Stack Overflow exists to serve developers. Whether we’re helping them get answers to their questions or find a new job, we build products that millions of developers use. As a designer at Stack Overflow, you’ll create and build products that directly impact the work and the lives of those developers.nnIn this particular role, you’ll be working alongside a team dedicated to the Public Platform. We’re constantly exploring new directions for our products and working towards creating a more enjoyable experience for developers around the world. This is a great opportunity to work on a product with a wide variety of features and complex problems with a team that’s excited to solve them. nnAnd as a member of the product design team, you’ll also spend lots of time working with us, whether that’s contributing to our design system, participating in critique, or just hanging out with us in Slack. We’re a team that rejects competition between designers and instead embraces collaboration and is always looking for ways to teach and help each other. nnWe’re looking for a generalist – someone who has the skills to do everything from research to early-stage design explorations to high-fidelity prototypes and mockups and front-end development. But most importantly, we’re looking for someone who’s excited to join our small team, to dig into big projects, and to learn and grow with us.nnSkills & RequirementsnWhat you’ll do:nnFollow our fast-moving product development process in close collaboration with your product teamnIdentify when user research and experience design methods are necessary, and conduct or help conduct that discovery worknDesign high-quality visuals, interactions, workflows, and copy that are user-centered and consistent with our design languagenUse your design work appropriately in context with the overall product and business goals to impact and drive product strategynWrite clean and maintainable html/cssnContribute to a collaborative and inclusive team environment where design ideas and feedback are shared openly and with the best intentionsnWhat we need to see:nnAt least 6 years of product design experiencenEvidence of thoughtful, thorough experience design worknEvidence of internally consistent and high-quality visual designsnEvidence of participation in, usage of, or execution of user researchnExperience with or interest in learning basic front-end development (HTML, CSS)nExcellent written and oral communication skillsnExperience with (or the desire for) working in a distributed environment (where most team members are remote)nHigh levels of organization and ability to work independentlyn(Desired) experience working on B2C products at scalen(Bonus) experience with designing for a community based productn(Bonus) experience with designing for developers or other technical audiencen(Bonus) experience using (and/or contributing to) design systemsnAlso note:nnWe’re a remote-friendly team and you’ll be part of a remote work culture that emphasizes online communication. While we’re generally very flexible on working hours, your working hours will need to overlap with (at least) the hours of 10AM – 1PM US Eastern time.nWe don’t consider applications without cover letters – please make sure to include yours and talk about why you want to work here!nWhat you’ll get in return:nnCompetitive Base Salary n20 days paid vacationnGenerous parental leave (12-16 weeks at 100% pay), family care leave, and unlimited sick daysnStock optionsnCompletely free health insurance (no copay, no premiums)nGym membership reimbursementnEmployees will never be poked with a sharp sticknWork Environment:nWe’re a remote-friendly team. Whether you work remotely or work out of our New York office (re-opening September 6, 2021, and won’t require employees to return to the office for the rest of the year), you’ll be part of a remote work culture that emphasizes online communication (Slack, GitHub, Hangouts, Zoom, Stack Overflow for Teams).nnEmployment is conditioned upon successful completion of a background check and upon having the appropriate legal right to work.nnDiverse teams build better products.nnLegally, we need you to know this:nnStack Exchange, Inc. does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class. We support workplace diversity.nnBut we want to add this:nnWe strongly believe that diversity of experience contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better company and better products. We are working hard to increase the diversity of our team wherever we can and we actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of it.nn#Locationn? Worldwide
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