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Product Designer


The Gnar Company is a fast-growing software consulting company seeking a Contract Product Designer to work with our Director of Design on a contract-to-hire basis. You'll be responsible for creating outstanding user experiences for our clients' gnarly software problems. You will work alongside cross-functional teams, which include engineers, product managers, and other designers, to produce designs that meet business objectives and are user-centered.

Work Schedule: Full-Time hours available

Hourly Rate: $60 - $80/per hours depending on experience

Responsibilities:

  • Develop wireframes, prototypes, personas, and user journeys.

  • Collaborate with engineers, product managers, and the director of design to develop design solutions and concepts that cater to user needs and achieve business objectives.

  • Design and deliver high-quality user interface designs that communicate effectively user interaction and design specifications.

  • Develop and maintain design standards and guidelines, ensuring consistency across all platforms and products.

  • Conduct user research, usability testing, and analysis to inform design decisions and optimize user experiences.

  • Stay up-to-date with emerging design trends, tools, and technologies

  • Help plan and conduct client discovery sessions

  • Communicate and present design solutions to the client

Requirements

  • 5+ years of design experience (Experience working on complex applications are a plus)

  • Strong people skills, especially collaborating with clients

  • Deep understanding of UX principles

  • Comfortable working in a wide range of industries, clients, and project sizes

  • Experience collaborating with a team, especially in a remote office environment

  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and determine a plan that will ensure they are met or exceeded

  • General design curiosity and a passion for making great things

  • Experience with figma and prototyping

  • Basic understanding of modern web technologies, browsers, frameworks, and devices

  • General understanding of modern productivity tools (Slack, email, Google Docs, etc)

  • Excellent visual design skills

  • An online portfolio

  • Based in the United States (Sorry, no sponsored visas)

About The Gnar Company

We help companies solve gnarly software problems. From small, one-person startups to enterprises, we help businesses level up their teams, hone in on their process, and ship the right features at the right time. You will be joining an experienced team, and will be instrumental in crafting our company culture and team values. We are growing quickly and this role presents an excellent opportunity to grow with us. We value a strong work/life balance, when you are off work it’s your time.

Based in the United States (Sorry, no sponsored visas)

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