Product Designer

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Department

Creative

Role Type

Full Time

Location

New York

Allows Remote

About RSR:

We're Ready Set Rocket. A full-service creative agency with data in our DNA.

We’re people first. As an agency, our people are our product. We're nothing without our team. So, we're hell bent on creating the best possible environment for our team to thrive -- hiring the most brilliant people, making sure everyone has opportunity for growth, and staying deeply rooted in the idea that life comes first, and good work will follow.

We have a team of experts focused on one thing -- collaborating to help our clients to grow their brands and their businesses. From campaigns and content to media and product, we work with brands to understand their goals, understand their audience, and help them to define and navigate the path forward, together.

Looking to join a fast-paced, growing agency with a team of passionate experts obsessed with their craft? Sounds like we might be right up your alley.

As an RSR Employee you:

  • Thrive in a fast-paced, highly-iterative, and collaborative workplace where you can take ownership of your work and wear many hats
  • Are comfortable not only executing the functions of your role, but also helping out colleagues and the wider team
  • Are adept at absorbing a brief, asking thoughtful questions, and initiating and executing an effective plan to achieve success in your work
  • Value feedback as a fundamental component of your growth
  • Can work against tight timelines while acting thoughtfully towards both the team and the clients
  • Are ambitious, take initiative
  • Always seek out ways to optimize processes, work smarter, and increase efficiencies
  • Optimize resources in a way that generates successful outcomes

Our Value:

Ready Set Rocket offers a competitive suite of benefits & perks including...

  • Hybrid workplace and fully remote option
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Expansive Paid family leave
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Sabbatical Program
  • Volunteer Program
  • 401k contribution matching
  • Professional development and growth opportunities

Ready Set Rocket is the recipient of numerous company culture accolades including...

  • Built In NYC, NYC Best Small Companies "Best Places to Work" 2022 
  • Ad Age Small Agency Awards, "Best Agency Culture" 2018
  • Crain’s "Best Places to Work" in NYC 2016 & 2017

Your Impact:

As Product Designer you work cross-functionally with leaders across project teams to map out initial concepts, user flows, wireframes, visual design, and prototypes. Participating in all project phases, you effectively communicate conceptual ideas and solutions from product strategy to launch to optimization.

What Success Looks Like

  • Owns product design and leverages a strategic eye in terms of bringing the right UX/UI solutions to identified problems/opportunities with each of the products as they currently stand.
  • Influence product and design direction through compelling storytelling that communicates a clear UX vision to all the stakeholders.
  • Knows how to achieve the right balance of generating the ultimate user experience while also prioritizing business goals
  • Design beautiful visual UI that adheres to our UI design standards (detailed high-resolution screen mockups).
  • Iterate actively with prototypes at all levels of design fidelity, informed by user research, market trends, and business goals.
  • Use metrics and analytics to assess new and existing features, consistently maintaining, evolving and extending the existing design system.
  • Collaborating regularly with strategists, product managers, other designers, and developers to ensure pixel-perfect execution of designs.

What You Bring to the Table:

  • Minimum of 4 years post college experience working in a UX or Product Design role is required.
  • Ability to develop a strong understanding of the vision and key measures of success for the product you're working on that is reflected in your design solutions.
  • Working knowledge of user research processes and methodologies.
  • Ability to clearly communicate design direction/rationale to peers and client stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated success deploying scalable UX patterns/UI systems.
  • Attention to detail and top notch design execution, from concept through delivery.
  • Successfully solves complex product design problems with strategy skills that produced best-in-class solutions.
  • Ability to synthesize and present findings, and articulate design rationale.
  • Experience working in a highly iterative, collaborative environment where people work cross-functionally, in a fast paced environment.
  • Skilled in Figma, UX/UI

Salary Range $85,000-$100,000 (some growth flexibility possible with this range)

EEO Statement

At RSR we are conspiring to design a better world and we believe this goal can only be advanced by a team that is committed to diversity, represents different cultures, perspectives and backgrounds and prioritizes inclusivity as a pilar of our company culture.

RSR is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

Covid-19 Vaccination Policy

RSR prides ourselves on being a workplace that puts the wellbeing of our employees first. In the age of COVID-19 and variants of the virus, and in accordance with Ready Set Rocket’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, we are requiring Covid-19 vaccination for all employees. We adopted this policy to safeguard the health of our employees and their families, our customers and visitors, and the community at large from infectious diseases that may be reduced by vaccinations.  As such, extending an official job offer to any candidate will be contingent on the candidate’s ability to provide proof of their full Covid-19 vaccination.

**Please note: Ready Set Rocket is accepting candidates located anywhere in the United States.

 

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