Senior Product Designer
San Francisco, California / Care.com
Posted: Aug 1, 2017
Care.com is the largest and fastest-growing technology platform for online care services, helping families, businesses, and corporate employees find high-quality care for their kids, pets, parents, and homes. We're seeking innovative, entrepreneurial, and genuinely nice people to join our collaborative team. IfÂ thatÂ describes you, we want to hear from you! A career at Care.com offers countless ways to grow and have a real effect on a young, exciting company.
Are you ready to create user experiences that matter and make people's lives better? Care.com is looking for a top-notch seniorÂ product designer to join our agile team to strategize and create outstanding user experience for our clients. The ideal person will be passionate about user experience and visualÂ design, (with an ability to artfully realize UX designs on our desktop, mobile web, iOS and Android applications.) If you are up for the challenge, get in touch!
It's all about new products and user experience! Strategize, collaborate and contribute to all aspects of the product mobile and web design from paper prototyping and initial concepts, to prototypes, wire-frames, and pixel perfect Photoshop comps.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams including creative directors, designers, copywriters, product managers, developers, and marketing.
Ensure designs move gracefully between platforms, adjusting solutions as needed from platform to platform, understanding and working within constraints.
Manage work to strategy, scope and deadlines in fast-paced environment, against shifting priorities.
Present and communicate proposed solutions clearly and confidently.
7 plus years of hands-on experience designing for web, mobile web and smartphone applications
A strong presenter to the C-Suite and peers
Ability to mentor junior team members
Must include an online portfolio of consumer facing products
Expert level mastery of Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, After Effects
Strong understanding of modern web and mobile best practices
Ability to concept and rapidly execute compelling visual designs and hi-fidelity mock-ups with strong attention to pixel-level detail
Experience working across multiple platforms preferred (Android, iOS, mobile web, desktop) to deliver consistent experiences across multiple touch points
Experience working in an agile environment preferred
Knowledge of and experience with responsive design is a plus
Knowledge of Objective C, HTML/HTML5 and/or CSS/CSS3 are also pluses
BA or higher in design or related field
Since launching in 2007, Care.com (NYSE: CRCM) has been committed to solving the complex care challenges that impact families, caregivers, employers, and care service companies. Today, Care.com is the world's largest online destination for finding and managing family care, with 13.6 million families and 10.4 million caregivers* across more than 20 countries, including the U.S., UK, Canada and parts of Western Europe, and approximately 1.2 million employees of corporate clients having access to our services. Spanning child care to senior care, pet care, housekeeping and more, Care.com provides a sweeping array of services for families and caregivers to find, manage and pay for care or find employment. These include: a comprehensive suite of safety tools and resources members may use to help make more informed hiring decisions - such as thirdparty background check services, monitored messaging, and tips on hiring best practices; easy ways for caregivers to be paid online or via mobile app; and Care.com Benefits, including the household payroll and tax services provided by Care.com HomePay and the Care Benefit Bucks program, a peer-to-peer pooled, portable benefits platform funded by household employer contributions which provides caregivers access to professional benefits. For enterprise clients, Care.com builds customized benefits packages covering child care, back up care and senior care consulting services through its Care@Work business, and serves care businesses with marketing and recruiting support. To connect families further, Care.com acquired community platforms Big Tent and Kinsights in 2013 and 2015, respectively. Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, Care.com has offices in Berlin, Austin and the San Francisco Bay area.
*As of March 2017
Care.com supports diverse families and communities and seeks employees who are just as diverse. As an equal opportunity employer, Care.com recognizes the power of a diverse workforce and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds