As a Product Designer at Weedmaps, you will create intuitive design solutions for native and web products that serve millions of users worldwide. You will partner closely with other designers, product owners, engineers, marketing, sales, and leadership to create products and features that support our business and delight our users.
This role will focus heavily on creating and maintaining our design system and style guide, and safeguarding the user experience with regard to common elements and pages used throughout the site and app. Please be a capable systems thinker, UI designer, and prototyper with experience with design systems..
Your strong understanding of user-centered design principles and design thinking means you can contribute actively, early in the product development cycle, and create research plans to disprove or prove your assumptions. Your work will be far-reaching and contribute to design systems that touch a variety of products.
Come be a part of a team of designers & creatives passionate about creating a collaborative and exciting environment while shipping industry-changing products. This is a full-time position located in our Irvine office.
The Impact You’ll Make
Maintain, guide, and push the boundaries of our design system Create beautiful, intuitive UI elements, in addition to broader UX-level work Help foster a culture of creativity throughout the company Collaborate with Product, Engineering, and other teams to identify needs, define requirements, discover solutions, execute, and ship Keep business needs and corporate goals front-of-mind, even as you design world class user experiences Distill complex problems into discrete issues with actionable solutions Prototype and test interactions and user experiences objectively and without bias Use both qual and quant data and analytics to make informed decisions Actively participate in group critiques by both providing and receiving thoughtful, constructive feedback Effectively communicate your ideas at the right time, with the right tools, and in the right formats Create design artifacts including but not limited to: information architecture diagrams, user flows, user stories, use cases, research plans, wireframes, high-fidelity mock-ups, and interactive prototypes
What You’ve Accomplished
3+ years of professional design experience A strong portfolio showcasing examples of human-centered designs, with clear indication of your specific contributions Ability to lead small-to-medium sized projects Experience with design systems Aptitude for creating beautiful, intuitive UI elements Experience with usability testing Experience using analytics to make informed, data-driven decisions Strong work ethic, sense of accountability, autonomy, and self-management Capable of taking full ownership of the work assigned Crystal-clear communication skills
100% Employee Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage and 80% of Dependent Coverage Matching 401k, 50% match up to 6% of employee contribution 3 weeks accrued PTO and 5 immediate sick days Accident Insurance Basic Life/AD&D (Accidental Death and Dismemberment) Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Flexible Spending Account Catered lunch provided 5 days a week All the equipment that you need to get your work done Fridge is always stocked with energy drinks and other snacks Casual work environment, read “no suit and tie required”, but you are free to dress to the nines
Weedmaps is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. We are looking for the smartest and most passionate people who want to join our team and develop the services, systems, and marketplaces that will serve the marijuana industry in the decades to come. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
Founded in 2008, Weedmaps is a leading technology and software infrastructure provider to the cannabis industry. Our suite of cloud-based software and data solutions includes point of sale, logistics and ordering solutions that enable customers to scale their businesses while complying with the complex and disparate regulations applicable to the cannabis industry. In addition, our platform provides consumers with information regarding cannabis products across web and mobile platforms, including listing local retailers and brands, facilitating product discovery and allowing consumers to educate themselves on cannabis and its history, uses and legal status. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Weedmaps employs more than 400 professionals around the world, with offices including Barcelona, Boston, Denver, New York, Phoenix and Toronto.
So what are you waiting for? Join the Weedmaps family!