User Experience Designer

Full Time @Pinata in Product Design

Job Description

Pinata is creating a world where people can own the experience of creating and distributing content. We’re looking for someone to turn conceptual ideas into realistic product designs that address strategic and tactical goals, and help drive product discussions around overall user experience.
We are seeking an experienced User Experience Designer to join our team. This is a remote position with a preference that the candidate be located anywhere within the Americas or Canada.
Responsibilities
This candidate will collaborate closely with the product owner to effectively create a product workflow that incorporates new features into the application to provide a seamless user experience, drive revenue and improve retention.
Design low-fidelity mockups to capture the overall user flow of activities across journey stages
Perform customer research (i.e. interviews, research plan) to evaluate needs, gaps, and capabilities in order to improve their experience. Leverage a range of research methods including user interviews, surveys, usability tests, and card sorting.
Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback and develop recommendations to address customer needs through storyboards, process flows, and site maps
Design, validate, and deliver customer journey maps and information architectures
Prepare design documents and review with product team members and other stakeholders to solicit feedback
Communicate the user experience guidelines to the engineering team
Work with marketing team to keep messaging consistent, in and outside of the product
Keep up-to-date on news/incidents and understands what is happening in the market and with competitors
Creative Problem Solving!
Qualifications
* Bachelor’s Degree (or commensurate experience) in visual design disciplines, Human-Computer Interaction, Informatics or other similar degree
* A minimum of at least 2 – 4 years demonstrated success in creating innovative user experiences
* A portfolio demonstrating superior design skills and deliverables from a user-centered design approach
* Strong experience with design tools such as Figma
Nice-to-haves
* Experience working with and evolving design systems
* Turning low-fidelity wireframes and mockups into high-fidelity mockups, using elements from our design system
What you get:
Ability to work remotely anywhere
Competitive salary
Health benefits including dental & vision
Unlimited paid time off
Professional Development Stipend
18 weeks Maternity + Paternity Leave
Equity for every FT salaried employee
Who we are:
Pinata Technologies, Inc. is building the tools and infrastructure for a more free and empowering Web3 generation through IPFS. Our vision is to foster a sense of place for every creator on the internet that is uniquely theirs. Our fully remote team comprises engineers and designers, builders and creators, and overall kind humans with big dreams. We believe in a culture that fosters honesty and teamwork, laughter and trust, and our work is meaningful and challenging in the best ways every day. 
Check us out at About Us | Pinata
Pinata is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.