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Product Designer

SelfMade, New York HQ

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The SelfMade mission is to help e-commerce entrepreneurs grow their business. We leverage technology and marketing expertise to deliver effective and affordable growth solutions. Our team has built a robust set of tools for our customers to run their Instagram account (view) and run their Facebook ads (view).

Today the product team is adding additional apps to SelfMade’s suite of marketing tools. Our new Insights tool helps our customers make smart marketing decisions based on data. Our new Collaboration tool connects entrepreneurs to facilitate partnerships (e.g. Instagram giveaways), so that they can expand their audience. Here’s a sneak peak.

As a Product Designer at SelfMade, you will be a core member of our product team. In this role, you will work collaboratively with our designers and developers to build these new tools. Our ideal candidate is kind, collaborative, smart, and ambitious. You have great communication skills, design chops and intuition about what customers need.

What you'll do

  • Own projects from start to finish, gathering research in order to wireframe, prototype and design user-friendly experiences
  • Work with the product team to identify/define product opportunities and customer needs
  • Talk to customers, brand managers, and industry experts to gain empathy for customer challenges, needs, and way of thinking
  • Support design decisions through user testing, internal testing, user feedback and data
  • Collaborate with engineers to align on designs and determine all use cases
  • Start your own Shopify store or help run one of ours. Each member of the product team is encouraged to get first hand experience selling products online
  • Contribute to our styleguide, aiming for consistency, efficiency and ease of collaboration
  • Design reviews (similar to code reviews) to make sure that all designers are using the styleguide in the same way and learning from each other

You

  • Have experience in visual, UX, user testing, and/or product design
  • Have a strong portfolio that exhibits visual design skills and a user-focused approach
  • Are ready to do everything from abstracting complex user flows to tweaking subtle animations in our mobile app
  • Are obsessed with the user, eager to get your hands dirty and gather research about the best way to solve a problem
  • Are experienced in managing your own projects from concept to creation
  • Are passionate about customer research and usability testing
  • Have strong communication skills and are extremely organized
  • Are fluent in Sketch and other design tools
  • Extra points for...
  • Product management skills
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Experience designing products for ecommerce businesses
  • Experience selling products online. The more you understand our user, the better

We

  • Are mission-driven and wholly dedicated to helping our customers grow their business
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, creativity, focus, and honesty
  • Encourage people to take ownership of their work and make an impact
  • Recognize that people do their best work when they are engaged and having fun
  • Strive for excellence through professional and personal growth

Benefits

  • Competitive pay
  • 100% covered Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans
  • Free ClassPass and Subsidized gym memberships
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • 401K Plan
  • Fully stocked kitchen with groceries and seltzer & cold brew on tap
  • Subsidized Commuter Benefits for MTA & free CitiBike
  • Monthly Team Outings & catered lunches
  • 20 Paid Vacation Days & Unlimited Sick Days 
  • Office Located in Little Italy
SelfMade values constant improvement and communication that is honest, thoughtful and kind. We have an inclusive, innovative, and inspired workplace, driven by our passion for our customers' success.

Expect a competitive application process that will include an initial phone screen and in-person interview. Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About SelfMade

SelfMade is a venture backed start-up located in downtown Manhattan. We work at the intersection of technology and digital art, empowering individuals and brands to grow their business through social media. Our members' only app uses AI and proprietary technology to connect members with professional image editors and social strategists -- allowing them to build a powerful brand at an affordable price. SelfMade is democratizing an experience once reserved for celebrities and brands.

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