Principal UX & Product Designer

| Greater NYC Area

At Conductor, a WeWork company, we’re passionate about helping businesses help their customers. Some of the world’s top brands use our software to create and optimize content so that it gets found online. We’re headquartered in NYC, and we’ve been named Crain’s “Best Place to Work” 7 years running.

Our Product & User Experience Design team is growing and is seeking a Principal UX & Product Designer to design the next generation experiences for our customers. The Product & User Experience Design team is responsible for all aspects of User-Centered design from user research, conceptual design, interactive prototyping, usability testing and visual design.

As a Principal UX & Product Designer you will be a leader and mentor on our Design team. You will lead large scale design projects and partner with product managers, engineers and business stakeholders. We are looking for a designer who can take product features from initial concept all the way through final visual design to create an amazing product that customers love, the market is wowed by and redefines the way our customers think about marketing.

Your Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to define innovative user interfaces and interactions, which result in improved usability and user productivity
  • Define workflows that reflect the customer's needs and ensure consistency among features
  • Design at various levels of fidelity from whiteboard sketches to detailed wireframes, clickable prototypes, and high fidelity visual comps
  • Perform qualitative user research to understand user needs and evaluate design solutions for usability 

About You: 

  • 5+ years of UX and Product Design experience
  • Experience designing software and web applications
  • Experience designing data-rich interfaces and data visualizations
  • Strong knowledge of user-centered design principles, methodologies, best practices and approaches, particularly as applied to digital products and web-based applications
  • Able to work iteratively on multiple projects in a fast-paced agile process
  • Easy to work with, open to feedback, passionate and vocal about what is best for the user
  • Have a strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills
  • Want to challenge the status quo and always strive to improve process and methodology
  • Have mastery several design tools such as Sketch, Axure, Illustrator or Photoshop
  • Have knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Able to work on-site in our Manhattan office

Bonus Points:

  • A degree is User Interface Design, Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction or a related discipline
  • Front-End Development experience
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • DynamoDatabases
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

Conductor is located in Manhattan's Silicon Valley, convenient to all major commuter rails, subways, and within steps of plenty of major restaurants.

What are Conductor Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
The Conductor Foundation allows employees to participate in a number of volunteer opportunities like serving food in local soup kitchens, working with Autistic children, and more.
Partners with Nonprofits
The Conductor Foundation gives Conductor Searchlight as a grant to non-profits each year, providing them with a support team for one year, and access to the platform for life.
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Conductor's health insurance policy covers up to 100% of out of pocket expenses.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Conductor provides Backup child care assistance.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Conductor offers employees professional development opportunities like onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Conductor hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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