Monday , May 27 2024

Slack Careers – Staff Product Designer

Website Slack

Job Description:

We’re hiring a designer to help shape the future of Slack. Designers here work across every stage of product development, from creating the experience of new features, to prototyping and finding creative solutions, to the craft and finish of every detail in the product. We are looking for a designer who has a balance of great visual design coupled with an eye for motion design who can tell a story. These two crafts paired together can create lifelike movement, and improves the user experience by making it more purposeful and enjoyable. Motion brings the soul to world-class visual design.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Partnering with product designers, product management, and engineering to generate ideas and turn them into a seamless product experiences
  • Maintaining an end to end perspective of all motion executions in product from micro-interactions to full scale animations
  • Partnering with engineering to ensure a high-quality implementation and user experience.
  • Actively contributing to Slack’s design system
  • Coaching other designers in their presentation, interpersonal and team communication skills
  • Formulating our visual and motion design strategy – balancing short & long term initiatives
  • Audit motion executions in product and strategize a path forward towards excellence based on findings and current problems
  • Developing compelling visions, concepts, visual designs, and prototypes
  • Executing layouts, typography, iconography, color theory, and compositions to design our product with artistry, creativity, and mastery

Job Requirements:

  • Having deep animation experience using After Effects (or similar) is a must. Bonus if you have experience with Premiere, HTML/CSS Javascript animation libraries like Lottie or GSAP, or 3D Modeler/Animation.
  • Proficiency in Illustrator or other vector graphics software.
  • An outstanding portfolio, showcasing a foundation in typography, illustration, visual and interaction design.
  • Knowledge of product and marketing motion patterns and latest trends
  • Demo, reel or portfolio of previous motion design work being applied to product or web design is required
  • Deep understanding of how to create usable, accessible, and modular designs that can scale to millions of users.
  • Experience working and collaborating with diverse teams in a dynamic, rapid-growth environment.
  • 6+ years professional experience as a visual or motion designer
  • Expertise in both desktop and mobile applications

Job Details:

Company: Slack

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: San Jose, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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