serves more than half of Fortune 500 companies and thousands of businesses globally. Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. Among AccuWeather’s many innovative and award-winning features available free to the public are MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy ™, the patented AccuWeather RealFeel® Temperature, and AccuWeather RealImpact™ Scale for Hurricanes. 

Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, established AccuWeather in 1962 and is considered the “father of modern commercial meteorology.” Dr. Myers, a leading creative thinker and visionary, has been named “the most accurate man in weather” by The New York Times and one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs. 

 

SUMMARY 

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.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Minimum of 5 years’ product / UI design experience
  • Track record of rapid prototyping and launching impactful v1 products from concept to delivery
  • Produce pixel perfect high fidelity visual comps and guides to the development team
  • Advanced understanding and experience working with responsive and adaptive layouts
  • Help develop, manage, and refine UI pattern libraries and interaction guidelines
  • Communicate, defend, and build consensus around product design direction
  • Strong portfolio with a highly refined aesthetic
  • UX sensibility and exceptional eye for detail

 QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Minimum of 5 years’ product / UI design experience
  • At least 1 years’ experience mentoring and managing junior designers
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
  • Strong understanding of user-centered design principles and UI best practices
  • Ability to design within brand guidelines and create guidelines as needed
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience within an Agile delivery team to iteratively plan and develop products
  • Experience with rapid prototyping applications and ability to prototype for user testing
  • Strong understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript and some ability to code
  • Keynote and PowerPoint skills
  • Expert knowledge of Figma, Sketch,Adobe Creative Suite , and other industry standards
  • Expert knowledge of Zeplin, Invision and other industry standards
  • Exceptional time and project management skills
  • Organized, self-motivated, and able to think creatively and quickly
  • Well-developed interpersonal communication skills, diplomacy and tact

AccuWeather is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity to all applicants and existing employees and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity/expression), sexual orientation, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, political affiliation, religion, citizenship status, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. View the EEO is the Law poster here and its supplement here. The pay transparency policy is available here.  
 

AccuWeather is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to human.resources@accuweather.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.  

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