Senior Product Designer for mobile

· Kyiv, Kyiv province
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Skylum allows millions of photographers to make incredible images faster. We automate photo editing with the power of Artificial Intelligence yet leave all the creative control in the hands of the artist. Our software gives rise to entirely new ways to enjoy photography, and we simply can’t do it without an awesome team of engineers and visionaries behind every release. You can change the way people imagine their photos to be.


Do you want to challenge yourself to leverage our world-class cutting-edge imaging technology and bring it to billions around the world? Do you understand the interplay between UX, features, creative results, and revenue? If so, you can be part of a game-changing team dedicated to making creative image editing accessible to everyone. 


Main goals:

Create and develop the world's most admired creative image and video editor with innovative user experience for iOS, iPadOS, Android, Chrome OS platforms. It should have a modern design with a high level of aesthetic appeal and visibly stand out from other applications. You'll have to design a new UX for creating artistic content on mobile devices; further, develop and adapt UX to users' needs.


Expected results:


  • Release the first version of the product for iOS and Android platforms on April 15, 2022. The product should have a significantly enhanced user experience compared to the current solutions on the market.
  • Release the product for the iPadOS and Chrome OS platforms on September 15, 2022.
  • Win the Apple Design Award in 2023.
  • Release a major product update for all platforms with new functionality in October-November 2022.
  • Improve the measurable product metrics of the UX.


Requirements:

  • The applicant must have good aesthetic taste, desire to create stunning products, and commitment to Dieter Rams' design principles. An appalling design "hurts" them.
  • Not afraid of challenging tasks with no concrete solutions.
  • Strive for continuous creative development. The applicant follows market trends and enriches their purview.
  • Problem-solving orientation. The applicant understands that the design is created to solve user problems. Therefore, they should listen to the opinions of users and adapt their solutions to users' needs. 
  • Creative approach, striving for innovation. The applicant knows how to find a new, sometimes unexpected strategy to solve problems; they always look for the most convenient tactics, not the most obvious ones.
  • Team player. The applicant finds a common language with colleagues, creating comfortable conditions for cooperation.
  • Proactive and result-oriented. Willing to take responsibility. The applicant is used to acting independently and keeping their word. Plans their work and shows top performance to ensure that all the tasks are completed on time.
  • Enthusiastic. The applicant demonstrates a caring and optimistic attitude towards work and believes in their abilities. They work hard because they are interested in the product and ready even for the toughest challenges.
  • Open to criticism and new ideas. The applicant is willing to receive feedback and responds calmly to negative reviews.



Responsibilities:


  • Create design concepts, drawings and prototypes to determine the best product.
  • Suggest improvements to design and performance to product engineers.
  • Inventing new solutions for users needs.
  • Transform design concepts into functional prototypes.
  • Establish high quality design for final product.
  • Conducting user interviews and evaluate solutions with them.
  • Working with R&D team and product manager to introduce new disruptive innovations.


Must Haves:


  • Passion to high quality design.
  • Work experience as a Product Designer or similar role.
  • Excellent eye for aesthetic design and customer appeal.
  • Artistic and innovative flair.
  • Strong Portfolio.
  • Knowledge of toolset is a must
    • Figma.
    • Adobe Photoshop.
    • Adobe Illustrator.
    • Principle/ProtoPie.
  • Experience in creation interactive UI/UX prototypes.
  • Be familiar with platform user interface guidelines (Human Interface Guidelines и Material Design for Mac, Win, iOS, iPad, Android, ChromeOS).
  • Ability to create beautiful icons and illustrations.
  • Skills in motion design to create animations and different complex interactions for User Interface.
  • English - intermediate or better.


What we offer:

For personal growth:

  • A chance to work with a strong team and a unique opportunity to make substantial contributions to our award-winning photo editing tools;
  • An educational allowance to ensure that your skills stay sharp;
  • English and German classes to strengthen your capabilities and widen your knowledge.

For comfort:

  • A great environment where you’ll work with true professionals and amazing colleagues whom you’ll call friends quickly;
  • The choice of working remotely or in our office space located on Podil, equipped with everything you might need for productive and comfortable work.

For health:

  • Medical insurance;
  • Twenty-one days of paid sick leave per year;
  • Healthy fruit snacks full of vitamins to keep you energized.

For leisure:

  • Twenty-one days of paid vacation per year;
  • Fun times at our frequent team-building activities;
  • Corporate events at least two times per year.


    If you are innovative & creative, a generally positive and ambitious person motivated by results, and looking for the challenge represented by working on cutting-edge technologies for global audiences, let’s talk! 


    Take the first step and reach out to our in-house recruiter with your CV and portfolio. Send it to <add name here> by emailing <enter email address here>. If we think you’re a good fit, we’ll get back 


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    • Location
      Kyiv, Kyiv province
    • Employment Type
      Full-Time
    • Minimum Experience
      Mid-level