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Senior Product Designer - StreamYard

Hopin

Hopin

Product, Design
United Kingdom · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Who are we?

Hopin is in a unique position to play a role in the next decade of customer engagement, offering our customers an innovative suite of best-in-class video interaction and community experience products. Through our suite of audience engagement tools you can create community experiences.

Who are we?? 🦆

Live streaming is a great medium for storytelling – and telling great stories benefits everyone. Whether you’re a creator, content marketer, entrepreneur, or just someone with something to say, live streaming is an exciting and effective way to spread your message.

But live streaming tools are very complicated. You shouldn’t need to spend thousands of dollars on a computer, or learn about encoding, just to start live streaming. The world misses out on so many great creators because of these barriers.

Dan and Geige thought there should be a streaming tool that anyone could use – a tool that was fun instead of stressful – a tool that was simple, but powerful enough to create engaging content. We wanted people who weren’t techy, or who simply didn’t want to deal with the hassle of streaming, to still go live, share their stories, and grow their own communities.

Geige and Dan built StreamYard with three things in mind and continue to focus on these pillars today. The three StreamYard pillars include

  1. ease of use
  2. stability, and
  3. professional streams

StreamYard is built on those pillars. Our users tell us that StreamYard makes streaming fun – you can quickly create engaging content with guests, show on screen comments/lower thirds, and brand your broadcasts with themes, overlays, and backgrounds. You don’t need to know anything about technology or streaming to get started. And even though StreamYard is simple, techy folks love how powerful it is under the hood, and how effective it is for streaming group discussions.

We love StreamYard and its community. We work tirelessly to improve our tool and create the best experience possible.

StreamYard is seeking a Senior Product Designer who is self-driven, compassionate, and ambitious, and who can push the boundaries of what's possible to design a better future for our products. As a Senior Product Designer, you’ll drive the StreamYard product experience from inception through execution, with end-to-end ownership of the design process. You’ll take a user-centric and research-based approach to problem solving, actively partnering with design, engineering, and marketing teams to shape more valuable and delightful products for our content creators.

Responsibilities

  • Design simple, data-driven, and user-centric experiences that address real customer needs.
  • Proactively seek opportunities to solve problems in unique and innovative ways.
  • Collaborate with engineers and stakeholders to ensure business goals translate into effective outcomes and delightful product experiences, as well as ensure consistency and coherence in design approaches across all products and properties.
  • Define user interactions and experience through user flows, information architecture, mockups, and other relevant diagrams and maps.
  • Build functional prototypes to validate and test your designs, and to engage team conversations.
  • Plan, conduct, and synthesize research to strengthen clarity and understanding, and enable meaningful solutions.
  • Iterate on feedback from our customers and internal teams to improve the quality of our products.
  • Effectively communicate your design decisions and the underlying process.
  • Contribute to our ever-evolving design system.
  • Share best practices, improve design workflows, and contribute to a collaborative and efficient design culture.

Requirements

  • A portfolio of work demonstrating 5+ years of experience in product design that also reflects your ability to think deeply and creatively about design/problems.
  • Experience designing for mobile apps and an understanding of platform-related best practices and guidelines.
  • Excellent understanding of hierarchy, typography, and visual balance.
  • Experience working in cross-functional environments to strategically develop solutions that delight customers and deliver business results.
  • Ability to keep the end-user in mind throughout the design process, ensuring that the final outcome fulfills their needs and expectations.
  • Ability to effectively convey design ideas via high-fidelity mockups and prototypes.
  • Proficiency with Figma for design, prototyping, and collaboration purposes.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a design system or that promotes consistency and efficiency across multiple projects.
  • Effective information presentation (visual and written) skills.
  • Proactive attitude towards taking ownership of projects and driving them forward.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Confidence in your work, but flexible in hearing others’ perspectives and adjusting where appropriate.
  • Familiarity with best practices around web and mobile interfaces, as well as accessibility.

The Offer

  • Fully remote, global team
  • Flexible schedules
  • Laptop assigned, Mac or Dell (Windows)
  • Health Insurance Support
  • Parental Leave
  • $1000 USD for Home-Office Set up
  • $100 USD monthly remote work stipend
  • $1500 USD for Learning & Development

A little about us

We would love for you to try each of the platforms yourself, but for now, here’s a high level description of how each of the Hopin products work together as an ecosystem:

  • Hopin Events - great for your larger multi-track events, conferences, trade shows, networking, sponsor booths, and robust registration capabilities.
  • Session - great for your interactive large and small webinars, team all hands, meetings, AMAs, and workshops.
  • StreamYard - great for creating professional live streams, multistreaming, recording video content, podcasts, and streaming webinars..
  • Streamable - great for uploading, editing, and sharing your videos easily online.

Where and How We Hire

Being a remote company enables us to hire the best talent from selected locations around the world. We can engage with you in any of our jurisdictions listed below, all you need to do is demonstrate the legal right to work and be physically present in that country. Some roles may have specific workforce location requirements which will be noted on the job description.

  • Entity: Canada, UK, USA, Ireland
  • Employer of Record: India, Portugal, Spain
  • Full Time Contractor (Self Employed): Argentina, Honduras, U.A.E., Uruguay

At Hopin, we're committed to cultivating an environment that promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We are a global community and we believe our unique qualities must be celebrated as they are critical to our innovation. It's essential to us that you bring your authentic self to work every single day, no matter your age, ethnicity, religion, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, neurodiversity, or otherwise. Inclusion isn't just an initiative at Hopin. We strive to embed it not just into our core values but throughout our entire ecosystem.