Product Designer

San Diego, CA
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Suzy Thompson

Job Description:

6-month temp assignment.

Our client looking for a candidate who is passionate about design, a creative problem solver, and an advocate of beautiful and seamless customer experiences.

You must love...
- Emotionally connecting with customers
- Customer-centered design processes
- Solving big problems
- Organizing and maintaining complex design systems
- Inspiring others to aim for bigger, bolder, and smarter ideas
- Agile and experiment driven development
- Negotiating, communicating, and presenting

What you’ll do...
- Design for multiple platforms within the realm of technical possibilities
- Articulate complex visions through simple, elegant designs
- Design and maintain product marketing experiences
- Deliver compelling UX visions, UI specifications, high fidelity visual designs, and prototypes

- Apply strategic design thinking to deliver a best in class product experience
- Turn visions into concepts and translate those concepts into designs that make our products easy use while still delivering huge customer benefit
- Create experiences that are both customer inspired and data informed
- Utilize industry design standards and best practices to define and implement design criteria, design guidelines, and design specs
- Stay up to date with new technologies and industry trends
- Collaborate effectively with designers, researchers, engineering, product management, marketing, and other team members
- Prioritize work & multitask well; Wear multiple hats in a true startup spirit to support adjacent areas like interaction design or user research

- Strong conceptual thinking 
- 3-6 years of visual design experience with product marketing and consumer applications
- Intimate knowledge of Sketch, Adobe software and prototyping tools
- Strong leadership skills
- Ability to work with Art Directors, Project Managers, Engineers, and Senior Leaders 
- A solid understanding of interaction, information architecture, user interfaces and product marketing experiences 
- A portfolio with examples of compelling product and product marketing experiences ;bonus points for showing process, design thinking and rationale.

Client Description:

WORKING WITH AQUENT: freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check 
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)