Product Designer (UX/UI)

Description

Depop is the fashion marketplace where the next generation buy, sell and get inspired. Our mission is to empower the next generation to transform fashion, and our team of nearly 200 people is dedicated to enhancing and developing the Depop experience to serve the needs of our global community.

We are headquartered in London, UK with locations in New York and LA, and have more than 16 million registered users in 147 countries.

We have a prime position in the UK where we estimate 1 in 3 Gen Z/Millennials are registered. We are experiencing rapid growth (300% over two years) in the US; recently entering the top 25 shopping apps (the only European player to do so).

And we’re just getting started.


Background

As our community continues to grow, we’re looking for a Product Designer with a deep affiliation for user experience to help further improve the Depop experience across mobile and web platforms.

Our Product and Design teams help define the best digital environment for our users to enjoy Depop. As our product portfolio expands, providing a positive user experience is a core focus at Depop, with our passionate Designers bringing Depop to life.

You'll work in a highly collaborative, cross-functional team and take ownership of planning, designing and finalising features/solutions from start to finish.

Our design team love to help each other become better at what they do through knowledge-sharing, attending events and writing blogs. So if you have a passion for the tech design world, you're in good company.

Learn more about design at Depop in our new blog: https://medium.com/depop-design


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create designs and prototypes for web and mobile platforms in line with Product development, whilst ensuring design best practice
  • Work on a variety of new and existing features to improve the design and usability of an item
  • Devising and running design sprints for product and design teams
  • Collaborate with the wider Depop team to live test usability of designs (ie, Customer Support)
  • Liaise with other team members where necessary (devs, pms, marketing, etc.) to discuss timelines and progress of projects
  • Sketching initial design ideas (whiteboard, sketch, flowchart, etc.)
  • Producing final UI and specifications
  • Design and support on testing and user research

Requirements

  • Relevant experience designing user experiences for mobile platforms
  • A good understanding of design principles
  • Ability to identify usability and UX issues, propose solutions to these and ensure delivery on time
  • Experience in translating user research and usability test findings to iterate product solutions
  • Knowledge of iOS Human Interface Guidelines and Android Material Design
  • Experience in using Invision and other prototyping tools (Origami, Principle etc.)
  • Basic knowledge of Sketch, Zeplin and Abstract
  • Ability to conduct user testing and act on user feedback


Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of 'designing for accessibility'


About you:

  • Naturally collaborative and supportive
  • Able to give and take design critique constructively
  • Inquisitive and eager to continuously improve and learn
  • The ability to tell compelling stories about your designs and present your work with confidence

Benefits

We want to give our engineers the opportunity to learn and grow at Depop. So if you're keen to gain experience in another language or new area of engineering we can make it happen as part of your career journey with us. Depop offers the opportunity to work with such a vibrant and diverse group of people, building a product we all deeply care about.

Our Manchester team are based in the Dalton Place WeWork. We have 25 days holiday with options to buy/sell more, UK pension scheme, healthy snacks in the kitchen, finish early Fridays, team nights out, trips down to London for team nights out. But the biggest perk of all is the opportunity to work with such a vibrant group of people building a product we all deeply care about.

Depop is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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