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Digital Product Designer at L+R

Company: L+R

Location: Brooklyn
Type: Full-Time
Category: Interaction Designer

Description

Mission:
L+R was founded in 2012 with the mission to make world class products and services that solve important problems in innovative, useful and beautiful ways. L+R’s current primary business is to partner with great clients across many industries and platforms to invent and evolve their products and services. In addition, L+R also creates self funded products and services that aim to solve important problems in emerging markets. With offices in New York City and Barcelona, L+R is an agile team of passionate designers and engineers aiming to make an impact.

Overview:
At L+R we strive everyday to make truly great digital products. Since L+R was founded, we’ve always understood the deep importance of design as it relates to the ultimate success of the products we create. Holistically every aspect of a human’s relationship to a product is extremely important to us. A product’s branding, icon, user experience, interface design, animation, sound, color and so on all add important value to a person’s experience with a product. As a digital product designer, your role will be to own every aspect of a digital product’s design and to hold each of these aspects up to the highest standards all while collaborating with engineers, artists, strategists, analysts, and the like. We are currently seeking exceptional candidates to join the team as full-time employees. All digital product designer positions are currently only available in New York City.

Responsibilities:
– Create beautiful, communicative and functional product branding
– Contribute high value to team-based product brainstorming sessions
– Build feature requirement documents alongside software engineers
– Make intuitive information architectures, wireframes and interfaces
– Write code to rapid prototype and test complex product interactions
– Collaborate with software engineers to create detailed style guides
– Contribute value to sprint meetings to help drive product direction
– Provide honest critical feedback to other team members when able
– Take agency to find and fix errors in L+R’s product design process
– Collaborate closely with clients and partners on agency projects

Requirements:
– Excellent communication skills with English as your first language
– Competent at both front end development as well as illustration
– Strong foundational knowledge of graphic design and typography
– Experience building and shipping different categories of products
– Foundational knowledge of engineering systems and design styles
– URL featuring detailed examples of your product design portfolio
– Ability to think at a high level regarding product strategy and vision
– Able to self manage your time by being effective on a daily basis
– Passionate about proactively contributing value to the organization
– Passionate about important issues that you want to be a part of

Full-Time Employee Benefits:
– Competitive medical, dental and vision insurance
– Freedom for selected careers to work from anywhere
– Generous vacation days to take time off when needed
– Educational stipend to continue improving your skills
– Personal laptop of your choice for full time employees
– Bike and pet friendly office at our NYC headquarters
– Free lunch, snacks and drinks when you need them
– Budgets for services like Spotify, Amazon and Uber

Equal Opportunity Employer:
L+R is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with L+R is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

How To Apply:

Please send your application to Ryan, co-founder of L+R, at ryan@levinriegner.com.