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Senior Product Designer

Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionPOLITICO's UX team oversees the visual structure and design (UX/UI/IX) for various web and mobile applications. A POLITICO Product Designer is responsible for being able to guide projects through from idea to design. They have a critical eye for great color, typography, space, and visual scaling decisions. They possess the ability to create and adhere to time estimates, conduct design presentations, develop working prototypes and create and manage large style sets.A Senior Product Designer takes time to document and communicate all handoff materials to developers and has general awareness of the impact their deliverables have beyond simply making it work. You'll stay abreast of new trends and technologies and incorporate them into your work and make suggestions for improving and streamlining the design process.What You'll Do:+ Research, prototype, and design user experiences based on provided product requirements+ Produce deliverables such as design mock-ups prototypes, design assets and design documentation+ Participate in design feedback and critiques+ Present and articulate design decisions to design leads and product owners+ Collaborate with product managers and engineers to troubleshoot and explore alternatives+ Prepare and present designs for review to internal teams and key stakeholders+ Strong organization skills and ability to manage multiple high priority projects simultaneously and successfully+ Ability to clearly present and articulate design decisions, participate in peer design critiques, and incorporate feedback into subsequent iterations+ Generate detailed specs of final designs that allow developers to build accuratelyWhat You'll Need:+ Excellent portfolio of web and mobile UX/UI work+ 5+ years of high-level experience in design and digital product creation+ Expertise in Figma or Sketch+ Expertise in documenting visual branding, typography, layouts and interaction models+ Expertise in responsive web design techniques+ Experience in HTML and CSS+ Ability to quickly grasp and distil highly complex user design issues into clean, understandable solutions+ Ability to whiteboard, create wireframes, and high-fidelity visual design comps+ Bring fresh design ideas and solve complex design problemsBonus points for:+ Experience in designing and maintaining a Design System+ Experience with the Atlassian product suite (i.e.: Jira, Confluence, Stash)+ Experience with prototyping tools such as Figma and InVision+ Experience in designing mobile apps (iOS and Android)+ Experience with tasteful and performant UI animation+ Experience in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator)+ Awareness/understanding of JavaScript and JS framework+ Awareness/understanding of accessibility guidelines and common issuesFinally, If the job description above doesnt perfectly match your experience, but you align with our core values and feel there is a strong reason you should be considered, please apply. We are excited to meet you! We are driven by our values. We are relentless contributors, disruptors of the status quo, collaborators, talent cultivators and DEI stewards. Our culture is defined by grit, total integrity and a prioritization on innovation. We value our people. We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, commuter and cell phone reimbursements, retirement plans, as well as work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development. Click here ( for more on what we offer and what its like to work for POLITICO. Lets keep in touch. Follow us on Instagram ( and Twitter ( at @politicocareers and #meetPOLITICO for a deep dive into what makes us POLITICOs and our adventures. Wed love to hear from you! Want to join POLITICO but dont see a job suited to you? Sign up to be a part of our Talent Network ( to be alerted of future opportunities.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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