Product Designer

Bangalore, India

YourStory is India’s largest Media Tech company for Startups, Entrepreneurs, Investors and Change makers.
With more than 10 mn users every month, a repository of 200,000+ stories & partnerships with 200+ brands, it has established itself as a leading player in this space. It’s portfolio of brands include HerStory, SocialStory, SMBStory & YSResearch amongst others. YourStory’s content is available in English & Indian languages (Text, Audio & Video). In addition to its current line of businesses, YourStory is launching some exciting new products with the objective of growing into one of India’s largest content platforms.
YourStory has been backed by Kalaari Capital, UC-RNT (Ratan Tata & University of California), 3one4 Capital & Qualcomm Ventures amongst others. It’s Founder & CEO, Shradha Sharma has earned many accolades and awards, some of which include being in LinkedIn’s top 3 online influencers in India & Fortune magazine’s ‘40 under 40’ list of powerful Indians.
YourStory is seeking to onboard entrepreneurial folks who are excited about high ownership roles in a fast paced environment.

As a Product Designer, you will drive the look & feel of YourStory’s website and mobile application. You will be the advocate of users and their needs, goals & pain areas within the cross-functional product development teams

Responsibilities

  • Develop a deep understanding of customer needs and business goals unique to our users, and collect valuable user feedback and insight to inform product decisions
  • Take ownership for the full stack UX-Design process for the product including wireframing, prototyping, user research, and defining & following design systems
  • Have the ability to translate Wireframes into compelling visual designs with key aspects of usability factored in
  • Conduct and synthesize research using methodologies such as interviews, focus groups, archetypes, empathy maps, personas, customer journeys, etc
  • Lead and design experiences for product areas with forward-thinking design concepts while aligning them to the research outcomes
  • Conduct validation sessions with clients/users to test the designs and draw conclusions

Here's what we are looking for

  • 1-3 years of experience in a comparable role (User Experience, UI Design)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Product design preferred (And a great portfolio of visual designs)
  • Expertise in digital design tools (Sketch, Invision, etc) and well-versed in material design, pattern libraries, and design methodologies
  • Experience working with product teams in a wide variety of engagements, including concept development, prototyping, and productization.
  • Experienced in design for iOS, Android and desktop.
  • Ability to rapidly grow (or come up with) new ideas and create fabulous storyboards, mock-ups, and functional prototypes

If this role is of interest, please apply in the link here.

How to apply?

Send an email to karum@yourstory.com with the subject line "Application for [Product Designer]"

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