Product Designer

| Greater LA Area | Remote
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Want to Change the World?

Product Designer

dotOrg is a mission-driven, compassionate, and spirited team who wants to make the world better, smarter, and more giving. We are searching for designers who are ready to help disrupt and revolutionize the nonprofit industry.

Who We Are

We are searching for a Product Designer who is ready to help disrupt and revolutionize the nonprofit industry. Product Designers serve a vital role here: from identifying and understanding the problems our users face, to the craft and finish of every detail in the product. They are designing the future of dotOrg. We appreciate people who think deeply, speak clearly, love collaboration and feedback, and have a solid collection of gifs. dotOrg is a gritty, compassionate team who wants to make the world better, smarter, and more giving and. If you are ready to change the world, send us a note with a link to your work and experience.

What You Will Do

  • Collaborate closely with Design and Product Leadership to define features and contribute to the overall direction of product.

  • Partner with engineering to ensure that our implementation and user experience is 👌.

  • Use and evolve our design system in order to design flows, prototypes, sketches, and high-fidelity visuals for your features.

  • Create and iterate on features that drive an understanding of how to use dotOrg successfully.

  • Proactively solicit feedback from your peers, including product designers and other teammates in your product team.

  • Collaborate with Design Leadership to inform and improve design processes and culture.

  • Plan and conduct research efforts  to further our understanding of our users.

  • Find creative ways to solve UX problems and measure its success.

  • Constantly be learning about the nonprofit space and industry trends.

What You Possess

  • 5+ years of experience in an individual contributor role, on a Product Design team.

  • An outstanding portfolio, showcasing a foundation in Ideation, Interaction and Visual Design, and Research.

  • BS in Design, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.

  • Solid understanding of how to create usable, accessible, and modular designs that can scale to millions of users.

  • The knack to understand and solve problems.

  • Analytical mind with a business acumen.

  • Experience in working and collaborating with diverse teams in a dynamic, rapid growth environment.

  • Experience partnering with Product Managers to develop the strategy and rationale for features.

  • Ability with prototyping as a means to explore and convey design solutions.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (especially if you love to use emojis 😎)

  • Bonus: Experience designing for iterative and experimental features

Nice To Haves

  • Enterprise software experience in user-facing tools.

  • Passion for, or experience with, the Non Profit space and the problems we are solving.

  • Tolerance for ambiguity, creativity in strategy and execution tactics, and always improving on the status quo.

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • DynamoDBDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • FigmaDesign
    • InDesignDesign
    • TrelloManagement
    • GitHubManagement

Location

Los Angeles, CA

An Insider's view of dotOrg Technology

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm thrilled to wake up knowing I am positively impacting millions of lives and making the world a better place with our nonprofit work.

Maria

Intern

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Every team member has a voice in our vision and direction. Every start-up company has to be agile and change with the team, market, and customer, especially when a company is trying to disrupt a market. At dotOrg, we expect our team members to bring bold, big ideas to the table to influence our vision. No matter what role you are in.

Kirsten Helvey

Co-Founder and CEO

What makes someone successful on your team?

We have a diverse mix of voices that leads to better collaboration, decisions, and experience design outcomes. The ability for each of us to be 100% our authentic selves creates a great work environment.

Davey

Head of Design

What are dotOrg Technology Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
Mentorship program
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