Raptor Technologies LLC

Product Designer-Remote

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
ID 2021-1100
Category
Product & Quality Assurance
Type
Regular Full-Time

Why Join the Raptor Pack?

Why join the Raptor Pack?

  • You join the gold standard in school safety software
  • You will join a company where innovation and customer collaboration are part of our everyday that drives new product development to help keep kids safe
  • You will work with diverse teams with some of the best minds in the industry
  • We are committed to supporting your learning
  • We are committed to supporting a healthy work-life balance

 

We are passionate about our mission ‘to protect every child, every school, every day’

 

What is the opportunity?

As an innovative and passionate designer, you will play an active role in our strategic vision to create products that meet the changing needs of school safety markets. As a member of the Product team, you will collaborate with Product Managers and developers to conceptualize, design and implement new products. You will be specifically responsible for creating style guides, recognizing patterns, prototyping and testing products. Take smart risks and champion new ideas

What will you do?

  • Collaborate with product managers to understand customer needs and behaviors
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features
  • Execute on product visions by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences
  • Define scenarios and user flows to create story-mapping and prototypes
  • Work with Developers and other team members to bring concepts to life while maintaining UX best practices
  • Utilize lean agile discovery framework to balance design and overall functionality of new or existing products, modules or features for web based and mobile applications
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions
  • Test and validate through usability testing of wireframes, clickable prototypes and published product, and participate in design critique
  • Translate findings into usable, useful, effective and efficient user experiences

What do you need to succeed?

Must Have’s:

  • Have three or more years of UX design experience
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and customers to  deliver and design solutions
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies
  • Be an expert in UX software (Sketch, InVision, UXPin, etc)  
  • Be an expert in producing high-fidelity designs/prototypes using software such has Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • Know and utilize UX design best practices to design web based, windows and mobile applications with a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design
  • Apply user-centered design and testing methodologies, subsystems, and usability and accessibility concerns
  • Effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to customers and company stakeholders
  • Be a team player, be open to learn, and share your knowledge and experience
  • Be open to receiving and acting on feedback

 

Nice to Have’s:

  • Experience working in a SaaS environment
  • Experience designing complex solutions for complete digital environments
  • Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills
  • Experience in lean agile discovery and delivery techniques

 

What’s in it for you?

Besides being part of the Raptor Pack, we care about each other, making a difference in our communities and achieving a success that is mutual.

  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Exposure to strong mentorship and leadership
  • Professional development reimbursement
  • Flexible paid time off
  • 10 Paid holidays plus winter break
  • Workplace flexibility
  • Affordable health coverage (medical, dental, vision), paid 100% for employee only medical
  • 401(k) employer contribution to help you plan for the future

 

Raptor Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity of every kind.

 

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