The Senior Product Designer will be responsible for helping drive a best-in-class user experience of externally consumed products being consumed by some of the CRE industries top owners and investors. This will be accomplished through the leveraging of best practice UX research and design methodologies, and working closely with Product Managers, Scrum Masters, UI Designers and Engineers.
Essential Duties (Primary Responsibilities) include the following.
Work closely with the product leadership team to support strategic product planning from a user experience perspective
Solve complex interaction and visual design problems in the commercial real estate investment and analysis industry
Define, implement, and contribute to a design system that supports product's strategic objectives
Create high and low fidelity wireframes for user testing, product managers and engineers
Create detailed drawn and written requirements, depending on the needs of the project or the team, so that the team has a clear understanding of the work to be done
Review the work of the engineers as it is published to testing servers to make sure they have implemented what you have designed in an acceptable manner
Using redline handoff type tools like Avocode, Zeplin, etc. to give clear and precise UI direction to the development teams that will be building the interfaces you've designed
Conduct, document, derive learnings from and share usability testing and feedback loops
Work collaboratively with product and engineering teams in your discovery and design phases and processes to ensure all perspectives are included in production ideation and conceptualization
The ability to teach others design and design principles directly and through example, including but not limited to product managers and engineers
Attend the various development team meetings to stay in tune with development efforts and to contribute a design voice to their process.
Lead out on various activities designed to stay ahead of the working teams from a planning perspective and that mitigate usability risks associated with the work items we commit to development
Other duties as assigned.
What someone will need to be successful in this role
Adhere to Berkadia's policies and exhibit proficiency and understanding of Berkadia's Values and position-specific skills.
Experience working with or alongside agile development teams
Experience working with and collaborating with product managers
Experience with current and common design tools such as, but not limited to Sketch, Figma, AdobeXD, Invision, Zeplin
A portfolio that represents your best UI, UX, visual design and design process.
18 PTO days + 2 floating holidays & 10 paid holidays per year
Generous tuition reimbursement towards a Masters or Bachelors degree
401K match up to 6%
12 weeks of 100% paid paternity/maternity leave
Mentorship with industry professionals
Medical Dental and Vision Health Coverage
Berkadia, a joint venture of Berkshire Hathaway and Jefferies Financial Group, is a leader in the commercial real estate industry, offering a robust suite of services to our multifamily and commercial property clients. Powered by deep relationships and industry-changing technology, our people sell, finance, and service commercial real estate, providing support for the entire life cycle of our clients' assets. Our unique ownership structure allows us to put the client's interests first and creates a marketplace that delivers a superior experience.
Applicants who require accommodations to participate in the interview process should contact the Talent Acquisition Team to arrange for such accommodations by emailing: Talent.Acquisition@Berkadia.com
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Berkadia is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants and employees for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.
Berkadia is a leader in the commercial real estate industry, offering a robust suite of services to our multifamily and commercial property clients. Powered by deep relationships and industry-changing technology, our people sell, finance, and service commercial real estate, providing support for the entire life cycle of our clients’ assets. Our unique ownership structure allows us to put our clients’ interests first and create a marketplace that delivers a superior experience.