Senior Product Designer

Senior Product Designer
Upwork is the world’s largest freelancing website. Each year over $1 billion of work happens through Upwork, helping businesses get more done and freelancers work anytime, anywhere on projects they love. At Upwork you’ll help build on this momentum. Together we’ll create economic and social value on a global scale, providing a trusted online workplace for professionals to connect, collaborate and succeed.
As a Product Designer on our Enterprise team, you will have the opportunity to reinvent how companies find, hire and pay freelancers. You will design products and features that help millions of users collaborate with distributed teams.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Lead design of product features from ideation, research and execution
  • Demonstrate high quality design practices. This includes participation in all aspects of UX: research, ideation, strategy, interaction design, information architecture and visual design
  • Up-to-date on current trends in product and design for work, collaboration, reporting and complex UI interactions
  • Create wireframes and high-fidelity prototypes to communicate your design concepts to a broad range of stakeholders and end users
  • Collaborate with product, services, engineering and operations partners; produce design solutions, and adapt your designs to emerging constraints
  • Multitask and manage multiple small to large projects in a cross-functional environment
  • Be a subject matter expert in the area of UX/UI design for super-user personas
  • Establish a fun, supportive, collaborative environment to bring out the best work from your team. You will oversee UX design projects; establish priorities of your team members

What it takes to catch our eye:

  • 5+ years of industry experience as a UX designer in a cross-functional UX team, dedicated to the complete UX design and development lifecycle of several successfully launched desktop or mobile applications
  • 2+ years of experience designing products for the workplace
  • ***Portfolio is required***

How to really knock our socks off:

  • Thoughtful balance of product requirements, user needs and growth opportunities to scale product adoption and engagement
  • Ability to work seamlessly with product, engineers, operations and customers
  • Architect system wide design solutions that satisfy both product and engineering requirements
  • Skills and experience in user research, ideation, information architecture and product definition
  • Skills and experience in interaction design and visual design
  • Demonstrated history of delivering high-quality product experiences for a variety of platforms including desktop, web and mobile
  • Working knowledge of the capabilities and constraints of web front-end technologies including HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Strong work ethic with the drive and willingness to go the extra mileDeep understanding of the employee persona, enterprise landscape and unlocking adoption and growth within a company
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and creativity that sparks your capacity for building and growing business - we love seeing those side projects and design experiments

Come change how the world works.

At Upwork you’ll help shape the future of work. From our offices in San Francisco, Mountain View and Chicago, together we’re creating exciting new opportunities for a world of professionals. You’ll be part of a vibrant culture built on shared values: Inspire a boundless future of work, Build amazing teams, Put community first and, Bias towards action. Along the way you’ll have fun and enjoy the perks of a people-first company: Work from Home Wednesday's, daily breakfasts and lunch, regular in-office happy hours, top-notch benefits and more. Check out Upwork’s spotlight on The Muse for a glimpse of our daily work/life balance.

Upwork is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we never discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

 


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