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Design Lead

New York

I&CO, a business invention firm in New York, is looking for a Design Lead to join our team and grow with us.

You Are

  • A hands-on design practitioner who cares about the quality of the design output. You’ve shipped consumer products and understand what it takes to take elegant experiences from concept to shipment
  • A skilled graphic, brand or digital designer has designed beautiful brands, communication design materials and/or interfaces
  • A strategic thinker who is equally passionate about problem-solving through great design and user experience, and investigating complex business problems
  • A good listener who understands the role of design in business and cares about the quality of the output as well as the thoughtfulness of our service
  • Someone who is ready to manage other designers

You Will

  • Create compelling ideas and develop them into clear and elegant design solutions and drive a project’s vision forward from concept to completion
  • Lead and guide a small team of designers to establish a beautiful, intuitive and expressive UI design system with principles and patterns which can be translated across mobile and web properties
  • Work with a small multi-disciplinary team and partner closely with other designers, engineering, product, and data folks to find elegant yet practical solutions to design challenges
  • Be autonomous. Work independently, and can manage multiple projects under minimal supervision and be accountable for the quality of your work
  • Manage and mentor less experienced designers and elevate them

You Have

  • 5-8+ years experience as a UX or digital product designer working in a studio environment or relevant industry
  • A strong portfolio that spans various industries and shows a range of problem solving through user experience and digital product design with relevant examples. Knowledge and experience in commerce is a plus
  • Strong proficiency with Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Zeplin / Figma, Invision and or Principle, pen and paper. Motion design or prototyping experience is a plus
  • Excellent design standards and attention to detail
  • Experience working closely with engineers on technical projects
  • Degree in design, HCI, CS or a related field or equivalent practical experience

We are an equal opportunity employer, and diversity is a core part of the values of our company. This directly impacts our ability to solve complex problems within our work in the most just way. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability—these have no influence on our hiring decisions.

To apply, please send a resume and a portfolio of work samples, a short introduction about yourself and a note about why this opportunity feels exciting to you.