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Senior Product Designer-Chicago

Company: Zumper
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Zumper is on a mission to make renting an apartment as easy as booking a hotel. With 70 million users (1 in 3 US adults) and 150 million visits, we are empowering people to rent smarter. Our success has generated support from top-tier investors for a total of $140m in funding (Series D). We realize that changing the way the world rents requires passion, bold ideas, and bright minds.
Join us and build the future of renting, Today.
We're a fresh and vibrant bunch, with a surplus of raw talent. We walk one mile each way just for ramen. This is a huge opportunity to grow and forever change how people experience the feeling of home. We're looking for a -Senior Product Designer -who can be a partner and mentor for our team, to set the bar for design excellence and help us deliver a world-class experience.
What You Will Do:

  • Deliver UI/UX product designs through our design process from ideation to launch
  • Drive business and customer impact through design solutions
  • Help define the design principles and aesthetic for our products and hold people to it
  • Set and raise the bar for design excellence by providing feedback to team member projects and contributing to the design process
  • Advocate for the needs of our customers (renters, landlords, agents, property managers) across our marketplace
  • Collaborate across multiple teams (marketing, growth, engineering, etc) to ensure partners have their input coordinated during development
  • Mentor fellow team members and be a role model for our design process and methods through clear and concise feedback
  • Leverage prototyping to deliver high impact experiences and build confidence in product direction
  • Conduct your own research and demonstrate it to inform your design decisions and influence partners
  • Use storytelling to increase the influence and impact of design across the organization
  • Inspire the team with your grit, integrity, and infectious curiosity for learning.
    Who You Are:
    • A Senior Product Designer with strong visual design skills with demonstrated proficiency in typography and color theory
    • Empathetic, committed and curious in nature
    • Can design successfully to address both the functional and emotional needs of customers
    • Able to navigate complex projects
    • Can employ a repeatable design process to ship meaningful experiences across web and mobile platforms
    • An excellent communicator and can collaborate with engineers, product managers, and other partners
    • Proficient in design tools such as Sketch or Figma. (P.S. we're a Figma shop)
    • Passionate about mentoring other designers
    • Passionate about our mission to help people find the perfect home
      What We Offer:
      • 401k plan + 3% company match
      • Stock options
      • Great Medical, dental, vision insurance options with 90-100% premium coverage
      • FSA, HSA, Life insurance, and Long-term Disability insurance
      • Up to 12-weeks of paid parental leave
      • Flexible vacation policy - work hard and take time off when you need it
      • Health & wellness credits and hosted meditation sessions
      • Home office set-up and internet reimbursements
      • Group training and individual professional development support
      • Team activities, game nights, and happy hours
      • Weekly insight into company metrics
      • Employee Resource Groups (Black Lives Matter at Zumper, Out at Zumper, and zWomxn) that create safe spaces for candid conversations
        Life at Zumper:Zumper HQ is located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, next door to the iconic Transamerica Building. With offices in Chicago, New York, Providence, and Scottsdale, we are lucky to have 200+ team members across the US.We care deeply about diversity and inclusivity. We are fostering an environment that celebrates individuality and enables you to be your best self. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome all applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, or race. We are committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive equitable employee benefits. (Please contact us to request accommodations).
        We are proud to have been awarded Inc. Magazine's 2019 Best Places to Work and SF Business Times' 2020 Best Places to Work and 2019 Bay Area Workplace Wellness and Builtin's 2021 SF Best Places to Work and 2021 SF Companies with the Best Benefits.
        Please noteZumper does not accept unsolicited resumes from staffing vendors, including recruitment agencies and/or search firms. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Zumper employees, or any other company location. Any submittals without a prior signed agreement will become property of Zumper.

Keywords: Zumper, Chicago , Senior Product Designer-Chicago, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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