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Product Designer (UI/UX)

SportsRecruits
Full-time
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Remote
June 4, 2024

SportsRecruits is the leading college sports recruiting network. We unite student-athletes, college coaches, youth coaches, and event organizers onto one platform and equip everyone with technology to make the recruiting process more transparent, accessible, and successful. We connect student-athletes and college coaches with their optimal fits, allowing athletes to discover their best opportunities and colleges to build their strongest teams. Every year, millions of connections are made between student-athletes and college coaches in our network, resulting in thousands of commitments to the best academic and athletic institutions.

SportsRecruits is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Like the student-athletes we support, we are striving to get better and stronger as a team everyday. We are committed to building a team that represents all backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We believe the more inclusive our team is, the better we can support each other and the athletes, families and coaches who trust our products.

About this role:

We’re hiring a full-time Product Designer to join our team! Reporting to the Creative Director, you’ll take ownership of the whole design process, transforming complex product features and abstract concepts into intuitive and accessible experiences for our web and mobile apps. You’ll also have the opportunity to flex your creative muscles in a variety of formats from UI/UX design, to graphic design, and more.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, prototype, test, and spec user interfaces and experiences.
  • Share ownership with Product Management and Engineering teams in the discovery, exploration, and validation of new features and roadmap building.
  • Contribute to the maintenance and expansion of our product design system in Figma, in collaboration with the Engineering Team.
  • Lend your skills and expertise to a range of projects across product, brand, and marketing.
  • Explore new ideas, learn new skills, and try new things!

What we’re looking for:

  • A well-rounded designer with excellent UI, UX, and visual/graphic design skills who is as comfortable designing a marketing site as they are spec’ing a new feature experience.
  • 1-2+ years of professional product design experience and a portfolio demonstrating both your UI/UX and visual design work.
  • A communicative and collaborative teammate eager to try new things, learn new skills, and share knowledge and feedback with the rest of the team.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to craft UX copy and product positioning.
  • A keen eye for detail and the word “potato” creatively placed in your cover letter.
  • Confidence with both Figma and Adobe CC (mainly Illustrator and Photoshop), but most importantly the desire to keep leveling-up your skill set.
  • Motion design, animation, Webflow, and/or HTML/CSS/JS experience a plus.

What we offer:

It’s important to us that our team is happy, excited, and inspired to come to work each day. We're always looking for ways to improve and support our employees’ well-being and our current  benefits include:

  • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Unlimited time-off policy
  • 50% gym membership reimbursement each year
  • A remote-first environment with the option to create a hybrid or in-person experience with a WeWork location in downtown NYC
  • A small home office set-up stipend

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College sports recruiting network built for student-athletes, colleges, clubs and high schools. Build a free student-athlete profile, learn how to get recruited, connect with colleges, and commit to your bet fit college.