Senior Product Designer

Posted 11 days ago
Main Location
Santa Monica, CA, United States
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powertofly approved What Snap Inc. Has to Offer:

Snap Inc. calls themselves a camera company but you know them as the people behind Snapchat! Snap Inc. aims to improve the way people live and communicate by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. They offer their employees great benefits like:

  • 401k
  • Paid maternity, paternity, and family caregiver leave
  • Comprehensive medical coverage
  • Programs to encourage all kinds of fitness: financial, mental, & physical
  • Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

    Snapchat is the camera used by millions of people every day to Snap with family, watch Stories from friends, see events from around the world, and explore expertly curated content from top publishers. In short, we are a passionate team working hard to build the best platform in the world for communication and storytelling.

    We’re looking for a Senior Product Designer to help Snap build the future. Working from our Santa Monica, CA headquarters, you will be a core part of a small team that develops new features for the Snapchat application, from proposing initial concepts to ensuring we ship high quality features. In short, you’ll be responsible for making the products that millions of people use every day. You will be expected to contribute to all aspects of product design and execution, including pitching the product, designing the product (visual design, interaction design, and prototyping), and communicating the product to the necessary audiences within the company. 

    What you’ll do:

    • Conceive of innovative new features and pitch those concepts directly to the CEO

    • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product and executive teams

    • Be a leader - Snap is a design-led company and as a member of the Design Team you will be expected to lead projects and teams

    • Design beautiful, simple, innovative, and intuitive experiences and flows

    • Identify the needs of Snapchatters and improve on existing features

    • Help define the short and long-term roadmap for your product area(s)

    • Regularly give and receive feedback on designs and strategic product decisions

     

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Excellent communication and presentation skills. You’ll be expected to clearly communicate design decisions to leadership, the rest of the team, and to engineers

    • Strong leadership skills

    • Strong visual design skills and passion for interaction design

    • Ability to prototype interactive mobile experiences 

    • Ability to think at a high level about product strategy

    • Capable of acting as a Product Manager when needed

    • Strong visual design skills and passion for interaction design

    • A creative thinker who has lots of ideas and sees solutions when most would not

    • Self-motivated attitude with the ability to work in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous work environment

    • A passion for Snap Inc. products

     

    Minimum qualifications:

    • BS/BA degree or equivalent years of experience

    • 4+ years experience designing and shipping mobile applications

     

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Technical background or a familiarity with software engineering

    • A portfolio showcasing your work and strong mobile design skills

    • Proficiency in Figma, Sketch, Illustrator, or other design tool

    At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.  EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at accommodations-ext@snap.com.


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