The Auctane Product Design team helps our organization solve complex problems. We use our unique skill set to uncover latent customer needs. We work collaboratively with product teams to shape, envision and execute solutions. Our end goal is to; discover insights; help shape the work; and create quality work with impact that has lasting value for our customers and our company.
The Product Designer will help us build the right thing the right way. This role will function as a core member of an integrated product team, comprising design, product management, and engineering. They will work on discovery, building requirements, prototyping, testing, and launching a core workflow product.
This position can be based in either Austin, TX or St. Louis, MO.
Work with other members of the design team to write research scripts, execute research projects, interview customers, read feedback, put together presentations on research synthesis.
Work closely with product managers, designers, and engineers to understand project requirements.
Use visualizations to help the team understand complex problems, systems, solutions and more.
As a standard practice, create multiple solutions to problems esp. in complex areas where there are clear advantages and tradeoffs to consider.
Produce wireframes and high-fidelity prototypes:
For use in evaluative research projects,
As a hand-off to development teams,
To help define key usability or interaction requirements.
Quickly understand and adapt to key design and product team processes.
Participate in weekly design team critiques.
Required Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Art, Design, HCL, UX or related field, or equivalent years’ experience.
Three to Five (2-5) years’ work experience as a product or UX designer.
Skills and Knowledge:
Working knowledge of design disciplines (user-centered design, layout, information architecture, typography / layout, ux patterns).
Proficient: Adept with design tools like Sketch and InVision. Abstract is a plus.
Basic understanding of web technologies (HTML5 and CSS3).
Collaborative working style.
Excellent communications skills.
Able to receive and incorporate feedback from peers as well as stakeholders; provides constructive criticism.
Customer focused: You're always looking for ways to know more about your users including both qualitative and qualitative methods for gathering data and feedback.
Organized: can deliver to expectations with little intervention.
Listens, gets clarification, and takes where necessary to record key decisions; Asks questions to help clarify ambiguity; Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled