Product Designer

Location: McLean, VA

Department: Engineering

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

ID.me is looking for a high caliber Product Designer to help us continue to enhance and build out our family of web and mobile products. You’ll work closely with the Product and Engineering teams to deliver the ultimate user experience and thrive on taking sometimes diverging ideas, and turning them into first-rate products.   You should follow a user-centered design process, understanding real users – their goals, aptitudes, experiences, needs, and motivations. In this role you will approach design from a user-perspective and balance users' needs alongside business goals and technical capabilities.


Responsibilities

  • Design and deliver compelling, elegant, pleasurable and sophisticated end-to-end user experiences for multiple products and platforms, from assessing and defining customer needs to delivering concepts, to prioritizing features, to presenting and evaluating prototypes, to validating user experience feedback
  • Identify and articulate user needs, build prototypes to test internally and through user research, and refine solutions in the face of data and other findings
  • Contribute to defining the ‘what’ as well as the ‘how’ - not just translating requirements into designs but also offering possible additional interaction solutions
  • Give and receive design feedback with fellow teammates
  • Be an evangelist for UX and UI best practices and design excellence
  • Maintain knowledge of current and emerging design principles and best practices in user interface design, interaction design, information architecture, usability theory, and evaluation techniques
  • Collaborate with other designers to maintain design consistency and coherence across the products and platforms


Qualifications

  • 5+ years of design experience (previous mobile work is a huge plus)
  • An exceptional portfolio of creative product design that showcases complex and creative UX solutions, exceptional visual design and solid information architecture
  • A passion for design and continual improvement
  • Experience creating UI specs & wireframes with the flexibility and willingness to move from idea, to whiteboard, to execution quickly
  • Openness to receive feedback and have your opinions be challenged
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills - you can tell compelling stories about your designs and present your work with confidence, regardless of the audience (engineers, PMs, executives, other designers, etc.)
  • Ability to prioritize projects, communicate progress, and deliver on time
  • Ability to thrive in an unstructured, fast-moving and constantly evolving high growth environment
  • HTML and CSS knowledge, current on latest responsive design techniques a plus
  • Experience working for a startup a plus
  • Experience designing native mobile applications (iOS, Android) a plus


Perks

  • Competitive salary and equity package
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Top of the line hardware
  • Conference attendance and training

 

About Us

ID.me's mission is to make the world a more trusted place by facilitating efficient and trusted interactions between people and organizations. We provide a digital wallet that works like PayPal in order to enable eligible consumers to produce verified digital ID cards e.g. Military, Student, Teacher, Membership, etc. as well as government issued ID cards via a Single Sign On that is integrated directly into partner sites and apps so eligible customers may gain access to exclusive promotions. The NFL, MLB Advanced Media, Under Armour, Overstock.com, Coca-Cola, Hershey's, represent just a few of the 400+ brands that use our technology. Additionally, the federal government awarded ID.me a multimillion dollar contract to provide a single login for citizens that will be accepted across all government websites for high assurance use cases. 

ID.me has won multiple awards, including:

  • Recognized as one of Entrepreneur Magazine's 100 Brilliant Companies of 2014
  • Audience Choice Award at Privacy Identity Innovation 2014
  • Voted DC Tech's Most Disruptive Company of 2014 according to Tech.co
  • Finalist for Wall Street Journal Startup of the Year 2013
  • Named the Most Veteran Friendly Small Business in America 2013 by the US Chamber of Commerce​

​We like to keep it loose in the office. While wearing pants is encouraged (legal constraints), there are very few rules in our company. We look for nice, accountable, mission-driven people who work hard, learn fast, and don’t mind taking risks -- even if that means failing sometimes. We want fun and friendly co-workers who are committed to winning because that’s our culture.

 

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