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Junior Product Designer at GovX

  • Publishing/Arts Jobs, Designer Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 2 months ago
  • Work Remotely
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Job experience 1 Year

Job Description

Junior Product Designer at GovX

As a Junior Product Designer at GovX, you will be responsible for designing solutions that both add value to our customers and work for the business. We’re looking for someone with an intellectual curiosity that aims not just to design features, but to delight users through every interaction.

Requirements

Design responsibilities

The position requires a practical understanding of user research, interaction design and visual design.

  • You will conduct qualitative and quantitative user research to validate both pre-design assumptions and prototype solutions

  • You will clarify product requirements through UI models, interaction flows and screen designs, with an emphasis on ease-of-use and optimizing the user experience across devices

  • You employ lean design practices to foster quick iterations based on customer & stakeholder feedback

  • You take ownership of the design process end-to-end, culminating in hi-fidelity mock-ups ready for development

  • You have a track record of designing solutions around reusable components and consistent patterns that speed up the development process and create consistent user interactions

  • You manage your time working as a member of the agile team, meaning you’re staying ahead of the sprint cadence to allow time for testing and stakeholder input as appropriate


Product thinking

In this role, you will be asked to deliver solutions to real customer opportunities in ways that grow and support the business.

  • You must be passionate about understanding our customers (both B2B and B2C), showing curiosity about their motivations and empathy for the challenges they face.

  • You must practice data informed decision making, using site analytics and other business intelligence tools to test hypotheses and validate designs.

  • At all times, you should have a clear understanding of how your customers are using your product, grounded in data.

  • You will become a recognized product expert within the organization and should be able to effectively explain design decisions to internal stakeholders.

  • You must be able to develop expertise in how all functions of the business perform and demonstrate an ability to incorporate business constraints into your solution designs.

  • You will be expected to maintain a working knowledge of the industry, including the competitive landscape and technology trends.


People responsibilities

You will work as part of a cross-functional Agile product team, including:

  • You work closely with product management to clarify requirements through designs that facilitate rapid prototyping

  • You validate designs with Engineering to ensure product feasibility and consult during the sprint to ensure smooth implementation

  • You communicate with internal stakeholders to gather requirements and educate the team regarding design decisions and direction

  • You always act as a team player and respect your coworkers. You recognize that no one has all the answers and invite input & feedback from your team members.


Additional qualifications & skills

  • BA/BS degree in applicable field

  • 1-2 years of design experience (portfolio required)

  • Working knowledge of visual design best practices and typography principles

  • Hands-on experience using prototyping tools

  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS, AJAX, REACT JS

  • Strong analytical skills (familiarity with Google Analytics preferred)

  • Ability and willingness to interface directly with customers


Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Travel Requirements
No travel is expected for this position.


Work Location
Due to state law and tax implications, remote work candidates must live and work in one of the following states: California, Oregon, Washington, Texas, Tennessee, Florida, or New York.


Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Position will require successful completion of a background check and drug testing prior to starting employment.

In order to complete your application, please submit an up-to-date portfolio of your work. If your portfolio is online, please submit a link to the website. Otherwise please submit files that show your work. No applications will be considered without a portfolio.

Benefits

  • Great culture. Work for a company with a greater social mission. We work to serve those who serve our country and communities every day.

  • No boring days. This is a fast-paced environment where you will learn a lot and have the direct ability to leave your mark on a growing e-commerce company.

  • Flexible paid time off, paid holidays and sick leave.

  • Competitive benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Coverage. Flexible Spend Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA) also available.

  • 401(k) plan with discretionary match available.

  • Discounts on the GovX website.


Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Current or former members of the armed forces or police, fire & first responder units are encouraged to apply.

Salary Range
$70,000.00 – $90,000.00 annually


AAP/EEO Statement
EOE. Veterans/Disabled


About GovX, Inc.
Savings for Those Who Serve

GovX was founded in 2011 to offer exclusive benefits to those who serve our country. The GovX membership is comprised of current and former members of the American military, law enforcement, firefighting, medical services, and government personnel. We are dedicated to supporting these communities and to offering unique value to our members, while delivering an authentic platform for brands to reach our growing customer base. As the largest and fastest growing digital platform serving this deserving audience, we are committed to stretching the limits of ecommerce to deliver the best assortment for our members’ on-duty and off-duty needs.

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