GRP/EMP - Sr Product Designer

Work Type: Contract
IMPORTANT: At the moment we are only considering candidates located in Latin America. Please do not apply if you are not located in Latin America.

About Empirical
Empirical empowers early and growth stage tech companies to create the right products in the right way by providing two pivotal services:

  • Product & Technology Leadership: Our clients entrust critical decisions to our network of top-tier US-based CTOs and CPOs. We provide fractional, project, or advisory based support, combining highly experienced talent with a flexible approach.
  • Product Development Teams: We provide our clients with high performing, senior product development talent through a scalable staff augmentation model and ongoing support. We focus on Latin America to find exceptional talent, with time zone and cultural compatibility.
We are proud to be a people first company, where we prioritize building meaningful, long lasting human connections with clients and team members alike, while embracing diversity and uniqueness. With this foundation and our focus on talent, we help create great products that people love.

Our values
  • Care about people first
  • Strive to add value always
  • Lead with integrity
  • Have fun every step of the way

The Opportunity
We are seeking a talented and experienced Sr. Product Designer to join our team and contribute to the creation of world-class tech products. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in shaping the user experience and visual design of our products, ensuring they are intuitive, engaging, and aligned with client goals. This is an excellent opportunity to make a significant impact and build strong relationships with our clients.

What you'll be doing
  • Lead the design process from concept to final implementation, ensuring alignment with client specifications and timelines.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, developers, and stakeholders, to create intuitive and visually appealing designs.
  • Conduct user research and gather insights to inform design decisions and improve user experience.
  • Develop wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity designs for web and mobile applications.
  • Ensure consistency in design across various platforms and maintain design system documentation.
  • Participate in design reviews and provide constructive feedback to team members.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in product design and user experience.
  • Communicate regularly with clients to ensure project alignment and address any concerns.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior designers on the team.

Your qualifications and experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in product design, with a strong portfolio showcasing your design process and work.
  • Proven track record of designing complex software products in companies of different sizes.
  • Experience with user research and usability testing.
  • Proficiency in design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, and InVision.
  • Strong understanding of design principles, typography, color theory, and interaction design.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to perform well in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with front-end development is a plus.

What we expect from you
  • 100% alignment with our core values!
  • Ability to work independently while being a highly collaborative team player
  • Comfortable working with minimal direction in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong critical thinking skills and a pragmatic approach towards solving problems
  • Ability to work independently and get things done with minimal direction
  • Drive projects from start to finish in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong documentation and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented and highly collaborative team player

What we offer
  • Remote/flexible work
  • Highly competitive compensation in US dollars
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development; mentorship, coaching and training as needed
  • Ongoing, 40 hours per week dedication
  • The opportunity to be part of an amazing, multicultural community of tech experts

Why work with us?
  • We pride ourselves on our core values and have proven that putting people first creates a thriving and collaborative work environment.
  • We seek to accommodate and balance individual needs with client needs, understanding each one of us is unique.
  • We offer benefits such as remote/flexible work, selective paid training, mentorship programs, referral programs and more.
  • We are selective in the projects we take on to ensure our teams are engaged in challenging, meaningful, enjoyable opportunities that will provoke creativity, innovation and growth!

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