Senior Visual Designer, Squarespace.com
- New York, NY
Squarespace is a design-centric product company at heart whose mission is to be the all-in-one platform for anyone who wants to stand out. We are looking for a Senior Visual/Product Designer to help guide the direction of Squarespace.com, which is the face of the company. You will be challenged in an organization that values vision and execution. You will take ownership of our product by solving problems in elegant ways.
You have a visual design background and are comfortable working with engineers, user research, content strategy, and product marketing. Through collaboration with them, you will improve the current experience, while also developing new concepts to push the experience forward. You are experiment-minded, and quick to prototype concepts or ideas. You can consider a range of user goals to create an experience that aids a users comprehension of the entire Squarespace offering and empowers them to make thoughtful decisions.
You'll report to the Product Design Lead on our Frontsite team.
At this time, all Squarespace employees are working remotely until June 2021. We are closely monitoring the status of COVID -19 to determine if and when it is safe to return to our offices.
- Improve existing design solutions while also continuing to evolve our brand language
- Create elegant solutions to complex problems
- Design concepts for the platform that are usable, beautiful, and marketable
- Use and understand the platform to identify new opportunities for delivering a better product for our customers
- Develop information architecture and build wireframes
- Design page layouts and interaction methodology
- Work with developers during build processes
- Work with Marketing and Brand teams to ensure that efforts are mirrored
- 4+ years of experience
- Affinity for consistency, color, typography, animation and an eye for subtle details
- Experience in the UX process inclusive of research, visual design and prototyping
- Experience putting yourself in the customer's shoes and coming up with ideas that are enticing
- Knowledge of current trends in design and technology
- Graphic design skills and a portfolio showcasing web design work and beautiful comps that communicate large concepts
A portfolio of relevant design work is required for consideration. It should illustrate your involvement and how you contributed to solving specific problems.
Squarespace makes beautiful products to help people with creative ideas succeed. By blending elegant design and engineering, we empower millions of people - from individuals and local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the world's most iconic businesses - to share their stories with the world. Squarespace's team of more than 1,200 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin and Portland. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com/about.
- Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you and your dependent children
- Flexible vacation and paid time off
- Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
- Equity plan for all employees
- Retirement benefits with employer match
- Fertility and adoption benefits
- Free lunch and snacks at all offices
- Education reimbursement
- Dog-friendly workplace in New York office
- Commuter benefit in the form of reduced tax (Ireland) and pretax (US)
Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customer base , but we also work toward the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
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