Product Designer

Job Locations US-TX-Frisco
ID 2020-1079
Category
Information Technology
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Meritize provides merit-based financial services and opportunities to those looking to make their tomorrow better than today. We work with students, educators, and employers to build skills-based careers through:

  • Awareness: information on skills-based career paths and training opportunities
  • Access: merit-based funding that improves financing options by including academic, military, or work achievements in credit evaluation
  • Advancement: customized talent acquisition designed to solve employer skills gaps and help trainees build careers

Responsibilities

If you are looking to work alongside a team of highly energetic, passionate, and driven people, then this opportunity may be for you. Reporting to the Head of Design, you will use your skills and experience as a Product Designer to:

  • Collaborate daily with a cross-functional team of Designers, Developers, and Product Managers to design, build, and launch new web-based software MVPs from the ground up
  • Conduct discovery interviews and usability testing to iteratively improve the user experience of internal tools and customer applications
  • Use design studios and other facilitation methods to gather diverse solutions to tough problems, then hone in on the best ideas to take forward
  • Rapidly impact key conversion metrics by A/B testing messaging and designs through continuous product releases
  • Enable the success of students and schools nationwide in the skills-based space

Qualifications

Working closely with the Product Technology team, this person will meet the following requirements:

  • 2+ years of experience designing web-based applications
  • Experience with all facets of the design process from discovery research through implementation
  • Alignment with UCD, Lean, and Agile (XP) philosophies
  • Proficiency with design tools including InVision, Sketch, Zeplin, and the Adobe suite
  • Basic technical understanding of web-based applications and tech stacks, including HTML and CSS, with an eye on technical feasibility
  • Desire to help the team succeed over individual preference
  • BA/BS in a related field, or equivalent experience

 

Meritize is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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