Product Designer – Headway

 

Job Description

As a Headway Product Designer, you’ll be working within a small multidisciplinary team of designers and developers on applications and web projects, although sometimes you’ll be guiding your own ship on a smaller adventure.

You’ll be working closely with our team and clients to challenge assumptions, create small experiments, in-depth prototypes, detailed specifications, and style guides.

With a high priority on business and user needs, you’ll help make decisions that stand up for users to solve their problems and create true value in their lives.

Responsibility

As a Designer at Headway, you are responsible for executing within the Headway design process with a focus on client and user needs including:

  1. Practicing “craft within context” and providing designers and apprentices advice and guidance
  2. Driving all design from the outside-in with user story mapping and MoSCoW prioritization
  3. Assisting with design critiques and QA
  4. Participating in pairing sessions to help crewmates learn and grow
  5. Performing QA of both internal design quality and end-user UI/UX
  6. Conducting user interviews, creating small experiments, in-depth prototypes, detailed specifications, design systems, and validation

Qualifications

  • You have 3+ years of experience
  • You have experience shipping applications for Web, iOS, and Android
  • You have experience working with businesses at different levels of maturity
  • You have professional knowledge of user-centered design, usability principles, and techniques
  • You have the ability to present your work and stand firm for the right reasons
  • You have experience working within Agile/SCRUM processes
  • You have the ability to think big whilst being detail-oriented and delivery focused
  • You enjoy working within multidisciplinary teams with UX designers, visual designers, and developers
  • You enjoy communicating and working with developers to solve technical challenges
  • You enjoy visualizing and prototyping concepts to varying levels of fidelity to demonstrate and test ideas
  • You are passionate with a hunger to design and make things people use every day
  • You are organized and self-motivated
  • You are an excellent communicator (verbally and written), capable of inspiring colleagues and clients
  • You are outgoing, personable, sociable, and easy-going
  • You are open to criticism from your team to benefit project development
  • You are always eager to learn and to share knowledge
  • You are able to deal with pressure and can work in a fast-paced environment
  • ++ You have the ability to develop your own designs with CSS/HTML & Javascript
  • ++ You have experience with interactive prototyping tools like Framer, Invision Studio, Principle
  • ++ You have experience designing branding and identity
  • ++ You have experience running or participating in design sprints

About Headway

Founded in 2015, Headway was born out of a passion to bring entrepreneurial ideas to market and keep them there. We work holistically with our client partners as a true extension of their product team, not just as an execution arm of their business. If we see something broken, whether that’s a workflow, a marketing or messaging strategy, or a needless feature, we speak up, and our clients trust us to help them fix it.