Product Designer, Bethesda MD

The Product Designer at Ona works directly with the Head of Design to help create and execute interaction and strategic design for projects.

The ideal candidate is a problem solver, collaborative team player and skilled designer that can work on multiple projects. She or he also has great communication skills and is comfortable working with a distributed team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute value to projects in both high-level vision and detailed focused execution.
  • Produce high quality user experience and user interface designs via wireframes, visual design, flow diagrams and prototypes.
  • Collaborate closely with the project team including engineers, project managers and other designers.
  • Make educated UI/UX decisions via user research, stakeholder requirements gathering, and iterative feedback loops and be able to present them in a persuasive way.
  • Help lead presentations for new and existing work.
  • Work on complicated, fuzzy and sometimes frustrating projects that will ultimately result in saving lives from the world's poorest and most vulnerable populations.

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of design experience. Previous work in a design studio or agency is a plus. Previous work in a social enterprise is a plus.
  • Great communication skills within the team and external partners.
  • An organized and conceptual thinker with the ability to create professional, high quality design work.
  • Understanding of how underlying technology makes things work. Technical skills in HTML, CSS or more is a plus.
  • Experience in web, mobile, and print projects.
  • In-depth understanding of Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite and Google Apps.
  • Desire and interest in traveling and learning about new cultures and issues.

To apply

Please send the following to jobs+design@ona.io:

  • Resume.
  • Portfolio - PDF or website. Candidates without examples of work will not be considered.

Please note that resumes will be reviewed as soon as received. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.