Senior Product Designer

Mumbai, India
Full Time
Design
Experienced

JOB TITLE: SENIOR PRODUCT DESIGNER

LOCATION: MUMBAI, INDIA

ABOUT US:

 JioSaavn is South Asia’s leading audio streaming service to access, discover, and listen to favourite songs & Podcasts across languages and genres. We blend digital technology, data analysis (which we have affectionately coined Music Science), and a strong, fearless business acumen to reach all corners of the globe. Our award-winning mobile products, partnerships, innovations and thought leadership have been featured in some of the world’s leading publications, from The New York Times, to The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times to Forbes, and many more.

 OUR CULTURE:

 At JioSaavn, we ignite passion and performance to work towards a collective goal: creating the perfect mobile entertainment ecosystem that delivers the best possible music experience to millions of listeners around the world. Our default mode is that of perpetual innovation. Together, we form a concerted rhythm that goes beyond borders. We don't just go with the flow, we create it.

 JioSaavn offers a dynamic and unconventional work environment, full of fun wholesome experience. We believe creativity and technology blend together like sweet melodies. When you choose JioSaavn, you join a diverse world of high-calibre techies, artists, and inventors hailing from companies like Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google, Qualcomm, HBO, Microsoft, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Quikr etc.

 Our value-based, people-first work culture is about empowering every individual in our team to be catalysts for change in this dynamic digital world. Every day is an opportunity to bring your vision to life, and to expand, learn and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.

 JioSaavn prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. We have committed ourselves to creating a safe environment with fair and equal access and opportunities, sans discrimination. We encourage everyone to be open to experiences and perspectives beyond their normal; divergent thinkers create differentiated products, and even better music.

If our vibe matches with yours, we'd love to hear from you

ROLE:

JioSaavn is looking for an experienced and talented designer to join our Design team in Mumbai, India. You’ll report directly to the VP of Design, helping to drive design and product needs across our platforms and products, (as well as front-end development if that’s your thing). You’ll work on both new and existing products for mobile and web — products which are already seen and used by tens of millions (yes, really!).

As an integral part of the design team, you’ll collaborate with engineers and product managers throughout all stages of the product cycle. We’re looking for someone who has a great eye, a passion for deceivingly simple design, and who loves to build and iterate. Simply put, if you’re a thinker and a doer, and love bringing projects flawlessly from concept through completion at a world-class level, this is the role for you.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Design the user experience and interactions for both new and existing features and projects, across our suite of products
  • Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Work and lead team of designers in implementing projects large and small, often in parallel with other development
  • Create beautiful, simple, and delightful interfaces that people love to use
  • Have an opinion, produce consistently great work, and champion simplicity
  • Communicate ideas and requirements effectively across teams, driving concepts and mentoring others to help deliver their best work
  • Help shepherd the design process through various requests and iterations
  • Immerse yourself in company goals and business needs, and effectively translate the needs to functional plans for the team
  • Stay up to date with the latest product developments and trends, and innovate your own

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Multiple years (at least 8-10+) of professional experience, working on and shipping consumer products and a beautiful portfolio that proves it.
  • Have experience in cross platform design
  • Experience of managing multiple products portfolio
  • Expert knowledge of all the usual tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, pen and paper).
  • Strong experience designing for mobile (iOS, Android, and mobile web) and pitfalls of mobile-first, desktop-first, and responsiveness.
  • A deep understanding of user experience.
  • An obsession with user experience, pixel perfect designs, and beautiful type.
  • Experience, and comfort, working with developers to implement your work.

Bonus Skills:

Ideally, you’ll also excel at least a few of the following:

  • Strong experience with front-end development (at least HTML5, CSS3, JS, and browser compliance).
  • Strong iOS (Objective-C, Swift) or Android (Java, XML) native development skills.
  • Strong experience building and shipping production-level consumer media products.
  • Hand-sketching and illustration.
  • Advanced animation.
  • Video and/or audio editing.
  • Ability to balance multiple, often vastly different, products.
  • Conceptualizing multiple solutions to a problem.
     

BENEFITS AND PERKS:

At JioSaavn, we blur work and play, and you get all the perks of a global company.  You will get to work with a dynamic group of entrepreneurs, who are delivering results and working zealously to make a difference in the way the world experiences music.

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