User Experience Designer

Discogs team

Description

Discogs is the largest crowd-sourced, community-driven database of recorded music information in the world. Every day, millions of people use the Discogs Marketplace to connect, learn about music, and buy and sell vinyl records, CDs, and cassettes. As Discogs continues to grow, we are looking for bright, dedicated, creative, and highly motivated people to help us realize our mission to serve the music fan in everyone. We are relatively small, so individual contributions can have a large impact. High value is placed on quality, critical thinking, and continuous improvement. Our teams work collaboratively but are distributed geographically and open-source tools are important to who we are and how we work. We value the experiences and skills each team member contributes to helping us serve our music community.
Who We’re Looking For The UX Designer will work closely with our Product and Engineering teams to apply our core Discogs styles and patterns to marketing and operations projects, and drive accessibility design efforts in order to provide music lovers with an inclusive user experience on Discogs. This is a highly collaborative and technical role!
What You’ll Accomplish Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work with Experience Design and Experience Engineering team to maintain and adapt core design standards and flows across Discogs
  • Drive UX design efforts in relation to accessibility, assistive technology, and universal design
  • Collaborate with accessibility team to enable and execute accessible content to user interfaces for websites, mobile apps, and other electronic materials
  • Collaborate with Product Managers to create mockups, wireframes, and user flows based on current project requirements
  • Collaborate with Product Experience Team to incorporate research findings and industry best practices into designs
  • Collaborate with front end engineers to iterate on designs and maintain visual consistency
  • Perform usability testing of flow and design
  • Create clean and simple user-centered web and mobile views for a high traffic music ecommerce platform that relies on community contributors
  • Assist in the production of prototypes, concept sketches, and interaction designs using key tools such as Figma
  • Collaborate with our Experience Engineering team to iterate on and adapt designs for web, mobile, and apps
  • Participate in Experience Team reviews, sharing, brainstorms, and activities

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university, or equivalent work experience.
  • Over 7 years related work experience (design experience.). Minimum 4 years of professional experience in digital accessibility
  • Knowledge in Accessibility regulation. E-commerce design experience. Understanding of designing within complex legacy systems. UI design skills at high fidelity.
  • Experience with web, mobile and responsive design. Adept with design tools such as Figma. Knowledge of CSS.
  • Experience in user research and usability testing.
  • Possess knowledge within your specialization to be able to guide and mentor team members.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, ever-evolving environment and ability to respond quickly to changing expectations.
Ability to operate by Discogs principles of:
  • Relentlessly pursue our goals and honor our commitments
  • Ask questions, share observations, state facts, move forward
  • Embrace experiential learning
  • Contribute to the story of Discogs' success

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive compensation: salary, plus performance-related bonus program
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • 100% company-paid medical and dental insurance benefits for you and your dependents
  • 4 weeks paid vacation, increasing based on tenure
  • 18 weeks paid leave for birth moms
  • 8 weeks paid parental leave, including for adoption
  • Monthly wellness allowance
  • Annual professional and personal development allowance
  • Work from home office set-up and expense allowances
  • Flexible work location opportunities
  • Employer matching toward charitable contributions

How to apply

Apply via link

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Discogs

Discogs is the biggest worldwide music database. Discogs also offers a Marketplace where Buyers and Sellers from all over the world can buy and sell music in all physical formats. Thanks to the accuracy of the database, millions of Internet users use our website to research, buy and sell music, and also to track their music Collection and Wantlist. Discogs is directly supported by a large community of music enthusiasts and collectors.

Job Details

Posted on Nov 9

Portland, OR, USA

Full time

Senior