Product Designer

San Francisco, CA
Design
Full Time
About Us:

Our vision at Gametime is to unite the world through shared experiences. We believe live events have the power to connect people and create meaningful, lasting memories. We also understand that people today prefer spontaneity and fluidity, expecting to be able to plan their experiences on-the-go. With platforms on iOS, Android, mobile web and desktop supporting more than 25,000 events across the US and Canada, we are reimagining the event ticket experience in a mobile-first world. We are committed delivering fans extraordinary experiences for discovering and purchasing tickets to last-minute live events.  

The Role:

Our customers already love us for the speed and ease we deliver through our app. We want to push beyond the transactional and functional to experiences that result in an enduring relationship with our customers.
 
As Product Designer, you will be an integral part of a small, focused and nimble team. You crave leading design projects that range from feature improvements or additions to explorations with high ambiguity that demand innovation. You have the curiosity, craft, and relentless drive to infuse product experiences with the delight and magic that make people love using Gametime.

What you'll do / own:

    • Intimately know our mobile app and web experience, developing a sense of our strengths and identifying opportunities for improvements
    • Understand the current state of functionality and unmet user needs; explore ways to iterate and build on what is there, and converge on the best solution
    • Research, design, and launch improvements or new product features from start to finish as the primary design owner partnering with product and engineering to ensure that the right MVP is built and launched
    • Measure impact and iterate your designs via qualitative and quantitative inputs to optimize effectiveness
    • Translate and apply our existing and aspirational brand attributes into tangible UI and visual designs
    • Be able to advocate/defend the design view to others in the organization with professionalism and maturity, effectively articulating design methodology and rationale
    • Help scale the design and product team by knowledge sharing, contributing to design patterns, and helping mentor less senior designers

More about you:

    • Breadth of experience in the product development process, from problem definition to concept development to detailed UI and visual design
    • 5+ years of experience collaborating with designers, PMs, engineers, and cross-functionally partnering with teams across the company
    • Experience designing consumer-facing products and systems that have helped shipped web and mobile products
    • Experience in user research, vetting assumptions through prototypes at the right level of fidelity and interactivity
    • Proficient with full suite of design tools including Adobe Creative suite, Figma, SketchClear communicator of your design work and rationale that is backed by research or data
    • Solid understanding of design best practices on mobile and web technologies
    • Strong technical knowledge and ideally experience with CSS3 and HTML5
    • Ability to prioritize and direct own work tasks; proactively anticipating, communicating and resolving blocking issues
    • Self starter who can work through ambiguity
    • Bachelor's degree in design preferred, or equivalent industry-related experience

What We Can Offer:

    • Flexible PTO
    • Competitive SF Bay Area comp package
    • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
    • Life insurance and disability benefits
    • 401K, HSA, pre-tax savings programs
    • Monthly commuter, cell phone, and Friday lunch subsidies
    • Monthly credits for events on Gametime ($1,200/yr)
    • New equipment and multi-monitor setup provided
    • Company catered lunches (M-Thu)
    • Fully stocked kitchen with snacks and drinks
    • Company outings