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Design, Full Time    New York    Posted: Friday, January 04, 2019
 
   
 
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About the Role:

We are looking for a passionate & talented Design Technologist who is versatile, adventurous, & a self starter. You should be passionate about hacking solutions for potential new business products, significantly tracking the business implications & leveraging those findings to prioritize recommendations for business growth. You will own the development of high fidelity prototypes to explore new product offerings & experiences. While it will be advantageous for you to have a strong business IQ as a means of understanding the new application & the potential implications of new models, your responsibility will be to represent the voice of the engineers & developers that will eventually be building the complete solution. You will bridge the gap between design & technology by providing technical guidance during the design process. While expected to bring awareness to potential constraints, you will also be applying creative thinking & problem solving abilities to create opportunities for innovation. Initial focus will be working as the design lead in a very hands-on environment with teammates across many non-design disciplines. You will represent a thorough knowledge of design principles, & help the team understand how to utilize design to best reach our business goals.

About the Team:

The Growth Product Innovation Teams seeks to accelerate exponential growth by driving cross-functional groups of stakeholders towards high impact opportunities. We take a creative, experiment based approach to identify, design & develop new offerings spanning across products, services & experiences looking at our users & stretching across the entire member journey.

Responsibilities

  • You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, & partner with a designer, to express product requirements as functional prototypes
  • You will be responsible for requirements analysis, rapid visual & interaction prototyping & successful implementation and/or integration of net new software applications
  • Develop prototypes across presentation, logic, & data services tiers
  • Provide solution, application, or services architecture recommendations
  • You will discover & define opportunities for business improvements and/or New Product Development
  • You will participate in both user research & evaluative product testing
  • Plug into and/or enable data models to power prototypes & evaluate the business impact of new offerings
  • Oversee prototype rollouts into regional pilot programs inclusive of iterative feature/functionality development & discover new opportunities for pilot develop

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5+ years experience in the product design field
  • Experience translating requirements into object-oriented applications or dynamic websites
  • Detailed design-level knowledge of at least three of the technologies listed below:
  • Desktop or web application development in Microsoft .NET, Adobe Flash, React, Angular, or other HTML/JavaScript frameworks
  • Mobile application development in Android, iOS, or other web & native frameworks
  • Distributed applications or services in Microsoft .NET, LAMP, AWS, J2EE, or other frameworks
  • Development of extensions & plug-ins for existing products, including Chrome extensions, G Suite apps, Salesforce workflows, & Microsoft Office add-ins
  • Rich user interfaces, object-oriented design, data modeling, application development, & taking projects through an entire software release lifecycle preferred
  • Experience working from established Design Language Systems & Interaction Models
  • Experience working autonomously & leading independent initiatives
  • Experience and/or familiarity working with business modeling & enterprise business systems

About WeWork

WeWork Technology is bridging the gap between physical & digital platforms, providing a delightful, flawless & powerful experience for members & employees. We build software & hardware that enables our members to connect with each other & the space around them like never before. We augment our community & culture teams through the tools we build. We believe theres a macro shift toward a new way of workingone focused on a movement towards meaning & purpose. WeWork Technology is proud to be shaping this movement. We are a team of passionate, fearless & collaborative problem-solvers distributed globally with one goal in mind - to humanize technology across the world. We are an equal opportunity employer & value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 
 
 
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