Lead Designer

Samsung Next New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 weeks ago

This role is part of the Whisk product team within the Samsung NEXT Product organization. Whisk is the intelligent platform for connecting recipes and products to shopping and cooking, leveraging artificial intelligence and deep learning.

There are two primary components to our business. On the B2B side, Whisk partners with the world's largest retailers, publishers, CPG brands and health companies to engage their users to drive revenue and engagement at every step of the food journey - from planning to plate. For consumers, Whisk recently launched a platform that utilizes the same innovative technology to turn recipes from anywhere into collaborative shopping lists across the web, mobile, voice and Samsung FamilyHub fridges.

Now, it's easy to connect "looks delicious" to "tastes delicious." About NEXT Product Samsung NEXT Product empowers worldclass product development teams to deliver customercentric products that engage ecosystems globally to create a positive impact. We're a globally distributed product development team in search of builders and creators to help conceive, grow and scale new products and categories. Successful candidates, at all levels within the organization, will: approach all things teamfirst, take ownership and "be the change you seek", have strong written and verbal communication skills, have high EQ, enjoy fastpaced, outcomedriven environments and be inspired to learn and explore daily both inside and outside of your field of expertise.

The Role As a Product Designer, you will help define the interaction models and set the visual language and tone for Whisk products, such as our web and mobile apps. You will envision and execute on key visual artifacts and craft product stories that bring clarity to strategic narratives & proposed initiatives. Your work should motivate internal & external stakeholders across the organization, and should be cohesive enough to drive brand guidance and guidelines.

You should be comfortable with the challenges of ambiguity and are continuously asking "why" and offering a variety of solutions to complex problems. You will take full ownership of design impact and own what you ship to customers. You display a solid understanding of a variety of design processes and can evangelize the benefits of these processes to more junior team members, engineers, PMs and other collaborators.

Define design and user needs, scope work, manage expectations and deliverables. Facilitate and lead other designers through work product or work direction. Collaborate with engineering, product management, and research to design and ship impactful products and features.

Gracefully give and receive feedback relating to the critique of performance and work product. Proactively manage through ambiguity and drive progress through deliverables. Ability to meaningfully adapt language for marketing, business, or technical terms.

Requirements 5+ years of experience in product/UX/UI design Strong Proficiency in conducting your own design research. Builds strong arguments and design rationale based on insights and data. Mastery of tools to illustrate a GUI flow or interaction through visualization or prototyping.

Ability to put work in narrative context. Strong presentation skills and the ability to speak to the work product. Samsung NEXT champions builders and founders inventing a more purposeful future.

We attract, develop, and celebrate diverse talent with worldclass capacity to transform ideas into realities at scale. We prioritize experiences over things and are dedicated to thoughtfully integrating the physical and digital worlds and we accelerate Samsung's vision to inspire the world! Product \ Designs and builds software experiences from the ground up Ventures \ Invests in startups with the potential to deliver outsized returns Partnerships \ Enriches current Samsung products with new technology M&A \ Acquires companies interested in extending their reach globally At Samsung NEXT, we envision a world in which all great ideas have an equal chance of being realized and believe a commitment to diversity and inclusion is vital to making this happen.

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ability, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. LIEO1

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