Senior Product Designer

<p>Material is a leading integrated marketing services company that leverages deep human understanding to help brands deliver material outcomes and experiences for their customers and the communities they serve. We build B2C and B2B brands from the insight out by providing a seamless journey that combines data and analytics, insights-led consulting, and experience activation into one integrated offering.</p>

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<strong>Material is a collaborative built from legendary practices across research, strategy, design, and brand building. Eleven pioneering companies united as one to solve wider, deeper, and more innovative challenges together.</strong><br /><br /><strong>We uncover what&rsquo;s important to people and create experiences that pull them in and open our worlds. We seek curious, experienced, and deeply empathetic humans to enrich our diverse teams of leaders and do-ers. Want in?</strong><br /> <h5>LRW | Kelton | T3 | Karma | Greenberg | Tonic | MotiveQuest | Salt Branding | Killer Visual Strategies | Strativity | Aruliden</h5>

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Overview: We&rsquo;re looking for a Senior Product Designer who can lead the way in conceiving and designing digital products that connect people and brands. If you can craft and validate intuitive interactions and unique experiences, we'd like to meet you.&nbsp; As a Senior Product Designer on the Product Design team at T3, you will play a pivotal role in our product design process. You&rsquo;ll be right in the mix as we develop the strategies, concepts and designs of experiential platforms, apps, and websites. Our product designers are responsible for leading discovery workshops and design sprints, conducting iterative research, presenting concepts to clients, and working in tandem with our in-house and client development teams. Our aim: create useful products that elevate brands at every interaction. Specifics: As a Senior Product Designer, you will stay with projects from start to finish as a member of a business operating team.<br /><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>About T3:</strong></span> <br /><br />T3 is a digital marketing agency that creates the world&rsquo;s most useful brands and the experiences that power them. We focus on brand design, product design, and modern loyalty by creating connected experiences, purposeful content, meaningful data, brand-defining utility, and CRM. Ranked alongside the world's top innovation and loyalty agencies, T3 works with UPS, 7-Eleven, Pizza Hut, Capital One, Church&rsquo;s Chicken, FOCUS Brands, and other clients. Founded in 1989, T3 is headquartered in Austin with presences in Atlanta, New York, and San Francisco. T3 is part of Material (, an integrated marketing services company comprised of the top analytics, consumer insights, and marketing services businesses in the world. &nbsp; T3 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer oriented toward inclusivity. We celebrate diversity, not just in commitment but in action. We get it and hire people who do, too.
Responsibilities: Product Discovery &amp; Definition: <ul> <li>This is building understanding and empathy time: conducting user interviews, stakeholder interviews, competitive research, visual design explorations, strategic analysis, contributing to technical feasibility assessments, and client persuasion.</li> <li>Artifacts created range from personas to user journeys, storyboards, conceptual prototypes, heuristic evaluations, usability tests, user flows, and product ecosystem diagrams.&nbsp;</li> </ul> Product Design: <ul> <li>This is where experiences are shaped by defined features and functions, design concepts, and channel considerations (mobile, web, in-store, out-of-home, TV, etc.).</li> <li>A full range of design artifacts is created. Product designers determine fit-for-purpose design deliverables based on the needs of the client and technology partners. These include design comps, functional prototypes, user stories, etc.</li> </ul> Product Development: <ul> <li>You will be the product design lead throughout development. It&rsquo;s your responsibility to work closely with developers and collaborate on development progress to protect design intent and ensure product quality.</li> <li>Typically in parallel with development, you will document pattern libraries and visual design systems as companion pieces to the code.</li> </ul> Throughout the Project: <ul> <li>You&rsquo;ll be responsible for the product vision from start to finish. You will keep client, customer, and product goals at the forefront of your conversations and work throughout the lifecycle of a project.</li> <li>You must have a strong point of view on what you are designing &ndash; its purpose, who it is for, why it matters &ndash; and be able to convincingly share your POV. Representing and speaking for design decisions will mean presenting both internally and to clients.</li> <li>Work alongside development teams in dual-track sprints, making critical decisions to move development forward without compromising design intent.</li> </ul>
Requirements: Knowledge, Skills &amp; Experience: <ul> <li>You have a strong product design portfolio showing problem-solving acumen with previous work samples (workshops, workflows, sprint plans, user testing, wireframes, comps, prototypes). We want to see a diverse portfolio that exhibits excellent use of color, typography, and applied design principles.</li> <li>5+ years of product design experience at a digital agency, startup, or in a large client-side organization</li> <li>A point of view on product design that can be convincingly communicated to clients and internal teams. We want you to help us be better!</li> <li>Proven and repeated success record of planning and leading design sprints</li> <li>Understanding of OS-specific guidelines including Apple's Human Interface Guidelines and Android's Material Design, as well as Accessibility guidelines</li> <li>Deeply detail-oriented, but able to recognize when and how to think big picture</li> <li>Comfortable with standard tools of the trade (esp. Sketch, Adobe XD, Axure, Invision, Webflow, etc) and able to learn new tools quickly</li> <li>Knowledge and application of user-centered-design / human-centered-design methodologies</li> <li>Proven experience with eCommerce, purchase paths, and transactional product design</li> <li>Experience with iterative prototyping and testing, and dual-track agile design/development</li> <li>A passion for your craft, and desire to work in a fun, free, and creative environment</li> </ul>