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Senior Product Designer

Modak

Modak

Product, Design
Dubai Production City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates · Bogota, Colombia · Buenos Aires, Argentina · Buenos Aires, Argentina · Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia · Remote
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024
Product · Buenos Aires, Bogotá · Fully Remote

Senior Product Designer

About us:
Modak is a US-based platform leveraging the power of fintech, gamification, and community to empower teens to reach their full potential.
We are founded with an audacious vision to enable teens and young adults to reach their full potential, regardless of their background. We pursue this mission by offering a gamified fintech and learning ecosystem - with teen cards, financial literacy, and other services. We build for scale and security using the best technologies and enrich the user experience with a thriving community that supports each other. Modak is trusted by over 25,000 teenagers (and growing by the day!).

We are a global company, with teams across the US and LatAm and we do in person retreats every 2-3 months. If you are hungry to learn, humble to work with, and hustle like no one else, we would love to hear from you - especially if you are living in the US, Bogota, or Buenos Aires.
We are one of the most well-funded early stage startups, and we are grateful for the 3+ years of runway we have even in this market. Our investors include GGV Capital ($9.2Billion VC firm), Monashees, Maya Capital, Nazca VC, One VC, and 30+ leading angel investors and entrepreneurs across Silicon Valley and Latin America.

Join us to make history together!

About this role
As a Senior Product Designer at Modak, you will play a critical role in shaping the user experience and visual design of our platform. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product, tech, and growth, to create intuitive and engaging products that meet the unique needs of our teen users. The ideal candidate will have a passion for user-centered design, a strong empathy for our users, and the ability to create usable, appealing and accessible interfaces.

Responsibilities and qualifications:

We want to highlight that only some have all the skills that match a job description. None of us did! We value diverse experiences and while having the desired qualifications make for a strong candidate, we encourage applicants with alternative backgrounds to also apply. Every qualified applicant will be considered within the employment process. We strive for a diverse, inclusive workplace environment. Here's more about our team's thinking on this topic.

Responsibilities:
● Lead the end-to-end design process for new features and product enhancements, from initial concept to final implementation.
● Conduct user research, usability testing, and gather feedback to inform design decisions and iterate on existing features.
● Create wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs to communicate design concepts and interactions effectively.
● Collaborate closely with product managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure the seamless integration of design solutions.
● Advocate for user-centered design principles, ensuring that the needs and preferences of teenage users are at the forefront of the design process.
● Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in product design and user experience to continuously improve Modak's design standards.
● Mentor and provide guidance to other designers, fostering a collaborative and innovative design culture within the organization.

Qualifications:
● Solid experience (at least 4 years) working as a product designer, with a strong portfolio showcasing your expertise in user interface and visual design.
● Experience designing for mobile platforms (iOS and Android) and responsive web applications.
● Proficiency in design and prototyping in Figma.
● Strong understanding of user-centered design principles, usability, and accessibility standards.
● Ability to conduct user research, gather insights, and translate them into meaningful design solutions.
● Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively present and articulate design decisions to cross-functional teams.

Bonus Qualifications:

● Proficient in the use of no-code tools like Webflow.
● Familiarity with gamification and behavioral psychology principles to drive engagement and motivation among teenage users.
● Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and front-end development principles to facilitate collaboration with engineers.
● Experience with motion design and animation to enhance user interactions and animations.

Department
Product
Role
Product Designer
Locations
Buenos Aires, Bogotá
Remote status
Fully Remote
Employment type
Full-time

About Modak

Modak is a US-based platform leveraging the power of fintech, gamification, and community to empower teens to reach their full potential.

Founded in 2022
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Product · Buenos Aires, Bogotá · Fully Remote

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