Product Designer

Farmington Hills
Product Development
Full-time
A Product Designer at Mango will need to create innovative, simple, and scalable user-interface solutions to complex language learning problems. When creating solutions to any number of challenges, you will need to effectively explain your solution to people in multiple departments. Testing with real users is an important aspect of this position. You will work closely with UX professionals to interpret and respond to feedback from these tests. A Product Designer at Mango creates excellent work while maintaining a humble attitude, accepting honest feedback from people inside and outside the company.

At Mango Languages we are a team of talented individuals passionate about transforming the language-learning space by building tools that will help people in classrooms, organizations, and households around the world learn a new language. We are looking for a Product Designer to be on the front lines of developing these new tools. As a Product Designer at Mango, you will be working with a vast range of individuals within our organization, from stakeholders sharing new feature ideas to product engineers writing the code.

Responsibilities

    • You will be working every day on designs and prototypes for features of the Mango Languages app on iOS, Android, and the Web.
    • Your designs should ship quickly and with high quality.
    • You will create flows, prototypes, and high-fidelity visuals for new or proposed features.
    • You will work closely with engineers to ensure a high-quality implementation using thorough production-ready designs.
    • You will seek out long-term opportunities to improve features of the product.
    • You will respond to user feedback with well-thought-out solutions.

Job Requirements

    • 1–2 years working as a designer at a digital product-focused organization creating apps for iOS, Android, and the Web.
    • Minimum of 3 years working as a professional designer.
    • A portfolio that demonstrates an ability to create world-class Product Design for iOS, Android, and Web applications.
    • Excellent visual design skills showcasing intimate knowledge of color theory, typography, and layout.
    • Experience working on both UX and UI design.
    • Experience working with accessibility standards a plus (ADA compliance, WCAG, etc.)
    • Experience designing in Figma, Sketch, InVision Studio, or Adobe XD.

Key Characteristics

    • Creative-thinking and problem-solving skills with a real passion for design
    • Ability to think through complex interaction design
    • Ability to express ideas through prototyping and flow diagrams
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills
    • Inspiring portfolio that demonstrates creativity as well as practicality

Bonus

    • Experience working in Adobe After Effects
    • Can speak more than one language
On a mission to inspire curious people to forge deeper connections and meaningful interactions, Mango is the only award-winning, adaptive language-learning system powered by proven methodologies with learning content designed to establish retention and rapidly build conversation skills. Available on mobile, tablet, and web-based platforms to public library patrons, students, corporate executives, government officials, and language learners of all ages.