Senior Product Designer
XWP has collaborated on some of the most ambitious and successful WordPress projects and partnered with the likes of Google, News Corp, and Penske Media Corporation (PMC) to bring richer technologies and delightful user experiences to the open web.
Our team of 100+ experts (from 30+ countries and 6 continents) enjoy challenging work, service-focused and collaborative teammates, and many opportunities to grow and learn. We have a passion and enthusiasm for what we do and a sincere care for each other and our clients.
We are looking for the right person to join our design team who will support XWP’s mission of building a better web at enterprise scale by delivering exceptionally designed client and user experiences, within a supportive and growth-oriented environment.
Who You Are
You have a passion for design and have an appetite for self-education
You have a keen eye for details, especially the small ones.
You are fueled by a balanced blend of humility and confidence.
You are an enthusiastic open web advocate.
You appreciate order and efficiency, but have an action-oriented approach.
You value autonomy and have the self-management skills to operate dependably in a fully-remote role.
What You’ve Done
Spent a few years leading the product design process for large scale projects
Developed strong proficiency using collaborative design tools like Figma
Built deep expertise creating visual concepts and testing them with users
Created engineering-ready visual designs for both web and mobile
Worked successfully as a solo designer and as part of a larger design team
Operated within the framework of an agile team (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Lean UX)
Worked with remote team members distributed around the world
Designed themes and editorial workflows for WordPress
Worked with major technology companies and publishers
Collaborating on projects using Github and Atlassian’s Jira
Interest in participating in and passion for giving back to the WordPress community
What You’ll Do Here
Be An Engaged Team Member
* Work closely and collaboratively with others to develop solutions
Be a candid, respectful, and supportive teammate and leader
Participate in estimations for planned design efforts
Adhere to Agile SCRUM Methodologies and organizational processes
Support the engineering team as needed through implementation
Champion Design Best Practices
Participate in our design community and help grow our design expertise
Support the development and improvement of design processes and best practices
Facilitate discussion and ideation with the Product Owner, Project Architect, wider product team and client to identify possible solutions
Participate in the discovery process to understand the problem, users and their objectives, client and their objectives
Design Accessible, Engaging, User Interfaces
Advocate and design for accessibility
Create high fidelity designs and design documentation for the engineering team to implement the interactions and interface
Create artifacts (questions, user journey maps, visual concepts and prototypes) to aid in user research studies and client validation
What Success Looks Like
Be an active participant in and valuable contributor to the discovery and planning process with clients and the engineering teams
Communicate proactively with the team and client, including any changes in timeline or direction
Take responsibility for any mistakes that you may make and work with the team to resolve them
Collaborative participation across global time zones and cultures
Proactive approach to learning, growth, and sharing
Having the trust and confidence of your teammates
Leading by example and treating others with respect
Payscale & Benefits
Trust and support from your colleagues (we look out for each other and work together towards our shared goals and vision)
The rewards of a highly collaborative culture (we’re a team, not a working group)
The joys of remote work done right (schedule flexibility, skip the commute, more time for family and interests outside of work)
The chance to play an important part in helping XWP achieve its full potential and make a meaningful difference for our clients, team members, and the open web.
An expected salary range of USD $90,000 to $120,000 or contractor rates of $50-$70 per hour
Unleash+ allowance of $2,500 per year to enrich your life, and other benefits.
XWP is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.
Are you intrigued?
Apply now and tell us about yourself, what this role will mean to you, and why you are who we want to work with.
If you are not the one we are looking for, please share this with anyone you know who might be!