UI/UX Designer, Snap Lab at Snap Inc.
Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
Snap Lab is home to the Spectacles brand and a world-class Research & Development team, working together to pave the way for the future of the camera — and innovating how creative computing will be overlaid on the world around us.
We’re looking for a UI/UX Designer to join Team Spectacles! As a UI/UX Designer, you’ll be a part of a small team rapidly designing and prototyping new features and ideas for current and next-generation Spectacles products. Working from our office in Venice, CA, you’ll work closely with our Product Strategy, Design, and Engineering teams to deliver high quality and thoughtful experiences to our customers. You will be expected to contribute to all aspects of design and execution, including pitching your ideas, designing the feature (visual design, interaction design, and prototyping), and partnering with engineering to implement your vision. You will be expected to be able to communicate your ideas to team members and leadership within the company.
What you’ll do:
Conceive new feature ideas and pitch them directly to the CEO
Be a leader - Snap is a design-led company and as a UI/UX Designer you will be expected to lead projects and teams
Design and prototype simple and intuitive experiences for Spectacles
Contribute to all stages of the design process from user research to wireframes and shipping the product
Identify the needs of Spectacles users and improve on existing features
Help define the short and long-term roadmap for your product area
Regularly give and receive feedback on design iterations
Work with other designers, product managers, and engineers to oversee new user experiences from concept to launch
Communicate design goals and specifications to the engineers responsible for building them
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Excellent communication and presentation skills. You’ll be expected to clearly communicate design strategy to executives, the rest of the team, and to engineers
Ability to prototype interactive mobile experiences
Capable of acting as a Product Manager when needed
Ability to think at a high level about product strategy
Self-motivated attitude with the ability to work in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous work environment
A portfolio showcasing your mobile or interactive design skills and completed work
4+ years experience designing and shipping mobile applications
Proven Experience in Sketch, Figma, Photoshop, Illustrator, or other design or prototyping tools
Strong visual design skills and passion for interaction design
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Technical background or a familiarity with software engineering
Passion for Snap Inc. and Spectacles products!
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].