Senior Product Designer Job at Govini, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Govini
  • Pittsburgh, PA

Job Description

Job Description

We are looking for a highly experienced Senior Product Designer to continue growing our Design team and help shape the future of the Ark. You should be engineering-oriented, extremely proficient in UI standards and patterns, and above all else a critical thinker and problem solver who can take ownership over feature strategy and development. A strong candidate can not only convert ambiguous objectives into empowering and enjoyable experiences but also help facilitate all parts of the process, including initial ideation, product scoping, low-fidelity prototyping, interaction design, and client engagement.

Our product team is a collaborative group of product designers, implementation specialists, product managers, and engineers. We operate within integrated project teams (IPTs), each of which focuses on key user workflows and needs that we have identified in the defense space. Depending on your background, you will join an IPT and take charge of the tasks for that track.

This role is a full-time position located out of our office in Pittsburgh, PA. 

This role may require up to 25% travel

Scope of Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with product managers, data analysts, and go-to-market teams to understand user needs and translate them into product features, concepts, workflows, and user experiences.
  • Collaborate with the product managers, engineers, data scientists, and implementation specialists in your IPT to ideate, define, develop, implement, and validate solutions for the Ark
  • Design and document user flows, wireframes, and interactive prototypes that optimize data visualization and facilitate data exploration, and that fully align with product requirements documentation.
  • Collaborate directly with integrated product teams, including engineering and data science, to support the implementation of UI designs, engage in productive cost-benefit discussions to assess potential deviations from designs, and support future iteration and development against long-term objectives.
  • Present and defend designs and key milestones to clients, peers, and executive-level stakeholders
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of an established design system and UI component library
  • Become an expert on itself, and the commercial and publicly-sourced data represented in it. 
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills
  • Put customers at the center of all ideation and development
  • U.S. Citizenship is required

Required Skills:

  • 6+ years of experience designing and shipping complex, intuitive, and successful web-based products - ideally with a data component
  • Portfolio with revenue-generating case studies 
  • Bachelor's degree in HCD, HCI, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Architecture, or a related field
  • Interest in defense tech, analysis, and data visualization
  • Mastery of Figma, Adobe CC, and general design techniques
  • Ability to leverage, stand up, and maintain component libraries designed for the web
  • Experience working in an agile development process, while able to balance scope, speed, and quality
  • Precise visual and interaction design skillsAbility to solve problems creatively, effectively, and at multiple fidelities
  • Awareness of the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies

Desired Skills:

  • Current possession of a U.S. security clearance, or the ability to obtain one with our sponsorship.
  • Experience in or exposure to the nuances of a startup or other entrepreneurial environment.
  • Masters in HCD, HCI, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Architecture, or related field.

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