Product Designer

Dictionary.com

Oakland, CA

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
Oakland, CA, US
LOCATION
Oakland, CA
POSTED
11 days ago

Minimum Qualifications 

  • 3 years of experience collaborating with multiple disciplines, such as product, engineering and data analysis
  • Proficiency with current design tools, including Sketch, Creative Suite and InVision, as well as pen and paper to define work at both low and high fidelity
  • Deep understanding of the end-to-end iterative product design process, including how to develop and use wireframing, prototyping, user testing and high-fidelity visuals

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Product design and UI/UX abilities shown in a portfolio of live projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in creative design, computer science or a related field

Job Summary

The Product Designer owns our digital products' conceptual and visual design by iterating through wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups. The Product Designer applies UX and UI principles and practices to ensure that each step of the process is influenced by user feedback and research.

Responsibilities

  • Create and deliver designs of new features and quickly prototype solutions to visual and interaction problems
  • Develop a deep understanding of client problems to create elegant but practical solutions
  • Represent our users and their perspectives and bring those insights to our product strategy and road map discussions
  • Collaborate with the research team and leverage feedback to solve users’ problems to ensure a good user experience
  • Contribute to our growing design system to cultivate a coherent look and feel across the entire platform 
  • Take the initiative in identifying problems and opportunities to improve the product
  • Collaborate iteratively to work through ideas/solutions quickly

Who We Are

Dictionary.com is committed to eliminating anxiety with the English language through simple, expertly crafted definitions, the perfect synonyms, and rich narratives about the intersection of words and culture. We are the leading digital source for everything related to words and their meanings, with 70 million monthly users and 100 million app installs. We believe words are core to the human experience, and as such, we’ve made it our mission to deliver the best dictionary and thesaurus imaginable to the largest audience possible.

 

The Dictionary.com team exudes energy and a passion for words and language and is driven to invest in the people and products that will propel Dictionary.com forward another 20+ years.

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. 

About the Company

Dictionary.com