Product Designer - Visual

  • Real Vision
  • Remote
  • Jan 11, 2022
Full time Design Product

Job Description

Real Vision helps people understand the complex world of finance, business, and the global economy, with real in-depth analysis, by real experts through the power of our community. We’re on a mission to democratize the very best financial intelligence for all. 

Our product and engineering team is growing rapidly. We're a team of 20 based all over the world, headquartered in the Cayman Islands. 

As a Product Designer, you will contribute to the end-to-end product development processes. Starting with hypotheses to test, then shaping them to the design solution, and validating it with users. You'll collaborate closely with the engineering team to find the best way to test your assumptions quickly, inform your decisions and maintain a high bar of product quality. This role will preferably have a strong visual and branding skillset and help evolve the digital language of Real Vision across platforms. 

You’ll help build out new features as we test new ideas in our product design team. We are focusing on quality and customer experience as an organization.  

Are you a Product Designer looking to create great work? Do you embrace modern aesthetics and have a strong grasp in visual design as well as the fundamentals of UX and Code? Are you passionate about typography, brand identity, and product design, and everything in between? Are you looking for the perfect opportunity to hone your design skills while also playing an active role in our Product and Design vision and beyond? In this Product Design role you can expect to: 

Work on 

  • Experience and work with cross-functional business and project teams designing experiences that engage, inspire, educate, and solve real problems for our users and the business 

  • Work closely with the Product Owners, Engineers and other functional teams to design holistic user experiences that translate across multiple screens and platforms 

  • Assist in developing user journeys with design thinking, sketching, wire-framing, prototyping, testing, learning, polished execution and iteration. 

  • Aid in refining the UX and Visual Design of our website and apps – though interactions, transitions and animations. 

  • Help support the product design process from ideation to launch. 

  • Support and contribute to the Real Vision brand through a product lens. Apply strong typography, color and layout techniques to our products. 

  • Help maintain and evolve our existing design system and responsive pattern library up to date. 

  • Create and build design systems alongside engineers and product managers to define the strategy and tactics for the product 

  • Clearly communicate your designs through use of sketches, feature documentation, mockups, and prototypes. 

  • Learn and apply best practices for various platforms and mediums; create informed wireframes, help run workshops to inform the Design Thinking process from start to finish. 

  • Synthesize requirements from existing functionality, customer input, brainstormed ideas, and direction from senior management 

  • Understand product specific qualitative and quantitative data and how it applies to our experiences. 

Requirements 

  • 3-5+ years of relevant design experience at a tech, product-driven company 

  • An eye for product design direction - storytelling through user journeys, visual elements, interaction, and animation 

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present a strong rationale for design decisions and the ability to receive feedback 

  • Solid understanding of design fundamentals, excellent UI design and visual design skills. 

  • Understanding and application of analytics, usability tests, and other forms of qualitative and quantitative feedback 

  • Think in systems and can extrapolate and extend shared patterns and behaviors 

  • You have knowledge of cognitive science and psychology, with a solid understanding of user experience design 

  • Must be proficient with UX/UI software including, Figma preferred. Also know how to leverage techniques in the Adobe CS, like Illustrator or After Effects.  

  • Understanding of HTML, CSS and how your designs would translate into the browser 

  • You have a portfolio that clearly showcases your abilities and experiences 

  • Strong grasp of modern web, mobile app and OTT design patterns 

  • Good analytical, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills 

  • Not afraid to ask for help and eager to learn new tools and programs 

  • You’re collaborative team player, curious, and a genuinely good human 

MATERIALS REQUESTED 

  • Link to your online portfolio 
  • Resume 

Benefits 

  • Competitive salary 

  • 20 days accrued PTO a year (4 weeks, yup) 

  • US Public Holidays 

  • 5 sick days 

  • 100% covered health, dental, vision for the individual employee (with full family coverage at a heavily reduced rate) 

  • 4% dollar-for-dollar 401k match after 90 days 

  • 100% remote 

  • Equity grants 

  • Growth Opportunities 

  • Real Vision Pro membership