1stdibs is the leading online marketplace for one of a kind luxury products sourced from all over the world. We are expanding our product team and seeking passionate product managers, interaction designers and visual designers to build the most compelling experiences for our customers. We are inspired by simplicity, and we are a team of self-starters who believe that creativity loves constraints.
As an interaction designer at 1stdibs, you will be responsible for designing information architecture, design user interfaces, and define user interactions on our marketplace platform. You will partner with Product Managers, front-end engineers and visual designers to build the most compelling user experience solutions. Candidates must be creative problem solvers, innovative designers, and passionate user advocates. You must also thrive in a fast-paced, team-based, environment that believes in failing fast and delivering results.
-Define site architecture for homepage, browse/search and purchase experiences of 1stdibs.com
-Develop high-fidelity mockups w/ behaviors. Develop lo-fidelity prototypes (wireframes, sketches) illustrating interaction patterns for usability studies, front-end engineering, or internal discussion.
-Produce visualization of user experience strategy and next generation concepts that are based on latest interaction design principles and enabling web technologies.
-Partner with a wide range of stakeholders from concept to creation, including product managers, marketing, user research, developers, and testing.
-Comfortable in an agile environment of rapid iteration and experimentation, prototyping at various levels of fidelity.
-Possess strong verbal, written and visual presentation skills with a deep understanding of the value in storytelling.
-Demonstrate the ability to plan, direct and organize customer research in the form of interviews, contextual study, usability testing, cognitive walk-throughs and remote testing.
-Have command of various applications related to prototyping and user interface design (Fireworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, Omnigraffle, Flash, etc)
-Well versed in collaborative design techniques, rapid prototyping, UI design, UI patterns, time-based visual design and information architecture.
-Ideally, 3+ years of experience in consumer facing ecommerce.
-Masters Degree in Interaction Design or related field preferred
How To Apply
NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.