Product Designer, Product Resilience

| Greater LA Area
We’re seeking a creative problem solver that can tackle complex challenges and deliver polished, delightful products for our users. You’ll use your full range of skills including strategic design, interaction design, and visual design to solve problems and craft delightful experiences. You’ll partner with product, data science, engineering and marketing, to identify new opportunities, create and test concepts, and deliver end-to-end solutions that are functional, usable, and enjoyed by Tinder’s diverse user base.  As a designer on our Product Resilience pillar you will be focused on experiences that align towards the team’s mission of protecting Tinder’s advantage, including trust and safety considerations, user privacy and integrity of the core experience. 

What you’ll do:

  • Design valuable, cohesive and delightful user experiences for Tinder.
  • Work with a highly technical cross functional pod. Synthesize the moving parts of complex engineering systems as they relate to and affect the overall user experience. 
  • Create UX designs and prototypes and UI mock-ups, including wireframes, flowcharts, visual mock-ups.
  • Iterate on designs based on feedback from team members, stakeholders and users.
  • Communicate design decisions without defending them.
  • Always be an advocate for our users.
  • Stay up-to-date with mobile app design trends, best practices, patterns, new capabilities, etc., and use this knowledge to push the product forward.

What we’re looking for:

  • Fascination for understanding user behavior and empathy for diverse perspectives.
  • A love for productive collaboration. Able to build trust & strong relationships at all levels, influences without formal authority, pushes back when appropriate. Earns respect and respects contributions of others.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity.
  • Experience in product design, UI design and/or UX design.
  • Experience designing for both Android and iOS. Knowledge of HIG & Material Design.
  • Experience with Figma, Sketch, Principle, and other design & prototyping platforms a must.
  • Process oriented but flexible to get things done in ambiguous times.
  • An eye for simplicity and visual harmony.

Bonus points:

  • Experience designing for social media or dating apps
  • Experience with animation and/or motion design
  • Front end development skills
  • Experience conducting exploratory user research and usability testing
  • Experience with quantitative data gathering and surveys
  • Experience working on a live app

As part of our team, you’ll enjoy:
· The hustle of a startup with the impact of a global business
· Tremendous opportunity to seek some of the industry’s most exciting problems
·  Working with an outstanding team of creative, fun and highly motivated people
· Comprehensive health coverage, competitive salary, and 401(k) match
At Tinder, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our community. Tinder is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • BashLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • DynamoDBDatabases
    • SQLAnalytics
    • PythonAnalytics
    • TableauAnalytics
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • PrincipleDesign
    • ZeplinDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • LeanplumCRM

Location

Occasionally referred to as WeHo, West Hollywood sits between Beverly Hills and Hollywood in Los Angeles.
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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

The Data Engineering team builds infrastructure to empower better decision-making for all teams at Tinder. We support Backend and Client engineers as they send billions of events daily to our pipeline, collaborate with Data Science and Analytics to architect solutions for quantitative analysis, and partner with Marketing to build reporting tools.

Kate

Engineering Manager - Data

What is your vision for the company?

My vision for Tinder Engineering is a culture of collaboration, learning and experimentation, growth, and technical excellence. Our product exists to bring people together, so too does our company bring together people of different backgrounds and specialties to create an amazing impact together.

Tom

VP, Engineering

What are Tinder Perks + Benefits

Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Pre-tax savings spending account for health care (up to $2,650/year) and dependent care (up to $5,000/year) expenses
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Dental preventive, restorative and orthodontia care for you and eligible dependents
Vision Benefits
Vision exam and corrective care for you and eligible dependents
Health Insurance Benefits
Health care preventive and illness coverage for you and your eligible dependents
Life Insurance
Basic Life Insurance, Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Supplemental (AD&D) Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
At Tinder HQ in LA we have a Personal Trainer on Mondays, Yoga Instructor on Tuesdays and Breathworks on Wednesdays.
Onsite Gym
Tinder HQ has a basketball court onsite
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
50% match (up to 3%)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
All new Mothers and Fathers are eligible for 12 weeks of paid leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Tinder's unlimited paid vacation policy allows employees to take time off work as they need, providing they comply with manager approval
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Tinder offers employees paid time off to observe all major holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Beer & wine!
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Tinder employees have access to a WageWorks Savings account allowing them to put money aside, pre-tax, up to IRS limits for commuter expenses
Company Outings
Tinder has company wide Holiday & Summer parties
Free Daily Meals
Tinder has catered lunch & dinner everyday as well as catered breakfast on Fridays
Game Room
Ping pong, darts & foosball at Tinder HQ in LA
Stocked Kitchen
Tinder has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored LaCroix you can handle
Happy Hours
Tinder hosts monthly New Hire Happy Hours as well as ad hoc celebrations for new releases & accomplishments
Parking
Tinder employees are assigned to one of 3 parking garages within a 1 block radius from the office
Recreational Clubs
Tinder Beach Volleyball, Soccer & Dodgeball
Relocation Assistance
Tinder offers relocation reimbursement to cover moving costs and travel expenses
Fitness Subsidies
All Tinder employees will be able to enroll at Equinox for $230/month.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Tinder offers tuition reimbursement for all full-time employees of up to $5,000 annually
Diversity Program
Continuing Education stipend
Customized development tracks
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