Product Designer

Santa Monica, California, United States Full-time

We are looking for a Product (UI/UX) Designer on a contract to hire basis to join our product team. As a core member of this small team, you will have an impact on the entire product design life cycle, from proposing initial ideas to ensuring high quality, pixel perfect releases. You are passionate about and can bring to the table skills in interaction, visual, iconography, and most importantly, strong product thinking and problem solving.

Who We Are:

Mammoth Media is focused on creating mobile alternatives for TV audiences.  As teens and millennials engage Media in new ways, we are there to meet them with compelling experiences centered around native mobile apps.  Founded and incubated by Science Inc., Mammoth has reached over 12 million teens for over 65 million hours of usage and 1 billion sessions in our first two years of existence.

  • We rapidly develop new products and services
  • We aggressively pursue the latest product trends and compelling experiences
  • We build products that immediately get major scale and are in front of millions of eyeballs
  • We have an app in the top 10 in the AppStore and two in the top 100

The role:

  • Design easy-to-use and intuitive product experiences
  • Help define the short and long-term roadmap for your product area
  • Be open to giving and receiving design feedback
  • Work with engineers closely to ensure your designs are built as spec’d
  • Define user specifications, flows, and interaction models

Who you are:

  • Passionate about great design and UX
  • Have a go-getter entrepreneurial spirit
  • Very detail oriented and think that every pixel is important
  • A strong communicator, with the ability to clearly articulate complex ideas.
  • Ability to think at a high level about product strategy and into the details of user experience
  • Energized by a fast changing environment

Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience designing and shipping mobile applications
  • Strong visual and interaction design skills
  • Ability to break down user stories and flows to find UX problems
  • Ability to prototype designs (in code or using a prototyping tool such as Flinto, Framer, Principle, After Effects, etc)
  • Proficiency (or desire to learn) Sketch as a UI tool
  • Positive and responsive self­-starter with a good work ethic and attention to detail.
  • Portfolio featuring examples of design work