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Senior Product Designer

Sotheby's k

New York, NY | Onsite or Remote Possible

Jun 4
Job Description

THE ROLE

Sotheby’s is currently searching for a Senior Product Designer to join our cross-disciplinary digital product team in New York City. We’re looking for someone experienced with agile product design life cycle needs—from requirements gathering, MVP delivery, documentation, prototyping, and subsequent iterations. This is a great opportunity to help shape the next generation of art market and luxury-oriented digital products.

The Senior Product Designer role will be both strategic and tactical. Projects involve working across a range of platforms and deliverables, leveraging both UX and UI skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES

-Leading product teams and providing deliverables through the entire UX/UI design lifecycle (research, design, test and delivery).
-Stakeholder management and facilitation.
-Speaking with users and understanding their needs.
-Presenting work internally and to stakeholders.
-Working with team leadership to advance the practice of UX and Product Design within the company.
-Mentoring other designers through problem solving and constructive feedback.

EXPERIENCE

-5+ years as a Product or UX/UI Designer.
-Portfolio with demonstrated ability to execute product designs with an impact.
-User-centered and usability-focused problem solving skills.
-Familiarity with Figma (our main design tool), Sketch, InVision or similar.
-Excellent communication, presentation and organization skills.
-Strong collaboration skills across multiple internal teams as well as external vendors.
-Experience working on large, complex digital projects. Interest in ecommerce or SAAS is
preferred.
-Keen attention to detail and author of crisp, clear documentation.
-Proactive and able to work on multiple projects in parallel.
-Knowledge of responsive design and web coding standards (HTML, CSS, JS).
-Experience in working with, contributing to, and documenting design systems is a plus.
-UX writing or copywriting skills is a plus.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race (including, without limitation, traits historically associated with race, such as natural hair, hair texture, and protective and treated or untreated hairstyles), color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership/union status, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic predisposition, genetic information, reproductive health decision, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, alienage or citizenship status, domestic violence victim status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province or local law. The Company complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it operates.

Sotheby's

ABOUT SOTHEBY'S

Established in 1744, Sotheby’s is the world’s premier destination for art and luxury. Synonymous with innovation, Sotheby’s promotes access, connoisseurship and preservation of fine art and rare objects through auctions, private sales and retail locations. Our trusted global marketplace is supported by a network of specialists spanning 40 countries and 50 categories, which include Contemporary Art, Modern and Impressionist Art, Old Masters, Chinese Works of Art, Jewelry, Watches, Wine and Spirits, and Interiors, among many others.