Product Designer

| Greater LA Area

At Factual, we help people leverage our high quality location data through tools for anyone who wants to uncover new insights, enrich a product, engage an audience, or understand through analysis. Design plays a crucial role in creating these tools that help people understand and get work done at organizations ranging from smaller startups and agencies to larger companies such as Amazon, Snapchat, Facebook, Adobe, Google DoubleClick, and The Trade Desk.

We’re looking for a UI/UX designer who loves making complicated data and workflows simple. You’ll be taking our data and mobile personalization products to create intuitive and elegant experiences around them. You’ll be responsible for taking products and features from early concepts and low-fidelity wireframing through prototyping, iterating based on feedback, working with engineers on implementation, and measuring the outcome of your work. Designers at Factual are key collaborators - you’ll work with multiple internal teams, including product management, engineering, sales and marketing, and you’ll interface closely with Factual customers to solicit feedback and test your designs.

Note: Please include a link to a portfolio or samples of your past work. If there is a password, please include that in your resume or cover letter.

Responsibilities:

  • Must have experience working with large data sets, extracting relevant information, and producing strategic conclusions into user-friendly interfaces.
  • Work with the research team and project manager to identify the types of data, charts, maps, filters and information to be conveyed in your designs.
  • Be able to create static and dynamic visualizations for data-focused web-based applications. 
  • Have the ability to think holistically about complex systems and empathize with customers, to create compelling and effective user experiences.
  • Design visual interfaces, wireframes, user flows, and seamless interactions.
  • Conduct user research and gather data insights with guidance from senior researchers.
  • Build prototypes to share and test concepts with stakeholders.
  • A strong desire to innovate and create work that pushes the boundaries of data visualization and product design.
  • Experience creating large - complex data visualizations that adhere to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). 
  • Participate in key internal design meetings - including weekly status updates, brainstorm sessions and quarterly planning.
  • Understand how to work iteratively and cross functionally towards your vision and be able to deliver high-quality design solutions.
  • Must have a strong design foundation and be able to execute any phase of the design process (ex. research, analysis, UX, UI, concept testing, launch and iterate).

Requirements:

  • Must have a polished product design portfolio - showcasing projects focused around data visualization.
  • 4+ years professional hands-on design experience.
  • Exceptional analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Expert understanding and application of user-centered design methods and principles.
  • Ability to strongly articulate your design work and rationale to your peers and cross-functional team.
  • Experience working with an Agile development team.
  • A degree in HCI, Graphic Design, or related field is preferred.
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Location

1999 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067

What are Factual Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Employee wellness benefits such as weekly fitness classes and gym discounts, life insurance, discount programs, and many more.

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