focusIT, Inc. is a technology provider specializing in Software as a Solution (SaaS) products for the mortgage and financial services industries. The Company has enjoyed continuous growth since being founded in 2002 and has built a team of employees throughout the United States working virtually from home offices.
The Software Product Designer Position As a Software Product Designer for our mortgage-industry marketing automation platform, Pulse, you will own the user experience. Job responsibilities include creating interface designs and user flows for new and upcoming features, working with our Product Manager and Developers to bring these interface designs to production and iterating on existing designs by utilizing various research methods to guide your designs. You will be expected to conduct regular qualitative and quantitative analysis of this product, as well as work with the Product Managers and Developers on implementing tracking for new features. The ideal candidate is knowledgeable in common UI patterns for web design and is able to think in terms of these patterns to create engaging interfaces and workflows. We are looking for a candidate with a strong UX process that showcases an understanding of design thinking. Strong visual design skills are a plus, along with experience with HTML and CSS.
Additional Responsibilities of the Software Product Designer
Work closely with the Product Manager on translating product requirements into user flows and interface designs.
Work closely with Developers in an Agile environment to bring designs from concept to production.
Regularly attend meetings, SCRUMs, and workshops to build new features, iterate on existing features, or discuss upcoming potential features.
Conduct qualitative and quantitative research to identify user pain points, and work with Product and Development teams to solve them.
Qualifications of the Software Product Designer
Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent experience
At least 2 years web development experience, with strong understanding of software design
Proficient in Figma or Sketch, Adobe XD, Prototyping, User Flows and/or Flow Charts, Design Thinking and UX Process.
Knowledgeable in Design Workshops, Remote User Testing, Usability Data, Accessibility Standards, Other UI Pattern libraries and Other Design Systems.
Bonus to have experience in coding with HTML and CSS.
Compensation and Benefits Package for Software Product Designer This is a full-time, remote, and permanent position with competitive starting salary, benefits package, paid time off, and a strong company culture. focusIT offers new employees 3 weeks of Paid Time Off in the first year, as well 12 paid holidays! The Company has built a culture where work/life balance really matters!
The Recruiting Process for the Software Product Designer The recruiting process is designed to ensure that we make the right hire for this critical position and will include a combination of phone and web-based interviews, candidate assessments, and a pre-employment background check.