Joy

Senior Product Designer at Joy

San Francisco · Full Time

Design is Joy. It’s what people remember. It’s what people feel. It’s what makes our customers fall in love over and over again. It’s the little things, the intangibles and it’s a part of everything we do. We believe design is not just how the product looks and feels but what it does. We prefer simple over complicated. Humans over robots. If you agree, join us.

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Job Description

Joy is looking for a product designer to join our founding design team. The ideal candidate is someone who's passionate about product design but doesn’t shy away from wearing many hats. Who understands that the best experience isn’t crafted in a silo, but is a coordinated team effort across product, engineering and marketing. Someone who loves collaboration, giving and receiving feedback, communicates clearly, listens and empathizes with multiple points of view, and cares about the fit and finish or every detail of the product.

We’re looking for a designer who wants to join an early stage startup. Who is ready for an uncomfortable, but incredibly rewarding challenge. Someone who is excited about going from 15 employees to 500. Who is scrappy and resourceful. And someone who wants play a central role in influencing, crafting and building what design means at Joy.

Design is Joy. One of our co-founders is a designer. At our core we believe that design is the product. It’s what people remember. It’s what people feel. It’s what makes our customers fall in love over and over again. It’s the little things, the intangibles and it’s a part of everything we do. We believe design is not just how the product looks and feels but what it does. We prefer simple over complicated. Humans over robots.

We are looking for someone who:

- 3+ years professional experience
- Thrives in a fast-paced environment with ambiguity
- Strong visual design and communication skills
- A lover of typography
- Believes in sketching and rapid prototyping
- Not afraid to start over
- Experience with end-to-end product design
- Shipped real product to real customers
- Contributed as a leader in design and a strong collaborator with product managers and engineers
- Can wear many hats. From product design and definition, Hi-fi and Lo-fi prototyping, pixel-perfect visual mockups to user research and talking to customers.
- Experience with mobile design patterns
- On top of the latest apps and experiences in mobile
- Sketch or Figma or XD. Not Photoshop and Illustrator
- Principle, Framer or Origami

What you’ll do:

- Own the mobile experience across both Android and iOS
- Work closely with Product, Engineering and Marketing to represent the design team, facilitate design discussions, and give feedback in planning and product discussions.
- Work extremely closely with Engineering to ensure a high-quality design implementation and user experience
- Solicit feedback from your peers, including other product designers and teammates in your product team
- Help define and influence the design culture. Champion design thinking, process and practice as we scale and grow
- Interview new Product Designers and actively inform our inclusive design hiring process.
- Give internal brown-bags and talks about design
- Help make Joy a fun place to work

Goodies:

- Equity
- Generous PTO
- 401K
- Medical, dental, & vision insurance
- Mac Hardware and High Resolution Monitors (Retina Displays Only)
- Snack and Soda Bar
- Food Fridays and other team outings
- Joy sponsored tech talks and happy hours

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What We're Building

At Joy, we believe software can help organize and bring people together in the real world. Digital tools can (and should) bring people closer together—online and offline. Joy fosters real relationships and real communication, helping people organize, share, and remember their important life events.

We are building a virtual event planner that aims to help people plan events both large and small. From a concert or a school reunion to a destination wedding on a tropical island. We are starting with one of the biggest life events - the wedding.

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