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Lead Product Designer

Blank Street

Blank Street

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Product, Design
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 3, 2023

About Us

At Blank Street, we believe great coffee should be an everyday ritual. With shops across London, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Boston, and DC, we’re the first-ever brand to offer affordable high-quality coffee.

Blank Street originated in an effort to change the specialty coffee status quo. Starting with small-format shops and continuing with a limited menu and top-of-the-line tech, we’ve always been focused on simplifying the coffee experience. We partner with amazing local vendors and brands, and have some of the best baristas and HQ members out there on our team. Love coffee? Keep reading.

Our Values

  • Magic is in the Details: in everything we do we value attention to detail, going the extra mile & thinking about everything that makes a moment meaningful
  • Move as One: We look for inclusive and respectful team members who strive to be the best team player & who over-communicates to ensure understanding
  • “My House is your House” Hospitality: We look for individuals who welcome guests into the cafe the same way they would invite in a friend, who are obsessed with presentation, making sure our cafes are always clean and welcoming & who provide stellar service, even when things are busy or stressful.

What's Brewing

As our Lead Product Designer, you will help ensure quality of our platforms by combining a love for systems, a strategic mindset, and design skills across both UX and Visual to deliver stellar customer experiences across our digital platforms. You are an expert at generating ideas based on a product requirements document (PRD) or design brief, sketching those ideas and bringing them to life digitally. You are extremely passionate about the user experience and are unwavering in advocating for our customers.

In this role, you will manage our design system and execute on new feature development across our digital platforms. The Lead Product Designer will work in tandem with a multidisciplinary team, estimate project level of effort, and create deliverables such as: compositions, components, wireframes, user flows, site maps, and etc. You will be responsible for working collaboratively with a team to take an idea from conception to execution.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a design leader looking to take full ownership of digital projects and build something from an early stage. This role reports to the Head of Product Design and works closely with our engineering, product, and marketing teams.

Responsibilities

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, with multidisciplinary background such as psychology, computer science, information sciences, human/computer interface design or commerce/business.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in the role of senior product designer, user experience lead or equivalent role of related industry experience in UX, product design, or web design.
  • Experienced, innovative and forward-thinking designer who can demonstrate leadership of medium-scale projects from concept to completion—approach, design strategy, systems, and implementation.
  • Experience creating, managing, and delivering design systems and tokens with engineers.
  • Experience working with WCAG 2.0 A/AA standards.
  • Strong storyteller with excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills.
  • Proven interpersonal skills, stakeholder relation skills, and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Thorough, detail-oriented, and highly organized, with the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines.
  • High proficiency in the use of tools such as Figma and Principle as well as Keynote, Powerpoint, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Portfolio of work demonstrating creative thinking, problem solving, process, and quality various projects spanning digital apps, platforms, and design systems.
  • You have a deep love for great coffee, food, and exceptional customer experience

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, with multidisciplinary background such as psychology, computer science, information sciences, human/computer interface design or commerce/business.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in the role of senior product designer, user experience lead or equivalent role of related industry experience in UX, product design, or web design.
  • Experienced, innovative and forward-thinking designer who can demonstrate leadership of medium-scale projects from concept to completion—approach, design strategy, systems, and implementation.
  • Experience creating, managing, and delivering design systems and tokens with engineers.
  • Experience working with WCAG 2.0 A/AA standards.
  • Strong storyteller with excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills.
  • Proven interpersonal skills, stakeholder relation skills, and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Thorough, detail-oriented, and highly organized, with the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines.
  • High proficiency in the use of tools such as Figma and Principle as well as Keynote, Powerpoint, and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Portfolio of work demonstrating creative thinking, problem solving, process, and quality various projects spanning digital apps, platforms, and design systems.
  • You have a deep love for great coffee, food, and exceptional customer experience

Benefits

  • Salary: $120,000—$155,000 USD
    • Blank Street, in good faith, believes that the posted salary range is accurate for this role in New York City at the time of posting. Our salary ranges are rooted in the desire to pay competitively relative to our organization size and industry, reflecting just one part of the total compensation package. Additional components include equity offering, healthcare benefits, paid time off and various work perks (commuter benefits, free coffee). Details will be discussed during the interview process. Blank Street may pay more or less than the posted range based on factors such as relevant experience and skills, qualifications and location, among others. This range may be modified in the future.
  • Equity package
  • Private health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • A whole lot of Blank Street swag & coffee

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