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Principal Product Designer

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
ICIMS Req ID
21-10449
Organization
Product Management
Position Type
Full-Time
Education
Bachelor's Degree
Travel
10%

WHO WE ARE

We’re passionate about helping hard-working entrepreneurs grow their property management businesses. We’re a collective of uniquely talented individuals who are at the top of our game and are determined to get better at what we do every day. Our determination to make our customers’ lives better and break records is contagious—you find yourself becoming intensely passionate about the work that we do, even if the property management industry was never on your radar before you got here.

ABOUT THE TEAM

Our Design and Experience team is passionate about creating beautiful, meaningful, and valuable experiences that make our user’s lives easier.

Our team of designers, copywriters, and researchers are all committed to fostering each other's growth, partnering with the R&D organization to deliver top-notch experiences, and taking part in Buildium's great culture. We celebrate honesty, creativity, initiative, and collaboration.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

As a Principal Product Designer, you will lead an exciting reimagining critical application areas for Buildium’s customers. You will lead design for one or more scrum teams, and lead and develop ongoing UX Team initiatives. Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to solve complex problems and advocate for consumer-grade user experiences. You willl also mentor newer designers on the team and contribute to our Design System

 

This position will report to the Director of Product Design & Experience.



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Deliver high-quality experiences that are beautiful, effective, modular, and embody our brand.
  • Champion design-thinking on your scrum teams and in cross-department interactions.
  • Serve as a voice of design for the company.
  • Communicate conceptual ideas by producing design deliverables such as sketches, scenarios, wireframes, customer personas, prototypes, mockups, storyboards, customer journey maps, and user stories as part of the software development lifecycle.
  • Lead collaborative design sessions with Product Management and Engineering to reach a shared understanding of deliverables.
  • Engage in usability testing and incorporate user preferences and research findings into designs.
  • Make understanding end-user requirements a constant priority.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to lead initiatives for and contribute to our design system.
  • Develop and utilize a deep understanding of customer needs by reviewing and participating in user research.
  • Set the strategic direction and ongoing refinement of Buildium’s product aesthetic; contribute to the team’s vision.
  • Mentor newer designers on the team.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Significant UX design and/or product design experience. 
  • Fluent in commonly-used design tools, e.g. Sketch and InVision.
  • Fluent in user-centered design principles and testing methodologies.
  • Can clearly and effectively present and communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and customers.
  • Familiar with Agile Scrum methodology; ability to plan and manage design work for 3-4 projects at a time.
  • Experience setting and guiding execution of design vision and direction for suites of applications

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Experience with iOS/mobile design.
  • Experience in the SMB market and/or B2C products.
  • Experience creating or working extensively with Design Systems as a producer and/or consumer.

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WHAT WE OFFER

  • Casual and collaborative work environment
  • Flexible time off
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance 
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Parental leave
  • Flexible spending and dependent care accounts
  • Commuter benefits
  • Free lunch Thursdays
  • Ping Pong, Foosball, etc
  • Free snacks

 

At Buildium we’re always looking for smart, driven, enthusiastic professionals who want to join our team. Our vision is to create a 100-year company with a mission of helping small businesses succeed — all while setting the highest standard for the way business should be done.  Those aren’t just words on our wall — they are words we live by. We love what we do. We love what we’re building. And we love our customers. If that sounds like something you want to be a part of, we want to hear from you.

 

Buildium, a RealPage company,  is an equal employment opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, race, veteran or disability status.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive work environment where all employees feel a sense of belonging while bringing their authentic self to the table and being valued for it. 

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