Product Designer (Freelance)

  • NYC
  • Freelance
Data?1547976781

Goodwall is building a mobile-first professional development social network for the next generation. We guide young talent as they navigate the future of learning and earning, starting in high school and continuing through the college years with the ultimate goal of launching a successful career after graduation. By using our app, students have a platform to tell their story, get support from our inspirational community, and get connected to universities, internships, and jobs. Our top-rated app has a community of over 1 million members and our network of universities and companies spans four continents. We are a fast growing and well-financed company that takes great pride in-- and thoroughly enjoys--having a diverse team and being an equal opportunity employer. Each member of our dynamic team has a unique perspective to share--as you know you will--and we are all incredibly passionate about our shared mission and goal: to help every member of our community become the best version of themselves.


About the role:

As a Product Designer you’ll be involved in all stages of the design process from kickoff to product  launch. You’ll use interaction, visual, and motion design to solve specific product challenges in a beautiful, functional, and usable way. You’ll be a frequent collaborator but also thrive in situations where you own an entire initiative. As a well rounded Product Designer you should love the opportunity of unleashing your skills on every challenge while never losing sight of both the user’s perspective and your own unique point of view.


What you’ll do

  • Work with Product and stakeholders to understand the business context of the work
  • Actively participate, and sometimes facilitate, a variety of conceptual design workshops/activities generating a high volume of ideas
  • Create the entire interaction structure of a well refined solution in low/medium fidelity
  • Deliver product visuals with a high taste level in line with the brand
  • Deliver interactive prototypes at high fidelity
  • Encourage your peers and evangelize for great design that centers the user


What we offer you:

  • A mission and product that stands to make direct positive impact in many people’s lives
  • A variety of projects, frequently involving net-new/blue-sky initiatives
  • Ability to have  a real impact both on the company and on the future of the next generation
  • Autonomy, responsibility, and the opportunity to mature and grow with the company
  • Competitive salary, great benefits package, and awesome workspace in midtown


About you:

  • 3+ years of human-centered design experience
  • 2+ years in a similar position or responsibility
  • Strongest skill is visual design (UI) with well done portfolio
  • Strong in interaction design (UX)
  • Capable in at least two other related areas (e.g. motion, research, ux writing, prototyping, etc)
  • Pixel-perfect attention to detail each and every time
  • Comfortable with Sketch, Invision, and other modern design stack tools
  • Experience creating native mobile apps
  • Strong verbal skills and ability to present, explain, and defend your own work
  • You’ve got a portfolio to be proud of and you’re ready to show it off to us
  • Empathy for days, especially for our demographic of 18-26 year olds
  • Self-directed, resourceful and organized, scrappy, bold, and original



Who you’ll work with:

You will report directly to our Head of Product and work closely with our designers, engineers and business stakeholders to tackle any challenge.


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