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Product Designer

Who we are:

Have you ever stopped to wonder how your computer, clothes, furniture or household goods made their way to your doorstep? Most likely, almost everything you own arrived here in a container on a container ship.  It is a massive industry that we all rely on but don’t think about much because it’s been done the same way for decades without much change or innovation.

NYSHEX is a well-funded Series A startup, developing a brand-new concept that will transform and enable an industry plagued with inefficiency, volatility, and $23b of economic waste annually. The NYSHEX team is passionate about collaborating with the world’s leading ocean carriers, shippers and forwarders to bring technology and innovation to this industry we love, and we hope that you’ll be part of building this new digital foundation that will have lasting effects for years to come.

Join our team as a Product Designer!

As a Product Designer, you will have the opportunity to join our team at a very early stage. You will lead the design and user experience for the exchange, as well as setting the foundation for the creative direction for the company. You will also get to work with a fantastic group of engineers and product managers with a direct influence on the product that is built. The team here works hard and is comfortable making mistakes, with the understanding that when things go right, it can transform an institutionalized industry.

As a Product Designer, you will:

  • Establish the Design Language system for NYSHEX.
  • Create wireframes and high fidelity prototypes in collaboration with the product team and customers 
  • Distill complex problems and information into simple, clean designs.
  • Collaborate with product management to build wireframes and high fidelity prototypes
  • Collaborate with engineering to facilitate development and launch your ideas.
  • Ship, measure, and improve your designs based on quantitative and qualitative feedback.
  • Setup and run customer interviews and usability studies.
  • Communicate findings through presentations, reports, and workshops.

Work Breakdown: 60% Design, 20% Research, 20% Collaboration and execution

You have:

  • Passion for design and delighting customers
  • 3+ years of experience as a UI/UX Designer or Product Designer
  • A strong portfolio focused on graphic, UI, and UX design.
  • The ability to distill complex problems into simple, clean solutions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with start-ups and high growth organizations
  • Consistency in the quality of output regardless of the size of projects
  • Good organizational skills to support the team
  • Motivation to work efficiently and constantly improve the standards of design
  • Experience with InvisionApp, Photoshop, CSS, HTML, JS, Sketch

What you have to look forward to:

Our culture promotes a dynamic, exciting, and challenging work environment with opportunities for learning and growth. Our team is passionate about building great tech and besides being great at their jobs, are also classical musicians, surfers, gamers, and foodies.

We provide a competitive compensation package, 401k plan, unlimited vacation days and an opportunity for you to share in the success of the company with stock options/equity

If this opportunity sounds exciting to you, apply now with your resume and tell us little about yourself!

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